IRC logs of #boinc for Saturday, 2008-12-13

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03:22 <MTughan> WTF? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Randall_Munroe_ducks.JPG

03:22 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5ayldt> (at en.wikipedia.org)

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04:31 <FreeLarry58> humm apparently lost power 10 minutes after i left for w/*- - what a waste of crunch time all machines were off

04:42 <Tank_Master> lol

04:42 <Tank_Master> man, thats really sucks

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05:02 <CoderForLife> hello

05:10 <FreeLarry58> morn all

05:11 <FreeLarry58> dang almost burned up this machine - just had to blow the dust kangaroos from cpu hs

05:11 <FreeLarry58> reduced temp by 5C

05:12 <CoderForLife> heh

05:12 <CoderForLife> morning FreeLarry58

05:12 <FreeLarry58> had your breakfast yet CoderForLife

05:13 <FreeLarry58> got some tasty kangaroo fur laying around here if not

05:13 <CoderForLife> no sir

05:13 <CoderForLife> and no thanks =)

05:13 <FreeLarry58> lol

05:13 <FreeLarry58> seems like i have to vacate room to let the fur settle

05:13 <FreeLarry58> bbiab

05:14 <CoderForLife> k

05:19 <FreeLarry58> humm can se the screen without the cloud around now

05:20 <CoderForLife> brb  breakfast

05:20 <FreeLarry58> k

05:28 <CoderForLife> b

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06:20 <CoderForLife> time to do the weekly run to the store - bbl

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06:58 <xcamel_> boo

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07:08 <xcamel> 'lo

07:29 <xcamel> &wx 12074

07:29 <Romulus> xcamel: Temperature: 10.3F / -12.1C | Humidity: 87% | Pressure: 30.29in / 1025.6hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: SSE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.; Tonight - Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 13. South winds 5 to 10 mph.; Sunday - Mostly cloudy in the morning...then (1 more message)

07:29 <xcamel> &more

07:29 <Romulus> xcamel: becoming partly sunny. Not as cool with highs around 40. South winds 10 to 15 mph.; Special Weather Statement for Saratoga County in effect until 5:00 PM EST on December 13, 2008;

07:31 <xcamel> burrr...

07:37 <xcamel> bbl...

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08:46 <quail> 'evening all

08:46 <quail> how are we all?

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09:54 <PovAddict> http://qdb.us/289253

09:54 <Romulus> Title: QDB: Quote #289253 (at qdb.us)

09:59 <yoyo[RKN]> strange this wu http://www.rechenkraft.net/yoyo/workunit.php?wuid=1599670

09:59 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5tsf2x> (at www.rechenkraft.net)

09:59 <yoyo[RKN]> canclled by server?

10:00 <PovAddict> weird stuff

10:00 <PovAddict> hold on, checking other stuff

10:04 <CoderForLife> back

10:04 <CoderForLife> I have escaped the clutches of the retail grocery industry

10:05 <PovAddict> I feel your pain... oh wait, I don't

10:05 <CoderForLife> don't everyone cheer at once, you'll flood the chat room

10:09 <CoderForLife> nm, bring on the cheering

10:09 <PovAddict> meh

10:09 <CoderForLife> lol

10:10 <PovAddict> xmas wishlist:

10:11 <PovAddict> http://www.thinkgeek.com/tshirts-apparel/unisex/generic/8753/

10:11 <PovAddict> http://www.thinkgeek.com/tshirts-apparel/unisex/generic/8bad/

10:11 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5rhox6> (at www.thinkgeek.com)

10:11 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5c2cuq> (at www.thinkgeek.com)

10:12 <CoderForLife> nice ideas - but I'm a little apathetic about

10:12 <PovAddict> :D

10:13 <quail> 'evening all

10:13 <quail> how are we all?

