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May 17, 2012 11:47 AM

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Some anime or specific group/encodes can be very difficult to come by so I generally don't delete. I have 4 external HDD now, 1 salvaged and 1 old HDD. I just recently bought my 2nd 2TB.
 
May 17, 2012 11:50 AM

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I delete most shows. Takes up too much space
 
May 17, 2012 12:20 PM

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And That's Why, I Have A 2 Terra bite Hard Drive. ^^
 
May 17, 2012 2:34 PM
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The only time I deleted one was Claymore, which in my opinion totally sucked. (Don't know why, but after watching Berserk, my expectations seemed to be too high...). After watching 4 episodes or so, the files simply went to /dev/null.
 
May 17, 2012 3:06 PM

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It's sin -_-
 
May 17, 2012 3:08 PM

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I'm so mean.
What's the point of keeping the downloads? Its not like you payed for it or own the dvds or anything.

I delete them. It's a waste of space, on my laptop.
On my deskptop I have 1 terrabyte (however you spell that) of hard drive memory, so I don't give a fuck so much on the desktop.
 
May 17, 2012 8:39 PM

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uhm yeah except for the movies and ovas since i'm not really fond of watching something twice.
 
May 17, 2012 8:41 PM

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First, i would only download the HD version and second i have create a "Special area" in my Hard drive for all the Anime :) so its almost impossible for me to delete anime :) unless my hard drive died =.=
 
May 17, 2012 10:55 PM

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Since I rarely rewatch stuff, I always delete the stuff I'm watching. Except if it was hard to get. The only things I'm keeping are oldschool unsubbed RAWs. I don't really need to keep the subbed ones as I can download them again if I need them.

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May 17, 2012 11:02 PM

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Yeah sometimes when my friend doesn't like it
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May 18, 2012 12:18 AM

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I delete everything i rate below 9. Unfortunately do to lack of free space :(
Sometimes it's difficult to do this though
 
May 18, 2012 12:30 AM

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No, because I don't download. I stick with legal streams, and DVD's/BD's.
 
Oct 7, 2012 8:47 PM

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I don't delete it if I'm sure I will rewatch it at some point in life. And if I'm unsure about that, I keep it until I decide.

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Oct 7, 2012 8:50 PM

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I only download anime for gif making purposes, so I don't mind deleting it. AND, even if I downloaded it to watch it, which I have done a couple of times, I still delete it. I don't see why would it be necessary to keep it there if I won't ever touch it again, since I hardly rewatch anime.
 
Oct 7, 2012 8:51 PM

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Virtual_BS said:
I NEVER Delete.
I'd rather buy another Hard Drive.
I'm currently on 2TB Anime / 6TB Total.
The only time I ever delete anime is when I remove the HDTV copy after replacing it with the BD-Rip.

I hope to one day earn enough money to build a 100TB file server and a 100TB mirrored backup server.



This except that i'm only have 2.5 TB total.
 
Oct 7, 2012 10:06 PM

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Any anime in my dropped list. Or harem without ecchi.
 
Oct 7, 2012 10:12 PM

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I don't delete anime. I only download anime if I can't find it anywhere else or if it's hentai anyway. I don't like wasting time downloading if I'm never going to watch it again.
 
Oct 7, 2012 10:17 PM

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Archiving ftw.
 
Oct 7, 2012 10:19 PM

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Archiving here as well. I can't be bothering to download everything again. ^^
 
Oct 8, 2012 12:28 AM

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Once I finish watching anime, I delete it right after. I hardly rewatch an entire series and the space could be used for other things.
 
Oct 8, 2012 12:32 AM

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I have a 500gb hardrive I bought recently, and download SD. So no.
 
Oct 8, 2012 12:40 AM
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i will delete those anime that sucks to make way for new and better anime
 
Oct 8, 2012 12:45 AM

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I delete everything as soon as I've seen it. Never rewatch anyway.

This also includes tv series and movies.
 
Oct 8, 2012 12:51 AM

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out of 600+ anime I've watched in the last 20 years, I only rewatched 2

feels old man =/
 
Oct 8, 2012 3:07 AM

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Anything I gave a rating of 4/10 or less, I do not archive on my external HDDs. Also anything I downloaded a long time ago, which were usually DVD quality... have been deleted as soon as a BD version of it (with FLAC audio) has been released. No point in keeping crappy video and audio quality, when there are better alternatives.
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Oct 8, 2012 3:15 AM

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I feel bad deleting good animes that I've watched sometimes. And I don't even rewatch anime.
 
