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    Good quality multi rail PSU's have the ability to auto switch to even loads on each rail (within the maximum amperage of course), problem is there are still too many that can't and there in lies the problem as most users don't spend the big bucks on top of the line kit.
     
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    NdMk:Naga Jolokia is some serious chili! it's bordering on whats too much for me,discomfort as opposed to that intense feelgood buzz.Dave's insanity is pretty brutal too.
    Bhut peppers are the hottest i ever tried and i don't feel camp admitting i nearly passed out :laugh:

    Scam:falling asleep at the solder station the other night left me with a a 2" solder burn on my arm :rolleyes: the smell of skin burning was quite an effective alarm clock though..
     
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    Quite an odd little tangent there about cola, nice man haha

    Remember tab clear? lol
     
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    You either drink a can of coke or glass of coke once or twice a day or don't drink it at all.
    Any drink marketing with "zero sugar" or "diet" is all lies.
     
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    I take the not at all option. I very occasionaly drink carbonated drinks. when i do its when im usually eating out with friends. which doesnt happen very often.

    failing that i usually have it with some whisky which is another thing i have very occasionaly
     
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    You would rarely catch me drinking carbonated drinks unless i am out eating or going out partying.
    I am indeed trying live the healthy lifestyle so i don't intake as much sugar as i do during day.
    Of course intaking too much sugar just points my effort into waste for working out hard.
     
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    Drinking Pimms + lemonade right now, no cucumber though.
     
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    Just a tea with 2 tetley 'strong' tea bags in it and a little milk. no sugar. for me at the moment
     
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    I used to drink a ton of tea but i heard that your not supposed to drink too much tea so i didn't drink as much but then i heard yeah drink lots of tea its good for you now i don't know what to believe.

    I drank so much Coca Cola over a period of a year i got a blood test and turns out i can drink as much of that shite as i like as it did nothing to my blood sugar levels which i was surprised at. Might actually be a Vitamin D deficiency instead. Also it doesn't rot your teeth that much because it doesn't actually stay in the mouth long it just passes through the mouth, something like crisps rot your teeth more. Not that i recommend drinking soft drinks a lot but at least we don't make it with high fructose corn syrup like the yanks do.

    My cousins boyfriend tried to go on a health kick a few years ago because he smokes and drinks a lot of cola (generally a lot of smokers are caffeine junkies) and drank tonnes of flavoured water instead but turns out the water was rotting his teeth :laugh:

    I found Skyrim on preorder for £22.90 which i think is a decent price.
    http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/skyrim-pc-22-90-tesco-entertainment-with-code/1006118

    @FreedomEclipse - I wouldn't waste a good whisky with a mixer.
     
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    For some reason John Bishop just popped into my head and said the exact same thing



    you'd need to drink a lot of cola for it to seriously have an effect on your blood sugar levels. but what carbonated drinks really do asside from causing tooth decay is decrease the density of your bone marrow making (dont know if thats worded correctly) it makes your bones weaker so to speak.

    and theyve said that for years,

    I think tea is said to be healthier as they contain anti-oxidants which supposedly prevent heart disease, cancer and possibly a few other serious conditions.

    So i have about 5 or 6 pints of the stuff a day
     
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    My cousin new notebook he bought for £600 from Comet,i think its best for the price he paid. If you factor build quality aswell.
    ASUS N53SV-SX606V
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    not bad for a bit of mid range gaming.

    Speaking of £600. I was giving my friends family some advice on laptops since their one was starting to kick the bucket. and I tried to sell them my old one to save them money as they didnt want to spend so much and all they really needed a laptop for was to watch videos online, facebook, emails typing up word documents and printing some of the documents off.

    I said £170 but i was throwing in a ton of free stuff. and obviously, since i was a friend of the family its covered lifetime warranty.

    and what did they do?? they ignored me compeletely, and bought a £600 laptop from PCworld without asking me or my friend whose their nephew about advice and if theyre getting value for money not only that. they took out the extra years warranty for £100. which is insulting to me as Im 100x better then PCworld and id charge them a damn sight less then what them assholes would charge. £100 only for warranty. but im not sure if the warranty covers parts and labour.

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    My friend and his family wasnt happy that they went over my head without asking him or me.

    I havent seen the new laptop but from what my friend says. even his 5year old laptop boots up quicker and feels more responsive.

    but there you go.
     
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    If they have kept the reciept and it wasn't long ago go tell them to get refund and cancel there £100 warrenty and say you can do better job for less or even for free because your friend/family.
    Probably slower because of the crappy stuff they have installed onto the laptop already, probably got conned into buying like an i5 or i7 sandy bridge notebook with intel HD graphics.
     
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    Nah. my friend asked me not to say anything. I cant tell them how to spend their money. but my old laptop did everything they wanted it to do and then some since both auntie and uncle tried it out. my friends parents are mad at them for ignoring me after i spent about 2 days trying to clear their old POS laptop from all sorts of spyware and malware. now that was a nasty peice of work. its some 5year old CompaQ Presario with a celeron and about 512mb DDR2 running XP. they musta had about 80 odd start up threads. and booting up always took around 30mins to 1hr before you could move the mouse.

    it was fucking horrific i tell you that. its worse then walking into A&E on a friday night

    but its cool. I still managed to get a buyer for my laptop anyway so i havent been left dissapointed or out of pocket so to speak.

    I didnt charge uncle to fix his old laptop under the basis that i couldnt really fix it anyway as the registry had become totally rooted and infested with malware. I got my travel expenses paid but that was it.

    I really wish i said £30 when they asked me how much lol
     
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    Damn man, I thought I invented the "pint of tea/coffee" :roll: 2 tablespoons of coffee and 3 tablespoons of sugar. It's for real men only.
     
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    Scam, do you have about £30 for a paypal jobby?
     
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    I haven't mate, sorry. I got £15 that I owe MightyMission but that's all I got until I get paid Friday. Lemme know Friday if you still need it though.
     
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    great deal here if you like this phone http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/son...talk-mobile-270-over-contract-after-c/1004949
     
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    Man Freedom i hate when people ask for advice then just buy whatever the fuck they like, every time i see that fucking laptop or whatever they bought it pisses me off; their loss obviously.

    I knew i read somewhere excessive tea and coffee consumption was bad.

    Too much tea is bad for you; first of all it stains the teeth, second its full of caffeine and tannin, it can raise blood pressure and fuck with your digestive system, i heard it makes you go to the toilet a lot, may cause kidney stones because it contains oxalate's, it can also block vitamin B or C yet some varieties of tea have vitamin C in them. In moderate amounts tea can be beneficial but excessive tea drinking eg 10 cups a day is bad, 10 cups a day is bordering addiction.

    Tea is also diuretic because it contains caffeine, this dehydrates you.

    I also already knew that people with calcium deficiency tend to have cravings for soft drinks because it extracts the calcium in bones but in the long run your thinning your bones. I guess what happened was when i gave up drinking a lot of tea i started to get lower calcium intake and that's why i drank a lot more soft drinks.

    Although when i read crisps rot teeth more than drinks i was surprised yet understood why. Not that i snack a lot because it fucks with your diet making you eat less at dinner time ect.
     
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    dr pepper ftw! I dont drink any other fizzys except beer but if i dont have coffee someones gonna pay!
     
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    I dont like Dr. pepper....
     
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    Remember when i said i was going to buy that 575w thermaltake PSU, well ignore that , i've just bought the 675W one

    I've been drinking far too much pepsi lately....
     

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