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eepiccolo 2003-10-06 20:07

...if you get robreid to give you a special color and thicken your line on the [URL=http://www.teamprimerib.com/rr1/topfgraph55.htm]factor graphs[/URL] (*cough*trif*cough*)

PrimeCruncher 2003-10-07 01:40

... you know all of the DC jargon used in this thread

eepiccolo 2003-10-07 13:03

... You're a contractor for a defense agency, but know more acronyms in Distrubted Computing and the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search than in your job.

DC, LL, DC, TF, GIMPS, MP, 33M, et cetra, et cetra.

PrimeCruncher 2003-10-07 18:44

... the first thing you did when you walked into your school's large computer lab was pull up the system info to see if the systems are technologically advanced enough to be assimilated :whistle: :grin:

E_tron 2003-10-08 01:12

...if you are looking at this message.

Uncwilly 2003-10-08 13:16

...you figure a way to get on to your boss's computer unsupervised for a few minutes....

eepiccolo 2003-10-08 13:36

[QUOTE][i]Originally posted by Uncwilly [/i]
[B]...you figure a way to get on to your boss's computer unsupervised for a few minutes.... [/B][/QUOTE] ... with administrative privileges so when Prime95 is installed, it will still run while the computer is logged out. :shock:

Uncwilly 2003-10-08 21:37

I would like to do that. I could gain about 10 machines that way....

ixfd64 2003-10-08 23:58

You build a 10 petaflop supercomputer in your basement, and the government pleads with you to sell it.

You actually build a quantum computer in your basement.

E_tron 2003-10-09 01:38

[QUOTE][i]Originally posted by ixfd64 [/i]
[B]You build a 10 petaflop supercomputer in your basement, and the government pleads with you to sell it.

You actually build a quantum computer in your basement. [/B][/QUOTE]

...if you bought a T3 just too get enough exponents to keep that thing busy... then we log on tomorrow, "8 new mersenne primes discovered"... and we see this new user name that is holding 1st place...

PrimeCruncher 2003-10-10 19:37

... you can't sleep at night knowing one of your boxen is down.

... you skip work/school the next day to fix it despite the fact that this will result in untold extra hours of work when you return.


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