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Message 1291334 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 18:45:17 UTC

Another just passed the 13 years, now September has closed ...
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Message 1291344 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 19:11:25 UTC - in response to Message 1291334.

Another just passed the 13 years, now September has closed ...

Yep another September and another year on SETI@Home. So much data. So little time.
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Message 1291544 - Posted: 5 Oct 2012, 7:53:34 UTC

wow, that's true...

For more then 13 years now I've been crunching away for Seti@Home. All these people here seen the classic WU's pass by, we've seen the "birth" of BOINC and with all the ups and downs this project has seen we are all still here :-)

Proud to be a member of this project which will certainly one day will identify E.T. and prove to the world that we are not alone in this massive universe !

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Message 1291597 - Posted: 5 Oct 2012, 13:07:10 UTC

13 years today!!

I started out with a 233 MHz pentium crunching with SETISpy and SETI Driver and after MANY upgrades and additions I'm still here with multi core processors, GPUs and BOINC.

See ya all next year!
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Message 1299399 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 15:11:55 UTC

I just remembered I was supposed to post here to join the club of 13 year crunchers. Since September...
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Message 1299449 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 19:15:20 UTC

Just realized I belong in this club. Man, it's gone by quicker than it seems.
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Message 1300715 - Posted: 31 Oct 2012, 15:08:41 UTC

Happy Halloween everyone!

Wow. 13 years, 1 million credits, a few long dead PCs, 2 accounts and one Seti-Classic to Boinc rollover closer to getting that toaster:)

Here's to another 13 years with more Kepler data, more bandwidth, more Setizens, more parts of the sky being scanned, more Nitpicker results, more FLOPs, more more MORE!:)

I might just migrate over to my Seti Classic Account, one day... Or maybe I'll be able to merge the two, in 13 years:)

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Message 1301268 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 14:33:53 UTC

13 years to the day today! Tue, 2 Nov 1999 - Fri, 2 Nov 2012. Long live SETI!
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Message 1301274 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 15:19:00 UTC

13 years and still no ET
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Message 1301290 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 15:55:15 UTC - in response to Message 1301274.

13 years and still no ET

I am sure that in another 13 year some alien civilization will discover our planet & how tasty humans are for food.
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Message 1301291 - Posted: 2 Nov 2012, 15:57:32 UTC - in response to Message 1301274.

13 years and still no ET

Only 12-1/2 years for me.
But I guarantee......

If 'the signal' has not been found in a another 50 years or so.......
I shall still be here. Supposing I have not passed on by then.



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Message 1305845 - Posted: 13 Nov 2012, 21:24:52 UTC

13 years today!

A year ago I finally reached 1 million SETI credits.
This past year I doubled to 2 million SETI credits.
And became a SETI "1 percent-er" according to BOINCStats LOL

Amazing looking back at my various hardware to see what I use today.
I just acquired an i7 system with a GPU. Up to now its all been CPU.
So expect great things in the coming year <grin>.

Slow and steady and glad to be a part of it all...

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Message 1307327 - Posted: 18 Nov 2012, 10:14:45 UTC

Congratulations to 13 year olds, my 12th birthday is due tomorrow!

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Message 1307332 - Posted: 18 Nov 2012, 10:32:30 UTC

How times fly. I almost forgot but here I am, joining the 13years club.

See you next year.

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Message 1307489 - Posted: 18 Nov 2012, 20:12:31 UTC

Fri Aug 6 13:41:02 1999


Oh how time flies, started with a pentium 233@260, whew, what a screamer.....heh


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Message 1309765 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 13:49:13 UTC - in response to Message 1230756.
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I can't believe that it has been that long. Let's see, radio signals have traveled how far during that period? <grin>


Ok..lessee..If my ship can make the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs...
I'll get back to ya..


Okay, to give you an example ...
.. The Television Broadcast of The Beatles receiving the MBE back in 1965, would have reached CAPELLA in 2007.
Capella is approximately 41 Light-Years from earth, and is in the Constellation Auriga.

Well, so I've read.
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Message 1309770 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 13:55:26 UTC

Glad I made it to my teens!
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Message 1310309 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 22:18:29 UTC

So, only 2 hours more until accomplishing 13 years...

Back in 1999, after some initial tests on a SUN Ultra 1 machine, that one:



was crunching ... okay ... was "nibbling" the galactic noise in my first own seti machine and processes one workunit in 5-6 days.
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Message 1314082 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 0:59:31 UTC

Coming to this post late, don't have time to wander though the forums as much as I would like to. Been crunching since 18 May 1999...

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Message 1314113 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 2:27:11 UTC

I started on May 17th PST or the 18th UTC. My son started it for me under his name and e-mail addy. Crunshed a wooping 24 units. After a comp crash, I came back under a new account.
If he could just remember his addy from back then, I would bring the account back.
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