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Old Aug 29th 2013, 4:44 pm
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Default The Box is shutting down

Closing on 1st September

Another one bites the dust

http://www.thebox.bz/main.php
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Old Aug 29th 2013, 7:37 pm
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Default Re: The Box is shutting down

Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
Closing on 1st September

Another one bites the dust

http://www.thebox.bz/main.php
just signed up with TV Chaos UK
seems pretty much the same as the box which my wife will miss dearly
no corrie no way
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Old Aug 29th 2013, 10:24 pm
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Default Re: The Box is shutting down

Originally Posted by steve`o View Post
just signed up with TV Chaos UK
seems pretty much the same as the box which my wife will miss dearly
no corrie no way
Just watch your seeding times with TVChaos - you MUST seed back for a mimimum of 48 hours or you'll get a warning. The warnings are system generated and quite evil


Speaking of thebox, I found it a bit strange to get a pm from a new member yesterday, who had only just done the 3 posts needed to access the pm system, asking if I could send them an invite. Especially as I'd just seen that thebox was shutting down. Coincidence?
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Old Aug 29th 2013, 10:29 pm
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WOW,big news
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Old Aug 29th 2013, 11:23 pm
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Default Re: The Box is shutting down

Originally Posted by Bernieboy View Post
WOW,big news
listen when you live in Australia this is frikkin exciting stuff.

Beats two koalas fightin in the park
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Old Aug 30th 2013, 1:25 am
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Default Re: The Box is shutting down

Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
Closing on 1st September

Another one bites the dust

http://www.thebox.bz/main.php

Is joining one of these 'services' really necessary? I just use the Pirate Bay, clicky clicky on the links, and Bob's my uncle...


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Default Re: The Box is shutting down

Gave up with them earlier this year due to lack of seedings and slow ratio building. Gone to UnoTelly and a WD TV Live box so I can get BBC iPlayer and Netflix. Still not legal, but if the BBC would open up the iPlayer under a subscription, I would pay just as I do for Netflix.
Anything else is via EzTv.
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Old Aug 30th 2013, 4:30 am
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Default Re: The Box is shutting down

Originally Posted by Swerv-o View Post
Is joining one of these 'services' really necessary? I just use the Pirate Bay, clicky clicky on the links, and Bob's my uncle...


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Probably not in 2013. A few years ago before iplayer, 4OD, Netflix etc it was essential but now you can get streming video over the internet and there are plenty of other torrent sites
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Default Re: The Box is shutting down

Originally Posted by Swerv-o View Post
Is joining one of these 'services' really necessary? I just use the Pirate Bay, clicky clicky on the links, and Bob's my uncle...


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The Box had complete series of most UK TV series dating back to the 70's. The most comprehensive torrent site out there.

Twas like a condensed Almanac of British TV over 5 decades.

Probably a tragic loss from a historical point of view actually.

I built up over 3 years to a ratio of 3 plus... and had 17 invites at one stage.

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Old Aug 30th 2013, 7:23 am
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Originally Posted by ozzieeagle View Post
The Box had complete series of most UK TV series dating back to the 70's. The most comprehensive torrent site out there.

Twas like a condensed Almanac of British TV over 5 decades.

Probably a tragic loss from a historical point of view actually.

I built up over 3 years to a ratio of 3 plus... and had 17 invites at one stage.
I'll miss it. It was not as good as UKNova but still a good one-stop shop for UK content - especially older stuff
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Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
I'll miss it. It was not as good as UKNova but still a good one-stop shop for UK content - especially older stuff

Hmmm I didn't think it was as good, must look closer at UKNova.
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Originally Posted by Dreamy View Post
Just watch your seeding times with TVChaos - you MUST seed back for a mimimum of 48 hours or you'll get a warning. The warnings are system generated and quite evil


Speaking of thebox, I found it a bit strange to get a pm from a new member yesterday, who had only just done the 3 posts needed to access the pm system, asking if I could send them an invite. Especially as I'd just seen that thebox was shutting down. Coincidence?
I've had 2 of those type of messages.
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Originally Posted by ozzieeagle View Post
Hmmm I didn't think it was as good, must look closer at UKNova.
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Originally Posted by sonlymewalter View Post
listen when you live in Australia this is frikkin exciting stuff.

Beats two koalas fightin in the park
told my husband as he is the 'downloader', hes already on to it and chaos t.v (one of the reasons i love him
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