R.I.P. Filefront

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by kumquatsrus, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. kumquatsrus

    kumquatsrus [H]ard|Gawd

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    http://farewell.filefront.com/

    i grabbed most of my gaming related files from this site. this is a sad time indeed. let us bow our heads in mourning.
     
  2. texuspete00

    texuspete00 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Damn. I just got back into PC gaming. They have been my patch source. Like an old friend that dies after a much needed reunion! :(
     
  3. FrozenLiquidity

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    :( That was my go-to site for almost everything I wanted.
     
  4. ANGRYEAGLE

    ANGRYEAGLE Limp Gawd

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    MatDef [H]ardness Supreme

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  6. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Well that fuckin sucks, they had really good services, I got some of my best downloads from there site.
     
  7. fightingfi

    fightingfi Look at Me! I need the attention.

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    Oh GOOD there leaving!!!!!!!! So GLAD WOW another website that asked for your personal info gone Yes beer's on meh everyone. So tired of you cant play this game till you get this game patch here with username account email phone number color of wifes panties...NOW if everother website can close down maybe the interwebz wont beh so clogged with BS. Trust meh teh wez needs some seriuos cleaning up yo...word to your motherboards :D
     
  8. haffey

    haffey Gawd

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    I don't get it. You register once, FF inputs that info for you every time. All you have to do is click Login.
     
  9. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ard as it Gets

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    Same here.
     
  10. N3mi5is

    N3mi5is Gawd

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    Ha, I had to click "continue to filefront" above a dell add to see the farewell message.
     
  11. eastpetersen

    eastpetersen Limp Gawd

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    I loved filefront because you never had to give them any info, you just find and download the patches demos, were you supposed to register or something
     
  12. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ard as it Gets

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    I never have. That's why I hate Fileshack and many other sites.
     
  13. strend

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    Shit. I loved File Front. Never had to register, no lines or any other silly BS, and downloads where fast enough to max out my connection most of the time.

    :(
     
  14. Tremulant

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    Very sad news indeed, this was my go to sight for most game related downloads for the last few years. Hard to believe we'll never see that blue page again /sigh.
     
  15. Ron FTL

    Ron FTL [H]ard|Gawd

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    man, that sucks. Every since my fileplanet subscription ran out I have been using filefront. Awsome site too.

    I hated how fileplanet makes you subscribe. Then if you want to download their files as a free non paying user there is like a 15-20minute wait to Download a file for no reason at all.

    I can understand 30second waits like megaupload or rapidshare, but damn. 20 minutes, give me a break.
     
  16. Joga

    Joga Limp Gawd

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    Nooooo :(

    Filefront was amazing. Blazing fast speeds, no sign up, no stupid waiting in lines for 30 minutes... (*cough*Fileshack and Fileplanet*cough*)

    At least there's still Gamers Hell
     
  17. Hornet

    Hornet [H]ardness Supreme

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    I hope this is a bad April Fool's joke
     
  18. FatFed

    FatFed Gawd

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    Well hopefully they'll be back in full swing when the economy turns around...
     
  19. Porter_

    Porter_ [H]ardness Supreme

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    same here :(
     
  20. NathanM

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    Darn. My favorite site to download game-related files is gone. Why not fileplanet? Why?!
     
  21. carnag3

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    Thats pretty gay, at least us aussies still have ausgamerfiles
     
  22. haitu

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    here here i hate fileplanet and shack.
     
  23. Wicked_Bass

    Wicked_Bass [H]ard|Gawd

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    I dont think you really spent much time at the site did you? But anyway thats to bad user hosted files and good speed for a non-pay service.
     
  24. spicey

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    The world has gone to pot. Worrying times indeed.

    Where to download now? Fileplanet, Fileshack and 3Dgamer are all totally shit
     
  25. Yakyb

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    i think the publisher should be held responsible for easy access to patches and mods you cant rely on 3rd parties to host them
     
  26. Frostex

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    Shame. But I always use gamershell anyway, fast, free and no bullshit.
     
  27. Dan_D

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    That's how Filefront was.
     
  28. Mr. Stryker

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    Wow, why the fuck are they shutting down? Economy? Man, that really sucks if they go. Their downloads usually maxed out my bandwidth and that was great.
     
  29. Fendrix

    Fendrix 2[H]4U

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    This sucks man... I used Filefront as well and never had any problems.
     
  30. cannondale06

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    now the wait will quadruple at fileplanet. lol
     
  31. Pnanasnoic

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    Gamershell traffic might double lol. Shame about filefront though, I used them a lot through the years :(
     
  32. P!rate

    P!rate Move Like a MoFo

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    i will definetly miss downloading 1gb wow updates in 2 minutes :(
     
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  34. gamer1drew

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    I used Filefront at least once a week for something. No wait, super fast speeds, no registering. I guess it was too good to last.
     
  35. neurotic

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    Wish this was fileplanet instead. RIP filefront...
     
  36. PornoSatan

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    Same, but now the load is going to be distributed between all the other popular "NO BS" hosts, which isn't really a good thing.
     
  37. PliotronX

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    Jeez, seems like just a few years ago 3DFiles bit the bullet. Why do my favorite game patch/mod sites disappear? I'm uhhh, switching to Fileplanet... yeah, that's the ticket.
     
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  39. LOCO LAPTOP

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    wounder why its still up. atleast it is for me :eek:
     
  40. anthrex

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    lame it was a decent site. i really hope gamer's hell gets all the traffic and not fileshack or fileplant