10:13 <CoderForLife> I can only speak for me

10:13 <CoderForLife> and I don't want to talk about it

10:14 <CoderForLife> =)

10:14 <quail> like that is it :-/

10:14 * quail thinks he is addicted to WoW

10:15 <CoderForLife> you'll kick that addition when you move

10:15 <CoderForLife> er addiction

10:15 <quail> yeah

10:15 <quail> but it helping me slow down on smoking tho :-)

10:16 <CoderForLife> you need to kick that one too

10:16 <quail> yeah

10:16 <PovAddict> "can't go out to smoke, must play some more"

10:16 <quail> PovAddict: yep

10:16 <quail> :-D

10:17 <quail> &wx ypad

10:17 <Romulus> quail: Temperature: 59°F / 15°C | Humidity: 72% | Pressure: 29.89in / 1012hPa | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: South | Wind Speed: 12mph / 18km/h | Updated: 1:30 AM CST; Chance of Rain. High:59 F. / 15 C.; Chance of Rain. Low:55 F. / 13 C.; Chance of Rain. High:62 F. / 17 C.; Partly Cloudy. Low:50 F. / 10 C.; Partly Cloudy. High:69 F. / 21 C.; Scattered Clouds. (1 more message)

10:17 <quail> &more

10:17 <Romulus> quail: Low:57 F. / 14 C.;

10:17 <quail> we got a good soaking of rain on friday :-)

10:18 <quail> CoderForLife: your son still plays WoW?

10:18 <CoderForLife> yes

10:18 <quail> what realm?

10:19 <CoderForLife> like I'm supposed to know *that*?  =)

10:19 <quail> hehe, I thought you might

10:20 <CoderForLife> I think the answer is more like "realms"

10:20 * quail playing a 'night elf warrior'

10:20 <PovAddict> didn't he admin the website of one of those?

10:20 <PovAddict> or something

10:20 <CoderForLife> yeah - still does I think - A Team Guild

10:21 <quail> CoderForLife: I am on the 'ghost<something>' realm

10:21 <CoderForLife> moved it off our web server - onto a hosted server

10:21 <CoderForLife> he works for http://www.light-speed.com/

10:21 <Romulus> Title: Light-Speed.com Ventrilo Servers, TeamSpeak Servers (at www.light-speed.com)

10:22 * quail going to get a subscription to WoW on monday hopefully, as I am only on a trial thing atm

10:23 * quail can't understand this pay to play bizzo tho :-/

10:23 <CoderForLife> he does the Live Support and programming (mostly PHP, MySQL)

10:24 <quail> by what I mean if you go out and purchase the game you then have to spend more money to play, what a rort

10:24 <CoderForLife> capitalism at it's finest

10:24 <PovAddict> blargh

10:24 <CoderForLife> just like razors and razor blades

10:25 * CoderForLife goes to change out of his grocery shopping clothes into Coder clothes

10:25 * quail does not shave :-P

10:26 * quail trims beard with clippers

10:26 <PovAddict> &wx eze

10:26 * quail does the same to the hair on his head too

10:26 <Romulus> PovAddict: Temperature: 77°F / 25°C | Humidity: 54% | Pressure: 30.01in / 1016hPa | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: NE | Wind Speed: 7mph / 11km/h | Updated: 1:00 PM ARST; Clear. High:84 F. / 29 C.; Partly Cloudy. Low:64 F. / 18 C.; Chance of Rain. High:82 F. / 28 C.; Clear. Low:64 F. / 18 C.; Clear. High:87 F. / 31 C.; Scattered Clouds. Low:68 F. / 20 C.;

10:31 * CoderForLife returns

10:31 <CoderForLife> supposed to be fairly decent today and tomorrow

10:31 <CoderForLife> &wx 45140

10:31 <Romulus> CoderForLife: Temperature: 28.6F / -1.9C | Humidity: 98% | Pressure: 30.26in / 1024.6hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 1.2mph / 1.9km/h ; Today - Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.; Tonight - Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.; Sunday - Partly sunny in the morning...then (1 more message)

10:32 <CoderForLife> &more

10:32 <Romulus> CoderForLife: mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Breezy with highs in the mid 50s. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.;

10:32 <CoderForLife> can finish decorating by putting up the wreath outside

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10:38 <CoderForLife> oops

10:39 <CoderForLife> bbiab

10:44 <xcamel> 'lo

10:45 <xcamel> power might be on to stay now..

10:47 <xcamel> spork >> 91.198.129.12

10:47 <xcamel> 14F here... still ice on everything...

10:50 <CoderForLife> un-nice ice

10:51 <CoderForLife> quail: talked to Stephen - he's mostly playing TF2 now, but he played the Stonemaul and Kil'jaden realms in WoW

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10:52 <CoderForLife> wb PovAddict

10:52 <PovAddict> dad turned on the TV, and the computer reset

10:53 <PovAddict> we obviously have electrical problems somewhere

10:53 <xcamel> check the llama cams...

