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Message 1071833 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 4:35:12 UTC - in response to Message 1071827.

Four score and seven Workunits ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new BOINC, conceived in Berkeley, and dedicated to the proposition that all CPU's are created equal.
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Message 1071853 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 6:32:37 UTC
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Two work units diverged in a splitter, and I—
I took the one less crunched,
And that has made all the difference.

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Message 1071913 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 12:32:04 UTC

I Pagliacci - Mettere sul tuo unità di lavoro

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Message 1071922 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 13:45:13 UTC - in response to Message 1071913.

if I had a workunit everytime someone said that I'd be a seti millionaire
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Message 1071963 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 16:34:00 UTC

If I had a work unit, I'd crunch it in the morning,
I'd crunch it in the evening, all over this land...

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Message 1071971 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 17:01:57 UTC


If i had a astropulse......

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Message 1071977 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 17:21:46 UTC - in response to Message 1071963.

If I had a work unit, I'd crunch it in the morning,
I'd crunch it in the evening, all over this land...

LOL......

As a true PPM lover....
That was excellent, Angela.
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Message 1071993 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 18:52:35 UTC

Is this a work unit which I see before me, The header toward my hand? Come, let me crunch thee.

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Message 1072038 - Posted: 29 Jan 2011, 21:29:08 UTC

And now I have finished a workunit that neither the wrath of my wife, Nor CPU crash, Nor power supply death shall be able to destroy.
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Message 1072252 - Posted: 30 Jan 2011, 6:44:40 UTC

"That's bold talk for a one-eyed, fat work unit"

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Message 1072611 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 6:01:55 UTC

Crunch or crunch not... there is no try.

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Message 1072681 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 13:53:08 UTC - in response to Message 1072611.

Workunits is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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Message 1072694 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 14:31:25 UTC

Ode to an Erg

Hail to thee, blithe Workunit!
Bird thou never wert -
That from Heaven or near to Seti
Pourest thy full heart
In profuse strains of unpremeditated downloads


(With aologies to Shelley)


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Message 1072698 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 14:42:52 UTC

I think that I will never see
A Work Unit as lovely as a tree
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Message 1072720 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 15:36:41 UTC

We shall crunch on the beaches, we shall crunch on the landing grounds, we shall crunch in the fields and in the streets, we shall crunch in the hills; we shall never surrender...

With apologies to Sir Winston Churchill
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Message 1072727 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 15:58:49 UTC
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Never in the field of distributed computing was so much owed by so many to so few.

Quoting a famous speech of Sir Winston Churchill although adapted to us!!

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Message 1072729 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 16:20:11 UTC - in response to Message 1072727.

Ich bein ein Cruncher
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Message 1072761 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 17:50:38 UTC

I shot a work unit into the air, And and which ever wingman got it, I know not where.
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Message 1072763 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 17:58:42 UTC

Heres one for Esme....

[Lady Bracknell voice on]

"A WORKunit?"

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That should get an Oscar!

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Message 1072774 - Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 18:15:01 UTC

Pink Floyd says

Moderator, do you think they'll drop the RAC?
Moderator, do you think they'll like this Result?
Moderator, do you think they'll try to break my Score?
Moderator, should I build the Credit?
Moderator, should I run for Astropulse?
Moderator, should I trust the Workunits?
Moderator, will they put me in the validated line?
Is it just a waste of time?

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