Do you have warez?

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Petros, Sep 27, 2003.

  1. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Be honest with me here...

    Maybe I live in my own little skewed world, but does anyone run a 100% piracy-free hard drive? No music/movies that you don't own, no "borrowed" CD of Office XP. Nothing. Every piece of software and on that computer does not violate laws or licenses of any kind.
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    LOL! I like your poll choices :D
    Is this supposed to be an anonymous poll, by the way?
     
  3. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    Interesting. Maybe somebody else can start a thread asking who has committed a felony and hasnt been caught yet, as well ;)
     
  4. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    I suppose nobody has to post. I'm just curious to know if there really are pure ones among us.
     
  5. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    I went with 'mostly'. There is so much good freeware around I don't find much need for warez.........mostly. :D

    I would never again pay for software. Bought Britannica 98 years ago, installed it then it says patches are needed. Great if you have internet access which at the time I didn't.

    Bought dragon speak & type. On the box the requirements met my then machine. Get it home, open the box to find out that is not the recommended requirements.

    That was it, never again. :mad:
     
  6. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Same as hipster one this one, I have mostly Freeware/open source applications installed here. I don't play games, I have no need for the very latest Office and/or expensive graphics packages. So I can quite happily format my computer, head over to sourceforge and be back to normal within an hour.
    I will admit to having some lesser legitemate applications installed on here, but I can't justify (or afford tbh) the price of them.. an extremely pathetic excuse to be honest.
    *dons eye patch and heads off 'pon the sea*
     
  7. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    looks like someone is trolling...
     
  8. lieb39

    lieb39 Apple lover, PC User

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    [no comment]

    I have a custom built pc, costs me 700$ for everything, with software. You can make a guess where I stand on the poll.

    -lieb39
     
  9. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    I would imagine you stand in the center of a poll... since you would fall off if you were to close to the edge ... :D
     
  10. lechtard

    lechtard Guest

    I plead the 4th and drink the 5th on this one .. Since this is a warez free forum I don't want to incriminate myself .. I agree that it is rediculous to pay the prices they want for a prog these days ..

    I'll let ya'll be the judge ... And SCREW THE RIAA !!
     
  11. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    Im a atheist.

    Anyways, 100% legal here since short. Got licenses for Adobe Photoshop and Win2k from a company i work for, dreamweaver MX is also legal. And that is it for properiety software.

    Office: OpenOffice
    FTP: FileZilla/SmartFTP
    HTTP: FireBird

    And yes i am 100% sure on my apps.

    I have a lot of illegal games, but i dont have them installed, dont know if that counts or not.

    Legal games i have installed:

    Hitman 2: Silent assassin
    Steam from Valve ( CS 1.6, HL, Oppossing Force )

    Songs, well the ones i got either ripped from CD's, or i used Stream ripper to save streams from web radio's to my HD. Ripping form web streams is not illegal, but also not legal, its on that grey border in between, but i dont count it as illegal.

    So you be the judge.

    O yeah, RIAA can :eek: not post suck things please :eek:, as it aint illegal =), and i dont share em so ....

    [edit]
    Please... you know better. :cool:

    *gonaads*
     
  12. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    I am mostly legal - softwarewise I'd say 100% legal - now where did those songs come from??
     
  13. Alan

    Alan its only fun

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    Hell I'm a Scouser.........if I can get it for nothing ........... :D

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    And yea up the RIAA
     
  14. chris

    chris Free to Fly

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    Voted honestly.
     
  15. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I go with what SPeedY said. ;)
     
  16. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

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  17. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    lol nice pic JJB :cool:

    i'm about 75% legit, all my progs are licensed, but some got licensed via websites ;)
     
  18. Tristan

    Tristan Guest

    I use to warez but most of the programs I got did'nt work or did'nt include certain parts so I started buying them. :D
     
  19. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Ok...I feel a little better. I'm on par with most people then. Voted #3 :p
     
  20. lechtard

    lechtard Guest

    Most people get confused as to what the definition of warez is actually. Warez is basically a way to test a prog with the fully functional features, then if you like the prog you go and buy it. It is pointless to buy a prog then find you don't like it, some places you buy them at will not let you return them after they have been opened, so this way makes it easier for the consumer..

    I always agreed that if you like a prog you should buy it. Because using a pirated copy just harms the company who makes it. I agree that the prices these days are rediculous but in any regaurd it is the way it is. So if you do do warez and you like the prog you have buy it !! (unless it's roxio or symantec, then you can just tell them to kiss off)

    and yes SCREW THE RIAA !! Man I hate those people ....