10:53 <CoderForLife> ok

10:53 <PovAddict> some snow

10:54 <CoderForLife> looks like winter =)

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10:55 <CoderForLife> Old Man Winter has got a grip on you

10:56 <CoderForLife> how much of that is ice?

10:56 <xcamel> the sun was reflecting better earlier...

10:58 <xcamel> look again now....

10:58 <xcamel> cam 2

10:58 <CoderForLife> wow sparklie

10:59 <CoderForLife> 1/2 inch?

10:59 <xcamel> much worse south and east of me..

10:59 <xcamel> all of that..

11:02 <xcamel> [NNTN] Women's ultimatum: Sex or fireworks

11:02 <xcamel> http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2008/12/12/Womens_ultimatum_Sex_or_fireworks/UPI-72041229129077/

11:02 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/6ybtu2> (at www.upi.com)

11:04 * CoderForLife transfers tuition money between accounts

11:04 <CoderForLife> it must be nice on the gravy train

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11:39 <CoderForLife> time to do some chores around the house - bbl

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12:17 <jackygrahamez> hi

12:17 <jackygrahamez> happy holidays

12:18 <xcamel> Hi Jack..

12:20 <jackygrahamez> Hi xcamel

12:22 <xcamel> nice bright day, but mighty chilly...

12:22 <jackygrahamez> &wx Washington, DC

12:22 <Romulus> jackygrahamez: Temperature: 35.5F / 1.9C | Humidity: 43% | Pressure: 30.40in / 1029.3hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: NNW | Wind Speed: 7.0mph / 11.3km/h ; Rest of Today - Sunny. Highs around 40. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.; Tonight - Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. South winds around 5 mph.; Sunday - Mostly sunny. Highs in (1 more message)

12:23 <jackygrahamez> &more

12:23 <Romulus> jackygrahamez: the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.;

12:23 <jackygrahamez> I'm going to take a tour of this new capitol visitor center. I feel real cynical about it with all its budget excesses

12:32 <xcamel> tomorrow could be back up to 50, then I could scrape the ice off everything..

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12:32 <xcamel> lol - visitor center - Harry Reid's $631 million "odor blocker"

12:33 <xcamel> orig estimate was $61 million, and supposed to take 3 years.

12:40 <xcamel> &wx 12074

12:40 <Romulus> xcamel: Temperature: 16.3F / -8.7C | Humidity: 81% | Pressure: 30.40in / 1029.3hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: SW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Rest of Today - Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.; Tonight - Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 13. West winds around 5 mph...becoming southeast after midnight.; (1 more message)

12:40 <xcamel> &more

12:40 <Romulus> xcamel: Sunday - Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Not as cool with highs around 40. South winds 10 to 15 mph.; Special Weather Statement for Saratoga County in effect until 5:00 PM EST on December 13, 2008;

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12:53 <elvedin> So I'm trying the SETI@Home CUDA version but apparently it isn't working - http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/beta/cuda.php

12:53 <Romulus> Title: Run SETI@home on your NVIDIA GPU (at setiathome.berkeley.edu)

12:53 <PovAddict> give it a pay raise?

12:53 <elvedin> Any pages with information about troubleshooting? I haven't found anything on the message boards

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15:37 <efc> The Roomba arrived! Charging now.

15:37 <PovAddict> vrooom

15:37 <efc> It looked at our floor, said something about "Cannot Self-Terminate", and went back to charging

15:38 <PovAddict> "they don't pay me enough to do this"?

15:40 <MTughan> "Need more electricity"?

15:41 <efc> "Replace me with internal-combustion model. Shutting down."

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16:10 <efc> I was reading some i7 reviews.. sounds like the platform is still kind of bleeding-edge

16:29 <xcamel> i7.. uh-huh

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16:32 <efc> xcamels back! Everything back to normal?

16:32 <Rookie_69> Define "Normal".

16:33 <efc> Liberals at the gate, grenade launchers at the ready.

16:33 <Rookie_69> Well, I don't see any grenade launchers...

