Download BotB: Torrents for Entries by Year w/ Tagged MP3s
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Hey all! this is the official unofficial hub where you can get all of BotB's files. I'm currently in the progress of scraping all the files and mp3 renders off the site using my scraping program
i wrote in python.

The tracker is my personal tracker, udp://, and it's set to only whitelist torrents i give it! so don't think you can use it for whatever haha. additional private trackers would be baller, and I would update the magnet links to include them if you let me know that you're tracking these here botb files. (if you'd like to do what I did, I built opentracker in whitelist mode)

As of now, only a few years are available, but more are downloading and will be available as they progress.

Please note that each year is the BotB year, starting on May 11th
2005 (1-83)
2006 (84-1035)
2007 (1036-1728)
2008 (1729-3060)
2009 (3061-4049)
2010 (4050-5599)
2011 (5600-7156)
2012 (7157-9790)
2013 (9791-13675)
2014 (13676-17747)
2015 (17748-21763)
2016 (21764-current)

I'm donloading all the files to my computer 1st, and when they're done, I'll be putting them on a hard drive to give my pi the responsibility of seeding
tagged mp3s

thank u botb api
Level 27 Chipist
post #78284 :: 2017.02.08 12:31am
Neat! I'll do my best to seed whenever I can.

How big do you think the whole thing will get?
Level 29 Chipist
post #78287 :: 2017.02.08 2:55am
  mirageofher, nitrofurano, goluigi, anewuser, sleeparrow and charlotte liēkd this
Last I heard, the db sits around 70gb rn
Level 29 Chipist
post #78306 :: 2017.02.08 7:02pm :: edit 2017.02.08 10:13pm
  charlotte liēkd this
Just got a bunch of input/output errors on my torrents and i dunno why, I'm gonna switch out my client for a different one and update the magnet links.

status: not updated yet (will edit when updated) it should be updated now !!!

edit maybe not ...
Level 28 Chipist
post #78315 :: 2017.02.08 8:50pm
  sleeparrow, Jangler, MiDoRi and Savestate liēkd this
yoooooo SICK
Level 29 Chipist
post #78316 :: 2017.02.08 8:55pm
thank u !! still not updated. ive fallen into the black hole of trying to compile transmission from source w qt 4 in windows haha
Level 29 Chipist
post #78318 :: 2017.02.08 10:30pm :: edit 2017.02.08 10:31pm
ok !! I think it's working. if someone can confirm that's be super sick
Level 27 Chipist
post #78321 :: 2017.02.09 12:00am
Can't confirm, my torrents are stuck at seeding to/downloading from 0 peers.

Old torrents are timing out requesting for peer list and are stuck at 0 peers, new ones are finding 1-2 peers only and are not donloading anything.

I also noticed the magnet links changed, what's up with that?
Level 29 Chipist
post #78322 :: 2017.02.09 12:32am :: edit 2017.02.09 12:32am
  VinCMG liēkd this
i had to redo the torrents, my old client f'd them up. and i realized i forgot to click the play button on my new torrents just now haha oops

ok ! all the links below should be working
Level 27 Chipist
post #78323 :: 2017.02.09 12:46am
  MiDoRi and Savestate liēkd this
Can confirm now, donloads are going now, ty
Level 28 Hostist
post #78330 :: 2017.02.09 6:58am
  nitrofurano, anewuser, funute, VinCMG and Savestate liēkd this
Can't wait to get home on Sunday so I can get my google fiber involved in this peer sharing!
Level 29 Chipist
post #78463 :: 2017.02.12 8:53pm
  anewuser liēkd this
have a few bugs i gotta work out before i can donload the rest. might not be until next weekend tho, mega busy
Level 29 Chipist
post #78464 :: 2017.02.12 9:16pm
  anewuser liēkd this
Also just got back from streaming a tournament so my computer is unhooked rn, I'll have it back up in the morning
Level 28 Hostist
post #78465 :: 2017.02.12 10:34pm :: edit 2017.02.12 11:10pm
  Savestate, ViLXDRYAD and Jangler liēkd this
Gall durnit Savestate! I got home, donloaded 27% of the 1st one, 19.9% of the 2nd, and none of the rest!! ;-;

[EDIT] and then 30 minutes later they all kick and work!
Level 27 Chipist
post #78466 :: 2017.02.12 11:24pm
  puke7 and Savestate liēkd this
I'm doing my part!

Also I'm contemplating whether or not I should keep my computer on overnight for seeding. Haven't been so far since nobody's been donloading until today.
Level 17 Mixist
post #78467 :: 2017.02.12 11:44pm
  sleeparrow, puke7 and Savestate liēkd this
this is amazing
Level 17 Mixist
post #78468 :: 2017.02.13 12:28am
  funute, sleeparrow, jaemie, puke7, Savestate and ViLXDRYAD liēkd this
I'm currently downloading, 2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011. Can someone tell me on IRC when the next batches are ready, please?

