Filing system for porn?

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  1. Meniscus

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    I have a shamefully large porn collection which is difficult to organize. I have a filing system of sorts, but I make it up as I go along and it's more than a little inconsistent. I'm wondering if anyone else has this problem and if you've got any good suggestions. Thanks.
     
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    i just make main folders, then subfolders, etc. works perfectly well, and i probably have close to 350 gigs of files on my external.
     
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    Go to porn sites and see how they sort their movies. By anal, bukkake, gangbangs, big cock, little cock, etc....
     
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    I tend to file by studio or series title, all within one folder.

    Real Men
    Alphamale
    TheGuySite
    Hot House
    Treasure Island Media

    etc.
     
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    I also use folder like vintage, bareback, or by studio like falcon, cadinot, HDK, I only have 45 gig on my system drive and another 60 gig on an external. But I have lots of dvds with 4 or 5 titles on each. I think I'm gonna burn it all to dvd eventually or get a tera byte drive.
     
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    i used to categorize it on dvds.
    Oral
    Anal
    Jocks
    cumshots
    blowjobs
    etc.
    Videos I just categorize by twinks, jocks, or studio like Lex.

    I burn all my stuff to disks...because its better to do that then have it take up hard drive storage.
    I've got 2 internal 500gb drives I run, but one drive is for the operating system and program files, the other is a temporary/dump drive for DVD authoring, etc.

    I have two other backups of my system offline in storage for just in case.
    HD Storage is cheap but in todays day and age -somewhat unreliable.

    I've had all too many customers think that their PC would infinitely store their data.
    I'm here to tell ya... DVD is your safest bet.
     
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    yeah, i guess i should have expanded a bit more...

    my system is basically this

    Parent Folder
    -white girls
    -black girls
    -Asian girls
    -other girls
    -Classic/Vintage scenes
    -Fetish



    then in each i have subfolders

    -Big Tits
    -Titfucking
    -Blowjob
    -handjob
    -cumshot only
    -POV

    etc...and if i have the need, i subdivide it further, like for favorite performers like all the Gianna Michaels clips are stored under "White girl," - "Big Tits" in the "Gianna" subfolder - etc.

    it works well
     
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    Mine, both DVD's and on my HD, are grouped by star (the main one I bought the movie for).
     
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    This is another reason I like Unix-like operating systems...symbolic links. :biggrin1:

    My porn collection takes up more than 2TB of the 4.5TB array on my storage server.

    I have scenes categorized by site, by performer, etc...so naturally some scenes would go in more than one category. In the Linux world, you just create a link to the file in each category where it belongs...it appears that you've put a new copy in each place, but in reality they're all just pointers to the one real copy of the file.

    So a favorite scene with, say, Gianna Michaels might be in all these different directories (folders) on the filesystem:

    /Brunettes
    /Big Tits
    /Naturals
    /Creampies
    /Brazzers

    ...but in raw storage terms, there's only one copy of the data actually taking up drive space.
     
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