16:33 <efc> Advertisement for Ammunation in Grand Theft Auto3 : "Got Gulf War Syndrome? 10% off all machine gun rentals!"

16:34 <xcamel> [NNTN] Woodstock ponders kinder, gentler manufacturing (Outlaw military firms)

16:34 <xcamel> yeah, that woodstock...

16:34 <xcamel> http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2008/12/11/news/doc494093ab743d4888602775.prt

16:34 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/6cjg2o> (at www.dailyfreeman.com)

16:34 <Rookie_69> Snoopy's friend?

16:35 <xcamel> no.

16:35 <efc> I guess they have too many jobs there?

16:35 <xcamel> Yasgurs Farm woodstock

16:36 <efc> The most they will accomplish is getting the Feds to come in and stomp their little revolution.

16:38 <xcamel> I think the feds already used that area for testing...

16:39 <xcamel> mind altering drugs and such

16:40 <xcamel> damn ... never got above 17F today

16:43 <efc> not bad here, upper 40s i guess

16:43 <Rookie_69> It went from a low of 12C to a high of 0C today... It's currently -2C. LOL. How can the low be higher than the high?

16:47 <FreeLarry58> &wx 98366

16:47 <Romulus> FreeLarry58: Temperature: 38.1F / 3.4C | Humidity: 55% | Pressure: 29.49in / 998.5hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: NNW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Rest of Today - Breezy. Snow or mixed rain and snow showers likely south. A chance of snow showers north. Local snow accumulations up to an inch late this afternoon. Near steady temperatures in the mid 30s to around 40. North (1 more message)

16:47 <PovAddict> &wx eze

16:47 <Romulus> PovAddict: Temperature: 81°F / 27°C | Humidity: 39% | Pressure: 29.92in / 1013hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: NE | Wind Speed: 9mph / 15km/h | Updated: 7:00 PM ARST; Clear. High:84 F. / 29 C.; Chance of Rain. Low:64 F. / 18 C.; Chance of Rain. High:82 F. / 28 C.; Chance of Rain. Low:62 F. / 17 C.; Clear. High:87 F. / 31 C.; Scattered Clouds. Low:66 F. / 19 C.;

16:47 <PovAddict> :[

16:47 <PovAddict> trade you

16:48 <Soul_keeper> &wx 91977

16:48 <Romulus> Soul_keeper: Temperature: 61.0F / 16.1C | Humidity: 50% | Pressure: 29.41in / 995.8hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: SW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Highs 57 to 62 in the western valleys to 50 to 55 near the foothills. Light winds becoming southwest 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of measurable (2 more messages)

16:48 <xcamel> &wx 12074

16:48 <Romulus> xcamel: Temperature: 15.2F / -9.3C | Humidity: 91% | Pressure: 30.47in / 1031.7hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: South | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Tonight - Mostly clear this evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 13. South winds around 5 mph this evening...becoming light and variable.; Sunday - Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Highs (1 more message)

16:48 <MTughan> SK's got it good...

16:48 <FreeLarry58> PovAddict you take half of mine i'll take half of yours everybody happy

16:48 <MTughan> &wx YOW

16:48 <Romulus> MTughan: Temperature: 5°F / -15°C | Humidity: 72% | Pressure: 30.35in / 1028hPa | Conditions: Light Snow | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 7mph / 11km/h | Updated: 4:00 PM EST; Tonight - Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning early this evening. Amount 2 cm(0.8 in). Temperature rising to -6C(21F) by morning.; Sunday - Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries in the morning. High 3C(37F). Sunday night (1 more message)

16:48 <MTughan> And I'm still the coldest... :(

16:48 <Rookie_69> &wx yaw

16:48 <Romulus> Rookie_69: Temperature: 28.4°F / -2.0°C | Humidity: 63% | Pressure: 30.03in / 1016.8hPa | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: NW | Wind Speed: 10.3mph / 16.6km/h | Updated: 5:48 PM AST; Tonight - Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Clearing this evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h (12 mph). Low -10C(14F).; Sunday - Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h (12 mph) becoming light (1 more message)

16:48 <Rookie_69> &more

16:48 <Romulus> Rookie_69: in the morning. High -3C(26F). Sunday night increasing cloudiness in the evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h (12 mph) near midnight. Temperature rising to 4C(39F) by morning.; Monday - Cloudy. High 8C(46F).;

16:49 <PovAddict> MTughan: is it true you have tunnels over there?

