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You've gotta add more complex searches. Try finding music by the band "The The"...

A hot-list of frequent searches would be nice.

A log of files uploaded, or better options for stripping out 'inactive upload' Its not very useful to have to wade through the messages that your machine has turned away 5000 requests because 'upload limit reached'. Make the uploads box useful by either adding a stats panel (500 requests denied for because upload limit has been reached) and showing only those uploads that started, stalled, completed etc.

Im a Pro user - but I can hardly download anything. Im hoping this is just a glitch as people move to th 0.6 protocol and the Ultrapeer model gets its bugs ironed out. My copy of 1.7 on another machine is probably 10 times more successful at finding and being able to download what I want. Jeez the latest Pro actually crashes. Locks up and dies. Im surprised anyone can keep running and connected for the pre requisite 15 minutes to become an ultrapeer... You have to fix that dudes.

The retry times get progressively longer? Whats the purpose in that? Bring back the force resume button functionality. I dont want to wait 800 seconds to retry my download. I want to be able to poll the other client at my request. Dont tell me that a single request to download a file is anything like a search request in terms of generating traffic - cause its point to point right? As I recall from the specs its just and http download from one machine to the other.

Put the net stats back on the footer. Whats the point of hiding them away in a window? I mean, did you guys all sit down and find a compelling reason to remove it? I wont accept that 'its innaccurate' Its an abstract number to all of us anyway. It doesnt matter that its reporting 4 Billion files, but in reality theres only 4 million. Its the comparative difference thats important. If you dont like its accuracy, then abstract it. Turn it into a score or something. 'Your connectivity score is 157' so that when I connect at another time and my score is 21, I know Im on a ****ty branch of the net somewhere and I should juggle my connections.

Get rid of the MP3 player - this is a file sharing tool. Swallow your pride. Chuck it out. If you want to be associated with sharing MUSIC files then leave it in - The RIAA needs all the help it can get...

Thats all for now.
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I'll second the motion to get rid of the MP3 player. It unnecessarily complicates things. Back when there were discussion areas for Morpheus, probably half the complaints were about the media player. I dare say no one is installing LimeWire because they want a MP3 player. There are more than enough problems with the file sharing part of things. There's no need to add unnecessary functions into the mix.
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