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Normally othersna brought this issue a bit more to the attention of everyone with his previous blogs and maybe we weren't all that clear anymore since he left us, perhaps it's needed to clarify one of our rules.

Recently with the T-I.com leak people are again wondering which places they can safely use and which not, and if visiting some other forums might have consequences here on TPS. Well yes, visiting the wrong forums does affect your account here, if you are already a member here or not. We check every application with a team of staffers and especially look at your torrenting past. Alot of members make it through but alot of them don't. One of the reasons people can't join is there torrenting past on other forums, and also the fact if they answer questions about it honestly. When...
53 weeks ago I decided broken DDL links & public trackers weren't good enough anymore, so I took a look around to find something else. I stumbled upon this thing of ours & luckily AlphaRatio had open registration. Sweet. I started googling for better trackers, the ways to access them, & what it'd take for me to survive there. Prior to this I had no clue about maintaining a ratio or what a seedbox even was. The learning curve wasn't so steep, but I will admit I'm disappointed by one thing: the "community" aspect of it all.

Don't get me wrong, there are some great people who chill in the irc channels & on various message boards I sift through sometimes. However, there is a pretty strong sense of ego in the communities that I've become a part of. When I first started learning about...