16:49 <xcamel> icebox o'canada

16:49 <Soul_keeper> like .008" of drizzle or something ...

16:49 <MTughan> Yes, there are underground tunnels to all the buildings on campus.

16:49 <PovAddict> so you can go from one place to another *under* the snow

16:49 <xcamel> most northern cities have them...

16:50 <MTughan> Yeah, but I have to go down one more level. You ever tried climbing up four flights of stairs fairly often?

16:50 <xcamel> it gets you into shape

16:50 <efc> haven't been out of the trailor in 5 years, what are stairs?

16:50 <PovAddict> recently we had a power outage at work and it wasn't easy to go *down* 10 floors in stairs

16:51 * PovAddict runs away from FreeLarry58

16:51 <Rookie_69> Sort of like a hill, but squared off.

16:52 <xcamel> still about 100K people out of power here...

16:52 <PovAddict> still? damn

16:52 <xcamel> mine came back on and stayed on at 4:30 am today

16:53 * efc listens to The Ventures: Telstar

16:54 * xcamel lietens to The Pushkins: Sputnik

16:54 <MTughan> And it's started snowing again...

16:55 <efc> i first listened to this record on a Fischer-Price turntable with gigantic plastic tonearm

16:55 <efc> amazing its still readable at all

16:55 <xcamel> that's some old vinyl

16:55 <efc> circa 62

16:57 <FreeLarry58> well tca off to w/*-

16:57 <xcamel> have fun..

16:57 <Rookie_69> Poor Larry... Bye.

16:59 <efc> My favorite thing on here is Calcutta, big hit for Lawrence Welk around '60 hehe

17:02 <xcamel> which version?

17:03 <xcamel> ah.. got it

17:07 <efc> La la - la la- la la la..

17:10 <xcamel> only good news is that its going to warm up a bit

17:33 <xcamel> dodge all the falling ice..

17:33 <MTughan> Did I hear falling ice? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CN_Tower#Falling_ice_danger

17:33 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/wweyp> (at en.wikipedia.org)

17:34 <xcamel> there's ones worse than that...

17:34 <xcamel> the one where the ice is coming off the 1500' tv tower...

17:35 <MTughan> That is 1500'.

17:35 <xcamel> My old neighbor invented the moving forms that allowed the CN tower to be built..

17:35 <MTughan> Cool...

17:36 <xcamel> computer controlled slip forming

17:37 <MTughan> Impressive... Over the height of the tower, it varies from true vertical by only 1.1"/2.9cm.

17:38 <xcamel> I was up in it before it was finished..

17:40 <MTughan> Very cool picture... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CN_Tower_-_Lightning.jpg

17:40 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5adnj9> (at en.wikipedia.org)

17:40 <Rookie_69> I stood at the base and looked up it before it was finished... Never been up though.

17:41 <xcamel> I was there in 1973 when they were taking the broadcast transmitters up (pre antenna)

17:42 <MTughan> Ever seen it lit up? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CN_Tower_with_LED_Lights.jpg

17:42 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5em4ek> (at en.wikipedia.org)

17:43 <xcamel> yes - it is beautiful...

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17:46 <xcamel> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBsrYmDrfcE

17:46 <Romulus> Title: YouTube - CN Tower LED Lighting Launch (at www.youtube.com)

17:50 <efc> I let Roomba run for 3 or 4 minutes.. picked up an impressive amount of dirt and dust.

17:51 <Rookie_69> Sweep your vinyl before playing it then...

17:52 <efc> Record-cleaning bot would be the Boomba?

17:53 <Rookie_69> Maybe I was thinking Rumba...

17:54 <xcamel> Insurgent sweeping bots would be "Rambos"

17:56 <efc> Rambos: First Charge

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18:01 <MTughan> Holy crap, that's an ugly thing... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_World_Financial_Center

18:01 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5ssq9k> (at en.wikipedia.org)

18:02 <wdsmia_> I want the beer that goes with that bottle opener

18:02 <xcamel> Taipei 101

18:03 <xcamel> better looking building

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18:03 <xcamel> 'lo Doug

18:03 <wdsmia> *lo Jay

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18:06 <Rookie_69> Ride's here... L8er.

