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by Zyzzyx
Mon Feb 18, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Stellar Realms" - online gaming, with a twist.
Replies: 396
Views: 192759

Well heck... I'll have to keep an eye out for anything happening to ya. Dunno if ya remember years ago when I played planet Guinness? Well, similar this time around; Newcastle, of Broonale. ;) Are you at least part of an Alliance? I could see about inviting you over to the group I'm with (and have b...
by Zyzzyx
Thu Feb 14, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Stellar Realms" - online gaming, with a twist.
Replies: 396
Views: 192759

Hmm... I was wondering if there was any activity left over here.

I just got back into SR this round. Been out for... well... a couple years I guess.

Decided that I needed to look up ol' Rusty and see if he was still playing or not. 8)
by Zyzzyx
Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: SPCR Folds Team Blog
Replies: 1664
Views: 623549

is this officially the longest SPCR thread yet? It is for the folding forum... but zyzzyxs' 'What are you listening to now' holds the record for SPCR.D Hey! I resemble that remark! :lol: 8) As for me and Folding, I unfortunately stopped quite awhile ago. Beginning of this last summer when it was ge...
by Zyzzyx
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 120V AC squirrel cage fan needed for fireplace 'heatilator'
Replies: 3
Views: 3096

120V AC squirrel cage fan needed for fireplace 'heatilator'

This isn't exactly computer related, but I figured that coming back here would likely be a good source of knowledge for this search. I'm looking to get more heat out of the generic fake-log propane fireplace insert that we have in the living room. I plan to construct some tubing to loop around and o...
by Zyzzyx
Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4309
Views: 1653858

Oh. My. God.

This thread of mine is still going! With plenty of help from Ralf Hutter, I see. ;)


Well, since I'm popping in, gotta stay on topic:


When The Water Falls, Collective Soul
by Zyzzyx
Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:53 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Back to three Folders, hopefully back to 200PPD
Replies: 6
Views: 4912

I've thought about F@H and Wine, but haven't looked into whether that can run as a 'service' (durn Windows terms) or not, but I doubt it. Yeah, I'm always logged into the system, but its nice not having to click anything to get FAH going, or to know that its going if I reboot and walk away. Regardin...
by Zyzzyx
Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Back to three Folders, hopefully back to 200PPD
Replies: 6
Views: 4912

Well, didn't do much Folding over the summer, got too durn warm in here. But, now that its cooling off a bit, I've got all four systems going at it again. Last I checked, was at 175ppd. Well, I say four systems, and that's true, but its probably more like the output of 1 1/2 new systems. AMD XP-M @ ...
by Zyzzyx
Mon Jul 31, 2006 7:38 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Too hot to fold!
Replies: 7
Views: 4926

Looks like it's gonna cool down for a week or so, fired up the systems again for awhile.

Basically, nope... haven't forgotten about it.
by Zyzzyx
Wed Jul 19, 2006 9:21 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Too hot to fold!
Replies: 7
Views: 4926

I turned my folding off around the first of the month, was too darn hot here as well. We've A/C in the house, but this room was still much warmer than the rest. Not worth it at the time. Still had all three system on, just not Folding. Made a difference. Probably won't be firing them back up until e...
by Zyzzyx
Tue Jun 13, 2006 9:17 am
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Dumped XP for Win98
Replies: 3
Views: 3130

Wow. Not likely a choice I'd make. I've taken a couple systems back to Win2K, but not back to '98. Eeesh.

Well, if that's what's needed to make 'em work...
by Zyzzyx
Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Back to three Folders, hopefully back to 200PPD
Replies: 6
Views: 4912

And hurrah! Currently at 227 PPD.

Now to see if it holds.
by Zyzzyx
Thu Jun 01, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Back to three Folders, hopefully back to 200PPD
Replies: 6
Views: 4912

Back to three Folders, hopefully back to 200PPD

Dug out my old backup system, the wee little HP eVectra, a P3-566. Its not much, but it should add just enough that I can get to, and stay at, 200PPD.

I might even toss the screensaver on my parent's system. Dunno.
by Zyzzyx
Wed May 31, 2006 8:24 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: SPCR back in top 20
Replies: 19
Views: 10001

I'd recommend sending a PM to folks in the upper ranks that haven't turned in a WU in a while. Neil, I know you sent me a PM sometime last year regarding the same subject. It got me Folding again. I'd stopped for some reason, and just hadn't remembered to set it up again. Worked for me, fair chance ...
by Zyzzyx
Wed May 24, 2006 5:18 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Troubles uploading results or downloading new work units?
Replies: 5
Views: 3605

I've had a couple delays (2-4 hours) in the last couple weeks for uploading finished results. Each time its resolved itself though, no messing with the client by me.
by Zyzzyx
Sun May 21, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: Silence vs. performance question
Replies: 8
Views: 4886

For my two functional systems, I went for silence first (OK, I did overclock my XP-M, but its still using a 5v fan). Once they're silent, then I run F@H as a bonus. Should the chance come that I could build a small folding farm (say, 6 node) I would still concentrate on silence first. Well, maybe. I...
by Zyzzyx
Wed May 10, 2006 9:52 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: FAH Monitor & Farm...
Replies: 5
Views: 3795

Well, got bored tonight. Pulled down FAHM&F and checked it out. Interesting. Very clean. It is showing my main system as a negative PPD, but because it predicted that I should be finished by now. Should grab a new WU overnight, see how it looks tomorrow.