Oct 8, 2012 4:11 AM

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Yvese said:
I generally archive anime that's blu-ray quality unless I didn't enjoy it, in which case I delete it.

I have a 2TB HD so I have a lot of archiving room :P


Since when 2TB is a lot of archiving room? I have 6TB + a 500GB external and I have problems finding space for stuff. :| started to download 480p and not BR just to manage.

Anyway, back to topic, I delete stuff that I found VERY bad (11eyes <_<).
 
Oct 8, 2012 4:20 AM
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after long process of downloading and waitting, do you dare to delete anime you've downloaded??

in my opinion, it is the hardest thing to do, but keeping lot of anime series needs a lot storage

what do you think??


Its not hard to do, its just highlight, right click, delete, then empty recycle bin.

With the internet being faster then modem speeds, its alot easier to get them back, unless your talking about dead torrents, with no seeds.
 
Oct 8, 2012 4:32 AM

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I only keep shows that really impress me say score of 7-8 or up.
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00 AM

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I only keep shows that really impress me say score of 7-8 or up.


Same for me, but I only keep stuff i rate 8 and up.
 
Oct 8, 2012 5:56 AM

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Nope. The only time I ever delete things I download is when I am running out of room, and I go through my torrent drives and start deleting all the un-rar'd files. Just did a sweep recently freed up almost a TB so i'm good for a few more months. If I run out of space, I'll just add more drives.
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Oct 8, 2012 6:10 AM

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I've got 600GB of Chinese girl cartoons on my 1,3TB external HDD. Sadly, I can't put anything on it anymore(for some reason..)But it still works outside of that.

That aside, I also have a 2TB HDD on my pc. and 2 500GB HDD's from my old pc which I could turn into a external HDD.
But I could always delete my 5 and lower rated series, I doubt i'll ever rewatch them.
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Oct 8, 2012 6:35 AM

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I always delete the episodes I already watched.
 
Oct 8, 2012 7:03 AM

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If they suck then yes, if I like them I keep them, but I don't DL much, I buy it if I liked it, if not just stream it normally.
 
Oct 8, 2012 7:09 AM

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only those that i dropped

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Oct 8, 2012 7:11 AM

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I tend to delete them after I watch them, This has bit me before however... when later I wanted to re-watch and the buggers are difficult to find.


Rarely need a re-watch though.
 
Oct 8, 2012 7:25 AM

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if it just anime with genre slice of life or i don't like that anime i probably gonna delete it considered of my hard disk
 
Oct 8, 2012 7:35 AM
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My internal HDD is big enough, so i'm not really at a point where i have to delete anything to make up space. Plus i have crapload of old externals that i still think they work. Grouped in with most people, i also like to archive what i've dled.
 
Oct 8, 2012 7:40 AM

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I delete it after i finished watching it. But i bought an external harddrive, im just waiting for it to arrive , prolly gonna put it to use later xP
 
Oct 8, 2012 8:41 AM

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I delete a show when I know I won't watch it ever again, but I store shows which I liked. I haven't watched enough anime to run out of place of my disk, but when it happens...It will be a tough choice.
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Oct 8, 2012 8:43 AM
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usually delete a show when im done. there's no point of wasting HD space on something i wont watch again
 
Oct 8, 2012 8:45 AM

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I only delete when I don't have a plan to re-watch that series anymore.


 
Oct 8, 2012 8:46 AM
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I delete them mercilessly. Not enough disk space for all of them... unless I'm seeding that is.
 
Oct 8, 2012 9:16 AM

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I delete most of them. Clearing space usually feels good. If I ever want to rewatch any, BakaBT is always there. Secure and quick.
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Oct 8, 2012 10:02 AM

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sometimes, if I bought the dvds
 
Oct 8, 2012 10:09 AM
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I don't think I've ever deleted anything I've downloaded... Of course I have a 2TB and a 750GB drive for storage on my file server. I also download the highest quality release available.
 
Oct 8, 2012 10:17 AM

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I'll delete an anime once im done watching it.

BTW, what does "archiving" mean when your downloading anime?
 
Oct 8, 2012 10:27 AM
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Only I ended up purchasing it really or download a higher quality version.
Otherwise I'll keep unless I think it's not worth having or was just plain crap.
 
Oct 8, 2012 11:03 AM

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I just delete it because I never rewatch anything.
 
Oct 8, 2012 9:46 PM

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I'll usually delete it unless I'm unable to buy it and really loved it.
 
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