You Know you are a computer enthusiast when...

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Post by Amy » Sun Jan 22, 2006 7:37 pm

True stories:
  • When you work at a software company and when the term "computer geek" comes up in conversation at the employee banquet everyone looks at you (Illuminati)
    When you always travel with 2 computers in case you have a chance to play (brother-in-law)
    When you travel to your parents' house to help them install software, you bring your own computer (although it's completely unnecessary) (Illuminati)
    When you marry Illuminati :mrgreen:
    When your mother-in-law starts giving computer advice to others because she's been around you too long (Illuminati)

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Post by sp1nfer » Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:34 pm

..when people call you ONLY for computer related stuff

..when you go to bed and loose women start appearing in your dreams when suddenly you start comparing breast size with overclocking potential before you get an involuntar WTF? in your head

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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Tue Feb 14, 2006 1:28 pm

.......when you call your computer your e-baby. LOLOLOL

......when your e-baby is growing up and has taken "e-male enhancers"

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Post by Sovereign » Tue Feb 14, 2006 3:33 pm

When you use an example about overclocking for an Impromptu speech for the school speech team (in a final round)
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Q6600 @ 3.2GHz :: 8GB DDR2-800 :: eVGA 9800GX2 :: 7900GTX (secondary) :: abit IP35 Pro :: 150GB Raptor 10k RPM :: 2x750GB WD Caviar :: 120GB WD :: X-Fi XtremeMusic :: NEC 4551A :: BenQ DVD Combodrive (52x32x52) :: Dual 22" Acer AL2216W :: Thermaltake Armor Black :: Logitech Z5500 5.1

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Post by infinitevalence » Tue Feb 14, 2006 4:36 pm

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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:17 pm

Nuff said!

ROFL!!!!!!
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Post by Pesto » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:00 am

that looks like a rack loaded with Power Edge servers...

but i dont see a Power vault library in there.. :roll:
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Post by infinitevalence » Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:41 am

They are all built by me with overclocked Xeons for the most part, there is one dell in there and its my roommates. As for PowerVault... well he as a 1.2TB array in there, and i had a 10k 6 disk SCSI array, but i just got a new Adaptec PCIe SAS RAID card so i will be upgrading.
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Post by Pesto » Wed Feb 15, 2006 1:50 pm

nice.. i bet that keeps the heating bill low in the winter
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Post by stev » Thu Feb 16, 2006 2:55 pm

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Post by pittviper » Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:08 pm

when you have four desktop computrs, three laptops and acar computer

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Post by DeusEx » Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:37 pm

when you get detention in school for talking non stop about computers during classes

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Post by hainer36 » Tue Apr 11, 2006 9:20 pm

warning: thread ressurection!

anyways

...when you are eating peanut butter toast, and when you set it down after biting it, you realize "hey, that looks like an AMD symbol!"

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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Fri Mar 02, 2007 9:57 am

....You can stop thinking about resurrecting a thread called "You know you are a computer enthusiast when..."
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Post by Gamble » Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:30 pm

...you skip the first half of the semester in a class called "computer analysis" only to find out that you have a midterm three days later (tomorrow now :) )

...you laugh out loud at over half of the jokes in this post in a packed library during midterm week

...you lost your piggybacked internet connection and cant seem to function at home anymore

...you feel unsettled when you leave your flash drive at home

...you wish that $4,000 would appear in your account so you can finish your build, already

...you are a computer savior to your friends and family
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Post by hainer36 » Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:23 am

the processor on your keychain is faster than 2 rigs in your house, let alone an entire library's farm

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Post by odie2190 » Sun Mar 18, 2007 1:13 am

when u only get invited to ur friends house to oc or fix the internet/pc...

also when newegg is #1 visited on ur internet history
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Re: You Know you are a computer enthusiast when...

Post by prozac26 » Sun Mar 18, 2007 8:47 am

Apoptosis wrote: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!
Actually that's accurate for me. :lol:

The sun shines into the PC room most of the day, so in the summer, AC is on full blast, and in the winter, I only warm the room at night.

:lol:

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Post by moon111 » Sun Mar 18, 2007 2:01 pm

When you have to climb over things while doing some neat and tidy cable management.

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