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Old July 30th, 2006
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Angry ***CAUTION*** DONT pay for the PRO version

Dont waste your money on the Limewire PRO version as it appears to be a scam. I paid for the pro version and when I went to upgrade as you are entitled to upgrades for a limited time, I upgraded and my upgrade time expired app. 2 weeks after I got my free upgrade. THEN the other day when I went to log on it asked me to upgrade to the "PRO" version again. This was AFTER I had already upgraded to the latest version. So naturally I went to the page to upgrade to PRO again and guess what.. luck would have it that my time had expired so now they are asking me to PAY for the pro version AGAIN!!! Just save your money and stick with the free version. Otherwise, you might end up being asked to pay for it all over again. I'm not happy Limewire!!!
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It's not a scam. Everything is described on their website. You get Pro with 6 months of free updates. Around the end of 6 months you can repurchase at a discount. Now what is scamming about that? Didn't you read about what you were buying? Sounds like you're just cheesed off because you forgot your 6 months of free updates has finished. That doesn't give you the right to call it a scam when there's nothing on the LW site that is trying to trick anybody. It's all there described ... LW pro with 6 months of free updates & support. http://www.limewire.com/english/content/download.shtml duh!

There's no lifetime of free updates for Pro. Where does it say that on their website? Besides you can keep using the version you have.
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Default The scam IS...

The scam is that it took away the version of Pro that I DID pay for and booted me back to the basic version.. if its not gonna let ya have anymore updates then thats fine but let me keep the version and build that I DID pay for instead of booting back to the free version. They never tell you that you will be bounced back if ya dont choose to keep paying for it.
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It's up to the user to save their Pro installers. You paid for Pro so keep the installers for the versions you updated during the 6 months!
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Why dont ya just ****** limewire Stupid rules...... but you knew what i said guys!! YOU KNOW!

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Well aren't we glad LW exists!!! It wouldn't if everybody had your attitude.
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Hey idiot, champbronc2, hope you realize the bogus version you are using will give you viruses? lmao. So, I hope you have an up todate AV and may the Gods give you a virus that slips by your AV and ruins your machine. Grin all you want moron, but those bogus version will allow hackers to get in your computer, besides other things.
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No one gives a &*%^#*^ @^$%! You ^&*(%^& %^$# people!! ^($%
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wow, the retards are really out in droves tonight. Must be a full moon.

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What's everybody freakin' out about. I downloaded the XXXXXXX right from Limewire. LOL!!! Limewire has everything XXXXX....and why not.



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