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Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by jlb1705, Feb 11, 2005.

  1. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Staff Member Bookie

    Oh yeah... Either tonight or tomorrow, I'm gonna be making some Dead Schembechlers tunes available. I figured that would be of interest around here...
  2. DCBuckFan

    DCBuckFan Fark You

    This may deserve it's own thread, but aside from AIM, what does everyone use to, umm, local music :wink: anymore? I know Kazaa sucks, got shut down so bittorrent is tougher to do, I have tried exeem, and it isn't very good at least at this point... any suggestions?
  3. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    Try Limewire.
  4. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

    DCC via IRC is the most fool-proof way, always has been, always will be. Plus, if you moderate your own channel as invite only, or run the server, you can screen all your participants to keep things well hidden from "The Man"(tm). NEVER use file sharing services like Kazaa ... just don't.

    I've been working in the ISP industry since 1995, and prior to that I ran BBSes in Central Ohio. IRC has been where "the crews" have run ever since they traded in their Amigas for 386's and got on the 'Net.
  5. DCBuckFan

    DCBuckFan Fark You

    isn't the issue with IRC is that you have to get invited? I am not all that familiar with that.
  6. kn1f3party

    kn1f3party Junior

    Linux users need gAIM!

    No, go download mIRC at It is the most "user friendly" IRC client that I've seen. This would give us a good way to utilize the IRC channel Clarity has already set up for us--that I idle in ALONE!
  7. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    ahhhhh mIRC. those were the days when me and my buddy would get ICMP nukes and kick people around on mIRC. good times.
  8. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

    DCBuckFan, download mIRC (, install it, then use it to connect to and join the channel #mp3albums [e.g. /join #mp3albums]. You shouldn't need to lurk for about 10 minutes and watch what other people type to get an idea of how it works.

    If you're inclined to share yourself, which you will often need to do to download from some of the larger collections, you can add an mIRC 'bot' that will handle indexing the directories on your PC you want to share and timing the advertisements to prompt people to download. SpR Jukebox ( and ^OmeN^ ( are the most popular.
  9. DCBuckFan

    DCBuckFan Fark You

    thanks Dryden, I'll try this at home..
  10. gbearbuck

    gbearbuck Herbie for President

    I work for the FBI and you are all under arrest... :tongue2:
  11. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Staff Member Bookie

    Wow, I downloaded mIRC, and I have no idea wtf is going on. HELP!!!!!
  12. Hubbard

    Hubbard Administrator's Staff Member Bookie

    Haha I know jlb, I have tried mIRC before and I am just like..huh??
  13. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    man mIRC is simple. it was fun back when win95 had so many holes in it even lydell could gain positive yards running through them. you could click a few buttons and restart somebodys computer. :biggrin:
  14. GoofyBuckeye

    GoofyBuckeye Nutis Maximus

    I like to use a program called emule. There are many, many live concert videos, entire discographies of many artists, and if you want free software, it's a good place to look.
  15. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Staff Member Bookie

    I use Soulseek. I migrated there from Kazaa Lite. Soulseek has no adware or spyware, I never get bad files, and everything is organized fairly well. The drawbacks are that it's slow and not comprehensive.

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