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

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Dano, I really wish you the best. You're a valued member of our team, and you'll always be one of us even if you have to take a break from WCG for the time being.

    Let us know when you put up the FS thread.
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  2. Black Panther

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    I wish everything gets a turn for the better for you mate.

    If it helps I might be buying a WC system from you if it's compatible with my system. (As soon as I turn on WCG on this pc all CPU cores go over 75 degrees, and so I just gave up :()
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    Sorry to hear that bro. Look at it this way, we all support you and we got your back. You'll get this all worked out and be back on your feet soon and then you can build new cruncher which is where the fun is anyway right. Stay tough my friend you'll come out stronger in the end!
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    wish ya all the best too, ive only seen ya post about the merc. shit happens to the best of people, but not for long!
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  5. stinger608

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    :laugh: To be on a lighter (maybe pun intended) side of life, here is about my luck

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    Watch it, its funny as heck. :laugh:

    made me laugh which made the day a little brighter!!!

    Also want to say that Ahhzz is frigging awesome!!!!!!!!!! :respect::respect::respect:
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    Sorry for the double post, however I just got confirmation from my attorney that I will get the disability around mid Oct or so.

    A frigging whopping $638 per month! :eek: How in the HELL does this frigging government expect a person or a couple to live on that shit????? God, this just keeps getting better. :banghead:
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  7. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    That sucks man :shadedshu

    Don't trust a lawyer to find all of the options out there for you. They tend to concentrate on those programs they can profit from at your expense and ignore some others that may really help you.

    Left you a PM on another program to look into... hope it helps :eek:
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Sorry about your troubles, keep yer chin up through the tough times, it will get better.
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    awwwwww crap, i hope you will still come to TPU to check the Nostalgeek club! we are lost without you!
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    yea once I do shut down I will try and log in with my laptop at a wifi hot spot. Hopefully once a day probably in the evening. :toast:

    I think as it stands now my cable bill is good until the middle of August.
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    I was like :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: At least we can all laugh together and share a smile :)
    Thanks buddy for sharing that :toast:
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    How I missed this post, IDK.

    Anyways, best of luck to you and your Wife. The best advice I can offer is this:

    You control your emotions, no one else. Keep your head up, money and self worth have nothing to do with each other! Self pity can and should be recognized and destroyed! You are a man, always will be, despite money or the lack of it. You do not get stupider just because you are struggling. Yada yada...

    I am currently in a Men's shelter, I am tested everyday. I will not let anybody bring me down.

    It IS ok to take care of yourself, you don't have to give what you can't.

    Ok, Rant over. I wish you both the best.

    :toast:
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    Hi there everyone,

    I am writing this for Stinger608.

    This is his wife and he is here with me as I am writing this note.

    Three days ago he woke up and could not see out of his left eye so I took him to the emergency room. What has happened is the Pityriasis Rubra Polaris has attacked his eyes. He cannot see at all out of the left eye and can only see foggy out of his right eye.
    The doctors have prescribed some eye drops that hopefully will work.

    He wanted me to thank everyone for being so supportive and I wish to thank all of you as well.

    "I will be back on as soon as I can." He wanted me to say that for him.
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    I'm really sorry to hear about this. I wish you both the best! :cry:
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    Godspeed Dano! Keep us updated on your speedy recovery.
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Oh man! :eek:

    I feel so bad for what you and your family is going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Dan and I hope that he heals up swiftly and is back in good health sooner rather than later.
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    stinger608, I hope you get well soon.

    It's when I read sad things like this I'm shocked that Americans are so opposed to Obama's Health Care reforms. You are the exact reason why universal health care is so important.

    In the UK we get free health care. We don't need to sell our items or assets. Hopefully the USA and other countries catch up with the rest of the world.

    PS. We don't have to worry about constant gun violence neither. But that is another issue. :laugh:
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    Very sorry to hear Dano, feel better asap. The team says hi, as well as the rest of TPU, and we see certainly eager to hear back from you soon.

    On the bright side, you have a terrific wife who is extremely supportive, even logging into TPU for you and updating us. :respect: Cheers to that :toast:
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    Sorry to hear man. I do hope you get better soon and we will keep you in our prayers.
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    Ooh :(, get better soon bubba..
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    Stinger, best to you. Make sure to keep at least 4 cores going at all times :)
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    Thanks Diane, If I can help just let me know.
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    I hope everything goes well.
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    Only seeing this now. I am lost for words, I hope you or your wife can keep us up to date once in a while. Get well and good luck to you and your family.
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    :toast::toast::toast: Thank you all for the awesome kind words and prayers!!!!!!!

    My right eye has cleared up mostly now. I can see much better out of it. The left eye I can only see a white fog out of still. I pretty much just keep a patch over the left eye so naturally I don't have any 3D vision or any depth perception which really sucks!

    My right eye has just cleared up enough to be able to see good enough to type and check in here yesterday.

    What actually happened is this damn disease that I have dried the outer layer or Cornea of the eye preventing me from seeing images through them. They prescribed me some drops that have very slowly helped but it has taken near two weeks to work.

    Again I want to thank each and everyone for all the very kind words and prayers!!! Bless all of you!

    I will try to log in more often now as I can see fairly out of my right eye. :)

    Dano
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