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18:10 <xcamel> 'lo K

18:10 <xcamel> mornin, even.

18:10 <MTughan> I don't know if she's here. She was split, then joined again.

18:11 <xcamel> I see that now.. long flight delays between eyes and brain.

18:12 <MTughan> Is this even safe? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2008TaipeiCityNewYearCountdownParty_Firework_Taipei101.jpg

18:12 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5pdg5f> (at en.wikipedia.org)

18:12 <xcamel> of course not... that's why it's fun.

18:12 <MTughan> Heh.

18:15 <MTughan> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Taipei101_HappyNewYear2006.jpg Can't have a New Year's celebration without advertising... >_>

18:15 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/645ff2> (at en.wikipedia.org)

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18:20 <MTughan> 'lo yoyo

18:21 <yoyo[RKN]> hi

18:33 <xcamel> 'lo yo

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18:43 <Nickuwo> I graduated so hard today

18:43 <Nickuwo> i think my parents have whiplash

18:47 <redeeman> hmm

18:48 <xcamel> congrats... I think..

18:48 <Nickuwo> thx :)

19:03 <CoderForLife> congrats Nickuwo

19:03 <Nickuwo> thx CFL!

19:04 * CoderForLife goes for some din-din

19:07 <xcamel> late dinner

19:18 <MTughan> Ow... http://abcathome.com/workunit.php?wuid=9759782

19:18 <Romulus> Title: !@#&unit (at abcathome.com)

19:18 <MTughan> lol...

19:18 <MTughan> Anyway, I'm the one computer there who's finished the task.

19:19 <xcamel> and?

19:19 <Romulus> hmm... and is with no internet for like a month, xcamel

19:20 <MTughan> I want my credits. :P

19:20 <xcamel> lol

19:21 <MTughan> Holy crap... One machine in there has something like 250 tasks downloaded, and another 150 aborted. Only as I pass 400 tasks do I find completed WUs.

19:21 <xcamel> not mine..

19:21 <MTughan> It's an 8-core DP server @ 3.16GHz.

19:21 <MTughan> Windows Server 2003 x64.

19:22 <xcamel> english snooker is a pain

19:23 <MTughan> And while the resent task was just sent out a third time today, it's to an AMD Phenom 9850BE that seems to be quite stable.

19:23 <xcamel> guess I should stick to the 12' table

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20:26 <xcamel> Big meteor just came in according to daughter... saw the flash behind me from the front window...

20:26 <xcamel> You see it Mike??

20:27 <xcamel> it was in your direction...

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20:27 <xcamel> 'lo Ed..

20:29 <MTughan> I wasn't watching the window.

20:30 <efc> Moo

20:30 <MTughan> 'lo efc

20:30 <efc> Roomba did a good job on the bedroom, other than shredding a piece of tissue paper all over the place

20:31 <xcamel> daughter said it was "huge"

20:33 <MTughan> Was it lightning?

20:37 <xcamel> nope

20:37 <xcamel> she knows her basic astronomy..

20:37 <MTughan> I don't know. I didn't see it.

20:38 <efc> Meteor?

20:38 <MTughan> <xcamel> Big meteor just came in according to daughter... saw the flash behind me from the front window...

20:38 <efc> Nice..

20:38 <MTughan> Apparently headed my direction.

20:39 <efc> Darnit, my prayer request got mis routed, I said Atlanta!

20:39 <xcamel> Hmm.. peak of the geminids tonight

20:40 <efc> Mostly overcast here

20:45 <efc> 13 beeps: Your House Is Filthy, You Pig

21:06 <KathrynM> bbl...  got some windows stuff I have to do

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21:34 <PovAddict> efc is having a lot of fun with his roomba

21:36 <Soul_keeper> lol what kinda fun ?

21:36 <PovAddict> you have a dirty mind

21:37 <Soul_keeper> yup

21:40 <Rookie_69> Does a Roomba have a hose attachment?.. Ribbed for your pleasure...

21:40 <PovAddict> &grab Rookie_69

21:40 <Romulus> PovAddict: The operation succeeded.

21:41 <MTughan> Well, apparently the low is 8F, and we're sitting at 9F, both of which seem to be -13C. AKA, it's damn cold.

21:41 <Rookie_69> I've been fondled.

