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Profile {BDC} The Temptations
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Message 1309388 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 19:12:52 UTC

well said ""msattler""
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Message 1309395 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 19:20:45 UTC

I would like to express my thanks to the whole team for their tireless efforts to make life easy for us dummies. I think I started on Win 95 before I saw the light.
Since then I have run Boinc/Seti on a motley assortment of salvaged machines , using early unix/BSD, any number of Linux variations , sometimes on command line.
Now this thing happens to have Mac OS X on a dual boot with Mint 10 ( I think ).
I can honestly state that I have had very few problems over the years , most being of my own making. Thus any criticism of the Boinc/ Berkeley team would seem to me to be ill founded. Rob ( UK ) .

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Message 1309397 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 19:22:32 UTC - in response to Message 1309319.

Especially when its the truth. Right now, Seti is a mess.

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Message 1309407 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 19:30:24 UTC

I am so happy that I can be a part of this phenomenal and very useful world project! I am a new member of it but my feelings are indescribable! I thank you! I appreciate your work! I believe and I hope that extraterrestrial life exists! It´s my pleasure to help you!
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Message 1309411 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 19:36:37 UTC

Very happy to help a project that could be so important to our understanding of who we are.

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Message 1309413 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 19:37:23 UTC - in response to Message 1309397.

Especially when its the truth. Right now, Seti is a mess.

Richard, if you support the SETI@home project only when things are going well, it's not supported. If, according to your point of view, this is a mess, you just have to abandon the project instead of criticizing while remaining a member. The great strength of this project is that these members have unwavering faith in his ability to find a signal even if all technical hazards they may encounter. Trying to be more positive, hang up and go forward with us... or without us...
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Message 1309465 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 21:28:25 UTC - in response to Message 1309281.

Wonderful to see the many first time and 'quiet' posters showing up here.
Good to see your face in the place.

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Well said, Mark. What an amazing thread!
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Message 1309473 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 21:57:30 UTC

It is a pleasure to help this project.

Thank to you !
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Message 1309487 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 22:27:19 UTC - in response to Message 1309334.

I'm new to Seti....and am very excited to be part of it .... in for the long haul !!!

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Message 1309495 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 22:48:51 UTC - in response to Message 1309013.

Algo está sucediendo ya que me sale el mensaje de cpu ocupada, no termina de cargar BOINC, quisiera poder solucionarlo pero no sé como. Gracias

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Message 1309508 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 23:20:41 UTC

I did this many moons ago when it took days to run 1. I had a 386 at the time I believe. I think at that time i got a certificate cause I ran 100 took a very long time. I am very glad to be back and will put this newer computer to work.

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Message 1309514 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 23:30:14 UTC

Long live to the SETI project, hoping for a WOW signal confirmed soon and thank you to all the team making the project living!
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Message 1309522 - Posted: 23 Nov 2012, 23:52:30 UTC

I am happy to be a part of something important. I leave my computer on all the time lol.

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Message 1309547 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 1:03:24 UTC

大家好! :)
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Message 1309561 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 1:46:17 UTC

I am honored to participate in this SEIT@HOME.钓鱼岛南海诸岛都是中国神圣不可侵犯的领土,犯我强汉者,虽远必诛!

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Message 1309567 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 2:17:18 UTC

the work is over?or....

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Message 1309572 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 2:37:42 UTC
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Pleasure to help you, SETI :)

No it's not finished or anything, just crashing or w/e: http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=70130#1309393

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Message 1309575 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 2:44:26 UTC

To reiterate Mark's comment. It is so nice to see alot participants posting for the first, second etc time.

Welcome and we hope to see you all more often.
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Message 1309592 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 4:32:25 UTC

as long as the seti@home servers are up, my computers will be crunching data for you.

i know i won't be alive when the first signal is found, but it's nice to know that i was a small, if insignificant, part of it.


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Message 1309602 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 4:55:17 UTC

BOINC started with the idea of exploiting "spare cycles" on PCs. Now people are building home made supercomputers using graphic boards and flood the servers with their results, both valid and not valid. This is the main cause of SETI problems, besides that of being underfunded.
Tullio
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