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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by A novice, May 9, 2009.

  1. KieX

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    Well, big thanks to mydog for all the help. Hope to see you around again sometime.
     
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  2. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep, sure hope he stays around. :toast:
     
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  3. twilyth Guest

    Is anybody other than the top say 15 people really interested in this? I mean, it's kinda cool if your gettin' some on a regular basis, but I can see how it might be a little bit of a bummer for everyone else. That's part of the reason I'm not really bothering with it. The daily team numbers on the other hand. I guess I can go either way on that. I'm not sure anyone really cares about daily updates, but maybe 2-3 times a week, just to touch base? IDK. that question really belongs in the team stats thread I guess.

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  4. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    I think daily updates are cool.

    IMO, it gives something to talk about and stay interested, see who's doing good who's not, etc. Even if you don't get pie (like myself) i find it interesting as hell to follow up on these things. Just my two cents of course.
     
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  5. twilyth Guest

    I can see that. When I was over at XS, I was happy just to be on the first page of team members (or maybe it was the second, {shrug}). The idea of being in the top 10 was never even a dream and I never felt badly about it. IDK, I'm just trying to see it from other perspectives is all.
     
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  6. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Would be nice to see what they think, but I think a daily update is a good way to keep things active and members interested. :toast:
     
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    I would like to see this thread continue with daily updates:)
     
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    +1 for daily updates. I think with our top 10 moving as much as it does we should keep doing daily updates. :toast:

    I wonder if we could get Wizzard to add the TPUCapture tool to the advance reply post. Well a modded TPUCapture, because we would only need it to capture the image from "http://stats.free-dc.org/charts/teampietoday.php?proj=bwcg&team=22175" and save it to TPU's image host. Example: User clicks the GetPie Icon and it would pull the current pic image from free-dc.org and upload it to TPU and then add a [​IMG] to the posters post.

    What do you guys think? Wizzard are you there?... :respect:
     
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  9. twilyth Guest

    Not sure I understand exactly, but it sounds cool.

    I use the photobucket plugin to do uploads, but that's manual not dynamic.
     
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  10. Chicken Patty

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    Did you by any chance shoot him a PM with this already? If not I'll forward it to him to see what he thinks. I wasn't 100% clear though, but i get what you mean. Just not clear on the process itself but that's for you and W1Z to figure out I guess :laugh:
     
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  11. Mindweaver

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    No I haven't... I've tried to add W1z to my friends list, but he wasn't accepting friend requests. It would be a simple process and should only take seconds to finish. I was going to say give it to only ppl with WCG Tags so others can't abuse it, but with our kickass mods they would be on top of any spaming. We could take it a step farther, and create a bot that would post pie every time pie updated. But to me just adding the button would help. I think getting thanks from users should be incentive enough to post it. I don't know what do you guys think?

    as for the button. it should be simple. just modify the program and then write php to use the program. Instead of the program capturing something on the desktop.. it could pull the image straight from free-dc then upload to TPU's image host.


    Something like

    Dim Pic as String = "http://stats.free-dc.org/charts/teampietoday.php?proj=bwcg&team=22175"

    PictureBox = Pic
     
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  12. HammerON

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    Well until W1z lets us know, we will just have to keep posting the daily Pie:

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    What happened to Ion???

    Thanks for posting the pie twitlyth:toast:
     
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  16. twilyth Guest

    Yeah, I wondered the same thing so I checked it out - posted in the team thread. It seems he left on the 4th but didn't immediately join another team.
     
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    I'll see if I can get a hold of him and see what happened.
     
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    My 2 cents on the daily pie. Keep doing it. Even if you are not getting any I still like to see the competition for the biggest slice. :toast:
     
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  22. BinaryMage

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    I agree. It is friendly competition for a good cause, and those of us not in the top 15 (like me) can aspire to someday have a piece of the pie...yum!
     
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  23. stinger608

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    Yea, as you, I will be hard pressed to compete with getting a piece of the pie for awhile, however, I will (hopefully soon) be crunching on a 16 core server based system:rockout:

    That will help I hope LOL. That will give me a total of 22 cores crunching for the Ole TPU team:toast:
     
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  25. BinaryMage

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    16 core or 16 thread? Does Intel make 8 core Xeons? I didn't know there was a commercially available 8-core processor. Anyway, awesome! That will burn through WU's.
     

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