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Ugh... I'm not that smart!

Schmoky

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Throughout my circle of friends, I'm the only one who knows .rar from .poop. I'm not saying I'm tech smart, in fact I'm pretty fucking n00bish. But it's like no matter what kind of stupid question they have, it always finds its way to me. Right now I'm trying to hold my friends hand as he tries to figure out Bit Torrent.

Starting to get frustrated.
 

Jung

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Tell him to RTFM and point him at a online guide. I can't be bothered to help friends get shit for free when the knowledge is free and blatantly obvious.
 

Stardust

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you don't have to read about it..learn from mistakes god damnit!
I have learned about almost everything about my computer thanks to that ;)
not only mistakes always sometimes greeat succeses(sp?) ;):p
 

Jung

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Stardust said:
you don't have to read about it..learn from mistakes god damnit!
I doubt most people would get very far whit Bit Torrent without reading about it. Sure, any idiot can download stuff, but it's a lot more complicated than that.
 

Stardust

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junglizm said:
I doubt most people would get very far whit Bit Torrent without reading about it. Sure, any idiot can download stuff, but it's a lot more complicated than that.

Nooo it's not ;) I can download with bittorrent without any probleemo ;)
 

Jung

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Stardust said:
Nooo it's not ;) I can download with bittorrent without any probleemo ;)
I mean you'll never learn about seeds, super seed, connections, how the tracker and client work, etc, by just bumbling through it. Sure, you can probably download, but you're probably not getting the best speeds that you could, and your client is probably misconfigured in some way. (ie your upload is limiting your download or slowing your connection, etc)

Everyone I know that just set it up without reading ends up asking questions. I can usually answer my own though, since I know how it works and where to find the answers should I need them.
 

CopyLifted

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When I don't have time to help friends out, I just tell them to google it. I mean fuck, use some common sense and search it. All the info is out there.