Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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#1 Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Alright Alez and Skywalker, I challenge the two of you to race for TSBT's first WUprop lime star Image

You chaps up for it? 8)
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#2 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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This could drag on for a while ....... 20 projects , 25K hours each ........
What do I win ? :D
I was aiming for 100K in credit on Einstein, guess that will have to go on for a bit longer as a starter ...
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#3 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Alez wrote:What do I win ? :D
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http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00ULA59CI

Skywalker, better prize for you since you'll have to work a little harder. A RK3288 android TV box. (cost is same for me)
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Dirk, you could make it an interesting 4 way race. Which Amazon service ships to Leiden?
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#4 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Now that's quite a challenge :shock:
By my quick calculations the hours required are:
Alez - 20k
Scole - 54k
Skywalker - ????
Dirk - 137k
Me - think my calculator ran out of digits!

The one thing we can say; this is a challenge that's not going to be done in a day or two!
Good luck boys :headbang:
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#5 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Actually, lets go ahead and include all the current TSBT members who currently participate on WUProp.

Current status can be found here...http://wuprop.boinc-af.org/team_members ... avg_credit

Current TSBT WUProp crunchers are...
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Dirk, we'll still let you in on this. Though you hang out here so much you might as well just join our team :lol:

(BTW, this challenge is on the up and up. Any loaner systems found on your account and you'll be keelhauled! :pirate: )
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#6 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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At the weekend, I could add to our own stats site some sort of comp winning line. Would you guys find that useful?
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#7 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Would need to see hours on each project app but not all of us show that.
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#8 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote:
(Any loaner systems found on your account and you'll be keelhauled! :pirate: )
Killjoy!! :roll:

That spoils my week!
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#9 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Bryan wrote:
scole250 wrote:
(Any loaner systems found on your account and you'll be keelhauled! :pirate: )
Killjoy!! :roll:

That spoils my week!
Precisely! That's why I added the "Bryan Clause" :lol:

Tell ya what. We'll let you in on this too, but since you already have 2 lime stars and are close to a 3rd, we'll set your goal to earn your 4th lime star.
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#10 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote:]Precisely! That's why I added the "Bryan Clause" :lol:
:lol: I guess you know me too well :lol:

Actually I only have 1 lime star, the 1st one is cyan :D
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#11 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote:
Bryan wrote:
scole250 wrote:
(Any loaner systems found on your account and you'll be keelhauled! :pirate: )
Killjoy!! :roll:

That spoils my week!
Precisely! That's why I added the "Bryan Clause" :lol:
Think you need to go back on the meds ..... conspiracies everywhere ..... :D
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#12 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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I don't have a 1 star badge, focusing on a couple of projects at a time- who would like or even want or need my hours, if possible. First come first served
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#13 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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To earn WUProp hours for someone else, you'd have to attach to a project as the other person. Some of the others might take you up on that but Alez and I are keeping it a legit race. Right Alez...Image
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#14 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote:T. Right Alez...Image
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Your prize is a very generous offer, but given the time of year may I suggest an alternative. For the two of us it's a £20 / $25 buy in and the winner gets to nominate a charity of their choice for the buy in to be donated to. ( obviously if the charity choosen is not acceptable for some reason then an alternative will be decided. )
My choice would be Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
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#15 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Well that's nearly everything previously shut down back in operation. Thanks to scole my electricity bill is shooting up as we speak :shock:
Have yet another 7970 that works perfectly as a display adaptor, watching videos etc but can't crunch :cry: That's 2 so far, guess ebay as spares / repair unless anyone here want's them.
Back to linux updates and VM's for me..... got to keep those hours a flowing :D
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#16 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Alez wrote:Your prize is a very generous offer, but given the time of year may I suggest an alternative. For the two of us it's a £20 / $25 buy in and the winner gets to nominate a charity of their choice for the buy in to be donated to. ( obviously if the charity choosen is not acceptable for some reason then an alternative will be decided. )
My choice would be Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
Sounds good :cheers: If I win, my choice is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . More info here...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Jude_ ... h_Hospital
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#17 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Looks like a worthy cause to me. Think this is a better deal than buying each other xmas presents :P
I'd forgotten what it sounded like when everything is whining ....... :bom:
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#18 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote:Dirk, you could make it an interesting 4 way race. Which Amazon service ships to Leiden?
They all do! I've ordered in the past with Amazon.com, Amazon.co.UK and Amazon.fr and i've been tempted to do so with Amazon.ca, Amazon.de and Amazon.jp. Even have had a slight argument with a US publisher (PYR) that thought that they only served the US market -while I have some 30-40 odd books from them, which i could have bought on Amazon.com -but I didn't, I bought them in the Netherlands, in a Ramsj (Remaindered book) sale.

