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Based on our historical numbers, why haven't we already crushed the Czech team? I don't understand. We produce more than twice the results per day that they do.

 
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Based on our historical numbers, why haven't we already crushed the Czech team? I don't understand. We produce more than twice the results per day that they do.
It's just a matter of time buddy! They've been cruchin longer than our team so I think if we keep up our present phase then taking their spot would be a reality just around the corner!:toast::D
 
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Way to go! 3rd place is phenomenal! :toast:
As for competing with the Czech National Team, also remember that their points average is over five years. Their current RAC (Free-DC points) is 423,315, which translates to 2,963,205 (I think) in WCG points. Given the fact that we were averaging 2 million a day for the first few weeks of the challenge, that probably explains the point difference.
 

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Way to go! 3rd place is phenomenal! :toast:
As for competing with the Czech National Team, also remember that their points average is over five years. Their current RAC (Free-DC points) is 423,315, which translates to 2,963,205 (I think) in WCG points. Given the fact that we were averaging 2 million a day for the first few weeks of the challenge, that probably explains the point difference.
Good point. But they still put out about 3.2 million daily, not by average but I checked their daily #'s a few days like a week ago. Can't check now because they are updating, but if that's the case they are still outproducing us.
 

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***UPDATE***

Challenge Name: Small Team Race - March 2011
Start Date: 2/28/11
End Date: 3/31/11
Team Rank: #3 (-) 141,069 Points
Team Ahead: (Czech National Team) Ahead by 26,959 Points
Team Trailing: (Team China) Trailing by 6,579 Points


China who? :p
 

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Looks like we got 3rd! Awesometasticness! :D
 

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Nice job team:toast:
 

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We really owe the folders big time for this last minute run ! It was remarkable. But afterall it was a team effort and we did a heck of a job!!! Really proud of you'll!
 

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Alright guys, updated the first page, since I'm back online now, I'll take the next few days to look at some challenges to join. :toast:
 

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Well, now that the CC is over, I'm just giving it a few more days so our #'s stabilize and I'll sign us up for a few more challengers. :toast:
 

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Sounds good captain but I am going to contunue folding for about another week and then I will switch my rigs back over.
 

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Sounds good captain but I am going to contunue folding for about another week and then I will switch my rigs back over.
Yeah, that's about the time I'm going to wait. :) I know a few peeps still need some time to switch.
 

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Upcoming Challenges
Challenge Name: All WCG members for 20 Days
Start Date: 6/10/11
End Date: 6/30/11
Team Rank: #0 (-) 0 Points / 0 Points Behind Leader


Okay guys, been a while since we have participated in a Challenge. We had the CC and then I was waiting for our #'s to stable out. So this one caught my eye because the scoring system is different so I said "why not", and signed us up. Let's show them what TPU is made off. :) :toast:
 

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Okay guys, been a while since we have participated in a Challenge. We had the CC and then I was waiting for our #'s to stable out. So this one caught my eye because the scoring system is different so I said "why not", and signed us up. Let's show them what TPU is made off. :) :toast:
What is the scoring system?
 

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Click on the link and look, it's some percentage instead of points.
Well, all I get is the statistics update page... :( I'm sure it will be up soon. Thanks!
 

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What is the scoring system?
Looks like it's an increase in run time. If you look at the "what's this" link, it says
How do the Increase in XXXX challenges work?
The Increase in XXXX challenges, can also be viewed as "percent increase" challenges. In these challenges, a baseline is calculated based on the recent daily average production for each team in the challenge. During the challenge, the daily team statistics are averaged for the current duration of the challenge and then the baseline average is subtracted to yield and average increase (or decrease). That average increase/decrease is divided by the baseline average to determine the percent increase/decrease. For example, if a team averages 3 days of Run Time per day leading up to the challenge, and then averages 4 days of Run Time during the period of the challenge, the percent increase would be 33%. The math would be: (4-3)/3.

The final winner of the challenge will be the team with the largest percent increase over their baseline average.
I already run 24/7 except for the rigs I happen to be on at any given time so I don't see my percentage run time increasing at all.
 

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You make a good point Twilyth. I would think that in order to show the largest increase in percentage over the term of the challenge a team would need to recruit new crunchers as the challenge continues.

As with the last challenge, we recruited several of our brothers in folding, as we got recruited for the chimp challenge in F@H. That is the only way that I see our team increasing the percentage from the start to the finish.

Any other ideas?
 

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You make a good point Twilyth. I would think that in order to show the largest increase in percentage over the term of the challenge a team would need to recruit new crunchers as the challenge continues.

As with the last challenge, we recruited several of our brothers in folding, as we got recruited for the chimp challenge in F@H. That is the only way that I see our team increasing the percentage from the start to the finish.

Any other ideas?
Well, we can certainly do that. Most of us probably have all our available crunchers crunching, but maybe if we could convince a friend or family member to crunch for the duration of the challenge, that could boost our run time. Just an idea. :)
 
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So maybe I should wait and switch my i7 970's over from folding after the contest starts...
 

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So maybe I should wait and switch my i7 970's over from folding after the contest starts...
i guess that's a good idea, I'll see if I can get the 2nd rig going as well, but need a damn power strip and I'm broke. :(
 

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