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WCG-TPU 9th Birthday Challenge (11/16-11/22/2013)- Join us/Crunch/Win Stuff

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Norton, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Oh jeez, now Norton is going to have to buy new hats! His head just grew 3 sizes.........I seen it. :roll::roll::roll:
     
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  2. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Please count me in for BF4 :D
     
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    @sabre23 dang it! whenever I see Your username, I can't help it, but I insta-think of this:
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    @stinger608 A hat, You say? Hmmm... are You implying that we should... make a TPU-team-raid on some poor unsuspecting TF2 server? i.e. have some fun on TF2 as a team? :laugh:
     
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    @Vinska I loved that anime "Fate-Stay Night". But i didn't derive my id from it :p
     
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    Yeah, I did not expect Your username to be derived from it. Especially because the official english name for character uses the US spelling (i.e. Saber), while Your username uses the British spelling (i.e. Sabre). Despite that all, that character still pops into my mind each time I see Your username :)

    P.S. I hated the anime and dropped it after 3 episodes or so. But I absolutely loved the game. I even 100%'d it :toast:
     
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  6. Easy Rhino

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    Count me in on BF4!!!!
     
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    NOT LONG LEFT!

    GOT MY BEERS IN, CRUNCHING 100% WOOOP!

    (then im catching up on my benching)
     
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    If the game has a difficulty setting, sticking it on easy will, of course, make it much less challenging, but I sometimes do that just so I can run through it and get an idea of the storyline.

    As for gaming on mobile/tablet to save PPD on main rigs (which is what I was doing too), The Humble Mobile Bundle 3 has some nice games for $5.18 (at this time).

    (Edit: Oh, and I think I'll have to pass on BF4. I'd love to play it, but I'd like to see it go to someone who has the time to really enjoy it.)
    Ridiculous Fishing was kind of fun and is fairly easy to pick up and play, but doesn't take too long before it starts feeling repetitive. Requires two hands. Cast your hook, avoiding fish as the hook goes down, catch as many fish as you can on the way up. Shoot them when they fling up in the air. Upgrade your gear to catch more. Rinse and repeat.

    rymdkapsel takes a few minutes to learn, but is kind of fun in a resource-management sort of way. Manage workers to build, gather and produce resources, and defend from attacks. FTL (Faster Than Light) meets Tetris.

    I didn't like SpellTower, but only because it required too much brainpower and I was tired. Word search meets Bejeweled, sort of. Different game modes help bring some variety to the game.

    Swordigo was interesting, but isn't the type of game you can play two minutes at a time. 2D side-scroller, subtle hints of Zelda (run, jump, slash is the name of the game). Also requires two hands.
     
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    Please don't include me in the BF4 giveaway, I already have the game :)

    Good luck everyone, and let's keep on crunching! :rockout:
     
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  10. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    :p

    About 4 hrs to go and we are holding a small lead over Team China atm! :toast:
     
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    Yea, about a 400,000 point lead from what I see. I think we will get the top 5 finish!
     
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    :peace:
     
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    :mad: Because this is for science, "front loading" should be STRICTLY forbidden. I think teams should not only be docked for this unethical behavior, but also penalized an amount equivalent to the amount that their first day results exceeds their average. To clarify, a team's output should be averaged for the duration of the challenge. Then, if their first day's output exceeds their average by, oh I don't know, more than 10%, then take the amount in excess of 110% of their average, double it and subtract it from their total. Think about the scientific discoveries over the years that you've heard about that happened because the right results were at the right place at the right time. {Thank you for coming and remember to vote}

    Please remove me from consideration for BF4. I'm just not into FPS's.
     
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    basically what i did, i went to help i put up some cruncher from scraps and i hope it help'd :D
     
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    I'll take a pass for BF4 :D didn't have good enough rig to run it and didn't have time to play it.

    Proud of what the team achieved, exciting battle for 5th spot with team China (and it's still going on right now). Go TPU!
     
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    OMG if we keep up this pace we could finish 4th! We are down by 600,000 points to Decrypthon with 3 hours left. We are producing 200,000 more points per hour than they are. Enable all rigs! O/C EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    i was looking last night and if all things stay the same we will just sneak into 4th.
     
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    I just seen that as well ER! I think we will take over 4th place at this pace!!!!!!
     
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    That would be amazeballs, let's do this!!
     
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    GO GO GO GO GO !!!!!!!! Set phasers to KILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Done.


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    As soon as I get home from work I will update and send what work was done today.
     
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    Mine is set to "tickle". How do I kill?
     
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Just checked and we are about 500,000 behind 4th place...........Man, it is going to be close.
     
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I just uploaded/reported 60 wu's from my i7-970 rig a few minutes ago so that should help a bit ;)

    Just got home from work and getting settling- game drawing and winner announcement will occur shortly :)
     
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