BTW: there's even a Amazon.nl nowadays...
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#19 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Dirk Broer wrote:BTW: there's even a Amazon.nl nowadays...
Is there no end to this technology madness ....... it will all end in tears :bootyshake:
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#20 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Guess we are both chasing WCG hours .... I'm sure the team graph on our stats site is edging upwards :D
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#21 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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:bounce: Did someone say WCG ? :bounce:
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#22 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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I have a couple WCG apps to get 25,000 hours on and apparently so does Alez. Too bad WCG credit is so dreadful. We're 1.2 mil away from 192nd, which is a long way based on how it pays.
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#23 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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With the amount of hours we're pouring in and being so far down the team list you really would think that we would move up a place or two. It's just depressing.
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#24 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Ting !!! another project goes lime :D
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#25 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Ting !!!! :D another one bites the dust ....
Look at the team stats on how much we have bent the graph upwards on WCG and yet the credit ? :cry:
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#26 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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I'm still plugging away. WCG CEP2 is close. Will focus be focusing on UGM and MCM next. How about showing your app details and computers on WUProp?

Bryan, your WUProp credit has tanked over the past couple of days :roll:
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#27 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote:I'm still plugging away. WCG CEP2 is close. Will focus be focusing on UGM and MCM next. How about showing your app details and computers on WUProp? :roll:
MCM and OET pour moi ...Don't spoil my fun , I'm enjoying being international man of mystery :twisted: although I am following your rules as set scrupulously :P
I will say I am very disappointed that Denis is not playing ball :( would make things a lot easier :D
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#28 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote:Bryan, your WUProp credit has tanked over the past couple of days :roll:
I would like to hope you are not suggesting any impropriety here .... after all you did specify no loaner systems allowed :shock:
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#29 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole250 wrote: Bryan, your WUProp credit has tanked over the past couple of days :roll:
Thanks for the heads up Steve! I'll have to check on that .... operating remotely can cause all kinds of problems ya know :wink:
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#30 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Still working on the "Big push" approach, which was so brilliantly described in 'Blackadder goes forth'
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#31 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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World Community Grid----Outsmart Ebola Together----24,974.87
and 160,215 points for 25K hours , really ???
1 more update , so close :roll:
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#32 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Congratulations Alez. You have earned that lime star first. Well done. :) And am I glad this is over! It was like watching grass grow. Not a total loss. I have 17 apps in lime, 18th is close. Still in reach. Will just have to wait a bit longer.

On to the Rosetta challenge!

Oh, just one little formality. If you would be a good chap and display your computers and app details. I'd like to see where I miscalculated this so badly!
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#33 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Done, as the winner of what I hope might become a yearly TSBT christmas charity challenge, I get to pick the winning charity. I choose scoles choice of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. My donation has been sent. Anyone else who wants to contribute, either send direct via paypal or contact scole via pm and he will send the donation as a combined amount.
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#34 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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TSBT donated $100 to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Their mission...
"The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay."
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#35 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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We should be proud, merry xmas everyone.
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#36 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole of TSBT wrote: Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:39 pm
Alez wrote:Your prize is a very generous offer, but given the time of year may I suggest an alternative. For the two of us it's a £20 / $25 buy in and the winner gets to nominate a charity of their choice for the buy in to be donated to. ( obviously if the charity choosen is not acceptable for some reason then an alternative will be decided. )
My choice would be Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
Sounds good :cheers: If I win, my choice is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . More info here...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Jude_ ... h_Hospital
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Regarding the race, I would like to know more if there would be in the near future

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#37 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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@Caroline882 Welcome to the TSBT forum. Tell us a little about yourself. What projects do you crunch?
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#38 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole of TSBT wrote: Fri May 21, 2021 2:10 pm @Caroline882 Welcome to the TSBT forum. Tell us a little about yourself. What projects do you crunch?
The URL it tried to insert into the quote of mine ( now deleted ) tells me everything I need to know. Account will probably be nuked.
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#39 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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Alez wrote: Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:17 pm Account will probably be nuked.
It's the only way to be sure
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#40 Re: Race for TSBT's first WUProp lime star

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scole of TSBT wrote: Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:13 pm
Alez wrote: Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:17 pm Account will probably be nuked.
It's the only way to be sure
“I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.” :violent3: :twisted:
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