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Topic # 30402 6-Feb-2009 21:06
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Hi Everyone, I am in Avondale Auckland.I downloaded a Torrent ( heaps of seeds ) earlier today and I was getting about 60K ( Arround Christmas it was 120k, prior to that over 400k )
I am just getting another one and it is coming down at 20k ( currently uloading at 58k )
I know there have been issues with peoples torrents and I have so far been quite imune to this, I only download a few a month so I am by no means a heavy user.
Anyone else getting really slow torrents i.e. slower than normal.
I am on NDSL
Cheers

John




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  Reply # 194554 6-Feb-2009 23:49
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Very slow here too. Non fusion. I've kinda given up on the whole torrent thing and xnet as a whole. Hopefully switching this week.




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  Reply # 194573 7-Feb-2009 08:43
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It is a long weekend and people do not spend money so they rather go on the internet.  It is also not like Xmas or Easter where virtually everyone have a party, Waitangi is celebrated by few people so it is not as if people have anything else to do.  There is also nothing watchable on TV lately.  So with lots of people on the internet you can expect things to slow down.  And yet again, it is torrenting that is the worst offender when it comes to slowing down the internet ("heaps of seeds"...).

Browsing has been great most of the time, so it looks like they have sorted out traffic priorities?

(Nothing against the treaty or Maori, simply stating the sad fact of people not embracing their history.)




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