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Discussion in 'News' started by W1zzard, Mar 31, 2010.

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    Which is even more sad if this does end up being the case . . . this community and site will simply fall apart.

    I'll put it this way: it's because of this community here that I set up the X-Fi support thread . . . how many other sites would such a thread have been able to exist, and for as long as it has, without turning into a complete Creative bashing free-for-all thread?

    TBH, the community here is a lot more helpful and respectful of others than the Reviews section tends to be . . . and I think that has more to do with the general internet trolls that hardware articles and reviews tend to draw out of the woodwork.
     
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    Why is everyone thanking the post that W1zz made saying he is leaving? I would find thanking that to be like.. an insult?

    I mean seriously... I am sad that w1zz is going away.. but why must everyone thank him for doing so?
     
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    that is ONLY Chuck Norris that can do that :eek:
     
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    I have faith in W1z, he will not replace himself with an ass. Please stop criticising W1z's successor, its like criticising his choice. I am sure he will come up with something sensible. Its never going to be as good as him though.
     
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    The next admin have not been chosen and they are criticising it yet?

    Ow my gosh... we're doomed :nutkick:
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    O i know. but i mean w/e right? Its black and white. he will either infract me for said reason. or he wont to try and prove to us that hes a good guy that understands. its a double edged sworn imo because either way he proves atleast "my" point. and to that i will tell him my left testicle is located 3" below my belly button and 1" 1/4 to his right side.
     
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    It was popularised in the UK by the Sun newspaper.

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    That will be something we all will miss, this forum was good and still is good ever since day one when I joined last year. Of course everyone here who is well known by the community from what I have seen comes off as decent and enjoyable people to talk to. I still can say that W1z's reviews were kick ass and extremely detailed.
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    Ya I agree. I dont mean to criticize his choice but I mean a company is buying. Which means he doesnt directly control who takes the helm. and usually people who throw alot of money at a tech site when it goes up for sale already have an idea on what they want to with it.
     
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    well i can understand why hes leaving sure but you have to understand some ppl have been here a very long time. They have seen W1zzard and the staff grow the site little by little to what it is today... ppl are greatly saddened by it and i have to agree seldom does a successor ever fill the shoes of the man before him. I hope W1zz is happier in whatever he chooses to do it is HIS choice dosent mean ppl have to be fucking happy about it and jump for joy. W1zzard and the staff here made a tech site we all gravitated to that should say something in and of itself. I admit i wanted to see the 10.3 drivers used even without i still thanked himf or the hardwork simply do to the amount of work it is hell simply running my own games 3 times or benchmarks when i tested these new gpus was more time then i thought it would take. I cant even imagine that amount of work it takes to do a review as detailed as what W1zz does. At the end of the day w1zz leaving is sad and are future here is somewhat uncertain ill stick around and see how things change. If things dont work out ill move on and the few ppl that want can PM me for a way to contact me in the future. because as solaris pointed out it is being bought TPU is no longer our community it is now a commodity and as such it wont ever be the same
     
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    If I ban the shit out of all ungrateful noobs will you stay? If not that's OK, I will still be a asshole.


    I'm a good asshole, dickhead.
     
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    Ugh, huge sadface. :(
    (Great, this was my 2,000th post. :( :( :( )
     
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    If you ever wanted to get into bioinformatics and move to Japan, there is a fair amount of interest in GPU computing here. Still at the algorithm development stage, but that is probably the more interesting and challenging stage. Science is also one of these lower paid but doing it for the love of it kind of pursuits. I completely understand how all this drama could have been the straw-that-breaks-the-camels-back for you. Best of luck in your future pursuits.
     
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    On a positive note maybe some of the less "productive" people will leave. :D
     
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    for real, where's our coders n whatnot? need to rally em to make malicious program and destroy those sons' a bitches computers down to the firmware level.
     
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    Man the stuff i miss when im asleep.

    All i can say W1zz is all the best for the future and thank you for what is the greatest forum on the net. Ive been here for over 2 years now and it feels like home to me great ppl great thread just a very comfotable feel.
     
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    I fail to see the positive in that...:cry::cry:

    On W1zzard can divide by 0 in this forum :respect::cry:
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    W1zzard please stay? We all freaking love you... maybe too much :D:D

    :cry:
     
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    I've hit, Shock, Sadness, Anger and now Acceptance. But now I'm angry again. WTF.
     
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    Oh man! Dont say you're leaving too! This is a bad day...
     
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    I thanked him for the way that he is going about doing it. He is nice enough to give us a heads up. tell us the forums, as he understands, won't be changed for at least a couple months. He also gave us quite a few reasons why. He isn't just saying "Sorry, but things aren't going as i would like them too. I'm leaving TPU today, bye"
     
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    Take it easy Wizz. It is like someone just walked into TPU and taken the lounge. You have been here that long you are part of the furniture! All the best for the future.
     
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    Yeah, I can relate. I always enjoy your posts; I like your unconventional humour especially. ;) :toast:
     
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    Why thank you. I just got another infraction.....:laugh:....really.
     
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