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Post by Merlin » Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:23 am

Would the powers that be allow for a private temporary thread viewable only by your team members? This would allow for a little strategy in secret. Just a thought...nothing personal Darkstar...but isn't having a guy who can add more PPD in a day than most of us could produce in three, sort of like having Tom Brady playing in a high school playoff game...he can basically win whenever he wants to. I am not complaining, just saying out loud what many others are thinking. Just my two cents.
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Post by DeusExM1 » Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:31 am

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Post by bhelms » Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:38 am

If you noticed, he was teamed up with people who produced significantly less PPD on average. It was balanced out.

It is more like Tom Brady with a middle school team, vs a high school team. or something like that :P

Anyways, go look at the numbers.
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Post by Merlin » Sat Dec 05, 2009 3:20 am

I did look at the numbers. The numbers I noticed the most were the ones added to the PPD. All of Dan and Apop's efforts to balance the teams are wasted if someone can add more that double my total production on a whim. My system is not by any means top of the line but it is a good computer. The people who would appreciate the prize the most are also those who can add the least to their PPD. I do not intend any disrespect to you Dark star! I admire the work you put in to donate to a good cause. Now I am going to try to find a bunch of friends who may know people who have access to servers etc. to help me kick Darkies behind.
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Post by DMB2000uk » Sat Dec 05, 2009 5:11 am

I agree Darkstar's output is going to be ridiculous! But it's all for the greater good I guess. Being on the winning team won't be the only way to win a processor, so there's hope to get one even if your team hasn't got the highest points at the end of the competition.

Setting up temporary forums is a bit too much effort :P

You could just send private messages out to your team to discuss tactics?

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Post by Darkstar » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:17 am

no offense taken but I think my team is in 4th place? I think you need to look at the big picture :)

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Post by Darkstar » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:21 am

Merlin wrote:I did look at the numbers. The numbers I noticed the most were the ones added to the PPD. All of Dan and Apop's efforts to balance the teams are wasted if someone can add more that double my total production on a whim. My system is not by any means top of the line but it is a good computer. The people who would appreciate the prize the most are also those who can add the least to their PPD. I do not intend any disrespect to you Dark star! I admire the work you put in to donate to a good cause. Now I am going to try to find a bunch of friends who may know people who have access to servers etc. to help me kick Darkies behind.
as for those who would appreciate the prize most, i dont even have a working system of my own right now (except this laptop) and am trying to get parts together to build one for my son.

but i think i kind of felt the same way back when i was chasing iceman and the others when i first started folding....

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Post by Apoptosis » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:31 am

Don't make me go back into the test lab and grab all my video cards and start folding... I need to run an extension cord from my neighbors house... lol
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Post by DMB2000uk » Sat Dec 05, 2009 8:44 am

Apoptosis wrote:Don't make me go back into the test lab and grab all my video cards and start folding... I need to run an extension cord from my neighbors house... lol
And from someone who's seen the shelves of GPUs in the lab first hand, that would be impressive :P

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Re: Strategy

Post by Merlin » Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:04 am

No Apop don't do that, your kiddos will play nice. Well I did notice that from whom much is recieved much can be lost. I expected more people to run steady numbers than appears to be realistic. My work will not allow any use of IT resources for anything that is not work so I made the mistake of assuming that most people are folding with personal property like I am. Sorry Darkstar! Fold on brother...but I will try my best to beat you.
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Post by stopthekilling77 » Sat Dec 05, 2009 6:17 pm

DMB2000uk wrote:
Apoptosis wrote:Don't make me go back into the test lab and grab all my video cards and start folding... I need to run an extension cord from my neighbors house... lol
And from someone who's seen the shelves of GPUs in the lab first hand, that would be impressive :P

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Post by XstollieX » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:14 pm

Hmm strategy. Fold balls to the wall for the duration :finga:

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Post by Merlin » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:05 pm

no I was thinking ...fold slowly and lead all the rest of you to not try so hard and then just when you think you have it won....BAM hit you with a 30k PPD boost the last two days so you wont have a chance to get any addition stuff online in time. Only works if I could actually add anything. As it stands now I can't get anyone to help me troubleshoot my client problem.
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Post by bhelms » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:26 pm

Everyone is just folding as much as they can, regardless of other teams/people. That wouldn't do you any good.

Also, folding does have other purposes other than just this contest. Fold as much as you can for the cause, don't hold back :)
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Post by geokilla » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:40 pm

Apoptosis wrote:Don't make me go back into the test lab and grab all my video cards and start folding... I need to run an extension cord from my neighbors house... lol
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Re: Strategy

Post by Wifuzzy » Sat Dec 05, 2009 10:50 pm

I think the problem started with this statement "Almost anything is fair game, from adding rigs, to overclocks, whatever you want. If you get someone else to fold, and its not under your name, post it, so we can keep them on the standby list in case someone quits, breaks down or something like that."


Kinda throws any rules out the window...err...toilet :toimonster:

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Post by stopthekilling77 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:18 am

All's fair in love and war :finga:
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Post by DaIceMan » Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:53 am

Strategy is to get more Folding points for Team 38296. Go!!
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Post by werewolfdaddy » Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:06 am

DMB2000uk wrote:
Apoptosis wrote:Don't make me go back into the test lab and grab all my video cards and start folding... I need to run an extension cord from my neighbors house... lol
And from someone who's seen the shelves of GPUs in the lab first hand, that would be impressive :P

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Post by KnightRid » Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:12 am

werewolfdaddy wrote:
DMB2000uk wrote:
Apoptosis wrote:Don't make me go back into the test lab and grab all my video cards and start folding... I need to run an extension cord from my neighbors house... lol
And from someone who's seen the shelves of GPUs in the lab first hand, that would be impressive :P

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