21:41 <PovAddict> 27C in

21:41 <PovAddict> windows open

21:41 <PovAddict> &wx eze

21:41 <Romulus> PovAddict: Temperature: 70°F / 21°C | Humidity: 78% | Pressure: 29.92in / 1013hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 12mph / 18km/h | Updated: 12:00 AM ARST; Partly Cloudy. High:82 F. / 28 C.; Partly Cloudy. Low:64 F. / 18 C.; Chance of Rain. High:82 F. / 28 C.; Clear. Low:62 F. / 17 C.; Clear. High:89 F. / 32 C.; Clear. Low:68 F. / 20 C.;

21:41 <MTughan> Rookie_69: That's not the biggest of your worries...

21:42 <PovAddict> Sun Dec 14 00:42:09 ARST 2008

21:42 <wdsmia> &wx 50319

21:42 <Romulus> wdsmia: Temperature: 44.7F / 7.1C | Humidity: 85% | Pressure: 29.48in / 998.2hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: SSE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Tonight - Cloudy with areas of drizzle and a slight chance of rain. Not as cool. Low in the lower 40s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. South wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain 20 (2 more messages)

21:42 <wdsmia> &more

21:42 <Romulus> wdsmia: percent.; Sunday - Cloudy. A chance of rain until late afternoon...then a chance of snow late in the afternoon. Breezy. High in the upper 40s. Temperature falling into the lower 20s in the afternoon. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph shifting to the northwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.; Sunday Night - Cloudy. Very cold. A 20 percent (1 more message)

21:42 <wdsmia> &more

21:42 <Romulus> wdsmia: chance of snow in the evening. Breezy. Low zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Wind chill readings 10 to 15 below.;

21:43 * MTughan just finished reencoding a crapload of songs from AIFF to FLAC and MP3.

21:43 <PovAddict> how's the render?

21:43 <PovAddict> :P

21:43 <MTughan> Non-existent. :P

21:44 <MTughan> I was going to say that I would've used f**kload, as in a metric f**kload, but if I spelled it out, wdsmia would f**k me over.

21:44 <MTughan> xD

21:45 <MTughan> PovAddict knows what I'm talking about.

21:45 <PovAddict> who doesn't

21:45 <MTughan> 10kg of songs...

21:45 <Rookie_69> ... it's pronounced "truckload"...

21:46 <MTughan> Tr**kload?

21:46 <Rookie_69> Manure spreader load?

21:46 <MTughan> Maybe "ph**kload", but not "tr**kload".

21:47 <PovAddict> wdsmia is probably not amused

21:47 <Rookie_69> 10 kg of songs? That's some heavy tunes.

21:47 <MTughan> ;)

21:47 * wdsmia is lol

21:49 <MTughan> Would SOAD be considered heavy tunes? Because maybe I do have literally 10kg worth of songs.

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21:49 <MTughan> Nope, I can only claim 2.36kg worth of tunes... That being the weight of the Mac.

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21:53 <MTughan> WTF? Apparently the Core Duo series are just rebranded Pentium M procs...

21:55 <Soul_keeper> no

21:55 <Soul_keeper> similar tech tho

21:56 <MTughan> It was a derivative of the Pentium M architecture and not related to the Core microarch.

22:11 <Rookie_69> Cores and Cores light?

22:13 <Soul_keeper> is it legal to sell/buy cloroform ?

22:13 <MTughan> Is chloroform still used?

22:14 <Rookie_69> Don't plants use it every day?

22:14 <MTughan> That's chlorophyll.

22:14 <Rookie_69> Maybe that's chlorophyll...

22:14 <Soul_keeper> that's what they put on the rags to make women pass out right ?

22:15 <MTughan> I guess that can be one use...

22:15 <Rookie_69> The original date-rape drug.

22:15 <Soul_keeper> yeah i want some, just incase

22:16 <Rookie_69> Try gin first.

22:18 <Rookie_69> It's never worked for me, so it might work for you.

22:19 <Soul_keeper> nah

22:19 <Soul_keeper> i just want to sneak up on them from behind and make them pass out, then lock them in my closet

22:19 <Rookie_69> Matbe ether was the first...

22:20 <Soul_keeper> the  blackjack

22:20 <Rookie_69> Stone club.

