IRC logs of #boinc for Wednesday, 2008-12-24

00:10 <ChristmasCoder> &wx 45140

00:10 <Romulus> ChristmasCoder: Temperature: 35.4F / 1.9C | Humidity: 91% | Pressure: 29.98in / 1015.1hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Rain | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 5.1mph / 8.2km/h ; Tonight - Rain and freezing rain...changing to all rain after midnight. Ice accumulation of one to two tenths of an inch. Lows in the lower 30s. Temperatures rising into the upper 30s late. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts (1 more message)

00:10 <ChristmasCoder> &more

00:10 <Romulus> ChristmasCoder: up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.; Wednesday - Rain. Breezy with highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100 percent.; Wednesday Night - Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.;

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00:45 <efc> moo CC

00:54 <efc> &wx 31088

00:54 <Romulus> efc: Temperature: 45F / 7C | Humidity: 72% | Pressure: 30.42in / 1030hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 4mph / 6km/h ; Rest of Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.; Wednesday - Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.; Wednesday Night - Mostly cloudy with (1 more message)

01:01 <efc> My monitor still hasn't shipped..

01:04 <ChristmasCoder> soory about the monitor - I'll see what I can do about that

01:05 <ChristmasCoder> after going back to bed

01:05 <ChristmasCoder> re-gn

01:05 <Tidus> gn coder

01:06 <ChristmasCoder> gn Tidus

01:23 <efc> S@h not really raking in the dough so far

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01:58 <Soul_keeper> i've lost my mind !!!

01:58 <Tidus> so have i

02:00 <efc> Where did you see it last?

02:00 <Soul_keeper> i think i was born with brain damage

02:01 <Soul_keeper> nothing works right

02:19 <efc> Those dip-dos are still processing my order. Sendit!

02:41 <Soul_keeper> my 3-day ups will take 8 days

02:42 <efc> I was hoping they'd at least get it off the dock before Christmas

02:43 <Soul_keeper> with me they usually ship it right away, fly it over to the local ups location  then let it sit for several days

02:44 <Soul_keeper> basically i could drive up and get it probably right now

02:44 <Soul_keeper> 1hr drive away, but won't see it till monday

02:46 <Soul_keeper> i spent like 2 days building up completed WU's for a 1 day race :)

02:46 <Soul_keeper> i might win

02:59 <efc> the CUDA thing is kind of discouraging me from springing for a big i7

03:06 <Soul_keeper> i'm not excited about i7

03:06 <Soul_keeper> it's just hyperthreading and longer piplines,  reincarnated P4

03:06 <Soul_keeper> nothing wrong with waiting a few weeks for amd's answer

03:07 <efc> one thing that would be cool, is I read somewhere they could easily put two sockets on a board

03:07 <Soul_keeper> yeah

03:07 <efc> platform is still immature and pricey for now

03:08 <Soul_keeper> yup

03:08 <Soul_keeper> i noticed odd things with hyperthreading, didn't like it much

03:08 <Soul_keeper> the P4's would grind to a hault when all threads were fully loaded

03:09 <Soul_keeper> never see that with true multicore

03:09 <efc> yeah sometimes the balancing leaves something to be desired

03:09 <efc> playing a video game, it can't get more than 50% of CPU cuz BOINC is going on the other

03:10 <efc> usually doesn't matter

03:14 <Soul_keeper> yeah not for the average desktop user

03:14 <Soul_keeper> i'd just rather see 2 simpler smaller cores than than 2 "logical" cores

03:19 <Soul_keeper> imagine if they put 16 or 32 cores that were the same power as a 1GHz athlon on a single die

03:19 <Soul_keeper> could probably due some incredibe things

03:20 <Soul_keeper> throw in a massive L3 and all the latest instruction sets, etc.

03:20 <efc> Intel did that 80 core thing as a project once

03:20 <Soul_keeper> yeah that was interesting

03:21 <Soul_keeper> i think they are afraid that with so many single threaded apps, they can't lower the strength of any single core below what is offered by 3GHz+ cpu's currently

03:22 <Soul_keeper> will always be that user who would see it as a downgrade and cause a rucus

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03:29 <efc> &wx yakutsk

03:29 <Romulus> efc: Temperature: -35°F / -37°C | Humidity: 68% | Pressure: 30.24in / 1024hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 4mph / 7km/h | Updated: 5:00 PM YAKT; Chance of Snow. High:-40 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:-47 F.; Chance of Snow. High:-41 F.; Overcast. Low:-49 F.; Partly Cloudy. High:-41 F.; Scattered Clouds. Low:-56 F.;

03:33 <Soul_keeper> cool, the "show graphics" button works for all the WCG projects it seems :)

03:34 <Soul_keeper> anyways i need to attempt sleep

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03:35 <DerMeister> It didn't work for me on linux. I think it needs some library I didn't have or it was too old on my system

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04:54 <FreeLarry58> which projects uses CUDA device? only have one machine it seems

04:57 <DerMeister> As far as I know seti and gpugrid.

