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    WCG-TPU Team Captain's Christmas Giveaway! (2018 Edition)

    I'm still crunching along with my work PC, and I just got home internet access again yesterday (it's only 10 mb DSL, but it's better than nothing [trust me]) I'm in, and happy holidays to all!
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    Milestones

    Well, I'll be darned! I've been so busy the past few weeks I totally missed that milestone. I need to stop by the forum more often.
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    Planning thread- WCG-TPU upcoming TechPowerUP Fall WarmUP! crunching challenge

    It's cooling off here also. I hate to turn on the furnace this early in the fall, so time to fire up the idle crunchers and add some supplemental heat. I'm in for this.:toast:
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    Have you got pie today?

    The Stats are back! https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/forums/wcg/viewthread_thread,40876_offset,140 Looks like things are getting back to normal.
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    TechpowerUp's Winter 2018! WCG Challenge (2/23 thru 3/1/2018)- crunch/fold with TPU and WIN!!!

    I have everything that will crunch running, even 5 old core2 laptops that I recently acquired :toast:
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    Planning thread- WCG-TPU upcoming Winter 2018 crunching challenge

    I'm also in as always. I should have the rest of my crunchers back to work by tomorrow.
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    TPU's WCG/BOINC Team

    I didn't get the email .... I checked my settings at WCG and the email address was missing one character for some reason. It use to work. It's been fixed now. Time to start assembling the laptop fleet again. :laugh:
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    WCG-TPU Team Captain's Christmas Giveaway! (2017 edition)

    I was out of town for the weekend, almost missed this one. Add me in.
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    WCG 13th Birthday Challenge- Grand prize Opt-In (check the OP for eligibility list)

    I'm in for the grand prize. I will crunch for TPU with the combo for a minimum of 6 months.
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    TechpowerUp's Fall 2017 WarmUP! WCG Challenge (10/27 thru 10/31)- crunch/fold with TPU and WIN!!!

    I have the second dual core up and crunching, in addition to the ones I already have crunching now :rockout:
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    TechpowerUp's Fall 2017 WarmUP! WCG Challenge (10/27 thru 10/31)- crunch/fold with TPU and WIN!!!

    I added a dual core cruncher last night, and plan to add another dual core today. The part for the last machine should be here on Monday so it will be running Monday afternoon.
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    WCG-TPU upcoming crunching challenges planning thread- WCG 13th Birthday November 2017

    Just an update, I had a surprise when I got home tonight. The part for my back-up server arrived today ...... YES! It is back in action and currently downloading work. :rockout: I didn't expect to get that part so fast. The part for the other cruncher should be here tomorrow or Monday.
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    WCG-TPU upcoming crunching challenges planning thread- WCG 13th Birthday November 2017

    Well, talk about having a feeling. On Tuesday I ordered the parts to repair a couple of machines that went down over the summer. I had not yet seen this thread when I decided to order the parts. I don't know if I am Psychic, or Psycho ...... maybe it's a combination of both :laugh: I should...
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    Have you got pie today?

    I was finally able to find a way to get the cruncher I won from Norton in the last team challenge to connect to my "very" limited home network. I should be back to work in a couple more weeks and have full network access again. .... and then I can fire up my backup server and couple of other...
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    TechpowerUp's Kreij Memorial 2017 WCG Challenge (5/18 thru 5/26)- crunch/fold with TPU and WIN!!!

    I'm getting the 2600K I won from Norton up and running as I type this. I almost forgot what a pain it is to load a new drive with win 7 pro ..... and get it to update.
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    TechPowerUp! Kreij Memorial 2017 WCG Challenge- Special Prize (congrats to the winner!!!)

    I almost missed this one. I will fold for TPU if I should win.
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    TechpowerUp's Kreij Memorial 2017 WCG Challenge (5/18 thru 5/26)- crunch/fold with TPU and WIN!!!

    I'm in on this one. Brought the backup server and an old core2 duo back online for the challenge.
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    TechpowerUp's Spring 2017 WCG Challenge (3/22 thru 3/30)- crunch/fold with TPU and WIN!!!

    Time to dust off my backup server and get it back online for a few days.
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    WCG-TPU May 2016 crunching Challenge- starts 5/21 @00:00 UT

    I almost missed this one. I did fire up my old retired server and my only laptop left of my former mighty (well, kind of..) laptop fleet. It managed to boost my output from less than 2K per day to around 10K per day. (I need to check in here more often)
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    TPU's Fall 2015 WCG Crunching Challenge- Grand/Special Prize (opt in)

    I forgot to opt in, add me to the list please.
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    TPU's Fall 2015 WCG Crunching Challenge- October 16th thru 23rd (join us!)

    Hey, I won something!! I've pretty much moved on from Windows 7, You can go ahead and offer my prize to someone else that could use it. Thanks T-Bob
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    WCG-TPU's Fall Challenge planning thread

    I just noticed this thread, I'm in and will get what's left of my crunching fleet up and running tonight.
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    Have you got pie today?

    I'm kind of surprised to see I've hit the top 20 a few times lately, considering how few machines I have left these days. I have 2 desktops at home, and one desktop at work. (and the one at work .... seems to be the one that draws the most power ... for some reason .. hehe)
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    WCG Daily Numbers

    The hard drive in my home PC took a crap several days ago. I ran into nothing but trouble after I replaced my old failed hard drive with a new 3GB drive and tried to install win 8.1 on it. Turns out my P.O.S. HP Desktop has, by default, "SECURE BOOT" enabled. I spent days trying to get my PC...
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