Now to look at other monitor goodies.
by Zyzzyx
Mon May 08, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: FAH Monitor & Farm...
Replies: 5
Views: 3795

I'll tag that, and watch it. Don't have the full interest back to check on it right now. I'm in process of job and house hunting, having just moved. But, I'm looking forward to finally getting my own place, be able to set up a collection of whatever decent systems I can. Electric rates are cheap her...
by Zyzzyx
Sun May 07, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: FAH Monitor & Farm...
Replies: 5
Views: 3795

Ya know, I was just coming back here to look for info on folding monitoring again. I fired it back up on my server, and found the old FAHStats program on there. Fired that up and all the settings still work. But with all the new work units, I don't have the point values, so its not a complete help. ...
by Zyzzyx
Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4309
Views: 1653858

Vivaldi - 4 Seasons
by Zyzzyx
Wed Jul 13, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Stellar Realms" - online gaming, with a twist.
Replies: 396
Views: 192759

I bailed out midway through this round. I took a week off to do the AIDS Lifecycle ride and just couldn't get my interest back for the game. Just let me say that I'm glad everyone is enjoying SR, and I'm amazed at how much its grown with folks from here and friends that you've brought in. Oh, and th...
by Zyzzyx
Mon May 30, 2005 5:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4309
Views: 1653858

Type O Negative - My Girlfriend's Girlfriend

At a VERY high volume, with the windows open, cuz I want to annoy the neighbors. Probably get some White Zombie or NIN up next.
by Zyzzyx
Mon May 09, 2005 1:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dvorak keyboard layout, anyone used it?
Replies: 124
Views: 59314

Its been awhile, I dunno why this came to mind today, but it did, so I'll toss in an update. Back in November: Just visited my favorite TypingTest.com the other day, outta the blue. Managed a 54wpm on a three minute test. Looking back to my last post of speed results three months ago in August, I wa...
by Zyzzyx
Thu Apr 21, 2005 8:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Stellar Realms" - online gaming, with a twist.
Replies: 396
Views: 192759

I've played the T'Chopt'Ka twice before. That 7% from the Plating Factory doesn't sound like much, but its noticeable. You can get some GREAT durability on stuff, and then their special ability boosts durability even further. And I loved their Tortoise Battleship instead of Dreadnoughts, very effect...
by Zyzzyx
Sat Apr 02, 2005 8:04 pm
Forum: SPCR's Folding@Home
Topic: New core (QMD) gives BigWU's with even more PPD.
Replies: 13
Views: 5564

Hmm... At home I'm only folding on this wee little P3-566, don't really watch the PPD anymore, just know that its plugging away.
by Zyzzyx
Sun Mar 27, 2005 10:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Stellar Realms" - online gaming, with a twist.
Replies: 396
Views: 192759

I've gotta comment that I'm glad you folks are playing. We kinda needed some new blood and some fresh ideas for the game. Tibors, thanks for making your latest batch of suggestion posts in the Tech Forum there. rbrodka: Don't be shy about posting ideas as such in the Tech Forum there. I like your id...
by Zyzzyx
Sat Mar 26, 2005 11:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Stellar Realms" - online gaming, with a twist.
Replies: 396
Views: 192759

yeah I"ve noticed very little activity aswell. The rounds are pretty long though; 100 days is a long time. What if a month was reduced to 10 minutes? Definatly move things along MUCH faster. Seeing as I don't always have 100 days of straight internet acess and I'm kinda addicted to this game. Zyzzy...
by Zyzzyx
Fri Mar 25, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Seasonic S12-600 or Enermax EG701AX
Replies: 6
Views: 2178

Agreed. A 300 or 350 watt PSU should be plenty to manage that list of components.
by Zyzzyx
Fri Mar 25, 2005 2:13 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: What is the best SMALL but quiet HSF for Socket A
Replies: 11
Views: 4224

I fiddled about with that mobo for awhile. Lost interest in the dually thing though and sold it. If I remember correctly, I had SLK-800s fitting fine on there. I'm not sure if the SLK-900 will work, might get a bit close between the two sockets. A cooler like the SLK-800 is great because it doesn't ...
by Zyzzyx
Fri Mar 25, 2005 2:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Stellar Realms" - online gaming, with a twist.
Replies: 396
Views: 192759

Martok: We're only 52 years into a 300 year round right now. With one month every 20 minutes, that works out to 6 years/day. That gives us just over 40 days left for this round. I would suggest that if you're interested, sign up and check it out; maybe even towards the end of the round. Then you'll ...
by Zyzzyx
Tue Mar 22, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Decoupling or Grill Removal?
Replies: 10
Views: 2801

No offense meant here, but have you tried searching and reading any of the thousands of existing threads? Have you read through any of the articles available on this site? Most of your recent questions, including this one, have been discussed many times before. Maybe its time to bring up the topic a...