04:57 <FreeLarry58> humm so will let that machine go and just update seti - haven't attached any to gpugrid project before

04:58 <FreeLarry58> wouldn't you know it the only machine to detect cuda was my game machine with an underpowered cpu

04:59 <DerMeister> Hehe. I don't have any machine that could run cuda applications. In fact, even my most recent machine is more than five years old...

05:00 <Tidus> i don't either.

05:00 <Tidus> the 7xxx geforce chips didn't have cuda

05:00 <FreeLarry58> took a reset of project to get new software

05:01 <FreeLarry58> i think that machine has an 8400 in it but other machines that have newer cards didn't detect

05:01 <Tidus> have to have the 17x drivers

05:02 <FreeLarry58> that may explain it - had trouble getting some games to run so installed the newest drivers which wer 2 series higher on that machine

05:03 <FreeLarry58> of course micro$ wants to update to older drivers all the time

05:03 <Tidus> 17x or higher

05:03 <Tidus> look on nvidia's site

05:03 <FreeLarry58> k

05:04 <FreeLarry58> will see how seti does first

05:05 <FreeLarry58> seti site very slow on the download speed currently

05:06 <FreeLarry58> combined <.5KBps

05:06 <Tidus> ack

05:06 <FreeLarry58> almost looks like the put thier uploads on a dialup modem

05:07 <Tidus> either that or nearly everybody is hammering it

05:07 <FreeLarry58> lol that has always been thier problem it seemed

05:12 <ChristmasCoder> bleck

05:12 <ChristmasCoder> &wx 45140

05:13 <Romulus> ChristmasCoder: Temperature: 44.4F / 6.9C | Humidity: 94% | Pressure: 29.92in / 1013.1hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Light Rain | Wind Direction: ENE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 100 percent.; Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.; Christmas Day - (1 more message)

05:13 <ChristmasCoder> &more

05:13 <Romulus> ChristmasCoder: Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 5 mph...becoming light northeast winds in the afternoon.;

05:13 <ChristmasCoder> rained all night

05:13 <FreeLarry58> wet snow here from looking out window

05:14 <ChristmasCoder> I'm going into w@#% this morning for a meeting featuring a free breakfast

05:16 <FreeLarry58> hey free dont knock it too badly

05:16 <ChristmasCoder> the alarm is a mean device when you're on vacation

05:16 <FreeLarry58> hmm see seti is cuda but astropulse is not

05:16 <FreeLarry58> vacation is when most w/*- is done

05:17 <ChristmasCoder> I see the need for something to drink - brb

05:17 <FreeLarry58> i'll take a double tall quad shot

05:17 <FreeLarry58> coffee fortified egg nog that is

05:24 <ChristmasCoder> b

05:25 <FreeLarry58> k

05:26 <FreeLarry58> guess seti got no work except for cudas

05:26 <ChristmasCoder> lookiing

05:26 <FreeLarry58> did reset and getting message project has no jobs available

05:27 <ChristmasCoder> I have tons of SETI WUs waiting locally

05:28 <ChristmasCoder> servers look like they were down about 1.5 hours ago

05:28 <FreeLarry58> lol just got one just now

05:28 <ChristmasCoder> whatuthinking?

05:28 <FreeLarry58> reset one machine to activate cuda for it seti units galore and one ap

05:29 <FreeLarry58> think they hammered with fortified eggnot

05:29 <ChristmasCoder> eggnot, or not

05:30 <FreeLarry58> wife all upset - she tried to get off the base and couldn't get up hill so still stuck on ship

05:30 <FreeLarry58> and now freezing drizzle coming down ontop of the snow

05:30 <ChristmasCoder> misery on top of mayhem

05:30 <FreeLarry58> i think she will miss xmas at home and only 18 miles away

05:31 <ChristmasCoder> you could go rescue her

05:31 <FreeLarry58> if i remember the base roads right i couldn't get back up the hill either even with chains

05:32 <FreeLarry58> plus no longer have the security clearance to get to where she's at

05:32 <FreeLarry58> at least active clearance

05:34 <FreeLarry58> she's not alone at least on ship and its stocked for 3 months supply of food

05:35 <FreeLarry58> 4 others stranded there also

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05:41 <ChristmasCoder> yeah but

05:41 <FreeLarry58> still disappointment evident in voice - may drive to base tomorrow to have talk with OOD and find out if anything being done

05:42 <FreeLarry58> so far 4 extra days stranded on ship after thier work supposedly done for year

05:44 <FreeLarry58> even if base doesn't have plows i know for fact they have heavy earth movers that could be pressed into service

05:46 <ChristmasCoder> I was thinking they might have a way

05:46 <ChristmasCoder> time to get ready to go out - bbiab

05:46 <FreeLarry58> they do but it takes someone with pull to get them to do anything anymore

05:46 <FreeLarry58> i may still know a couple of people up there

05:47 <FreeLarry58> been 16 years since stationed there

05:47 * FreeLarry58 doesn't seem like its been that long

05:47 <FreeLarry58> tc don

05:48 <FreeLarry58> time to go to bed here

05:48 <FreeLarry58> &nn all

05:48 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!

