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Message 997083 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 11:09:21 UTC - in response to Message 997068.

GoodMorningAfternoonNight to all of you affected thusly by the rotation of this planet.


But but but, I thought we stood still and the sun went around us? Next you'll be telling me the earth isn't flat ....

That's only for your part of the UK...The rest of us are on a trip around the sun.
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Message 997097 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 13:00:22 UTC

Belated congrats to Siran...
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Message 997100 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 13:15:12 UTC

The only area that is flat was where ES99 use to live.
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Message 997103 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 13:53:44 UTC - in response to Message 997040.

You are welcome, Siran!...I plan to join you at 1 million in 280 days or so.

Greetings Dan,

If you got that "280 days" value from BOINCstats, it is not realistic. I recently found out that BOINCstats reads what your RAC is from the update it gets. It then does some sort of calculations on it to reduce your REAL RAC and that is what BOINCstats says your real RAC is. No! I don't think so! If they get the stats update from SETI and it says my RAC is 2000, my RAC is 2000, not 1475 or some arbitrary number BOINCstats THINKS it is.

If I were to go by what BOINCstats prediction was for my milestone, I would still be waiting. Last time I checked, they said I would not reach 1M until tomorrow. HAHA! Fooled them! Proved them WRONG! :D

Dan, I suspect that you will be reaching 1M much sooner than 280 days.

One last thing, BOINCstats lists what your real RAC was at the time of last update, plus their fictitious RAC. They predict from their fictitious RAC.

Which reminds me, I still need to change all my stats images for our team projects on the website... Yes, I'm dumping BOINCstats. :)

@Monday: Thanks! :)

Keep on BOINCing...! :)

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Message 997105 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 14:10:54 UTC

Greetings,

Just so's you know:


Credit per SETI account: 1,006,309
Credit per BOINCstats..: 1,001,320 (from last update)

RAC per SETI account: 3426
RAC per BOINCstats..: 3209 (from last update)
RAC per BOINCstats..: 1597 (what BOINCstats says my REAL RAC is)


I fail to see the logic behind their "calculated" RAC value and calling it REAL. It is NOT real. They also predict that I won't reach 1,006,309 until sometime Friday. Bah hahahahahaha! Already got there! :)

Keep on BOINCing...! :)

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Message 997111 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 14:36:22 UTC - in response to Message 997100.

The only area that is flat was where ES99 use to live.

Hmmm..no..that was halfway up a large hill. :p
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Message 997117 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 15:49:31 UTC - in response to Message 997103.

You are welcome, Siran!...I plan to join you at 1 million in 280 days or so.

Greetings Dan,

If you got that "280 days" value from BOINCstats, it is not realistic. I recently found out that BOINCstats reads what your RAC is from the update it gets. It then does some sort of calculations on it to reduce your REAL RAC and that is what BOINCstats says your real RAC is. No! I don't think so! If they get the stats update from SETI and it says my RAC is 2000, my RAC is 2000, not 1475 or some arbitrary number BOINCstats THINKS it is.

If I were to go by what BOINCstats prediction was for my milestone, I would still be waiting. Last time I checked, they said I would not reach 1M until tomorrow. HAHA! Fooled them! Proved them WRONG! :D

Dan, I suspect that you will be reaching 1M much sooner than 280 days.

One last thing, BOINCstats lists what your real RAC was at the time of last update, plus their fictitious RAC. They predict from their fictitious RAC.

Which reminds me, I still need to change all my stats images for our team projects on the website... Yes, I'm dumping BOINCstats. :)

@Monday: Thanks! :)

Keep on BOINCing...! :)

That was an "on the fly" wild guess...I was too rushed this morning to go to BOINCstats for their projection...

Any projection like that cannot take into account variables that could occur such as project downtime...computer downtime or a change in crunching priorities...
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Message 997121 - Posted: 19 May 2010, 16:02:09 UTC - in response to Message 997117.

You are welcome, Siran!...I plan to join you at 1 million in 280 days or so.

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That was an "on the fly" wild guess...I was too rushed this morning to go to BOINCstats for their projection...

Oh, ok. My bad. :(

Any projection like that cannot take into account variables that could occur such as project downtime...computer downtime or a change in crunching priorities...

You got that right. But, I say that the REAL values should be used anyway, not some arbitrarily calculated, deflated value such as that which BOINCstats uses.

Keep on BOINCing...! :)

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Message 997257 - Posted: 20 May 2010, 3:02:16 UTC

It's a noisy crowd in here tonight.
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Message 997320 - Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:57:50 UTC

One more time...For the good times...
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Message 997353 - Posted: 20 May 2010, 15:11:49 UTC

Rushing over to my flat, but which tyre was it I asked?
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Message 997460 - Posted: 20 May 2010, 22:34:00 UTC

Rushing over to my flat, but which tyre was it I asked?


The nearside rear replied "Don't ask me I'm a bit under pressure at the moment"

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Message 997493 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 5:27:52 UTC

Theres a bit of pressure building up in my espresso machine.

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Message 997499 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 6:06:46 UTC

Who tripped over the extension cord?
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Message 997516 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 8:37:56 UTC

It's not the extension cord but the WiFi router. That's what stops you moving your desktop around the house and garden (yard)
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Message 997528 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 11:23:28 UTC
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That's what stops you moving your desktop around the house and garden (yard)


Who tripped over the extension cord?


(1) a yard = 3 feet
(2) A cord is a piece of string
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Message 997530 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 11:31:01 UTC - in response to Message 997528.
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Uncle Chris's Unofficial Wikipedia

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That's what stops you moving your desktop around the house and garden (yard)


Who tripped over the extension cord?


(1) a yard = 3 feet
(2) A cord is a piece of string

I got rid of most of the extension cables when I did the Eletric Kitty power center upgrade........
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Message 997532 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 11:37:28 UTC - in response to Message 997528.


(2) A cord is a piece of string


So what do the enlightened English call an "umbilical cord"?

An umbilical cable?
An umbilical string?
Or the bloody thing that attaches the baby to the placenta? lol

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Message 997534 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 11:39:56 UTC - in response to Message 997528.

Uncle Chris's Unofficial Wikipedia

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That's what stops you moving your desktop around the house and garden (yard)


Who tripped over the extension cord?


(1) a yard = 3 feet
(2) A cord is a piece of string

Uncle Chris doesn't seen to get out much.
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Message 997536 - Posted: 21 May 2010, 11:44:30 UTC
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Hi Guys! :-)

I got rid of most of the extension cables when I did the Eletric Kitty power center upgrade........


Hey, a man who speaks English. Yay!

So what do the enlightened English call an "umbilical cord"?


funiculus umbilicalis

Uncle Chris doesn't seem to get out much.


Hi Cousin Dan, where would you reccommend I go?
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