Hey Guys, what's shakin.. Where the heck did all the new members come from?

Discussion in 'Distributed Computing' started by Stelliform, Jul 1, 2003.

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    Stelliform

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    I have been folding, but I have been extremely busy with work. I just checked the team stats and in the last few days dozens and dozens of people have joined the team! Any ideas where the fresh blood is coming from?
     
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    Re: Hey Guys, what's shakin.. Where the heck did all the new members come from?

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    Sorry, i didn't read your post first brittboy, but we thought the same thing...


    Are you complainin?...;). The reason why I just started is cause I realized that I didn't need to be connected to the internet to use it. I just have to dial in to send a WU. I think it is a good thing that we are getting so many new users, and it might be because were now the #1 mac team. Yay! Speaking of folding, i am just about to send in my second WU. Unfortunately I cant fold as much as some of you guys cause I am on a 533 g4 and it is my only computer. I don't have a whole lab like the people at the top. It would be great if the g5s would help us beat some of the pc teams :).
     
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    Yeah I posted a thread about rower saying he was gonna do it with arn...

    After a while I just talked to arn and he put a story up. So you know where the new members came from... :)
     
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    Re: Re: Hey Guys, what's shakin.. Where the heck did all the new members come from?


    Not a problem :)
     
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    I figured the answer to the question was in the All inclusive "Folding Ranking" thread... :) But I was being lazy and didn't feel like catching up on the chatter in that thread. ;)

    I also have been busy and missed the front page announcement. :eek:

    Thanks for the heads up britboy!
     
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    Stelliform, hey, I haven't looked through all of my 300 AOL 300 e-mails yet, but did you ever send the PC folding script/app that was hidden and everything?

    (maybe this should have been a PM)
     
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    not a new member, but I havnt been active since April, just started folding again, half through on my first protein.
     
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    I'm a new member. I started after Arn posted the article. I have an iMac that is mainly a print/file server so sits idle most of the time. The only time I use it directly is to burn a DVD. Other than that, my kids use it when they are not at school. I never shut it down or put it to sleep so I have instant file/printer access. Now, all those wasted CPU cycles are put to good use.
     
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    I started a few days before the front page post... man, that first WU took forever! it was over 30 points... but since then been moving at a fairly brisk pace seeing as how I am constantly using the computer... working on my 6th WU and probably gonna be over 50 points with it.
     

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