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06:32 <PovAddict> Agh w$&@

06:33 * PovAddict really doesn't want to go

06:37 <hawmps> mornin

06:37 <hawmps> plunk >> 75.48.207.186

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08:44 <wdsmia_w> what a mess out there on the roads

08:44 <wdsmia_w> &wx 50319

08:44 <Romulus> wdsmia_w: Temperature: 10.3F / -12.1C | Humidity: 81% | Pressure: 29.89in / 1012.1hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Light Snow | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 6.0mph / 9.7km/h ; Rest of Today - Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Colder. High 10 to 15. West wind 10 to 20 mph.; Tonight - Mostly clear. Colder. Low zero to 5 above. West wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south after (1 more message)

08:44 <wdsmia_w> &more

08:44 <Romulus> wdsmia_w: midnight.; Christmas Day - Partly sunny until late afternoon then becoming cloudy. A 30 percent chance of freezing drizzle and snow in the afternoon. Not as cold. High in the upper 20s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.;

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09:04 <hawmps> merry ho-ho

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09:09 <sethy> hola

09:10 <wdsmia_w> Ba Humbug!

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09:13 <hawmps> indeed

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09:23 <ChristmasCoder> back

09:24 <ChristmasCoder> Merry Christmas Eve

09:24 <ChristmasCoder> looks like our ice maker has quit making ice - seems a shame to be wanting ice this time of year

09:25 <ChristmasCoder> thx for the plunk, hawmps

09:25 <ChristmasCoder> hey sethy

09:28 * PovAdct_w curses GC programs

09:28 <PovAdct_w> moving the mouse around in Eclipse causes it to increase memory usage

09:29 <PovAdct_w> then after a while free a big chunk (full GC just happened there)

09:29 <ChristmasCoder> W@#% Is Rarely Convenient PovAdct_w

09:29 <PovAdct_w> probably "mouse-has-moved event" is an new'd object

09:29 <ChristmasCoder> massive UnDo on mouse movement?

09:29 <PovAdct_w> and they accumulate until GC thinks it's a convenient time to clean them up

09:30 <DerMeister> Wellcome to Java...

09:31 * PovAdct_w plans to rewrite his forum sig code some day, from PHP to C++

09:32 <PovAdct_w> there are a few things that make C++ a *more* appropriate language for web apps :P

09:32 <PovAdct_w> ChristmasCoder: the current w#$% hell is having to learn ClearQuest

09:32 <ChristmasCoder> QueerWhat?

09:33 <PovAdct_w> defect tracking system

09:33 <PovAdct_w> from IBM Rational

09:33 <ChristmasCoder> I know =)

09:33 <PovAdct_w> suxsuxsuxsuxsux

09:33 <ChristmasCoder> Why not Bugzilla?

09:33 <PovAdct_w> (especially since I have a pre-IBM version!)

09:34 <ChristmasCoder> need to tie it back into the (c)ode?

09:34 <PovAdct_w> ChristmasCoder: because selling Rational stuff is one of the main activities here

09:34 <ChristmasCoder> eating your own dogfood?

09:35 <PovAdct_w> well, some day I may have to support a client's CQ installation, so I better know what that dogfood tastes like

09:36 <ChristmasCoder> I can think of better self-inflicted injuries

09:36 <PovAdct_w> self-inflicted?

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09:37 <ChristmasCoder> &dict selfinflicted

09:37 <Romulus> ChristmasCoder: No definition for "selfinflicted" could be found.

09:37 <ChristmasCoder> I guess it means nothing

09:38 <PovAdct_w> my boss is bald, dilbert's boss is pointy-haired... trying to think of another difference...

09:38 <PovAdct_w> hmm

09:39 <PovAdct_w> hmm...

09:42 <ChristmasCoder> heh

09:42 * ChristmasCoder waves his wand, and changes from w@#% clothes to Coder clothes

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09:51 * ChristmasCoder goes to see if the ice maker water inlet valve is frozen up

09:51 <ChristmasCoder> bbiab

09:53 <PovAdct_w> BOINC 6.2.19 leaks process handles

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10:06 <ChristmasCoder> is that a feature?

10:06 <PovAdct_w> nope

10:06 <PovAdct_w> and I noticed they were thread handles actually

10:06 <PovAdct_w> this client started 48 hours ago

10:06 <PovAdct_w> and has 260 invalid thread handles open

10:07 <PovAdct_w> with very short WUs, lots of CPU cores, and running for a long time, it could accumulate enough open handles to actually cause problems

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10:15 <PovAdct_w> and problem found

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10:46 * ChristmasCoder waits for appliance repair call-back

10:48 <ChristmasCoder> should be no problem on Christmas Eve, eh?

10:49 <ChristmasCoder> I'll need to go out and buy some ice in a bit

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10:52 <ChristmasCoder> new word, I guess:  ponzicide

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10:56 <ChristmasCoder> heh "names that fit" http://timesonline.typepad.com/comment/2008/12/the-new-scienti.html

10:56 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/5rxobs> (at timesonline.typepad.com)

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11:17 <hawmps> inscamination?

