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Post by killswitch83 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 11:10 pm

......when your gaming rig puts out more heat than your wood stove, rofl :rolleyes:
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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Fri Dec 09, 2005 11:07 am

.....when you have a desktop, laptop, and a pocket pc so you are no where without a computer no matter where you are!! :D

.....when you compare everything in your life to the specs and speed of your computer.

(i dont know if this counts or not) .......when your daily conversations to people include the words, el o el, oe em gee, lawl, roffle. 100% guilty :oops:

......doing plans of making your car a mobile WAP, complete with webcam and gps.

.....when the word balls(bawls) is no longer a potty mouth word!
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Post by killswitch83 » Fri Dec 09, 2005 11:20 am

to quote Mr. Sebben from Harvey Birdman: "haha! Bawls!!"

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Post by gvblake22 » Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:14 pm

...when you pass mile marker 222 on the freeway and start thinking about RAM :rolleyes:

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Post by killswitch83 » Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:23 pm

....when you think 420 is a dream OC on your Northwood P4, lol
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Post by Kerii » Fri Dec 09, 2005 5:02 pm

... when your idea of fun consists of treasure hunting at your local PC "junkyard" store and find great joy in discovering something usable. (True story. :lol: )

50mm Panaflo for $0.50! Whoo!
Found it in a giant bin of crappy heatsinks and fans.
A little isopropyl alcohol cleaned it up real nice. :rolleyes:

Damn this thing is quiet even on full blast. :mrgreen:

Well... not like I have a choice really, it has no ground wire. :P
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Post by killswitch83 » Fri Dec 09, 2005 10:34 pm

wish there was a local PC "junkyard" here, lol :(

we can't scavenge in the junkyards down here in SC, dunno why except maybe a safety hazard....oh well, I just scavenge my friend's old stuff.....got a working E-Machines monitor, keyboard, an old (2001 model) E-Machine with an AMD 1800+, but it's dead, and an old (2000) Compaq 7000T case...can't beat best friends to scavenge, lol :)
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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Sat Dec 10, 2005 3:48 pm

.....you accidentally say computer instead of the actual word that starts with a "c" like car. "we were in my computer last night and got pulled over"
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Post by infinitevalence » Sat Dec 10, 2005 6:18 pm

...When you set up a windmill in your hallway to take advantage of the thermal gradient generated by the computers in your room. This also has the sideffect of providing extra power to run the USB fan on your desk that keeps you from dieing of heat.
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Post by killswitch83 » Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:23 pm

.....When your beer keg and cooling system are the same thing, lol :rolleyes:
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Post by edrisk » Tue Dec 13, 2005 5:19 pm

When you get in a fist fight with a friend when arguing about who's gaming rig is better!

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Post by kenc51 » Tue Dec 13, 2005 5:27 pm

You "upgrade" your DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 SLI-DR to a DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 SLI-DR Expert

When all your cpu can do is a ~450Mhz OC!!!!



When your sitting in work "talking" to a customer, and all you can think about is Dram drive strenght, Tref, Max async lantency etc.... Then the first thing you do when you get home is gain 25 3dmark pts......and you call that success!!! LOL

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Post by killswitch83 » Tue Dec 13, 2005 10:40 pm

:prayer: :prayer:
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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:39 pm

.....When you are with a group of people and feel lonely because your computer isnt with you.

.....when you bring your computer to work because the work computer isnt fast enough.
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Post by Katipo » Fri Dec 16, 2005 9:47 pm

When you're still posting on forums half an hour after you've supposed to have started work 5 miles away.
Riding reliably on a secondhand 1GHz Athlon for five years.

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Post by OgreMustCrush » Sat Dec 17, 2005 3:09 pm

When your daily essentials consist of: a watch with a pda built in, an internet enabled cell phone, an ipod(with video no doubt), a laptop, multiple thumb drives, and all the cables to hook them together and charge them.
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Post by topsub » Mon Jan 16, 2006 9:05 am

when you get home you hug your computer

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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Tue Jan 17, 2006 3:25 pm

When your daily essentials consist of: a watch with a pda built in, an internet enabled cell phone, an ipod(with video no doubt), a laptop, multiple thumb drives, and all the cables to hook them together and charge them.
No doubt!! No watch like that, but i do have a ppc. and my nextel has intarweb, but i dont know if that counts. LOL

topsub wrote:when you get home you hug your computer
AMEN!!!

Before your better half right.... LOL

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Post by Apoptosis » Tue Jan 17, 2006 3:34 pm

...when taking a break from doing office work on a PC you go to the same PC or another and play games or start overclocking!

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Post by kenc51 » Tue Jan 17, 2006 3:47 pm

Apoptosis wrote:...when taking a break from doing office work on a PC you go to the same PC or another and play games or start overclocking!
So true.........

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