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Message 1113528 - Posted: 5 Jun 2011, 17:19:44 UTC

I'm afraid that's a question of human nature. Since there are points, humans will compete and/or measure themselves against others using them. If there weren't points, we'd probably have fewer people doing SETI because they couldn't compete against others, even passively.


Man has always been a competitive beast, whether to be the strongest in the tribe, to win an Olympic race in Greece, or to crunch at Seti. We even compete consciously or sub-consciously for the attentiions of the oppostite sex every day. Long may it continue I say!

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Message 1113553 - Posted: 5 Jun 2011, 18:10:49 UTC - in response to Message 1113528.

It's not a race:)

Besides, everyone knows the Tortoise beats the Hare in the end!

PS. Did someone say Greece?

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Message 1113594 - Posted: 5 Jun 2011, 20:46:54 UTC
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PS. Did someone say Greece?

If I did I've lost my marbles ....

Don't let's take it all too seriously ......

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Message 1114395 - Posted: 7 Jun 2011, 22:45:34 UTC - in response to Message 1113594.

PS. Did someone say Greece?

If I did I've lost my marbles ....

You're the Earl of Elgin AICMFP.
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Message 1114434 - Posted: 8 Jun 2011, 2:22:53 UTC

Is there any realistic time that it might get up and running, or can I switch off and save a few watts on my power bill.
My box ix empty, again.
Chers Max Garth
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