11:17 <hawmps> terminate >> 117.28.224.71

11:20 <ELGono> lo dudes

11:21 <wdsmia_w> *lo Gono you make it out of the Bear pit alive?

11:23 <wdsmia_w> http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081223/ap_on_fe_st/eu_germany_polar_bear

11:23 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/9828t8> (at news.yahoo.com)

11:26 <ELGono> hehehe that wasn't me ;)

11:26 <ELGono> had a ride directly home, not via berlin

11:27 <wdsmia_w> lol

11:31 <ChristmasCoder> thx hawmps

12:54 <ELGono> people coming back from curch .... looks like next meal is coming soon ;)

13:09 <ChristmasCoder> service guy coming Monday afternoon to work on the ice maker

13:09 <ChristmasCoder> and I'm taking my car in for service Monday morning

13:09 <ChristmasCoder> the spending spree continues...

13:13 <xcamel> re-hi

13:13 <xcamel> everybody ready for the big day?

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13:31 <ChristmasCoder> I got 3 presents yet to wrap, xcamel

13:31 <Soul_keeper> &wx 91977

13:31 <Romulus> Soul_keeper: Temperature: 55.9F / 13.3C | Humidity: 40% | Pressure: 29.65in / 1003.9hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 57 to 62 in the western valleys to 50 to 55 near the foothills. Light winds. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.; Tonight - Showers. Lows (2 more messages)

13:31 <Soul_keeper> lo lo lo people !

13:31 <ChristmasCoder> hello Soul_keeper

13:35 <xcamel> all done here...

13:35 <Soul_keeper> things are looking promising for GPU crunching :)

13:35 <Soul_keeper> can't wait to get my card

13:37 <Soul_keeper> http://www.gpugrid.net/forum_thread.php?id=530   lol

13:37 <Romulus> Title: Specs of the GPUGRID 4x GPU lab machine (at www.gpugrid.net)

13:37 <Soul_keeper> 1500W PSU to run that beast

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13:44 * Rookie_69 goes out on a limb and guesses that wdsmia is still at work.

13:47 <wdsmia_w> what sdo you know Rookie_69 is right for a change :P

13:47 <PovAddict> Soul_keeper: then what's promising about it?

13:48 <PovAddict> wouldn't a dozen CPUs give about the same performance, and the same insane power usage?

13:49 <PovAddict> I don't get what's all the hype

13:49 <PovAddict> yeah GPUs are *fast*! oh but you need this beast of a PSU and get ready for your electricity bill

13:49 <Soul_keeper> i was talking about promising from a code support standpoint

13:49 <Soul_keeper> was just reading some forums and stuff

13:51 <PovAddict> "GPUs are 10 times more power efficient than CPU for the same flops"

13:51 <PovAddict> hmm I don't *quite* buy that

13:52 <Rookie_69> 1.0 times then?

13:52 <PovAddict> with the crazy heat I thought they were *less* efficient

13:52 <PovAddict> either way I personally think they're not worth the trouble

13:53 * PovAddict has a 8600GT, not quite enough to crunch, but definitely not planning to buy a better one

13:53 <Rookie_69> Just open up the box and pour in some liquid nitrogen every once in a while.

13:54 <PovAddict> Rookie_69: I'm thinking of the electricity bill

13:54 <Rookie_69> I just turn down the electric heat.

13:55 <PovAddict> I'm in summer, and don't have electric heat anyway

13:55 <Rookie_69> It's not a cure-all... I have to turn off most boxes when summer rolls around.

13:56 <Rookie_69> Run an extension cord over to the neighbour's house?

13:56 * PovAddict is not planning to buy any more hardware

13:57 * Rookie_69 cannot afford to buy any new hardware. :-(

13:58 * PovAddict might be able to afford but can't really choose to buy it as long as he lives with his parents

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14:02 <Rookie_69> Works out to be about the same... Can't afford to get kicked out.

14:07 <Rookie_69> (Less than) Prime Rib Roast in slow cooker... Should be ready by friday. :-P

14:09 <Rookie_69> It was marked down 30% so I had to get it.

14:11 <Rookie_69> It was either that or thaw something.

14:16 <Soul_keeper> over the last 15yrs the average women's breast size has apparently grown from B cup to C cup,  it's attributed to all the hormones in the food

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14:18 <Rookie_69> Compare grade eight students now to when you went to school...

14:19 <PovAddict> tell me about it

14:20 <Rookie_69> Ok... Their breasts are noticeably larger these days.

14:21 <Rookie_69> Lol.

14:21 <PovAddict> ahaa you've been paying attention

14:21 <Rookie_69> ... but then so are a lot of their stomachs.

14:21 <PovAddict> "I love Thanksgiving turkey; it's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts."

14:22 <Rookie_69> You think there's no hormones in the turkeys???

14:22 <PovAddict> lol

14:23 <PovAddict> well one thing is hormones and another is silicone

14:23 <Rookie_69> I had a bit of free range turkey a bunch of years ago... It brought back mammaries... I mean memories.

14:24 <Rookie_69> The skin was thin and crunchy, not all fat.

