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Requesting invites to private torrent sites (i.e. Myspleen)

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We’ve noticed recently that project threads are becoming cluttered with requests for Myspleen invites, which adds no value to the thread content and dilutes genuine project discussion. On a trial basis, I’ve reopened the invite request thread in off-topic, where requests should be posted from now on: http://originaltrilogy.com/topic/Post-in-this-thread-to-request-an-invite-to-MySpleenorg-you-MUST-read-the-first-post/id/8592/

Any invite requests posted in other threads will be deleted.

In addition, publicly announcing that you have sent a PM is pointless. An update to a private topic is indicated to participants by way of the icon in the top right of the screen.

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Moth3r said:

In addition, publicly announcing that you have sent a PM is pointless.

Not entirely true. If I request something and I get 10 PMs, I might have only gotten one if the first person publicly announced that they sent a PM to me. With that said, I’m one person who has to deal with those 10 PMs, versus the entire forum reading about the one PM that was sent, so I do understand your point.

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TV’s Frink said:

Moth3r said:

In addition, publicly announcing that you have sent a PM is pointless.

Not entirely true. If I request something and I get 10 PMs, I might have only gotten one if the first person publicly announced that they sent a PM to me. With that said, I’m one person who has to deal with those 10 PMs, versus the entire forum reading about the one PM that was sent, so I do understand your point.

You should get an e-mail notification for every user who starts a new private topic with you, not just one, unless you’ve disabled e-mail notifications for PMs.

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No, what Frink’s saying is that if User A requests something from anyone reading the thread, and User B sends them a PM, User B posting in the thread that they sent a PM serves the function of preventing users C-Z from feeling they also need to send PM’s to User A. The post in the thread isn’t actually for User A to read, it’s for Users C-Z.

I’m afraid I use this a lot in my thread as getting multiple–and possibly different–responses to a single request could be very confusing for non-native English speakers. Probably my case differs a bit from the MySpleen case, but the basic premise is the same. It’s not an easy problem to solve.

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Ah. I can see why that would be problematic.

Since most of the requests come from one-post wonders, I don’t feel too sorry for them.

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Thanks Moth3r, reopening the old thread will help. I agree with TV’s Frink about the purpose of the PM posts.

@dgraham414 - PM sent. 😉

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It’s a private torrent site. The clue is in the thread title.

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Hello there! I am looking for a version of The Phantom Menace with the voices on a separate audio track (or with just no voices at all) for a fan project for the film. What we are doing is dubbing the film and emulating “backstroke of the west” - if you haven’t seen it already, watch it on youtube now! Our trailer is almost complete, but now we need this version of the film and have had no luck with the various other torrent websites. If you have a version as specified earlier we would appreciate it a lot if we could be invited to whatever torrent site has this version of the film.

Thanks,
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Nashlaga said:

Hello there! I am looking for a version of The Phantom Menace with the voices on a separate audio track (or with just no voices at all) for a fan project for the film. What we are doing is dubbing the film and emulating “backstroke of the west” - if you haven’t seen it already, watch it on youtube now! Our trailer is almost complete, but now we need this version of the film and have had no luck with the various other torrent websites. If you have a version as specified earlier we would appreciate it a lot if we could be invited to whatever torrent site has this version of the film.

Thanks,
The r/prequelmemes discord

You might have better luck posting this in the fan edit section.

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