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  1. RCoon

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    You guys reckon AMD is boned for the next 6 months? They have no presence in performance CPU anymore, and Maxwell just about tore them apart, and almost halved their power consumption.

    Even my brother, a hardcore AMD supporter, switched to NVidia and is about to go the intel route from my old 8350+Asus V Formula build.
     
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    If i was AMD, id be totally bricking it right now. Even if AMD were to drop prices further I still think the choice will be the 970.

    Then we get to the fanboys and more importantly the group of people who 'dont want AMD to die' so buy their GPUs anyway because they want to support the underdog.

    "From sickness unto death, until death do us apart"
     
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    AWWWWWW YYYYYYYIIISSSSSSS Both my cards will arrive tomorrow - One from OCuK and one hopefully from SCAN who say they will push to have my order out the door before the nextday delivery window closes so i can have it tomorrow.....



    so uh.......anyone wanna buy my GTX680s??? Both are on the table as the friend who was gonna take one ran into some financial problems and wont be able to take it.
     
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    Nice one,

    also, bummer.
     
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    Congrats on keeping the Sheep shaggers under the queens thumb.

    A lot of Americans were rooting for the Scotts. Guess its for the best. Now gotta see if all them promises of deep throating by the parliament will come true. lol

    I bet they backtrack on half of the promises.
     
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    Sheep Shagger is a term colloquially reserved for people in the North of Scotland, particularly Aberdeen, who coincidentally, voted about 60/40 in favour of 'No'. In Glasgow, where most people are poor, stupid or too drunk to notice otherwise, we voted 'Yes'.

    Calling a Scot a Sheep Shagger is like calling any average American a red neck. Or worse, calling a Canadian an American.
     
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    With Alex Salmond out of the way, I dont think theres any need to make any changes except for maybe oppressing them a little more.... I mean, after all they still have their freedom right? Whats freedom without a little oppression?
     
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    Being part Scottish and all Redneck I don't care. It was a joke. Get over it.
     
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    I thought it was the welsh that were otherwise known as sheep shaggers?
     
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    See you guys can't even agree who shags sheep!
     
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    well.... when its me using the term 'sheep shaggers' I usually mean the welsh
     
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    Over what, did you say something?
     
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    In other Pressing news.... I think OCuK's server went down or is under DDoS cuz i cant access their website.
     
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    They don't have to execute any promises until the next general election (AKA, the next governments problem), at which point every politician will put it off. Also, in England we refer to the Welsh as sheep shaggers. Personally I've never referred to a Scot as a sheep shagger in my life. Most of the areas of Scotland are either horribly poor and full of drunkards, or rather well off and full of drunkards. That's not to say they're all drunkards, they just tend to roam. Kinda like the Hungarian gypsies in Romania. Everyone thinks they're Romanian Gypsies, but they don't even come close.

    'Bout damn time. Hate those guys. SpecialTech has the Primochill Wet Bench on sale for £60. OCUK is selling the whole lot at over £130!

    I'm guessing it's just the central Scots who call the northern Scots sheep shaggers, hence why none of us down south have any clue as to why you're referring to any northerners as the embuggerer's of sheep.
     
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    Yeah, saw that too (Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 111). I also had a bad gateway (504) to TPU a few times.
     
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    W1zzard broke TPU lately. He also fixed something great for me using the Rich text editor at work, but since breaking the servers more, he unfixed it and now I can't use it at work again.
     
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    I think the problem is overloading - Everyone is scrambling to grab the last minute deals on GTX 7XX series cards. (huge sale on)
     
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    Also new avi is just delicious.
     
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    i wont be buying any tech lately... just gone and bought a 2litre mk1 focus. 17inch alloys and needs a bit of work. bought it for £200 and spending another couple on getting it road worthy and looking good. Oh boy does she fly!

    My test is next month, so will be spending all my wages on this ^^^ £1570 year insurance and a billion month in fuel!

    baaarppppppppp!
     
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    Alarm bells are ringing, what's the catch? Welcome to the ridiculous world of youngsters getting shafted by insurance.
     
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    Im pretty good with motors (taught young and still learning) heres a list;

    oil leak - rocker cover (awaiting parts)
    clutch, bites towards halfway/top but doesnt slip (awaiting parts and a garage to fit it - 300 at least getting uprated clutch tho)
    passenger side window mechanism broke (fixed)
    central locking broke (fixed)
    passenger side tyre wall cracked (my fault kerbed it lol awaiting funds for tyre)
    number plate smashed (£15)
    few bumps and scratches (nothing some filler and paint wont sort)

    obv. no tax and mot. getting sorted within 3 weeks. doing all myself apart from clutch. and whatever the mot list is.
     

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    MOT's are worrying times :D I pray yours passes, especially after all that work.
     
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    ive given her some tests of myself lol. most of the shit would be advisory after i sorted the tyre and num plate. i cant test emissions or brakes tho.

    i couldnt believe the insurance, i was thinking 1k max. but 1500?! and on my missus' 1.4 clio auto was 1400?!......
     
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    Anything above 1.2 for a first time driver is £1K minimum. At 2litres, you were asking the insurance companies to take your living away from you.
    Also autos are generally higher insurance, because less economical. They're also a nightmare in repair costs because of the extra bits involved.
     

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