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Message 1248586 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 4:39:12 UTC

13 years... Wow time flies when your having fun!



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Message 1248660 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 9:53:06 UTC

I have officially arrived.

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Message 1248989 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 23:51:14 UTC

Me too. My how the time fly's.


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Message 1249749 - Posted: 22 Jun 2012, 3:00:35 UTC

Give me a bit, but happy
13th Carlos.

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Message 1249854 - Posted: 22 Jun 2012, 8:13:30 UTC

Still here after all these years ....and computers, and homes, and jobs...but the interest remains.


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Message 1249899 - Posted: 22 Jun 2012, 10:10:19 UTC - in response to Message 1243868.  



I hope in 13 years I'll be right here with you guys.



That's a good hope, and I hope so, too. Chances are you'll be here when some of us have gone to our final reward. Then it'll be your turn to get the next 13 yearer's started.

They'll have RACs that can only be shown in engineering notation.

And Berkeley will still have a 100Mbit line into the office. <just kidding, nobody throw things; and put down that knife>

Nobody said this'll be quick or easy.

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Message 1252828 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 19:41:20 UTC

First result logged Thu Apr 08 20:23:15 1999 :)


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Message 1252832 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 19:49:02 UTC

13 Years ago today


The Universe is not only stranger than you imagine, it's stranger than you can imagine.

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Message 1253026 - Posted: 29 Jun 2012, 2:26:25 UTC

It is close enough, I'm celebrating my 13th. As a present to me I'm buying a Zotac
PCI GT430 to put into my old P4 box. It had not run for over a year but it fired up yesterday, so away we go.


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Message 1253850 - Posted: 30 Jun 2012, 21:08:39 UTC

Oh I missed mine last month *eats virtual party cake to celebrate belatedly*


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Message 1255184 - Posted: 3 Jul 2012, 23:22:44 UTC

1999... I think that might have been the year I upgraded from an i386 to one of those fabulous 486 chips! I couldn't let all those 100 Mhz CPU cycles go to waste. I didn't run 24/7 in those days either; dialed up an internet connection when a work unit was done -- uploaded the result and downloaded ONE new one, all at a blazing 9600 bps. No way to keep up with today's multiple-GPU crunchers but still chugging away on Seti, as well as a couple of other Boinc projects to carry through any Seti slack times.


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Message 1258605 - Posted: 10 Jul 2012, 23:18:27 UTC - in response to Message 1255184.  

Happy thirteenth, everyone!

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Message 1274555 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 20:35:15 UTC

I kind of wonder - will some of us still be crunching away at twenty years or even longer?

What kind of machines might we have then.

Will we look back at our original crunching rigs and laugh thinking that today most of our smartphones are as powerful as those original rigs.

Think about it!


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Message 1274573 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 21:21:21 UTC

Guess I forgot to check in when my turn came up.

I think it won't even be 20 years that we'll be running a hundred tasks at a time on a smartwatch, while it is streaming a movie to the wall screen and we're talking to others with it's video screen. But we'll still be griping about shorties and bandwidth!


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Message 1274667 - Posted: 24 Aug 2012, 1:07:01 UTC

Wow, I'm 8 days late! 13th year as of August 15th. Still chugging along!


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Message 1274951 - Posted: 24 Aug 2012, 17:45:36 UTC

I'm not AWOL, just reporting in six days late!! Don't plan to be leaving any time soon. 13 years, doesn't seem that long but, 6 machines/countless CPU upgrades/3 op systems/four printers and countless HDD replacements/upgrades.

HERE'S TO ANOTHER 13 YEARS!!!!




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Message 1275363 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 13:29:46 UTC

I'm late to this thread too. Proud that i have been here 13 years. Still want to build a new computer :(


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Message 1275509 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 20:21:05 UTC

I'm still here. FWIW I can't believe how far the technology has progressed.
For me it all started on a 486 system and now I have a high performance CPU and 2 video cards that do the same work in seconds.

When I started my user group, we had about 20 active users that would do the same work I now do on one computer.


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Message 1291242 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 16:19:29 UTC

Just happened to think about it: today is my 13th! I think it's the first time in a few years I've noted it on the day and not missed it by a few.


David
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Waiting for a message from a small furry creature from Alpha Centauri.


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Message 1291325 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 18:12:35 UTC

And... still here :)


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