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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #45 on: March 03, 2010, 01:30:27 PM »
This lan made my mind up... I am buying a Laptop as soon as one of the new G73Jh-A2's comes into stock on new egg. I am sick of carrying my beast of a machine around. I will just make a screen saver of it for LANS and use the laptop.

You will not!

I'll have some surprises around the corner for some smaller form factor LAN machines... keep an eye on the staff forums.

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #46 on: March 03, 2010, 01:33:26 PM »
I'd be nice to replace mine with something that could at least play UT3 on low settings.  Mine is barely good enough to play WoW with around 20 FPS.  I can still play things like Fable I, Diablo II, Battlefield 1942 on it, which is plenty good enough for me when I'm out and about.

Have any of you attended the East Coast LAN (ECL) that was run for a number of years in Virginia Beach?  I used to frequent until it died due to staff infighting.  I learned the hard way that I needed to go to great lengths to secure my machine before I left to attend.  The FIRMWARE of one of my hard drives was affected.

Despite several reformats, the CPU was locked at 100% usage as long as the Windows was running.  I replaced the hard drive and never had that problem again.

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #47 on: March 04, 2010, 10:58:27 AM »
That's weird.  Never heard of that happening before.  Of course then again I had a drive that would run with a clean install for 2 weeks and then start producing ran blue screens every now and again.  I swapped the drive with a different spare and it worked fine after that.  Go figure.

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #48 on: March 08, 2010, 07:57:40 AM »
This lan made my mind up... I am buying a Laptop as soon as one of the new G73Jh-A2's comes into stock on new egg. I am sick of carrying my beast of a machine around. I will just make a screen saver of it for LANS and use the laptop.

You will not!

I'll have some surprises around the corner for some smaller form factor LAN machines... keep an eye on the staff forums.

Well hurry up man. I dont have all month!
« Last Edit: March 08, 2010, 10:08:48 AM by BrokenShadow »
A Serbian Film
"James Cameron doesn't do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is... James Cameron."
What if bodies just had random errors like computers do?
You go to receive your Starbucks coffee and accidentally punch the Barista in the face then Crap on the floor.
What kind of Fudgeing computer errors are you getting?

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #49 on: March 08, 2010, 07:59:36 AM »
Quote fail!

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #50 on: March 08, 2010, 08:56:33 AM »
This lan made my mind up... I am buying a Laptop as soon as one of the new G73Jh-A2's comes into stock on new egg. I am sick of carrying my beast of a machine around. I will just make a screen saver of it for LANS and use the laptop.

Well hurry up man. I dont have all month!

You will not!

I'll have some surprises around the corner for some smaller form factor LAN machines... keep an eye on the staff forums.

You're not traveling to any LAN parties anytime soon are ya?  Whats the rush... :-D

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #51 on: March 08, 2010, 10:08:15 AM »
April son... its almost here... can you smell it!?!
A Serbian Film
"James Cameron doesn't do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is... James Cameron."
What if bodies just had random errors like computers do?
You go to receive your Starbucks coffee and accidentally punch the Barista in the face then Crap on the floor.
What kind of Fudgeing computer errors are you getting?

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #52 on: March 08, 2010, 10:09:39 AM »
Quote fail!

fixed... maybe if the forum layout didnt go all retarded when viewed in explorer at work.
A Serbian Film
"James Cameron doesn't do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is... James Cameron."
What if bodies just had random errors like computers do?
You go to receive your Starbucks coffee and accidentally punch the Barista in the face then Crap on the floor.
What kind of Fudgeing computer errors are you getting?

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #53 on: March 08, 2010, 10:10:43 AM »
April son... its almost here... can you smell it!?!

If I dont get the pre-planning done, Ill give you a call to chat about what Im talking about.

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #54 on: March 08, 2010, 04:22:30 PM »
Just got my notification that the laptop I want came in.... yeah, I know... ERRONEOUS!!!
A Serbian Film
"James Cameron doesn't do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is... James Cameron."
What if bodies just had random errors like computers do?
You go to receive your Starbucks coffee and accidentally punch the Barista in the face then Crap on the floor.
What kind of Fudgeing computer errors are you getting?

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #55 on: March 09, 2010, 03:53:55 PM »
I was wondering if any more pictures of the 200 LAN are going to be posted.  I see there is about 85 ATM and was wondering if there will be more.

At the same time, I don't remember as many camera flashes this year compared to last year's LAN.

Year... I hate that word when paired with FITES LAN.  It's too looooong!  Come on guys, every six months.  You can do it :)

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #56 on: March 09, 2010, 04:02:18 PM »
Come to the monthly LANs! Well, more like bi-monthly, but still. April 17th! Registration is up on the front page, yo.

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #57 on: March 10, 2010, 03:13:58 AM »
This lan made my mind up... I am buying a Laptop as soon as one of the new G73Jh-A2's comes into stock on new egg. I am sick of carrying my beast of a machine around. I will just make a screen saver of it for LANS and use the laptop.

You will not!

I'll have some surprises around the corner for some smaller form factor LAN machines... keep an eye on the staff forums.
hmmm you've got my attention!

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #58 on: March 10, 2010, 07:16:15 AM »
out of stock... now I have to wait again... grrr...

A Serbian Film
"James Cameron doesn't do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is... James Cameron."
What if bodies just had random errors like computers do?
You go to receive your Starbucks coffee and accidentally punch the Barista in the face then Crap on the floor.
What kind of Fudgeing computer errors are you getting?

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Re: This past weekend -- Fites 200
« Reply #59 on: March 10, 2010, 07:24:10 AM »
This lan made my mind up... I am buying a Laptop as soon as one of the new G73Jh-A2's comes into stock on new egg. I am sick of carrying my beast of a machine around. I will just make a screen saver of it for LANS and use the laptop.

You will not!

I'll have some surprises around the corner for some smaller form factor LAN machines... keep an eye on the staff forums.
hmmm you've got my attention!

For what?  Are you making a small lanbox for you or for the staff?
That's Mr. Deception to you.