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Gary Edstrom 2003-06-28 05:13

They have just had a record snow fall in your part of the country, but for some reason, it has all melted in the area around your house!

Maybeso 2003-06-29 22:06

You start an organization to shut down the nearby nuclear plant. Not because you object to nuclear power -- you just want to get your hands on that cooling tower!

Of course, once the plant shuts down, there won't be enough power to run your DC farm ...

QuintLeo 2003-06-30 11:39

[quote="sdbardwick"]...your monthly electric bill is more than your monthly rent/mortgage payment...[/quote]

Mine sometimes IS - but I own the trailor outright and my monthly lot rent is LOW....


Sadly, I do still have to run the furnace for 2-3 months in the winter.

eepiccolo 2003-07-01 13:14

... your wife (or husband) tells you that you were talking to her (him) in your sleep, trying to convince her to let you buy another computer and use more electricity to crunch more GIMPS.

E_tron 2003-07-02 20:40 have detailed plans of taking over Earth Simulator :devil: to surpass Team_Prime_Rib's Global Status in 5 days :shock: .

PageFault 2003-07-03 00:43

Better yet, when you refuse to visit pages where the animated crap can't be turned off with stop or esc ...

[quote="nomadicus"]When you leave your computer for a while, you make sure your brower is on a quite web page (such as so your computer doesn't waster cycles displaying animated gifs, run java, etc.[/quote]

TauCeti 2003-07-03 10:35

... you buy 30 1-HE racks and convince your wife that those boxes are called 'underfloor heaters' and will be used in the new bathroom...

E_tron 2003-07-07 16:39

...if you have a reefer loaded with mobo's and CPU crunching for GIMPS at sub-zero temperatures 8) . When you go never fear, your computing reefer is here.

epatka 2003-07-08 00:31

..if you are wondering whether your credit card number is a Mersenne prime..... ;)

clowns789 2003-07-11 01:26

You post a lot of bananas to get up in the leaderboards...

And match Mhz with the current year and decimal places...

Complex33 2003-07-11 03:25

If your Xyzzy and write a script to get your stats every hour, or your Xyzzy and start a forum for GIMPS, or your Xyzzy in general :)

clowns789: Like this? :banana: :banana: :banana: :shock:

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