Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
Philip Newton
pne

BitTorrent poll

Poll #735260 BitTorrent

I use BitTorrent:

24/7
4(7.0%)
all the time when my computer is on
2(3.5%)
every day
0(0.0%)
frequently
12(21.1%)
occasionally
11(19.3%)
rarely
6(10.5%)
never
22(38.6%)

Which BitTorrent client do you use?

"Mainline" (the original BitTorrent client)
8(23.5%)
ABC [Yet Another BitTorrent Client]
1(2.9%)
Azureus
15(44.1%)
BitComet
0(0.0%)
BitLord
0(0.0%)
BitSpirit
0(0.0%)
BitTornado
1(2.9%)
Opera
0(0.0%)
Shareaza
1(2.9%)
Some other client (or more than one)
8(23.5%)

Something else? Which one(s)?

I use BitTorrent to download

movies
1(2.9%)
movie trailers
0(0.0%)
individual songs
2(5.9%)
song albums (e.g. CD images)
0(0.0%)
TV series or episodes
2(5.9%)
TV shows (not part of a series)
0(0.0%)
games
0(0.0%)
other software (e.g. Linux ISO images)
1(2.9%)
other content
1(2.9%)

Something I didn't list above?

I predominantly use BitTorrent to download

movies
2(5.7%)
movie trailers
0(0.0%)
individual songs
3(8.6%)
song albums (e.g. CD images)
4(11.4%)
TV series or episodes
15(42.9%)
TV shows (not part of a series)
1(2.9%)
games
0(0.0%)
other software (e.g. Linux ISO images)
7(20.0%)
other content
3(8.6%)

Do you use BitTorrent to download copyrighted material contrary to local laws?

I plead the Fifth.
8(25.8%)
Who, me? No, I'm squeaky clean.
2(6.5%)
Rarely
3(9.7%)
Occasionally
5(16.1%)
Frequently
5(16.1%)
Most of the stuff I download is illegal
5(16.1%)
All of what I got with BitTorrent so far has been illegal
3(9.7%)

Do you leave your client open after finishing downloads?

No. I'm a leech.
2(6.1%)
Yes, but my share ratio tends to be less than 0.1
0(0.0%)
Yes, I aim for a share ratio of at least 0.1 (share a tenth as much as I downloaded)
0(0.0%)
Yes, I aim for a share ratio of at least 0.25 (share a quarter as much as I downloaded)
0(0.0%)
Yes, I aim for a share ratio of at least 0.5 (share half as much as I downloaded)
2(6.1%)
Yes, I aim for a share ratio of at least 1.0 (share at least as much as I downloaded)
10(30.3%)
Yes, I aim for a share ratio of at least 1.1
3(9.1%)
Yes, I aim for a share ratio of at least 1.5
1(3.0%)
Yes, I aim for a share ratio of at least 2.0
1(3.0%)
Yes, for about as long as it took me to download the content
1(3.0%)
Yes, for at least an hour
0(0.0%)
Yes, for at least a day
2(6.1%)
Yes, as long as I can be bothered to
5(15.2%)
Yes, but none of the above options apply. I'll fill in the next question.
6(18.2%)

Something else?

How do you find out about torrents?

Word of mouth
5(15.2%)
IRC
0(0.0%)
RSS
0(0.0%)
Home page of the project or company
0(0.0%)
Google or other general Web search engine
1(3.0%)
Specialised torrent search site
5(15.2%)
Well-known torrent site
4(12.1%)

Which site(s) do you use?

Thanks for answering the poll!

No problem!
14(29.8%)
Uh, why do you want to know this?
3(6.4%)
You mean I had a choice?
3(6.4%)
Mongoose
9(19.1%)
Tags: polls
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 9 comments