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How to download stuff online for free

1. Learn a bit about the lingo.

There are only a few words you need to know, but it’ll really help you navigate your way around:

Torrent file/Magnet file
The initial file that you’ll download is tiny. All that it contains is information about the bigger file you want to download. Think of it as a map for your computer, telling it where to find the real file.

Leechers/Peers
The minute you start loading, you’re a leecher: someone who is downloading the file, and doesn’t have the complete file. Leechers become seeders after downloading the full file.

Seeders/Seeds
A ‘seeder’

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Joan Didion

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