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Request Reseed

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For verified uploaders posting directly to KickAss that want to help maintain the health of the torrents they've uploaded (like me), have a tab users can click on each torrents main page to send a "RESEED REQUEST", either by PM, Wall Post, or e-mail (option of which can be set by user in USER CP). To prevent abuse, have it allow only one reseed request to be sent per torrent every 72 hours and maybe notify when the last request was sent or gray-out the tab until 72 hours have passed. Take a look at the button I've added to MY torrents for a demonstration (sends e-mail with hash).

56 comments    3290 views    Suggested by COLBERTNOTION¬†793 5 years and 5 months ago    

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Idea: Request Reseed

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I'd suggest something wider. I consider this a very good idea, but it would be better to ask every person who downloaded certain torrent to seed. Example: I'm trying to download somethign for over a week now, yet there's only 30,2% of this circulating on the web. I asked the uploader to seed - no response. So I came up with an idea about asking EVERY person who ever downloaded this to seed. Simply open torrent site and click a button "ask for seed". Then every person would receive a notification on KAT, that there are no seeds on that torrent and they are asked to upload it. I would like to receive such notofications, because I am keeping all my torrents on HDD and sometimes I just stop them, because sending every one of them 10kB/s each isn't much help. Of course, you could turn off these notifications or even enable an option of receiving such requests through e-mail. It would be better than just sendind request to uploader. I bet verified uploaders have much more torrents to upload and won't be really willing to seed that one because of one request. We should engage community!

Last edited by Karolomen, 1 year and 9 months ago

This is not tha place to ask for Reseeds

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Hallucigenius9716 Show comment
After this thing was completed I began to receive regular reseed requests though my torrents ARE seeded by me and 10-50 other people. This feature works completely wrong.

Last edited by Hallucigenius, 2 months ago

ShAdOwBeAsT91386 Show comment
Torrent: Dead Space 3 Complete Editio...hed) - RePack V1 by CorePack

Please Seed
Vofuse1179 Show comment
Torrent: World's Finest Comics (DC) pt 2 (joshua13)[h33t]
doomstereo527 Show comment
Love it
P-DawG7592 Show comment
This is not tha place to ask for Reseeds

ktro1555 Show comment
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sj63146 Show comment
@karolomen this is what i was thinking. i would be very happy to seed the dead torrents.
Talamasca3212.01K Show comment
excellent ideacool
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