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Message 793949 - Posted: 7 Aug 2008, 0:30:44 UTC - in response to Message 786091.
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I joined in September of 2000 and crunched that until they started the first Boinc Beta then I switched to that until Boinc went public and there were no more WUs for beta I continued to crunch classic for a while on my wife's computer but before Classic closed down I switched to Boinc. I posted very little in the classic boards mainly when I had a problem with the software.
1,511 Work units
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I ran most of classic on an AMD K6-2 500 with 32MB of ram.



UNBELIEVABLE Eagle.

Ya beat me by ONE WU.

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I crunched on an AMD 800 KHz PC and an AMD 1.0 MHz PC and had temperature problems.
Over a period of approx. one month the CPU temps would rise from 68 to 78 Deg C and the CPU's would start to cut back on thermal protection so I had to replace the thermal grease between the CPU's and the heat sinks.



When my wife died I stopped crunching and switched off; I was at around 1490 WU's and didn't collect my 1500 WU certificate. The rest were pending credits that were later verified.




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Message 793960 - Posted: 7 Aug 2008, 0:39:14 UTC - in response to Message 785513.


I used to run the cli through seti-driver- you could actually cache wu's!!!


Yes that was a boon when I discovered the Seti-Driver and could cache Woo's


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Message 793966 - Posted: 7 Aug 2008, 0:55:08 UTC
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My UOTD CREDIT - from 'leonardo' account . . .

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Message 809721 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 4:52:42 UTC

I joined the project in '99, at this time I was registered with an other profile name (Cereal_Killer) but I lost access to my "space.com" mail address.
So, I started a new profile with my real name in '04, and a new team in '08.
Now, I have a brand new iMac C2D at 3,06 Ghz (OS X) and an old PC P3 at 930 Mhz (Win2K) running exclusively S@H 24/7.


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Message 809729 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 5:01:12 UTC - in response to Message 809721.

I joined the project in '99, at this time I was registered with an other profile name (Cereal_Killer) but I lost access to my "space.com" mail address.
So, I started a new profile with my real name in '04, and a new team in '08.
Now, I have a brand new iMac C2D at 3,06 Ghz (OS X) and an old PC P3 at 930 Mhz (Win2K) running exclusively S@H 24/7.


Welcome back, we thought we lost you.

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Message 809730 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 5:02:58 UTC - in response to Message 809721.

I joined the project in '99, at this time I was registered with an other profile name (Cereal_Killer) but I lost access to my "space.com" mail address.
So, I started a new profile with my real name in '04, and a new team in '08.
Now, I have a brand new iMac C2D at 3,06 Ghz (OS X) and an old PC P3 at 930 Mhz (Win2K) running exclusively S@H 24/7.

Welcome to the forums.......glad to see you here.
And wearing a green star too!!! How fashionable!
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled off was convincing the world he did not exist/.

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Most were cats.
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Message 809823 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 10:42:08 UTC

The SETI@home Class of Apr 25 2000
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809) Dirk Villarreal Tue Apr 25 23:15:06 2000 Sun Jul 2 20:53:33 2000 47 1051 hr 15 min 22 hr 22 min 02.4 sec Spain
Here I found my first footprints on the surface of a completely new and strange world: the world of BOINC in its early steps.....(at least they were for me)
It is crazy: The average CPU time for my WU´s was close to 22 hours/WU !!
Class of Apr 25 2000


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Message 809829 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 11:06:32 UTC - in response to Message 809721.

I joined the project in '99, at this time I was registered with an other profile name (Cereal_Killer) but I lost access to my "space.com" mail address.
So, I started a new profile with my real name in '04, and a new team in '08.
Now, I have a brand new iMac C2D at 3,06 Ghz (OS X) and an old PC P3 at 930 Mhz (Win2K) running exclusively S@H 24/7.


Hei to you volodimer ;-) Nice to see you her.


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Message 809867 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 13:26:39 UTC

Thanks you all ;-)
Glad to be here again!


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Message 810092 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 1:24:50 UTC


. . . 'ello Vol ;)

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Message 810105 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 1:32:31 UTC

We are All still listening!



LETS BEGIN IN 2010

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Message 810113 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 1:37:33 UTC

The search ain't gonna stop on MY doorstep.........

Kitties searching the heavens............


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Message 810114 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 1:38:32 UTC


. . . indeed WE are



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Message 810117 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 1:40:21 UTC - in response to Message 810105.


We are All still listening!






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Message 810128 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 1:58:06 UTC

I have my ear trained towards the heavens!



LETS BEGIN IN 2010

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Message 810250 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 12:50:20 UTC - in response to Message 810092.


. . . 'ello Vol ;)

from the SETI Social Club Days . . .




My respects to a veteran heavy cruncher....!

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Message 810298 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 16:31:10 UTC


. . . another perspective




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Message 810420 - Posted: 20 Sep 2008, 23:44:51 UTC
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July, 1999 -- August, 2008


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Message 810742 - Posted: 21 Sep 2008, 21:21:57 UTC

I first joined in '01 after being introduced by the Librarian at school, she ran Classic on the Library's 3 computers. After only crunching 7 WUs in quite a long time i lost interest until '04 when i stumbled across an article about S@h in New Scientist. Came back and rejoined, this time with a faster 1.7Ghz PC, though i had to create a new account since i'd long since changed my email address and couldn't remember the password for my old account. Four years later and still going.


Life on earth is the global equivalent of not storing things in the fridge.

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Message 811297 - Posted: 23 Sep 2008, 14:37:39 UTC
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. . . Note: the Interview Link below (@ the Bottom) is from August 12, 1997


. . . the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) - 1998





SETI@home is a scientific experiment that will harness the power of hundreds of thousands of Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI).

You can participate by running a screensaver program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.

There's a small but captivating possibility that your computer will detect the faint murmur of a civilization beyond Earth.



. . . ahhhhhh! the ol' deyz


edit: All Things Considered host Derek McGinty talks with Dan Werthimer, the chief Scientist for the SETI@home Project . . .



August 1997. Dan Werthimer was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered.

Other stories this month included one by PC World.

The SETI@home mailing list grew to 10,000 people.

Senior members of the SETI Institute accepted invitations to sit on our advisory board . . .


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