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World Community Grid February Team Challenge

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by [Ion], Feb 4, 2013.

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    It's official now! I'm proud to announce a Team challenge for the last three weeks of February and first week of March. The competition will run from February 8th to March 8th.

    The requirements & rules:
    • Post in this thread saying that you're joining the competition
    • Crunch at least 25,000 BOINC points for TPU's WCG team (this is doable even with a Core 2 Duo--I want everyone to have a chance)
    • (Preferrably) turn in points at least half of the days between Feb8 and Mar8
    • Winners will be chosen on March 8th or 9th with Random.org
    • You can enter late! If you don't see this until after the 8th, still post saying you're interested, and drop me a PM!


    The prizes:
    • Misc DDR2 RAM, LGA775 CPUs, HDDs (Ion)
    • 2x $20+ PayPal gifts (Ion)
    • 2x Radeon HD7770 (mjkmike)
    • i7-3930k (mjkmike)
    • P9X79 Pro (mjkmike)
    • Misc hardware (Mad Shot)
    • $25 via PayPal (Bow)
    • Radeon 7770 (Norton)
    • 2x2GB DDR3 memory kit (Norton)
    • 500w PSU (Norton)
    • 4g tube of MX-2 thermal past (dank1983man420)
    • Red LED fan (dank1983man420)
    • Alienware Keyboard (manofthem)
    • 2*$100 FrozenCPU Gift Cards (NF_Blake)
    • $25 via PayPal (NHKS)

    I'm still looking for prizes, so let me know if you have something you'd like to contribute. We'll be having a mid-challenge game giveaway, so far we have:
    • AMD Never Settle Game Promo (Ion) - Given away
    • AMD Nexuiz Coupon (Ion) - Given away
    • Left4Dead 2 (stinger608) - Given away
    • Toy Soldiers (manofthem) - Given away
    • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (manofthem)
    • DEADLIGHT (manofthem) - Given away
    • Mark of the Ninja (manofthem) - Given away
    • Full THQ Humble Bundle (theonedub)
    • Spec Ops: The Line (NHKS) - Given away
    • Hitman: Absolution (NHKS) - Given away
    • Iron Brigade (manofthem)
    • Sleeping Dogs (theonedub) - Given away
    • Full Humble THQ Bundle (TRWOV)
    • Retail sealed copy of Saints Row 3 (TRWOV)
    • Sleeping Dogs (brandonwh64)
    • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Jstn7477) - Given away
    • Metro 2033 (adulaamin)
    • Torchlight 2 (theonedub)
    The games will probably be handed out on the 22nd :)

    I'm excited that we have this competition to challenge us over the next month, and I wish everyone the best of luck in winning the prizes available :toast:

    EDIT: If your WCG username is different from your TPU username, please let me know!
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2013
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  2. Bow

    Bow

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    Count me in!
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  3. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I'm in and count me in for donating some hardware items :toast:
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  4. ZakkWylde

    ZakkWylde

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    Sign me up!
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  5. CrAsHnBuRnXp

    CrAsHnBuRnXp

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    if i joined, any special things I have to do to setup for this?
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  6. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Nope, just crunch!
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  7. Chevalr1c

    Chevalr1c

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    I am joining!
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  8. manofthem

    manofthem

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    I'm ready to rock and roll :roll:
    I'm going to get back with you with which games I have to add as prizes :)
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  9. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Of course I am in........LOL
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  10. theonedub

    theonedub habe fidem

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    You can add a Steam copy of Sleeping Dogs to the games giveaway.

    Always wanted a 3930K, so I'm in this time :D
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  11. james888

    james888

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    I am in. My wcg is jjames888, for if you had trouble figuring that out.
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013
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  12. manofthem

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    Hey [Ion], I pmd you about a potential prize, so let me know what you think.

    Also, you can add in these games (all Steam keys, can go to multiple winners) from me:
    • Toy Soldiers
    • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
    • DEADLIGHT
    • Mark of the Ninja
    • Iron Brigade
    :toast:
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    CrAsHnBuRnXp

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    Count me in then.
  14. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm in, gotta get to work on that i7 rig and get it online.
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    CrAsHnBuRnXp

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    How do you turn in points?
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    craigo

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    I will participate in the competition...
    would have crunched regardless, Although acquiring loot for stones is appealing :rockout:
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  17. HammerON

    HammerON The Watchful Moderator Staff Member

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    In:)
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    I'm in.
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    Taking Part

    I'm In!
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    HammerON The Watchful Moderator Staff Member

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    What are you crunching with?
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    All you need to do is let World Community Grid run on your computer, it computes data and returns work units, and then they're validated by the WCG system and you get points :)


    Prize list updated!
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  22. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Please update the prize list with the following cruncher hardware:

    - Radeon 7770
    - 2x2GB DDR3 memory kit
    - 500w PSU

    If I can swing anything else I'll let you know :)

    *note- I would like to request that any winners of hardware prizes commit to crunching for the Team for at least 3 months.
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  23. NHKS

    NHKS New Member

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    ^ :respect:
    and to all other contributors as well!

    ah! did I say? - I'm in!
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  24. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    This is a great contest! Thank you so much TPU community for hosting it and I wish luck to all the winners and other crunchers of TPU.

    Im in!
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    Looking forward to this contest! I like how it ends the day after my birthday too :p
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