Some of these sites, the biggest and best of their kind, still have poorly designed navigation and technical glitches. Even on a T1 connection I found myself waiting a long time for downloads, being denied by certain clips, following bad links, and waiting through eons of buffering. But finding a gem like The Killer Bean (about a coffee bean with moves straight out of a John Woo film) makes the all the waiting worth it.
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