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Poll Results: Are you happy with Steam?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 6% of voters (39)
    About as happy as I would be getting my toenails torn out.
  • 11% of voters (75)
    Indifferent.
  • 68% of voters (439)
    I love steam.
  • 14% of voters (91)
    I wouldn't mind it if they weren't such douche bag control freaks.
644 Total Votes  
post #61 of 178
Quote:
Originally Posted by dcshoejake View Post
I have a couple gripes:

-Downloads could be faster.. but arent
This, I get so nerd rage when they do these stupid steam sales because they can't even keep up with the server up keep. I'm downloading my BC2 at 60kb/s-144kb/s

Nice to know I won't be playing it while I'm on my weekend lol.
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post #62 of 178
I bought BC for $20 and it went on sale the next day for $7. I didn't like that.... otherwise, no problems here.
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post #63 of 178
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Originally Posted by Saiyansnake View Post
I bought BC for $20 and it went on sale the next day for $7. I didn't like that.... otherwise, no problems here.
lol I hate when newegg does that to me. I bought a soundcard for my brother and 2 days later they were giving away some 70 dollar wireless mouse with the card. Granted I got a hold of customer service about it and they sent me the mouse Told me they'd make an exception for me, guess they saw I have over 5K spent under my account there >.<
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post #64 of 178
@SpykeZ


There's a solution for that. There's a setting in the options for choosing the server that your steam client uses. There's a couple of servers for each country. You can choose a server in any country... I use finland, I got download speeds of 1.5mbs during the xmas sales... Just choose a server in finland, ukreine, italy, or any of the european countries aside from the UK.... You'll get better download speeds...
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post #65 of 178
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
@SpykeZ


There's a solution for that. There's a setting in the options for choosing the server that your steam client uses. There's a couple of servers for each country. You can choose a server in any country... I use finland, I got download speeds of 1.5mbs during the xmas sales... Just choose a server in finland, ukreine, italy, or any of the european countries aside from the UK.... You'll get better download speeds...
Tried a few different servers to no avail. I'll try the ones you mentioned though. Ukraine was def slower than the rest.
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post #66 of 178
Maybe ukraine was slower now because there is this popular picture on the internet where it was recommended to use the ukrainian server for faster download speeds. lol... Definitely possible..


Anyhow... Just choose a bunch of servers. Some of them should grant higher download speeds...
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post #67 of 178
The only thing I've hated steam about was Valve's VAC bans. Yup, I might of cheated, but do I really have to get banned from EVERY VAC server/game. Just kick me off that one game, bro. I got VAC'd when I was like 11 for an aimbot in CSS.
    
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post #68 of 178
Quote:
Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Maybe ukraine was slower now because there is this popular picture on the internet where it was recommended to use the ukrainian server for faster download speeds. lol... Definitely possible..


Anyhow... Just choose a bunch of servers. Some of them should grant higher download speeds...
ya none are giving me any higher speeds. On top of that, as if their lackluster speeds weren't aggrivating, steam keeps pausing my damn download like it's trying to preserve it for someone else.
Edited by SpykeZ - 12/26/10 at 5:07pm
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post #69 of 178
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The only thing I've hated steam about was Valve's VAC bans. Yup, I might of cheated, but do I really have to get banned from EVERY VAC server/game. Just kick me off that one game, bro. I got VAC'd when I was like 11 for an aimbot in CSS.
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post #70 of 178
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The only thing I've hated steam about was Valve's VAC bans. Yup, I might of cheated, but do I really have to get banned from EVERY VAC server/game. Just kick me off that one game, bro. I got VAC'd when I was like 11 for an aimbot in CSS.
But will you be cheating again now?
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