14:24 <Rookie_69> Yum.

14:25 <yoyo[RKN]> re

14:25 <Rookie_69> Step one... Hatch chicks.

14:26 <Rookie_69> Step two... Staple feet to cage.

14:26 <Rookie_69> Step three... Feed.

14:26 <Rookie_69> Step four... Slaughter.

14:27 <Rookie_69> I think step three is where the hormones are involved.

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14:29 <Rookie_69> ... Jack Frost nipping at your nose...

14:29 * Rookie_69 is playing word-association games.

14:34 * Rookie_69 needs words though.

14:36 <PovAddict> http://www.archive.org/download/Shoe-tosserGuyGif1/iraqimage001.gif

14:36 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/9uyfds> (at www.archive.org)

14:37 <Soul_keeper> fun

14:38 * Rookie_69 tries to think of a word to associate with shoe... blue?

14:39 <Rookie_69> Ok... Sole_keeper doesn't like to get rid of old shoes.

14:40 <Rookie_69> PovAddict is stuck on his own Point Of View.

14:41 <Rookie_69> I got a new game!

14:41 <PovAddict> some people thought the name was something NSFW-related

14:41 <PovAddict> (POV is a style of pr0n)

14:41 <Rookie_69> NSFW... No Such F...ing Word?

14:42 <PovAddict> Not Safe For Work

14:42 <Rookie_69> Point Of Voyeur?

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14:44 <Rookie_69> Close enough.

14:50 <Rookie_69> Umm... PovAddict said the W word...

14:50 <Rookie_69> Lol.

14:52 <Rookie_69> Mmm... smells from (awfully) slow cooker are making me drool...

15:05 <FreeLarry58> humm PovAddict got cuda to run on an 8400 card so 8600 should work

15:06 <FreeLarry58> well maybe they all ran 7 to 8 secs the comp errored

15:06 <PovAddict> FreeLarry58: as long as BOINC with CUDA support sucks so much, I'm not even *trying*

15:07 <FreeLarry58> Cuda error 'cudaMallocArray( &dev_gauss_dof_lcgf_cache' in file 'c:/sw/gpgpu/seti/seti_boinc/client/cuda/cudaAcc_gaussfit.cu' in line 417 : feature is not yet implemented.

15:07 <FreeLarry58> </stderr_txt>

15:08 <FreeLarry58> cudaAcc_initializeDevice: Found 1 CUDA device(s):

15:08 <FreeLarry58>    Device 1 : GeForce 8400 GS

15:08 <FreeLarry58> looks like more coding work required for it from seti ;)

15:09 <PovAddict> SETI science app was as rushed as BOINC 6.4

15:09 <FreeLarry58> only machine that detected a cuda device altho others do have them - i haven't installed new enough drivers for them

15:09 <FreeLarry58> yup

15:10 <FreeLarry58> and even tho you go to 6.4.x you need to reset your seti to get the cuda exe file

15:11 <FreeLarry58> else you stay with old seti exe

15:34 * Rookie_69 away

15:34 <Rookie_69> ?

15:35 <Rookie_69> naptime continues...

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16:18 <yoyo[RKN]> damn netcat

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16:21 <yoyo[RKN]> why does the command "echo moo | netcat -u 127.0.0.1 9999" not finish?

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16:34 <PovAddict> yoyo[RKN]: because that's how netcat works

16:34 <PovAddict> it's a *feature* that an EOF in stdin doesn't make it close the socket

16:34 <yoyo[RKN]> is there anoption to close the socket

16:35 <PovAddict> not for tcp

16:36 <PovAddict> I never used udp

16:40 <yoyo[RKN]> ah, got it

16:40 <yoyo[RKN]> -w 1 is the trick

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17:29 <Rookie_69> &wx ylt

17:29 <Romulus> Rookie_69: Temperature: -13°F / -25°C | Humidity: 70% | Pressure: 29.81in / 1010hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 0mph / 0km/h | Updated: 9:00 AM MST; Clear. High:-14 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:-18 F.; Chance of Snow. High:-11 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:-25 F.; Clear. High:-18 F.; Scattered Clouds. Low:-25 F.;

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17:33 <ChristmasCoder> back

17:33 <ChristmasCoder> re-hi

17:33 <ChristmasCoder> last presents wrapped and stockings are stuffed

17:34 *** Rookie_69 is now known as Grinch_69

17:34 *** wdsmia is now known as Bah_Humbug

17:35 <ChristmasCoder> while you're stuffing my tree up the chimney, Grinch_69, would you please fix the leak up there?

17:35 *** Grinch_69 is now known as Rookie_69

17:36 <ChristmasCoder> watsamatta you?  afraid of a little chimney work?

17:36 * Rookie_69 stuffs dead mice in Coder's... hole.

17:37 <ChristmasCoder> it's only 3 stories in the air, hung out on the edge of forever

17:38 <BadBarbarian> Happy Holidays to All My Friends On Channel Boinc

17:38 <ChristmasCoder> Merry Christmas BadBarbarian

17:39 <BadBarbarian> ty Coder

17:39 <Rookie_69> Happy Humbug!

