Links are not working (1/20)

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I am trying to watch some back episodes of Bones, and none of the links that I have tried are working. They are all coming back with the message "Video is not available - This video was either deleted by the user or in breach of a copyright holder."
Please help!!!
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Mosey Littlejohn Sullivan

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This is driving me nuts....the only links that work are noamov which is soooo slow to load and after awhile the picture is delayed. What happened to all the videobb links??

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videobb?.
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Hi Mosey, regarding your Facebook login comment, this support forum is actually powered by Get Satisfaction - a completely separate site from SideReel. Unfortunately, being logged into SideReel doesn't mean you're logged into Get Satisfaction.
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Official Response
Update! Here's a NY Times article, for those of you who have been asking about the current state of VideoBB and similar hosting sites. http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01...
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no links are working, I can't see a single show on sidereel. Why is that? Please help me because I really want to see my shows :(

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Links are not working!".
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where has all the good links gone? i love this wedsite coz i not that i am allways goin to get a good link that really dose work, but ever since the new year i find it really hard to get one that works. please sort it out!!!

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WHere are the links that work?.
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I used to use Megavideo until their price went up and you guys stopped posting links to shows on there site. Now I pay to use videoobb and all of a sudden within the last week you do not have any episodes of any shows that I watch from videoobb?! I used this EVERYDAY and pay to use it. Very upset, what is going on?!

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Where did Videoobb go?.
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Hi Kayla! Keep in mind that links on SideReel are user-submitted! Please refer to the article I posted above regarding the current state of Videobb.
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megavideo and videobb links are gone, and buffering is ridiculously slow on other links, it takes about 2 hours to watch a 45min programme! gerrit sorted sidereel, I dont know what you changed but put it back the way it was!
thank you

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Links and streaming.
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Hi Lauren! Sorry for the confusion, but keep in mind that SideReel didn't change a thing! Users can still submit links to SideReel, and you can still search the submitted links for each episode on the site. We aren't affiliated with any of the third-party websites posted on the site, so unfortunately we can't do a thing to change loading times for their player, or un-do the content removal on videobb's part.
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aw thats a shame, I didnt realise megavideo was no more :( but thanks to these comments im up to date, definately sucks but there isnt anything that can be done about it- thanks for the reply alex, keep up the good work
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It's because Megavideo was shut down by the feds and videobb deleted all videos that breached copyright laws so they wouldn't get shut down too.
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I used to watched TV shows through VideoBB on sidereel but I've noticed that in the past few days, the VideoBB link is no longer available. Is this temporary or a permanent situation.

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What happened to VIDEOBB link?.
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There's new bill being thrown around in the US, that will impose a penalty unauthorized streaming of copyright material, and I think will also cause penalties to hosting websites, so a bunch of people and websites are probably cleaning up in case this bill gets passed.

It'll get worse than what it is now if the bill is passed.
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Hi Connor, thanks for your speculation and concern, but please refer to this NY Times article for clarification on what's going down with the sites in question: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01...
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I think this new bill had nothing to do with that. That shutdown was based on an older law in place I believe. The new act is SOPA or Bill 3261, and has not been passed yet. Wiki it.
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Hi Connor, we're aware of SOPA, but this thread is about the current state of VideoBB in relation to Megavideo's recent shutdown.
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All the videobb.com links seem to have dissappeared, also the megavideo.com as well I think. Is this a new thing or are they coming back?

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No more MegaVideo or Videobb??.
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Why have most of the links to videobb vanished?

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Mandy Pastor

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Why cant I get any videobb links on sidereel anymore?

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Videobb.
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I am really appalled at the lack of response to megaupload being taken down. Megaupload helped make your site what it is today, a simple message would have sufficed.

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No need to be appalled, it was indeed addressed!
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Is Videobb gonna be shut down or is this temporary? I cant live without my Hawaii Five-0. Every single link seems to be down, is there ANY other site I can watch my shows?
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Why did you stop posting Megavideo and Videobb links? They were usually the best links I am trying to understand why your not posting them anymore

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Hi Vicki, links on SideReel are user-submitted. Unfortunately content availability is out of our hands, but if you know of any alternate video hosts, feel free to post away! :)
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I can't watch any Hawaii Five-0 shows on any links provided. It says that the video has been removed. I can't watch it anywhere. :(

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Can't watch shows on any link..
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It is unfortunate because megavideo and videobb was the only reason I used Sidereel. I knew their links always worked and usually played without hassle. Unfortunately, as Alex pointed out, there are a few other links being submitted but they do not play well or at all. Even though Sidereel has no control over posted links, you have to assume they are suffering because of this. Almost all of my friends who used Sidereel have quite using the site and others like it because there are no more quality links to view. Unfortunately, I will be joining their ranks until another site pops up that offers secure links for viewing.
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maybe you should spend less time making your shit newsreels and more time checking your links to make sure they actually work and/or are accurate.
As per the state of your site, this must be confusing for you, so let me clarify: The links to shows that your site purportedly offers regularly suck. I'm glad you've got advertising and notoriety, but f--cking pick up your game and get back into that sexy shape that you were before- this site has such potential, its sad to see it go downhill because no one cares to check what they're posting. Thanks.

-MGMT

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Great idea!.
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Hi George. While we appreciate your humor, it sounds like you may be misinformed regarding the way SideReel works. Links on SideReel are user-submitted, and because of that, some spam can get in along with the good, working links. Ceasing production on our original news videos won't change the way our content quality team approaches spam or broken links that may be found around the site - whether you enjoy the content or not.
As you've likely noticed, given your submitted "idea," due to an influx of broken links from sources such as Megavideo and VideoBB, these links are no longer available through SideReel. You can report remaining sites with broken links by clicking the "report link" button, or emailing mass links to spamsucks@sidereel.com.
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Why are there no longer links to videobb?

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I can't find any working links for Shameless Season 2, Episode 3. Can you find a megavideo or videob link? Thank you. :)

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Have Videobb links been completely removed? Why? Will they ever come back? Thanks

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Videobb links removed?.
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i notice that all videobb player are no longer available or listed in the sidereel, why is that? i love watching using videobb, it loads very fast..

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where is the videobb player?.
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http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01...

As someone said already, read this and you will understand what is happening.
Don't bother asking for any specific links here. All sites are pulling out their videos from the web, and the alternatives, like novamov, and vidxen, dont work properly. / to much publicity, and loading times make take days, not to mention they could be closed tomorrow, just like megavideo was...
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Whoever who took those sites down should've been more considerate. Not everybody has the privilege to watch their tv shows on tv or live in the USA where all the cool shows are played on tv... Please please update more links that work. Sidereel is the only place I watch my tv shows...
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where have videobb and megavideo gone i cant find any links?

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