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Old 2003-06-11, 16:44   #12
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... you persuade your dad that a dual Xeon system _is_ the minimum requirement today to print his shopping list

... you convince greenpeace headquarters, that prime95 is a distributed neural net to simulate drug effects in primates. No more primate research labs :)
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Old 2003-06-11, 20:10   #13
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. . . you buy each of your six children a PC, that they can use it for whatever they want, *but* stipulate that they must leave it powered on running prime95 at all times.
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Old 2003-06-11, 20:22   #14
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. . . you buy each of your six children a PC, that they can use it for whatever they want, *but* stipulate that they must leave it powered on running prime95 at all times.
... and then mourn the CPU cycles lost every time they actually use the thing. (Been there ;) )
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Old 2003-06-11, 20:49   #15
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... and then mourn the CPU cycles lost every time they actually use the thing. (Been there ;) )
Geez! Isn't that the truth!
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Old 2003-06-11, 21:08   #16
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Hey, I have one kid with 6 computers, what is wrong with that??


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Old 2003-06-11, 21:19   #17
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... Buy a set of Bose noise cancelling headphones so you can sleep with the bedroom door open (computers are in the dining room...)
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Old 2003-06-11, 22:01   #18
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You build this :mrgreen:

http://ws9.jobnegotiator.com/images/farm/fpage3m.jpg

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Old 2003-06-11, 22:03   #19
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. . . you buy each of your six children a PC, that they can use it for whatever they want, *but* stipulate that they must leave it powered on running prime95 at all times.
You have more children so you can justify buying more computers.
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Old 2003-06-11, 22:55   #20
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You cry, just because M40# is composite
:( :( :( :(
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Old 2003-06-12, 02:33   #21
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you need counselling from all the traumatic stress of watching stats, and worrying about if you might be able to find a prime.
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Old 2003-06-12, 17:56   #22
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... if you've been a participant since before PrimeNet was public. :D :D
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