17:39 <BadBarbarian> give that man a lump of coal

17:39 <ChristmasCoder> OK, I want to know why the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come looks like the Grim Reaper

17:40 <Rookie_69> Don't sail up this way last week... Oh, you didn't.

17:42 <ChristmasCoder> this is hardly in the spirit of the season, but sometimes I think the neighbor's barking dog is in need of a good killin'

17:43 <Rookie_69> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKhJ9IQdWQ8

17:43 <Romulus> Title: YouTube - Jingle Bell Dogs (at www.youtube.com)

17:44 <Rookie_69> :-)

17:45 <xcamel> 'lo Glenn

17:46 <Rookie_69> Hi, Jay.

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17:48 * Bah_Humbug should change and clear the driveway... had to bust a 28" drift getting into the driveway

17:49 <Rookie_69> Driving the Miata?

17:50 <Bah_Humbug> I dont think so

17:51 <Rookie_69> Pipe hot water under the driveway and it will take care of itself.

17:51 <Rookie_69> ... just hook it up to neighbour's water heater.

17:52 <Bah_Humbug> lol

17:52 <PovAddict> gone ->

17:54 <Rookie_69> Hey... Where'd he go?

17:54 <ChristmasCoder> getting a head start on unwrapping presents, I guess

17:55 <ChristmasCoder> I thought Santa started from the north pole and worked his way south...

17:56 <ChristmasCoder> I'm going to wander downstairs

17:56 <ChristmasCoder> Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

17:57 <Bah_Humbug> Bah Humbug

17:57 <Rookie_69> Good wife!

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18:00 <xcamel> lol

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18:04 <xcamel> oh joy -- another weather warning...

18:07 <xcamel> high winds again

18:08 <KathrynM> how are the camels xcamel?

18:08 <KathrynM> Merry Christmas everyone

18:10 <xcamel> the llamas are fine

18:10 <xcamel> as are the alpacas

18:10 <xcamel> and Merry Christmas to you also.

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18:14 <Rookie_69> I made a big mistake the other day... I bought some of that John Wayne toilet paper... It's rough and tough and don't take Sh** off nobody.

18:14 <Bah_Humbug> I think they use that a w@#%

18:15 <xcamel> I agree

18:15 <Rookie_69> Lumber on a roll?

18:16 <Bah_Humbug> your not alowed to bitch when your the Boss

18:16 <xcamel> rough sawn board ends - use both sides -- and the edges.

18:17 <Bah_Humbug> charge double for pre stained?

18:17 <Rookie_69> ... or half?

18:17 <xcamel> only charge extra for the dry ones.

18:19 <xcamel> nice blast of rain and wind coming through

18:20 <Rookie_69> Rain started here just before noon.

18:20 <xcamel> snow and sleet early - it was very slick going in this am

18:20 * Bah_Humbug has had only 5 days this month without snow

18:21 <xcamel> just rain now - 34F

18:21 <Bah_Humbug> &wx 50319

18:21 <Romulus> Bah_Humbug: Temperature: 7.8F / -13.4C | Humidity: 71% | Pressure: 30.17in / 1021.6hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 3.0mph / 4.8km/h ; Tonight - Mostly clear. Very cold. Low zero to 5 below. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.; Christmas Day - Partly sunny. Areas of freezing drizzle and a slight chance of light (2 more messages)

18:21 <Bah_Humbug> &more

18:21 <Romulus> Bah_Humbug: freezing rain in the afternoon. Not as cold. High in the upper 20s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.; Thursday Night - Cloudy. A chance of freezing rain and sleet in the evening...then a chance of rain...light freezing rain and areas of drizzle after midnight. Areas of fog early in the (1 more message)

18:21 <Bah_Humbug> &more

18:21 <Romulus> Bah_Humbug: morning. Not as cold. Low in the upper 20s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.;

18:22 <xcamel> trying to learn my new blackberry curve (by nextel)

18:22 <Rookie_69> I think the underground wiring for the business next to work filled up with salty water... Every time a truck drove past, sparks would blow off the top of the pole and the lights would go out... until the switch blew open.

18:24 <xcamel> that's not good..

18:25 <xcamel> ***HIGH WIND WARNING in effect midnight through 10AM Thur. for Hamilton, northern Herkimer, and northern Warren counties... WIND ADVISORY for all other Capital Region counties***

18:25 <xcamel>

18:25 <xcamel> ***FLOOD WATCH in effect through Friday morning for Greene, Columbia, Ulster, Dutchess, and southern Berkshire counties***

18:26 <xcamel> sheesh..

18:26 <Bah_Humbug> Ding! Noah

18:29 <Tidus> blah...

18:29 <xcamel> yeah.. that too.

18:30 <Tidus> xcamel: the curve's easy enough to figure out

18:30 <Tidus> i have the LG rumo

18:30 <Tidus> r

18:30 <xcamel> 'lo TG

18:31 <xcamel> [NNTN] NC Store Emptied After Bullet Fired -- By Escalator

18:31 <xcamel> http://www.digtriad.com/news/features/article.aspx?storyid=116271&catid=216

18:31 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/9a8w6v> (at www.digtriad.com)

18:47 <Rookie_69> Warming up... outside thermo now says 5C.

