Do You Suffer from the Youtube Buffer?

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  1. willpower

    willpower Senior member

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    Weekends in particular it's all this:

    Start-stop-buffer-start-buffer-freeze-start...
     
  2. Jumbie

    Jumbie Senior member

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    Not a solution but may make your viewing less interrupted - start the video then pause it and let it load for a while. Once the red bar progresses what you deem to be a reasonable amount, then view the video and it should continue to load the video enough that you never get that pause. I usually do this when I'm on a slow connection.
     
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    Szeph el raton Senior member

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    Absolutely. Only have a 2 Mbit connection and streaming 480p or 720p is real pita. But on the other hand there are some clips which load SO slow, it seems to have something to do with Youtube itself.
     
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    dtmt Senior member

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    Yes, I fucking hate this. Why is this so hard for anyone other than Netflix to figure out?
     
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    mr.orange Senior member

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    Netflix is pretty bad for me too, I'm not really sure about my internet connection tho [​IMG]
     
  6. garethfrith1

    garethfrith1 New Member

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    at times i too hv this problem
     
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    yjeezle Senior member

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    do they cap your bandwidth? i find that when i download/stream a ton of stuff throughout the week, my internet will slow down significantly afterwards...
     
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    unjung Senior member

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    Happens to me at airports, hotels, other places with crappy connections. At home and work it never happens.
     
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