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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Oh yes, I've told him it's probably worth no more than about $750. He said that from his research he'd be ripping me off if he paid me anything less than $1000. I've tried to explain, but he won't listen...apparently he knows more about computers than I do yet didn't know that you could get CPUs with more than one core :rolleyes:
     
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  2. theonedub

    theonedub habe fidem

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    Im just mentioning it because you are not an adult, and if his parents think you ripped him off- well I can imagine the headache for you and your parents.

    Kids can be crazy, I got my sister in law a Nintendo DS a couple years ago and she sold it to her friend for $10 (I paid over $150). I was not amused.
     
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  3. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Oh, I realize that. I wouldn't try to scam him or rip him off, he offered $1500 originally, I explained it was worth about half that, and he said we'd split it and do about $1100. From what I gather from what he's said and what other friends have said, they figure it's his money and he'll learn to spend it responsibly.

    Wow....I wouldn't be either. I don't think I've ever really had something like that happen, but I sure know I would be irritated if it did happen
     
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  4. theonedub

    theonedub habe fidem

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    Just checking. Let us know how the SB build goes. Ill have to sub to that thread.
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    It's probably a month out (that's when he said he'd have the money), so it's not happening right now, I just wanted to get some opinions :)
     
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    my rig is dead totally!

    woke up the other morning and one of the 45 degree fittings on the cpu block had leaked all over the gpu's, mb and psu

    the cpu also died from this, so im kinda screwed.

    wont be building a new rig for some months at least

    i got a friends old rig with a dualcore thing and a 8800gt to hold me over with

    and i might be taking a break from all this , spending way too much time in front of the screen, its getting a negative effect on me aswell, getting too fat, no enough sleep and such

    so for now........guess its .....

    I'LL BE BACK!!!

    anyone feel free to add me on msn, mail is in my profile

    thanks
     
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    Just as well look at the positive things. Sad with your HW but I'm sure you will bounce back stronger the ever. Good luck in the mean time
     
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    Hey Don
    Did the fitting leak by it self or in the conection with your tube?
    What type of fittng is it?
     
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    as far as i recall, the fitting itself leaked, on the place where the 2 turnable pieces interconnect. In my opinion, Don could get everything replaced by the Shop (Aquatuning), or at least the manufacturer of the fitting.
    it simply cant be that a damaged fitting kills your whole rig, and you sit on a pile of ash :shadedshu
     
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    My reason for askin is that I have a few of that type my self that leaks and they are all the same brand. Luckily for me I discovered the leaks during leaktesting.
     
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    (FIH) The Don, that sucks dude. I hope you get your rig fixed soon, you'll be missed.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    This is the reason i am glad to have gone back to air
     
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    Oh wow.....that's bad. I'm really sorry!!! :shadedshu :(

    Best of luck seeking replacements under warranty, and I hope you enjoy whatever you do for the next few months :toast:

    EDIT: WCG also seems to be down for maintenance ATM, so I hope you have a big buffer!
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    We'll be in touch Don! Sorry this happened dude :(
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Downsizing your folding farm?
     
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    bogmali Moderator Staff Member

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    And needing to make room for my server/folder/cruncher :D
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Ahh, I see :D

    Good luck with the sale :toast:
     
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    Hello TPU WCG team I'm gonna hang out with you guys for a while if thats ok :)
     
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    Thanks for the help Mydog.
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Absolutely, you're very welcome :)

    As long as you want to stay, I'll put up with having no chance for 2nd place pie :p
     
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    Thank's Ion :)

    Are you saying that I might get som pai?
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Might you? Is that a joke? :p :nutkick:

    I pull ~14-17k PPD most days which is typically good for 2nd or maybe 3rd place pie. So you'll almost certainly have "my" 2nd place slot, maybe even Mindweaver's 1st place slot on some days :eek: :toast: :respect: :rockout:
     
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    Back at it, finally!
     
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