18:48 <Tidus> &weather 65647

18:48 <Romulus> Tidus: Temperature: 29.5F / -1.4C | Humidity: 85% | Pressure: 30.27in / 1024.9hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: WNW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Tonight - Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Readings may be cooler in valleys and other low lying areas until early morning. Light and variable winds in the evening becoming southeast around 10 mph after midnight.; Christmas Day - (1 more message)

18:51 <Tank_Master> &wx 97123

18:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: Temperature: 37.6F / 3.1C | Humidity: 98% | Pressure: 29.18in / 988.0hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Light Rain | Wind Direction: SSW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Tonight - Rain with freezing rain near the Columbia River in the evening....then rain and snow showers likely after midnight. Snow level 500 feet after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows around 35. Southwest wind (2 more messages)

18:51 <Tank_Master> &more

18:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: 5 to 15 mph.; Christmas Day - Rain and snow showers likely in the morning...then rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level 500 feet. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Highs around 35. South wind 15 to 20 mph.; Thursday Night - Rain and snow showers likely. Snow level 500 feet. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows 30 to 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.; Winter Storm Warning for (1 more message)

18:51 <Tank_Master> &more

18:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: Washington County in effect until 9:00 PM PST on December 24, 2008;

18:51 <Tank_Master> yuky

18:51 * Bah_Humbug slap Tank_Master with a slushball

18:52 <Tank_Master> heh

18:52 <Tank_Master> no dought

18:52 * Tank_Master slaps Bah_Humbug with an ice ball

18:52 * Bah_Humbug spits on JR Barns

18:52 <Rookie_69> Iceball? You're almost as warm as me.

18:53 <Tank_Master> theres a 1/3" layer of ice in the snow already

18:54 <Rookie_69> Monday's drive to work was a skating rink.

18:55 <Tank_Master> I bet

18:55 <xcamel> roads seem to be icing up again

19:02 <Tank_Master> still 37 here

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19:02 <Tank_Master> melting kinda fast to

19:02 <Tidus> re-hi?

19:02 <Tank_Master> re wb

19:03 <Tidus> "No PONG reply from server in 301 seconds. Disconnecting."

19:05 <Tidus> &ping

19:05 <Romulus> pong

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19:07 <sethy> Merry Christmas from Britain :)

19:07 <xcamel> same to you, Sethy

19:08 <Tank_Master> kinda early, aint it?

19:08 <Tank_Master> ;)

19:08 <xcamel> just midnight?

19:13 <Bah_Humbug> Bah Humbug sethy

19:13 <Rookie_69> Happy Ho Ho, Guv.

19:14 <xcamel> bbl...

19:15 <Rookie_69> 2 bbl, or 4 bbl?

19:15 <Rookie_69> Six pack!

19:40 <sethy> i know i know but girlfriend still only lets me open one thing tonight

19:40 <Rookie_69> http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/War_Terror/2008/12/12/7728091-cp.html

19:40 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/7gcnu8> (at cnews.canoe.ca)

19:43 <Bah_Humbug> Twas the night before cristmas and all thru the whore house not a creature was stirring not one poor louse... The whores were all asleep dreaming of stuff like a warm collies tongue lapping at there muff...

19:44 <Rookie_69> Mmm... muff.

19:50 <sethy> mmmm

19:50 <sethy> muff

19:50 <sethy> fff

19:56 <Rookie_69> Ffum!

20:00 <Rookie_69> >i know i know but girlfriend still only lets me open one thing tonight Hopefully her legs! ;-)

20:05 <sethy> lucky for some

20:05 <sethy> in my case

20:05 <sethy> its her time of the month ;_;

20:05 <sethy> bad timing i say

20:10 <Rookie_69> A hot bath...

20:15 <Bah_Humbug> lol bet it will be the same come ney years sethy

20:15 <Bah_Humbug> err new

20:15 <Rookie_69> No matter... You're gonna pay for it for a long time...

20:17 <Rookie_69> When that time of the month comes every week, somebody has problems, and I bet it's you.

20:18 *** ChanServ sets mode: +o Bah_Humbug

20:18 *** Bah_Humbug sets mode: -o Bah_Humbug

20:18 <Rookie_69> Oops...

20:18 * Rookie_69 shuts up.

20:19 * Bah_Humbug slaps Rookie_69 around with a large Carp

20:19 * Rookie_69 speaks up again.

20:20 * Rookie_69 slaps a large carp around a bir with a large wdsmis

20:20 <Rookie_69> ... bit...

20:20 <Rookie_69> ... wdsmia..

20:20 <Bah_Humbug> yes?

20:20 <Romulus> Rumor has it yes is enable, Bah_Humbug

20:20 <Rookie_69> Stupid keyboaed!

20:21 <Rookie_69> ... keyboard...

20:21 * Bah_Humbug thinks Rookie_69 has had to much of that Rum he stole from work

20:21 <Tidus> is it stupid keyboard or stupid beer? lol

20:21 <Rookie_69> Yes.

