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Discussion in 'General' started by Brooxy, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    Oh, this one paid off and then some! It would’ve been profitable even if they were all dead. :D

    I love when a plan comes together... xD
     
  2. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    The colour labels for my Dymo printer have arrived, and now I'm amusing myself by printing various logos from sci-fi franchises:

    [​IMG]

    So awesome.
     
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  3. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Made enough money to move into a higher tax bracket, which is a bit bittersweet, but still awesome overall.

    Now I just have to make sure my will remains strong and I don't do something silly, like advance my car-buying plans by a year...
     
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  4. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    Congrats! :D
     
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  5. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    Hey G, can you make me a label for my label box please.

    Thanks muchly. :D
     
  6. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Oh, crap - I haven't labelled the label printer!
     
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  7. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    [​IMG]

    Finally finished the MK2.
     
  8. yuusou

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    Very snazzy!
     
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  9. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    What Z97 boards you got? :winking:
     
  10. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    It’s a Maximus VII Hero, MSI Z97 G55-SLI and there’s a Z87 Sabertooth Mark S in the bunch that all work. Profit!! :D

    The wife wants me to tidy up...

    https://imgur.com/gallery/dN2BP

    The sad part of it all is that’s only what’s above the bed, not beneath it in storage containers. :D
     
  11. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    :hehe:
    Interested in selling any? To help you tidy up of course :happy:
     
  12. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    Shipping it that way would cost a fortune and even more so when the tax grabbers decide to latch on to it. :(

    It cost me $35 to send two SSDs over to Sam and then he got whacked with the customs fees which was another £30 (I refunded him that part) ... it’s a damned rip off.
     
  13. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    I see no untidy.

    That's work in progress.
     
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  14. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Well then, there goes that idea.
    organised chaos i believe is the technical term
     
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  15. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    See, itz them sortz of brainz makez u a workpeople for cleva IT plaices and me just a bod on tha forumz.
     
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    Dat Sabranco....me likey :grin: There will be a white ITX board for me one day....

    It always seems to me that quoted shipping to the UK from the US for Ebay items seems really high; sounds like you've found it actually expensive - shame.
    Potentially duty & VAT on top really leads it on.

    Just shift some of it and show willing, and all will be well with the 'management'! Works for me
     
  17. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    ehh. That's pushing it a bit. I make countless mistakes. For example, I electrocuted myself today shorting out a motherboard power on pin because i held the metal part of the scissors not the rubber bit. One of the most painful things I've ever had happen to me and I can't even work out why because i don't even think that much energy runs through it.
     
  18. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    How on earth did you hurt yourself doing that? It’s a 5v rail (as far as I know) and has no real amperage behind it. Impressive... xD
     
  19. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I suspect i had a bunch of static charged on me from being in the room for so long and that was part of it plus the shock factor as I wasn't expecting it. I'm honestly as baffled as you. All i know is is bloody hurt... but the motherboard did turn on.
     
  20. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    Sure your bosses haven't wired up your chiar to the mains for some well timed buffoonery? ;)
     

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