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Discussion in 'techPowerUp! Club Forum' started by mullered07, Aug 13, 2008.

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Is the UK the most damn fine & dandy place to live?

  1. Yes without a doubt

    12.5%
  2. Yes but only with a cup of Earl Grey

    16.7%
  3. Would be better with a half decent government

    45.8%
  4. No it's crap!

    25.0%
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    Ket, good luck, just remember never switch to the free 2mbps package. It will make you tear your hair out. xD
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    Thats a good deal! i'm guessing you've taken thier TV and phone package with that aswel though?

    Hopefully you'll get more of the 20mb unlike most others i know who's had that and average 8 - 10 mb.

    I actually know someone on that, and they've not got a bad word to say about it, but then again it's a woman who only likes to use msn and the odd bit of browsing :laugh:
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    My nearest exchange is ~50 miles from me, so I should get about 15Mbit really. I did pick their whole package, but even with just the internet it was a good deal, £15 month.
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    Ket


    De-lidded & lapped E4400 £35 inc. shipping
    Lapped E7200 £35 inc. shipping (held for tigs till end of the week)

    Think i may be interested in either of those... hopefully the E7200 if tigger don't have it :p
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    Sky dont do internet only, we tried, they said no :cry:
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    Thats why i love Virgin Media + the very stable and accurate speed :p
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    Its pretty guaranteed tigs will be taking the E7200, like 99%. Best grab the E4400 while its still available :p

    Really? Sky have been trying to hoodwink me into their broadband package only for months :wtf:
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    You got Sky TV?
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    Nope. Literally just their broadband package they been bugging me about for months. Try them again.
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    @ Ket - I'm waiting for my money from the job centre :laugh: and that should come tomorrow so hopefully it'll go well and it'll come when they said it will. Just a few questions: Whats de-lidded mean? and how's it go for overclocking?
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    De-lidded just means the IHS I have taken off for the extremists. I still have the IHS tho for those that need to use it for their cooling solution. All you have to do is put a little TIM between the core and IHS and it works just as before it was de-lidded. As for OCs, had it to 3.2GHz 400FSB on my old AW9D Max, but I forget at what voltage.
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    Sounds good, bad news is i've just been on the phone to the joke shop (job centre) they've suspended my claim for one week though, so i'll only be getting £50 this week and won't be able to afford the chip :(
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    Why have they suspended one week of your claim? Sounds like your local job centre are a bunch of arseholes.
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    whats that spending benefits on computer parts?
    and people moan about scrounger typical UK
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    You got them spot on!!!

    Apparently my job search has not been upto scratch even though i have filled in my job log with 11 job's i've applied for, the actual reason they suspended my claim is because i haven't used thier services to look for work (i've actually been looking via third party websites and/or directly at companies).

    They're being pretty sadistic about it to be honest.
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    dont worry about it they are like that to everyone, i have a family member looking for work hes had better luck asking old mates and people he used to work with the job centre is a joke like you did say
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    I actually can't afford to spend it on computer parts (not that often anyways) i always put bills before my want want wants, lol.
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    Thats retarded. When I had to do that stuff as long as they could see I was trying they didn't care how I went about it. I would appeal their idiotic decision.
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    ... and that is exactly what i'm going down to do tomorrow!
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    Do they force anyone whos not got an appointment out at yours too?

    They have a security guard to sit and point to which way your meant to go sit and wait at... and it is an open plan area, a sign would probably be cheaper. :D
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    Thats not how it is for me. Even on skys site if I just wanted to select broadband I can. I dunno, their messed up like most large corporations lol.
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    Hahaha, they do, i even took my little brother with me the other week n he sat waiting around (he's under 16) and they asked him what he was in there for, so i had to go over to them and say "look mate he's waiting for me so just leave him alone" the guy gave me a funny look, and it looked like he wer guna say sumat but then a few other youths came in so he went to them :laugh:
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    Hint hint, get him practicing on the crappy touch screens. Why the heck do they say I have to come in 10 minutes before sign in to look on the directories for a job, when I can do it from home and on my mobile (if I was really desparate)?

    Grr it's like a big F' you for not finding work while we sit here all day doing nothing but pretend work.

    And another thing, employers only looking for 2:1 students, go stick your head down the loo and flush a few times. Just because one sucks in an exam doesn't mean they can't do the same job. :/
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    Let not the UK club house thread die!

    What's the cheapest thing you have ordered online (including p&p and must be from a shop)?

    Just got a 8cm akasa blue led fan for £2.78 free delivery. It's damn hard finding items for less than £2. :)

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