20:24 <sethy> Rookie_69: i know when it comes in and out, i know when its her time of the month before she knows..

20:28 <Bah_Humbug> man she has him trained

20:30 <Bah_Humbug> If only he knew it

20:30 <sethy> :D

20:30 <sethy> i know i'm trained

20:30 <Rookie_69> ... he thinks he knows where she's getting it...

20:31 <sethy> more adequately informed with statistics and information, than trained

20:31 * Rookie_69 slaps himself for speaking out loud.

20:32 <sethy> i needs to showerz

20:33 <Bah_Humbug> cold?

20:33 <Romulus> It has been said that cold is one thing, but your "boston wind chill" is brutal, Bah_Humbug

20:33 <Rookie_69> Obviously.

20:35 <Rookie_69> I feel funny when I have a warm shower... Is this mike on?

20:36 <sethy> mic

20:36 <Rookie_69> Tomato... Tomato.

20:37 <Rookie_69> That still doesn't work...

20:37 <sethy> object name;

20:37 <sethy> nice bit of syntax there too

20:37 <Rookie_69> Tohmayto... Tomahto.

20:38 <sethy> Rookie_69 - Cookie_74

20:39 <Rookie_69> ... My soul mate?

20:39 <sethy> transdimentional portal

20:42 <Rookie_69> Darn... Cookie_74 sounds like she might be cute.

20:45 <Rookie_69> 'me is ready for bed.

20:45 <Bah_Humbug> Feliz Navidad

20:45 * Rookie_69 is ready for bed...

20:45 <Rookie_69> See ya, Freddy.

20:46 <Bah_Humbug> is the bed ready for you...

20:46 <Rookie_69> ... Fender, not Kruger.

20:46 <Bah_Humbug> or just the right hand again?

20:46 <Rookie_69> Umm... I'm left handed.

20:46 <Rookie_69> Lol.

20:47 <Rookie_69> NN.

20:48 <Bah_Humbug> &nn Rookie_69

20:48 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!

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21:22 <Bah_Humbug> &ding

21:22 <Romulus> DONG!

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22:07 <sethy> night _o/

22:07 <sethy> &nn

22:07 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!

22:17 <Soul_keeper> 12/24/2008 13:10:00   DELIVERED[D]   SPRING VALLEY, CA, US   PORCH

22:22 <Bah_Humbug> uptime 10w.8m.43s not bad for xp

22:25 <Bah_Humbug> way behind for $ms updates

22:28 <Bah_Humbug> $ms updates take away from crunch time :s

22:42 <Soul_keeper> i wasn't expecting my vid card till monday :)

22:42 <Soul_keeper> got it xmas eve

22:46 <Bah_Humbug> congrats

22:55 <Soul_keeper> is boinc 6.5.0 stable ?

22:56 <Bah_Humbug> boinc stable LOL

22:57 <Tidus> blah... this bites... being sick :(

23:11 <Bah_Humbug> Bah Humbug to all and to all a good night

23:12 <Tidus> seeya

23:19 <FreeLarry58> my word snow disappears rapidly - have lost at least 2 inches from yard todays temps -- never fear the weather man says moe coming tonight

23:19 <FreeLarry58> blah

23:20 <FreeLarry58> all its going to do is make the slush freeze again i say

23:20 <Tidus> yeah lol

23:23 <FreeLarry58> rumbling or the ice - thru ruts made of ice - its off to the boys house i go - in the morning so crisp with white

23:24 * FreeLarry58 more like slip sliding away i think till the first hill

23:24 <Tidus> heh... it's nothin but wet here where i live

23:25 <FreeLarry58> lol was compact snow in front of house till sun went down then everyone started to sink to road surface

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23:26 <FreeLarry58> gots 6 inch deep ruts formed out in front of the drive way currently - don't look forward to trying to back over them in am

23:26 <Tidus> ouch

23:26 <FreeLarry58> yeah cars only got 7.5 inch clearence

23:27 <FreeLarry58> at best

23:27 <efc> Moo

23:27 * FreeLarry58 starts barbecue pit fire for fresh xmas roast

23:28 <FreeLarry58> how you doing efc

23:28 <efc> little bit sick, hoping i'll get better for tommorrow

23:28 <FreeLarry58> i hear santa toting lots of flu shots with him this year - maybe he'll give you a double

23:29 <efc> Got my flu shot

23:30 <efc> its a so-far mild sore throat

23:30 <FreeLarry58> that and a pnumonia too here

23:30 <FreeLarry58> yuck - had that earlier - sinus drain tube blocked

23:30 <FreeLarry58> slight infection set in

23:30 <efc> i'm just not getting enough sleep

23:31 <FreeLarry58> humm recommend hot apple cider and warm socks before layiing down

23:31 <FreeLarry58> and as a real slep aid the unabridge webster dictionary as reading material

23:32 <FreeLarry58> ;)

23:34 <quail> merry humbug all

23:34 * FreeLarry58 smashs the bugs on the wall

23:34 <FreeLarry58> &nn efc

23:34 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!

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