The Geek blog

with 18 comments is currently being completed and should be live by the end of today. I will be adding to this site weekly, growing it and improving it, until it becomes a fully fledged site. At the moment i will be using it mainly for hosting files and images including….
DRM Free “The IT Crowd” Episodes
More details coming soon

Written by Atariboy

February 13, 2006 at 5:36 pm

Posted in Geeky, General, Web

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  1. Just a comment: Please Please Please post the IT crowd in non-wmv format. The .avis of the first two episodes are much nicer than the .wmvs of 3&4. also, they are more universal, the wmvs only play on my mac with shitty flip4mac quicktime so i can’t watch fullscreen (unless i pay apple) whereas the .avis i can watch fullscreen in vlc without paying anyone. seriously. pretty please.


    February 13, 2006 at 9:33 pm

  2. Dont worry Ryan, i have the first 3 episodes as high quality widescreen .avi, and episode 4 currently as a DRM free wmv, but i will be converting it to .avi.

    Its taking a long time to ftp the files on my slow connection tho.


    February 13, 2006 at 9:59 pm

  3. Awesome! Are you planning on eventually migrating your blog over? Let me know if you need help, the last couple of weeks has seen a lot of WordPress internals for me, so I’m pretty familar. Looking forward and thanks for the links to “The IT Crowd,” excellent show. I burn a CD of the first four episodes and brought them into the office today to show some co-workers.


    February 13, 2006 at 10:04 pm

  4. Are you planning to shift your WordPress blog there? or will it be a site?

    Chrono Cr@cker

    February 14, 2006 at 1:23 am

  5. Hey there, looking forward to those files, not been able to catch it on TV so would love to be able to download and watch at my leisure. I agree with the other Ryan about them being available in ‘.avi’ format as I use a Mac as well.

    If you do intend to port your blog over, how would you be able to copy all the current content, as I don’t think has an export function – just a question out of curiosity really, in case I ever want to move my blog to paid-for-hosting.


    February 14, 2006 at 1:45 am

  6. I’d like to confirm that i will not be moving the blog for the forseeable future, i like and i dont feel the need to move, will be more of an extra to the blog, with files/downloads, links and articles.

    I’ve had a busy time, and my ftp is incredibly slow, but by tomorrow night i should hopefully have all the IT crowd episodes on the site, thats about all i can do until i finish some coursework which is due very soon.


    February 14, 2006 at 4:11 am

  7. Just get FlashFXP, it’s way too fast and btw, who’s hosting you?

    Chrono Cr@cker

    February 14, 2006 at 6:48 am

  8. Hi! I’m also thinking about buying a domain name but the one I want is $50 (ouch) I also can buy another one that looks interesting (won’t say which one). Looking forward to hear about your new “look and feel” :)


    February 14, 2006 at 7:55 am

  9. […] For my surprise, today I got the response: $50 I thought it wasn’t bad for a first level domain. In fact I made a post in Andrew’s blog saying this. Then I re-read the email as I was really going to do it (not now, I mean just “do it”) and bam! I hit the ground and it hurts really bad they were asking $50,000 for the domain. I thought it was $50.00 […]

  10. DUDE!!! I just re-read the email and it isn’t $50.00 but $50,000!!!! for WTF?


    February 14, 2006 at 8:21 am

  11. woohoo! I can’t wait to see atariboy!


    February 14, 2006 at 9:35 am

  12. Your going to kick yourslf Alejandro…

    I paid £9.70 for the domain, and it came with a years free hosting!!


    February 14, 2006 at 11:02 am

  13. do excellent packages and dirt cheap! i went with them for my hosting.


    February 14, 2006 at 11:53 am

  14. Great idea mate, looking forward to checking it out when it’s online.


    February 14, 2006 at 1:00 pm

  15. $50,000 for a domain is a bit…excessive isn’t it? :O


    February 14, 2006 at 4:21 pm

  16. No IT Crowd link is working for me, anyone still has any working link?


    February 14, 2006 at 6:51 pm

  17. If the DRM is used to keep people outside of the UK from downloading the episodes, why can I still see them?


    February 14, 2006 at 7:40 pm

  18. @Atariboy, dammn you lucky bastard!!! I’m still looking for a domain and for a good price, dou you know any?

    @RyanC: a 2little” bit, but I think it’s somehow normal… :(

    I think I saw a 12$ deal…dunno yet.


    February 14, 2006 at 10:58 pm

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