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Message 539384 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 6:51:46 UTC

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In a few short hours I shall have done 8 years crunching:

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Seem to have come a long way from the screensaver on a 166MHz laptop, turning in one WU every 1 to 2 weeks, to turning in several each hour - across multiple machines!

Congratulations to fellow 8 year club members.


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Message 539727 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 20:04:39 UTC - in response to Message 539384.

(Jumping the gun slightly to be the thread starter ;D )

In a few short hours I shall have done 8 years crunching:

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Seem to have come a long way from the screensaver on a 166MHz laptop, turning in one WU every 1 to 2 weeks, to turning in several each hour - across multiple machines!

Congratulations to fellow 8 year club members.


Congrats...I will be joining in May...
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Message 539732 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 20:07:57 UTC - in response to Message 539727.

Seems as if i join that club too.
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Message 539733 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 20:09:29 UTC - in response to Message 539732.

Seems as if i join that club too.
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Amazing how long we have been crunchin. Thank you for all the hard work you have put into this project. It is people like you that make crunchin fun!
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Message 539738 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 20:22:25 UTC

Nearly 8 years. I hope it will not last ten times that period to find 'the' answer.


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Message 539740 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 20:34:59 UTC - in response to Message 539738.

Nearly 8 years. I hope it will not last ten times that period to find 'the' answer.


I remember seeing something on discovery channel where they interviewed Dr. Seth Shostak and he said that he expects something to be found in the next 20 years or so.

I could be wrong on the numbers though... if anyone has a link to the interview or something similar, please go ahead.






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Message 539754 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 21:05:05 UTC - in response to Message 539740.

Nearly 8 years. I hope it will not last ten times that period to find 'the' answer.


I remember seeing something on discovery channel where they interviewed Dr. Seth Shostak and he said that he expects something to be found in the next 20 years or so.

I could be wrong on the numbers though... if anyone has a link to the interview or something similar, please go ahead.





Here it is and you are right.


http://blogs2.nationalgeographic.com/extraterrestrial/


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Message 539759 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 21:19:00 UTC - in response to Message 539384.

(Jumping the gun slightly to be the thread starter ;D )

In a few short hours I shall have done 8 years crunching:

SETI@home member since 3 Apr 1999

Seem to have come a long way from the screensaver on a 166MHz laptop, turning in one WU every 1 to 2 weeks, to turning in several each hour - across multiple machines!

Congratulations to fellow 8 year club members.



Congratz Mike

i have a few Days left...

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Message 539763 - Posted: 1 Apr 2007, 21:25:10 UTC - in response to Message 539754.


Here it is and you are right.

http://blogs2.nationalgeographic.com/extraterrestrial/


Thanks for the link !

However, i'm not quite sure if we're really searching the right subband for ET signals.

The interesting part would be why exactly we're searching on 1.42 MHz and what makes the scientist that sure that it's got to be Hydrogen.

Maybe Eric can answer that one ?







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Message 539883 - Posted: 2 Apr 2007, 2:23:12 UTC
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I still have 44 days until I hit 8 years, but I plan on crunching until ET finally lands.



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Message 539989 - Posted: 2 Apr 2007, 14:02:52 UTC

February 29th, 2008 . . . *right* 'round thE cornEr . . . ;)

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Message 541238 - Posted: 5 Apr 2007, 5:01:58 UTC - in response to Message 541033.

Almost.


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Message 541276 - Posted: 5 Apr 2007, 7:46:26 UTC

just a few more days ... but we're all gettin closer to that 100 year crunching mark


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Message 541960 - Posted: 6 Apr 2007, 19:42:30 UTC

Eight years in Sept though.. getting there..



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Message 542125 - Posted: 7 Apr 2007, 4:59:58 UTC

Just noticed this thread, I hit the 8 year mark in July. My how time flys.


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Message 542164 - Posted: 7 Apr 2007, 7:16:19 UTC

I will be an eight year member on July 23rd also. Just kept on crunching.

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Message 542180 - Posted: 7 Apr 2007, 8:13:33 UTC

I could pretend to belong here as well, as my join date states such beneath my avatar, but...

This date is most people who have it a fake, it was a databas glitch with the second update of the classic stats to the BOINC accounts.
Afaik at first the old timers lost their early date, then something was changed, and those veterans got their date back, but along this we only-Boincers got this weird new date, Joined: Apr 3, 1999.

My real join date is October 24, 2004, I've written it down somewhere, as otherwise it would have been lost.

Congratz to you, Mike, to have this join date as a real date, I think you're a minority in the Class of Apr 3, 1999

(Class of 1999-04-03, number of users: 23182)


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Message 542186 - Posted: 7 Apr 2007, 8:55:56 UTC

Minor enquiry :- how did you get the BoincStats breakdown for the class of....?
would like to check my start date class!



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Message 542214 - Posted: 7 Apr 2007, 11:34:59 UTC - in response to Message 542186.

Minor enquiry :- how did you get the BoincStats breakdown for the class of....?
would like to check my start date class!

On your SETI@home page over there, look for the line that reads “Link to position in 'sign-up date' stats here”; you’re in eighth place at the moment.

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Message 542272 - Posted: 7 Apr 2007, 14:30:30 UTC - in response to Message 539883.
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..... but I plan on crunching until ET finally lands.


Yuppers...same here. I hit 8 years in August.



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