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During bryter.gifHappy Hoursbryter.gif, downloaded data will not be counted, but uploaded data will be. special09.gif Torrents will appear green when browsed.
I will generally give at least 24 hours warning, and I will announce the start in the ShoutBox. They will not always be held at the same time to give everyone a chance, but people in Europe can expect to have an advantage for obvious reasons.
The tracker and your clients will be caching and reporting data transfers with delays, and that will effectively shorten the free time. Stop your downloads at least 5 minutes before the end to ensure that your client reports before the end of the free period and that your account is updated from the tracker's cache.
Do not download more torrents at once than is permitted. If you do, you will be banned!
Ordinary users are allowed to download 4 torrents at once, Power Users (donors) may download 6, Uploaders may download 8. There is a guide to applying for Uploader status at http://forum.btmusic.org/index.php?showtopic=2052
Remember that you can only download data that another member is uploading. In your zeal to download, do not miss your opportunity to upload to improve your share ratio and do not forget to appreciate the other uploaders.