HotHardware's "Dads and Grads" Gaming Rig Give-Away!

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LBowen replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 9:35 AM

I would have voted Shelley = Pinky, just because there was an episode where it was shown that Pinky was smarter than Brain but more concerned with nice fluffy things.

I miss the old days of good cartoons and the Saturday morning cartoon block.

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Manduh replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 12:59 PM

Hmmmm have you guys ever had a chick win one of your rigs??  Maybe I can be your first?!  Bahaha, anyway awesome contest once again.  

Where are these thumbs up things you guys keep talking about anyway?? All I see are star ratings :S

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Manduh replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 1:01 PM

ooops forgot to mention I subbed to your rss, I usually get email notifications anyway but was able to sign up again  amandasecord   (at)  gmail  (dot)  com

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PFeenstra replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 1:24 PM

Yes wait..Yeah, those are the only thumbs I see. Maybe it's the stars then...I'll give you some and find out. If you win I call dibs on your old stuff! lol

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LBowen replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 1:53 PM

If you are reading this from the forum I am not sure where you would thumbs up or thumbs down a post; but if you read this from the main page they usually have a little thumb graphics next to posts that let you like them.  Hope I explained this well enough.

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Manduh replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 2:13 PM

@PFeestra LOL good deal!

@LBowen Thanks... OK lol. I always read posts in the forums, so I've never seen the thumbs before. Reading this through the main pg now and just tried out the thumbs :D

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LBowen replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 2:24 PM

I think they are a cool feature, I like to pretend I am Caesar giving the thumbs up or thumbs down to gladiators.

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LBowen:

I think they are a cool feature, I like to pretend I am Caesar giving the thumbs up or thumbs down to gladiators.

But we need more power Smile Does it feel like you are giving them the middle finger when you thumbs down them Stick out tongue

 

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LBowen replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 3:49 PM

So far I have only had the inclination to thumbs down obvious spammers trying to sell their wares.

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realneil replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 7:56 PM

Yes Where the smilies are,....

Manduh:
Where are these thumbs up things
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Went there (the other contest) and voted for you. Tongue Tied

Good luck both there, and here.

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LBowen replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 9:08 PM

I can't wait until the winner is announced even though I must wait.  Until then I am going to continue to be an contributing machine and enjoy all that HotHardware has to offer.  Also, the movie 300 was good which happens to have something in common with my post count which with this one is 300.

I would like to thank the Academy and everyone who helped me reach where I am today.  Such fond memories so here is to another 300 and beyond, Cheers!!!

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Haha same here, down with spammers and thumbs up to funny comments here.

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omegadraco replied on Mon, Jun 13 2011 10:00 PM

@Manduh I pretty much have run into the same thing I am finding myself reading in the forum much more often then the main news page. So am missing the thumbs up/down icons mostly. I have been trying to use them when reading on the main page.

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LBowen replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 2:38 AM

I'm going to wear my lucky shirt on the day the winner is selected so I'm in like Sin.

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PFeenstra replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 3:31 AM

My lucky shirt is covered in gravy stains. Not so lucky, lol

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AKwyn replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 4:59 AM

Ah... The mighty thumbs up feature. I see it being used mostly in the contest threads but not so much in the other threads.

There needs to be more people thumbing up or down comments in the news posts.

 

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My lucky shirt has kid drool on it Sad dang those infants and their drool.

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Manduh replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 11:15 AM

THANKS!!!  YAY!

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Manduh replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 11:19 AM

Ooops gawd I'm terrible at posting in these things LOL

that message^ was in reply to @realneil  for voting for me in the zagg contest.

 

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gdhart replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 11:21 AM

Very nice system.

The case is a very interesting design - how good is the air flow? I see the optional 12cm bottom fan and the fan in the front of the case, but if you have all of the HD bays filled do you get enough airflow into the case?

What kind of CPU cooler does it have?

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EHarler replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 12:35 PM

My lucky shirt has been washed and rewashed throughout the years, rendered unwearable beyond recognition.

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For  lolz I am installing this into this epic system when I win it :P

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PFeenstra replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 3:50 PM

lol ^ that is awesome. Seriously, I'm not even kidding, where do you buy one? haha

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So like, I've been wondering........Do any of us minorities have a chance at winning this system? Are they going by the ratings from the date they started the contest or all time. 'Cause if they're going by all time then I don't have a chance and might as well go pout in the corner. Crying   LOL

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Lamar Kropf:

So like, I've been wondering........Do any of us minorities have a chance at winning this system? Are they going by the ratings from the date they started the contest or all time. 'Cause if they're going by all time then I don't have a chance and might as well go pout in the corner. Crying   LOL

Usually it is from the date they started the contest. Everyone has a chance keep on contributing and stick around.

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realneil replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 8:50 PM

Lamar Kropf:
Are they going by the ratings from the date they started the contest or all time

In the past, they've gone by participation in each particular contest. Everyone has the same chance to participate and be noticed by the judges. I was fairly new when I won here.

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LBowen replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 8:54 PM

I call dibs on the machine by Man Law I win.

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SO yes Mein Kropf,...... Minorities do have a chance, I do believe that one white guy has won here before:P
 
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I think you missed what he meant by minority here.....

a lot.

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realneil replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 10:20 PM

analogmonster:
I think you missed what he meant by minority here.....a lot.

Imagine a hook on a line,.............dangling, right there,...in front of you,........

 

 

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I have that dream nightly. I bite, I fight, I lose. the fisherman is a larger version of me on a larger hook. ad infinitum.

Is that how you use ad infinitum? ill wonder forever.

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CKaye replied on Tue, Jun 14 2011 11:09 PM

the design looks eccentric. I love it.

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PFeenstra replied on Wed, Jun 15 2011 12:57 AM

I wonder, does it matter if you've signed in or made an account with facebook? I tried to make a regular account but the darn thing has been stuck at "awaiting activation" since I joined. Ah well, I'll go make a sandwich and everything will be okay.

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denny1514 replied on Wed, Jun 15 2011 1:12 PM

Man, i totally agree with you

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denny1514 replied on Wed, Jun 15 2011 1:17 PM

i want to be caught in the crossfire of winning!!

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denny1514 replied on Wed, Jun 15 2011 1:22 PM

How can someone say this processor is garbabge.. this processor can handle any game you give it the next 5 years

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denny1514 replied on Wed, Jun 15 2011 1:32 PM

i know right, they should have atleast 10 of those suckas to give away.

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