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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. Arjai

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    Thanks!! To TPU, for making my day, again and again and again. I am pretty sure that without TPU and this fine team of, mostly, sane and intelligent people, I would be well on my way to becoming the next mass murderer on the news! :laugh:

    Seriously, probably would not go on a killing spree, but... no, however, I would most likely at least be a lot more of a raving idiot.

    :lovetpu:

    o_O
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  2. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Congratulations guys! :toast:

    To the three who won the Windows 7 keys from me, please drop me a PM and I'll get them over to you!
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  3. james888

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    It was a good challenge. Just before this week of thanks, we had a very successful challenge. We called out to new and old to join us and we were answered. I believe I read we doubled our output which is honestly pretty insane.
    Thanks for those who joined us new. Specific thanks to the HWbot team, some of who joined us.
    Thanks for those who joined us old.

    Good work team!
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  4. okidna

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    Congrats to the winners :toast:
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    Congrats to all the winners! :toast:
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  6. 15th Warlock

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    Awesome! Congratulations to the winners! You guys deserve it! :rockout:

    It was awesome crunching with you guys, TPU has the best team and it has been an honor being part of it:respect:

    I heard the winner of the grand prize had something to post:

    LOL!

    Looking forward to our next challenge :toast:
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  7. t_ski

    t_ski Former Staff

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    Thanks guys! Matt, get with me when you get your system issues figured out. I'm in no hurry :)
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  8. Irony

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    Congrats to the winners!

    Idk about the rest of you but I had fun getting all my stuff up and crunching; I'm still feeling enthusiastic, lol. Can't wait till we get another chance to compete
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  9. manofthem

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    Hey t, just conversation'd you :laugh: Sorry about the delay, been super preoccupied all day, and now I'm exhausted. The mouse is ready to be held by a real man ;)

    Yeah, the challenge was terrific. Norton did a good job getting everything going and building enthusiasm, organizing all the giveaway stuff, and encouraging participation.

    It was an exciting run :rockout:
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  10. t_ski

    t_ski Former Staff

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    lol-worthy :laugh:
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  11. BarbaricSoul

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    I have PM'ed the winners of the two prizes I provided.
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  12. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Great run guys! congratz to the winners
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  13. AlienIsGOD

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    Congrats to all those that won and a special thanks to all hardware/software contributors. Great challenge and I look forward to our next challenge :lovetpu: :peace:

    BTW, the q6600 rig should arrive sometime in Dec and i will be deploying Ubuntu and WCG on it as soon as its up to snuff (needs a few hardware pieces)
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  14. Easy Rhino

    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

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    Congrats to the winners! No luck for me this time around but I did get over a dozen games out of it :laugh:

    Next year will be even better!!!! :rockout:
  15. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    Agreed! I'll be practicing my "Bunker" techniques throughout the year to get us off to a good start in the next couple of challenges.

    :toast:
  16. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I think if we start to pull in whatever can and get it crunching* 72hrs early we can be competitive w/o resorting to the "Bunker" method ;)
    * may send a message through the intranet at work next time to see if I can get some volunteers there....

    Prize update:
    -the paypal gifts provided by theonedub have been sent to n3rdf1ght3r and sabre23
    - AlienIsGOD and Bow have been contacted and their prizes will ship soon
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  17. theonedub

    theonedub habe fidem

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    Google Play Voucher redemption information has also been sent and received by the winner.

    Outstanding job on coordinating the entire challenge, Norton. I don't know where you find the time :eek: :toast: :respect:
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  18. ChristTheGreat

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    congratz to the Winner!

    and thanks TPU for all of this!
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  19. thebluebumblebee

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    We are always late to get started. Solution? Lie. Tell people it starts 2-3 days earlier than it does.:laugh:
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  20. Bow

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    Thanks guys:toast: and congrats to the other winners.:clap:
    I should have gone out and bought a lotto ticket after that one....
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  21. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    We better see double the output from you Bow!!!!:laugh:

    :rockout:
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    Sig rig, Phenom II X6 1100t under custom water, two HD 6950s (one flashed to 6970, the other soon to follow). Managed to get it stable at, I believe, 4.2 GHz with some healthy voltage, but forgot to make notes on how I got it there. I'm hoping to get it back up around there this winter.
    I'm also supposed to have a HP DL180 G5 on the way (slowest shipping ever though). Planning on load it up with two decently good Xeon X54xx procs. Not sure if that's of much use for HWBOT though. Should tear up multi-threaded workloads though. I'm thinking of sticking a PCI-e riser and a 5870 (sitting around) in it just for giggles too. :p

    Random hardware sitting around:
    Phenom II X2, HD 4870, HD 4850, 5870
    1.4GHz Pentium III-S machine (kind of awesome for a P3), low-profile FX 5200
    Sck 754 Sempron 3400+, x850 Pro AGP
    C2D E8400, GeForce 9800 something-or-other


    OH, and I'm already under TPU's HWBOT team under the name "tech.kyle". I should have a couple (old) benches in already.
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  23. Bow

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    You will my friend, 24/7, all ready made room for it.
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  24. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Prize update!!!

    The items from sneekypete are on their way to Brandonwh64 and Arjai

    Enjoy the prizes guys! Post in sneeky's FS thread when you receive them ;)

    Hope to get the cooler off to AlienISGod by the end of the week and the rig off the Bow by early next week :oops:
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  25. manofthem

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    And t_ski 's mouse was dropped off at the Post Office tonight so it will be in tomorrow's mail ;)
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