I've setup a server for seeding from US East location, it should help the swarm, but I will need to know when more torrents are available.
Level 28 Chipist
post #78469 :: 2017.02.13 6:09am
  funute, puke7 and Savestate liēkd this
i am now doing my part
Level 9 Mixist
post #78475 :: 2017.02.13 2:35pm
  sleeparrow liēkd this
this is all i could want and more
thank u people
Level 29 Chipist
post #78478 :: 2017.02.13 3:53pm
  Jangler liēkd this
ok ! worked out a small bug, 2010 and 2012 are donloading!
Level 28 Chipist
post #78479 :: 2017.02.13 3:54pm :: edit 2017.02.13 9:39pm
  puke7 and Savestate liēkd this
adding this to my collection of implausibly large
music archives
that i am trying to sift through

edit: also thanks to this project for giving me ~150 points in the last 2-3 hours
Level 28 Chipist
post #78539 :: 2017.02.15 10:13am :: edit 2017.02.15 10:19am
some of these tags are questionable or missing :(

edit: hold on, maybe just missing. i synlinked the wrong folder for a sec

edit 2: yeah, just missing. all of 2005 was untagged for me as well as these tracks from 2007:

BotB 1044 ui - the atack of the e60.xm.mp3
BotB 1064 ui - strobot.nsf.mp3
BotB 1093 Strobe - highfive.mp3
BotB 1101 ui - dont crash.nsf.mp3
BotB 1126 Warlord - sleeping is for gays.mp3
BotB 1129 Pnok - techmo.nsf.mp3
BotB 1232 ui - robato in detroit party.mp3
BotB 1256 Warlord - longtime.nsf.mp3
BotB 1319 b00daw - sugarysoggymess.nsf.mp3
BotB 1346 Strobe - glitchzombieholocaustical.nsf.mp3
BotB 1381 miau - invaders.nsf.mp3
BotB 1405 JonBro - my aching heart.mp3
BotB 1408 subliminal - dirtydance.mp3
BotB 1418 Gangrene - Monkey Swords.wav.mp3
BotB 1457 ui - Select.mp3
BotB 1466 Strobe - ConcertoAlaCarte.nsf.mp3
BotB 1497 Baron Knoxburry - turkey ass.nsf.mp3
BotB 1522 miau - nofkintitle.mid.mp3
BotB 1531 ui - 2 camels solo.nsf.mp3
BotB 1634 SBX 8000 - Navicomputer.mp3
BotB 1690 Birdtron - Werk Bird Lunch.nsf.mp3
BotB 1701 ui - silencio.mp3
BotB 1718 coda - pooplock.ogg.mp3
BotB 1726 kmuland - cabrona.rar.mp3
Level 29 Chipist
post #78545 :: 2017.02.15 11:21am
  anewuser liēkd this
Strange, I'll look into it when I get back to my apartment! When fixed I'll make two patches, one for 2005 and one for 2007 (both in a single torrent)
Level 29 Chipist
post #78546 :: 2017.02.15 11:23am
  sleeparrow liēkd this
Ah wait, that'd break the torrent altogether. I'll just redo 2005 and 2007. might as well rip off that bandaid before these torrents are too mature
Level 21 Mixist
post #78563 :: 2017.02.15 6:58pm
you should notate that they were updated at the top for people, pls & thx savstat :*
Level 23 Renderist
post #78567 :: 2017.02.15 8:22pm
  m9m, Savestate and Baron Knoxburry liēkd this
I'm humbled. I'm very aware and conscious of the size of the db of entries on the site. This puts it right in ya face!

baron&et al I'll forever be thankful, you have no idea.
also baron&et all you have made a great community.
Level 28 Hostist
post #78582 :: 2017.02.16 11:10am
  anewuser, VinCMG, Savestate and MiDoRi liēkd this
HAHA we haven't even gotten to the BIG years yet
2013 and forward are gonna be HUGE
Level 29 Chipist
post #78584 :: 2017.02.16 11:25am
i haven't updated them yet actually ! i ended up going to bed almost immediately after getting home last night haha whoops. you'll see the *updated notation when they have been.
Level 29 Chipist
post #78585 :: 2017.02.16 11:26am :: edit 2017.02.16 11:27am
btw if you managed to download 2010, that's the DHT working, thank u technology for bein awesome (haven't added the hash to the whitelist yet on my server [also probably gonna be done sometime this weekend, along w fixing the missing tags])
Level 11 Mixist
post #78605 :: 2017.02.17 12:23am :: edit 2017.02.17 12:23am
  Jangler hæitd this

Here you go.