22:21 <Soul_keeper> A blackjack is a small, easily-concealed club consisting of a leather-wrapped lead weight attached to the end of a leather-wrapped coil-spring or rigid shaft, with a lanyard or strap on the end opposite the weight.

22:22 <Soul_keeper> cause instant unconsciousness if you smack um on the back of the head

22:23 * Rookie_69 thinks Soul_keeper may be a closet heterosexual...

22:24 <Soul_keeper> when the game theif the dark project came out you could   sneak around in the shadows knocking them unconscious with the blackjack, then drag their bodies out of site ...

22:27 <Soul_keeper> 10yrs ago, they don't make games like that anymore

22:35 <PovAddict> S@H sent a mass email

22:35 <PovAddict> begging for money

22:36 <Soul_keeper> lol

22:37 <Soul_keeper> they'll probably get it ...

22:37 <Rookie_69> Please sir... Some more?

22:39 <PovAddict> http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/donation_history.php lol @ november

22:39 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/4p3ebg> (at setiathome.berkeley.edu)

22:40 <Soul_keeper> a single rich person could easily multiply that income ...

22:41 <Rookie_69> I'm single, but definitely not rich.

22:42 <Soul_keeper> gimme your e-mail

22:42 <Soul_keeper> i want to ask you for money too :)

22:44 <Rookie_69> Glutton for rejection?

22:45 <Soul_keeper> lol "gee i'm sorry sir, i don't have daddy issues"

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23:24 <MTughan> Hehe... My RAC on Milkyway is 404.

23:31 <Rookie_69> Forget to run it for a while?

23:32 <wdsmia> 34K more in rac and you will be up with me

23:33 * Rookie_69 stuffs his 1171 RAC in the cracks in the couch.

23:34 <PovAddict> &url last --with compare

23:34 <Romulus> PovAddict: http://boincstats.com/charts/chart_uk_bo_compare_rank_users_76151;991407.gif

23:44 <Rookie_69> Oh yeah... Try to confuse me by using a different handle on BOINC.

23:47 <MTughan> Rookie_69: Yeah, I haven't really been crunching any BOINC on the Mac over the past couple days, because I've needed it for other applications.

23:49 <Rookie_69> You mean computers can be used for something not BOINC-related?

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23:50 <MTughan> Encoding music or videos, yeah.

23:50 <Rookie_69> Hmm...

23:50 <MTughan> But the new lappie has been crunching away at ABC 24/7 for quite a while now.

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23:51 <MTughan> At least for 12 days now, since the last reboot.

23:52 <MTughan> And then I hope to add a third computer to my arsenal over the holidays.

23:52 <PovAddict> and that's when I'll get completely pwned

23:52 <Rookie_69> Hoping for a gift?

23:52 <MTughan> I'm pwning you already with one laptop.

23:52 <PovAddict> lies

23:52 <MTughan> Rookie_69: That and some self-gifts. :P

23:53 <PovAddict> I'm doing fairly well

23:53 <PovAddict> for now

23:53 <MTughan> 3828.46 yesterday in ABC alone. There's only one computer crunching ABC here.

23:53 <MTughan> http://boincstats.com/stats/user_graph.php?pr=abc_main&id=9872

23:53 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/64xfe8> (at boincstats.com)

23:54 <Rookie_69> I'll keep crunching with my old boxes... I can't afford any new ones.

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23:56 <Rookie_69> http://boincstats.com/stats/boinc_user_graph.php?pr=bo&id=4f4f208189e2a267e9ada27bca19c053

23:56 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/57zxf2> (at boincstats.com)

23:56 <MTughan> PovAddict: Over the past week, I've gotten more credits in ABC than you've gotten overall for every day except one.

23:56 <PovAddict> >.<

23:57 <MTughan> Rookie_69: Nice array, but older computers, eh?

23:57 <Rookie_69> The newest is a PentiumD 820.

23:58 <Rookie_69> The oldest still in use is a P4-2.4

23:59 <PovAddict> just did some tweaks on my Pentium IV

23:59 <PovAddict> apparently it had been crunching the same two PG WUs for a few days

23:59 <Rookie_69> I built it 6 or 7 years ago.

23:59 <PovAddict> they don't checkpoint, and it was never running for long enough to finish them...

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