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shutting down & going to have to sell :-(

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by stinger608, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Well as many of you know I have been battling a really nasty skin heath condition. Needless to say I have exhausted my unemployment benefits and have been fighting with the frigging US government to allow me temporary disability.

    Bottom line is they are saying I probably will not see any frigging benefit income until possibly the first part of November!!!!! :banghead: That is absolutely insane! I am already just scraping by as it is.

    So at this point it is looking as though I will be turning systems off and parting everything out within the next few weeks just to bring in some bucks to feed the wife and I. :cry:
    It is a real sucky deal to be honest. Will be shutting the internet and cable down in a couple of weeks and most likely will have to move by the first of September into our camp trailer.

    I guess I will be making a huge "for sale" thread some time in August and try to log in every day from my laptop where there is some free wifi LOL.

    So I will probably only be crunching for another 2 weeks tops before I pull the plug on all the systems.


    The for sale thread will have parts from two complete Sandy Bridge systems along with a bunch of water cooling gear and parts from one complete x58 system running a HT Xeon quad core. There will be several keyboards and mice including a nearly new MK710 Logitech cordless desktop. Power supplies are going to include a couple of real sweet Seasonic modular units along with a nice Corsair unit.

    Naturally I will be giving priority and discounts to fellow TPU crunchers. :toast:

    I just want to say I am sorry for needing to stop crunching to all me fellow team mates. :cry: I just don't know what else to do at this point.
     
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    I want to give a thanks but it doesn't feel right. I know what your going thru as I have been in a similar situation and have been scraping by for a long time and it is catching up to me right now too. I hope you manage and wish you all the best of luck and your safe return.
     
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    No need to say sorry dude. We all have our ups and downs. Sad to hear it but keep your hopes up I know you'll get through it soon.
     
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    This really sucks to read. Stinger, your a awesome guy to chat with and I just can't stand to see this happen to a person that would bend over backwards for anyone of else.
     
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    Damn dude that sucks if I can help in any way...
     
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    So sorry to hear about this Bud :(

    Hope some good things happen for you first before all of this bad comes down on you.....
     
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    I am also sorry to hear man, you are a good friend and I will try and help the best I can. Keep your head up, things will turn around.
     
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Thanks for allllllll the kind words guys!!!!! It really means a lot. :respect::respect::respect:
     
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    Hey brotha sometimes you got to do what you got to do! I hope everything turns around for you!
     
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    Hey there is a car park next to us we can always allow ya some wifi ;).. Hope it gets better soon hang in their bubba.
     
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    I would like to help PM me.:)
     
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    sorry to hear that, i hope you get well soon and can make it through.
    yeah crunching could wait for a while :toast:
     
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    Sorry to hear about that Dano! :(

    I hope that you bounce back soon and that everything straightens out! As mike said, let us know what we can do. I know that no one likes to ask for "charity," but it's not like that as a part of our team. We'd all like to help if at all possibles so let us know. :)
     
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Guys, reading through the awesome kind words and hopes that everyone has posted honestly brings tears to my eyes. :eek:
    The wife was crying her eyes out reading through these posts! She wonders how people that we have never met face to face can be sooooooooo kind and good hearted.

    Like I told her, "these are the most awesome people I have never met!"

    Bless each and every one and thank you so very much for all the kind words and support!!

    :respect::respect::respect:

    All of you have my deepest respect and admiration!
     
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    Stinger,

    Sorry to hear of your situation. Like everyone else my thoughts are with you. You'll get through this. Life will be good again someday soon.

    I had my own medical tragedy three years ago. While not life-threatening, it was extremely painful. Thanks to good doctors, a great PT, and lots of hard work on my part, I'm better than ever.

    Keep on fighting, and never, ever give up!
     
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    that sucks. i feel sorry for you. but dont lose hope or go into depression ok?
     
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    Hope things work out for you dude. Life can be real shitty sometimes but if you have the love of your wife and some good friends you will get by.

    And if you do sell your stuff don't under price it. I'm sure people here would gladly support you by offering a decent value on your kit.

    Good luck and keep your chin up. :toast:
     
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    Really sorry to hear this, Dano. Hopefully you are able to join us again very soon. The well-being of yourself and your wife is of top importance, and unfortunately selling off your rigs will suck, but sometimes life throws us a tough situation like this and you just gotta keep your head up and take it day by day. Stay strong, and we'll be here for you man.
     
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    Only seen your posts a few times here, Stinger, guess we don't frequent the same posts, but from the posts from several I do spot more often (dude, MoT, etc), that speaks a lot of you. Sorry about things man, and hope they get squared away sooner rather than later. Will keep you in my thoughts.
     
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    Man, sorry to hear the bad news. Like others have said If you ever need any help just ask. :toast:
     
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    Really sorry to hear this, Stinger :(

    Stay strong and get well soon, my friend.
     
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    OMG stinger :( I am so saddened to hear about this. I hope you get better and good times come your way! /PRAYING!
     
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    Ironically, it's probably easier to get on permanent disability! If you can find the right lawyer...

    Best to you!
     
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    Drop me a line if you need something, D. I know what its like to be in this kind of situation.
     
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    Woa, that sucks man :S I hope everything will go fine for you. Keep fighting man!
     
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