Also I can host HTTP thing if you want.
Level 29 Chipist
post #78779 :: 2017.02.19 8:33am
finally got around to looking at the files. .. the files are all tagged properly on my end. maybe they're tagged in a strange way ?? hmm gonna look into this
Level 28 Chipist
post #78781 :: 2017.02.19 9:11am :: edit 2017.02.19 9:20am
  Savestate liēkd this
i tried three different programs to make sure it wasn't just one screwin up and they all didn't show any tags for those particular files

edit: if no one else has this problem then it's safe to assume i just bought the wrong kind of mushrooms at the grocery store
Level 27 Chipist
post #78789 :: 2017.02.19 10:18am
  Savestate liēkd this
Yeah I'm seeing tags on those some of those entries Jangler listed.
Level 17 Mixist
post #79026 :: 2017.02.21 4:14pm
  Savestate liēkd this
d/ling 2010 now to the aforementioned seed server.

thanks for your awesome work
Level 30 Mixist
Baron Knoxburry
post #79028 :: 2017.02.21 4:25pm
  Flaminglog, Electronoob and Savestate liēkd this
haha I see you donloading at over 3MiB/s!!!
Level 29 Chipist
post #79045 :: 2017.02.21 7:47pm
  Electronoob, m9m and anewuser liēkd this
Waking up at 4am and Working full time has made me super tired during the week @--x
Sorry for the delay on the rest of the torrents!!! This weekend is pretty filled too so it might be two weeks before I get back around to it. Sorry for such a long delay ):
Level 29 Chipist
post #79911 :: 2017.03.07 6:12pm
  Quirby64 liēkd this
its still on the backburner ! lots of things i have on my todo list right now though
Level 17 Mixist
post #81436 :: 2017.03.26 5:31am
  anewuser and Quirby64 liēkd this
Level 18 Chipist
Modus Ponens
post #81450 :: 2017.03.26 9:12am
  sleeparrow, Electronoob and Quirby64 liēkd this
You should get that cough looked at, Electronoob
Level 17 Mixist
post #92758 :: 2017.12.03 11:55am
  anewuser and Quirby64 liēkd this
buuuump ;p
Level 26 Mixist
post #92759 :: 2017.12.03 12:18pm
  Quirby64 liēkd this
|д゚)… i should make botb pirate radio if this project comes back
Level 10 Chipist
post #92771 :: 2017.12.03 6:59pm
I'll look at these when I get a chance. It'll be nice to dwell head first into the history of this site.
Level 29 Chipist
post #92776 :: 2017.12.04 1:49am
one day i'll finish this ...
Level 23 Renderist
post #92825 :: 2017.12.05 10:39am
Please do finish. *sniff*
Level 30 Chipist
post #106339 :: 2018.12.29 2:19am
  Razerek and anewuser liēkd this
wld very much like an update on this! having all these in mp3 wld make for good listening now i have my linked back up
Level 23 Pixelist
post #106340 :: 2018.12.29 3:57am
  anewuser liēkd this
Level 29 Chipist
post #106460 :: 2019.01.03 10:46am
  kleeder, nitrofurano, charlotte and MiDoRi liēkd this
yeah i stopped paying for my servers.
keffie, remind me this weekend and i'll try to get dyndns setup on my server @ home and get this going again (and continue downloading the entries)
Level 28 Chipist
post #139556 :: 2021.03.30 1:45am
  Savestate, mk7, ASIKWUSpulse, argarak, kleeder, Razerek and nitrofurano liēkd this
i am reminding you... NOW
Level 22 Chipist
post #139572 :: 2021.03.30 11:35am :: edit 2021.03.30 11:36am
Idk how necessary this would be (since you have this whitelist in the client - edit: and maybe the client even show them itself?), but a page with stats on leechers and seeders?
Level 28 Hostist
post #139582 :: 2021.03.30 1:21pm
  kfaraday liēkd this
i've never ran a server before
but it just handles the p2p connections?
i might be able to run it on my aws bot account
if its not too resource intensive
i have bandwidth limitations at my house (shared by 3 people)
so i'm not sure how much i can seed
Level 29 Chipist
post #139621 :: 2021.03.31 4:16pm
😳 lemmie see if i have the files anywhere still also lol
Level 29 Chipist
post #139622 :: 2021.03.31 4:34pm :: edit 2021.03.31 4:39pm
ok cool i still have all the files.

i'll have gigabit internet when i get settled in sweden so i can seed the torrents then, but that won't be until the end of june.

trackers aren't very resource intensive puke, you'll wanna make sure to make it whitelist only though, then give it the hashes of the magnet links below. i can update the urls to point to your tracker whenever that happens.
Level 4 Chipist
post #147946 :: 2021.10.17 5:59am
Any updates on this?

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