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Post by Apoptosis » Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:47 am

In the winter you don't have to turn the heater on in your house and in the in the summer you have to keep the A/C on full blast!

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Post by Sublime » Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:49 am

you have pictures of your computers in the family photo album! :rolleyes:

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Post by Nobahar » Wed Jul 20, 2005 11:52 am

you set it to defragment whenever you have plans to be out for over an hour.

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Post by kenc51 » Wed Jul 20, 2005 3:15 pm

You never have an OS installed long enough to defrag... :lol:



Spend over 2 grand on a pc, and half your time running 3dmark. (solitare anyone?)

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Post by killswitch83 » Wed Jul 20, 2005 6:43 pm

when your buddies think you finally found a girlfriend, only to find out those female references were about your uber-system :rolleyes:
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Post by Sovereign » Wed Jul 20, 2005 7:30 pm

- You spend time on bulletin boards arguing whether AMD or Intel is better
- You work three jobs to afford SLI-ed 7800GTXs while saying you are saving for college/car/house (depends on your age!)

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Post by -mogwai » Wed Jul 20, 2005 8:27 pm

- you know more than the geek squad dumbasses at best buy...

those dorks don't know anything... some lady was wondering why her computer wouldn't work when she installed another stick of memory (pc133) into her computer (a newer dell was what she brought in... that thing doesn't take pc133). the guy said that she needed to install new memory drivers. i was like "HAHA wtf?!"
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Post by Apoptosis » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:04 pm

when you buy and upgrade your pc just so you can play Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas with the coffee shop mod over and over.

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Post by killswitch83 » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:43 pm

damn right audiophile, I used to work at the Big Blue Whore, and frankly, they don't know a damn thing about computers. I had to learn most of what I know now by experimentation, and a little help from my buddy who used to go to a pretty decent vocational school/college in Polk County, NC. He gave me a whole lot of insight on how to build computers; glad I listened, lol :mrgreen:
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Post by gvblake22 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 11:30 am

You have pieces of old/dead hardware on your person when you can't be next to the main rig...
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Post by infinitevalence » Fri Jul 22, 2005 11:41 am

im going to have to agree with that one

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Post by gvblake22 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:12 pm

^^^Oh man! That is nice!
Did you remove the heatspreader on your Winny or did it die?

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Post by infinitevalence » Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:29 pm

i removed the IHS on my winnie :)
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Post by killswitch83 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 2:51 pm

Man, talk about your trophies, lol. Can't talk too much though, I had a dead stick of DDR400 on my house keychain.
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Post by Apoptosis » Fri Jul 22, 2005 3:02 pm

I got you all beat with my unique SD Flash Card on my keychain!

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Post by killswitch83 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 3:05 pm

Ooh, aah, lol. Only one question: does it come with a hemi? (note the Dodge key), rofl. :lol:
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Post by Apoptosis » Fri Jul 22, 2005 3:06 pm

I wish it did... Just need the other 47,999 for the $48,000 price tag! But, it does work on the SRT-4 ACR ;)

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Post by -mogwai » Fri Jul 22, 2005 4:19 pm

you know you're an enthusiast when you're a loyal member to a computer enthusiast forum....

or if you own a computer enthusiast/review website....

or if you write articles for a computer enthusiast/review site....
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Post by kenc51 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 4:29 pm

just posting here makes you one

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Post by -mogwai » Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:21 pm

audiophile wrote:you know you're an enthusiast when you're a loyal member to a computer enthusiast forum....
kenc51 wrote:just posting here makes you one
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