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j4rio
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I was wondering if it wouldn't be more convenient to allow downloading attachments here even if you're logged out or unregistered? If it's possible, that is. I can't think of any harm it could cause, so, yeah, that's it.

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That would be very convenient. Sometimes I want to show my demos to doomers who don't have a DoomWorld account and I have to reupload them to some other place because people can't download from here without registering. That's kinda annoying...

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Also logging in just to select the newest threads is a pain too :(

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i'd say this is a no go because of automated bots that'd just download the heck out of doomworld and increase its bandwidth usage to levels that'd bring unnecessary attention from UGO (the host).

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captcha? Still much less annoying than requirement of registering.

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uh umh, from one hand it could be "comfty" to download right away, from the other hand I like the idea of more people registering here and eventually starting to contribute actively to the community life

we *need* always new people around after all :P

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j4rio said:
captcha?

Or a simple question like "how many eyes do cacodemons have?". :)

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If this so, it will be good and convenient. I don't need to login again just for a demo, it's a storm in a teacup.

Indeed the demos also can downloaded via DSDA. However there's too much demos there, it takes time to find a demo by a certain player.

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blob1024 said:
uh umh, from one hand it could be "comfty" to download right away, from the other hand I like the idea of more people registering here and eventually starting to contribute actively to the community life

we *need* always new people around after all :P

Yeah, it might seem like that. However, I'm sure there are numerous people who only registered to download attachments and didn't actually post a single time. You'd notice it if you stalked "who's online" a few times (yup, I'm such a creeper). A lot of "guests" visit this subforum, but vast minority ends up registering.

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Thanks for implementing.

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