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

  1. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Bought some cheap Win 10 Pro licenses, created an installation USB drive, formatted my boot drive, installed Win 10 Pro, went to enter my key, already activated. For some (to me at least) unknown reason MS accepted my old Home key for the Pro version.

    Now I have spare Pro licenses for the other PCs in the household. I call that a win.
     
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  2. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Music Enthusiast

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    Mrs got her benefit back and a 8 week back payment....

    Having wrote the 3 page strongly worded letter I feel pretty proud now, In that time she's been taken ill from the condition she was getting the benefit for in the first place

    Not to mention I won't be fronting all the rent and bills anymore! woohoo
     
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  3. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    Lots to do at work, with a particularly big order to complete over the next 4-5 weeks, means I can work every Saturday I want over the next month or so for time and a half pay.

    Lord knows I need it!
     
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  4. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Music Enthusiast

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    Letter came through explaining the revised benefits decision and much to her surprise (and mine) given the updated medical information we sourced from her cardiologist and GP her benefit has risen by 70% to take into consideration these factors. so she's gone from normal rate to £0 to upper rate.

    so she now covers her portion of the rent and bills allowing her to work the reduced hours contract she's supposed to be doing because of her condition and have a normal life without putting her body under so much strain.

    Result
     
  5. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    FTFY :thumb:
     
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  6. MLyons

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

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    I've been given a gift from AMD. Very nice gesture seeing as I'm not an actual editor or writer.
     
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  7. spolsh

    spolsh Active Member

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    You didn't tell them you're a Nvidia doge ?
     
  8. MLyons

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

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    I use the best for the application. AMD for CPUs and Nvidia for GPUs. I take the mick out of AMD, Intel and Nvidia so at least I'm consistent.
     
  9. David

    David RIP Tel

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    Just got customs notification and paid it online. My Ncase M1 will be here in a couple of days!!

    #bigsh!teatinggrin
     
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  10. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiceeeeeee! Join the NCase elite :grin:
     
  11. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

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    Oh yeaaaaaah. You're going to love it :D Try not to laugh when you first pick up the box!

    And I want to see a build log!
     
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  12. David

    David RIP Tel

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    It's not in a huge box is it?
     
  13. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Tidied the desk up immensely, fitted a switched USB hub under the desk attached with command strips. cables all fitted with a cable tidy clip thingy, second mini hub off the main hub on the desk with a card reader.
    Just need a cable holder for the loose cables when not in use, I need some wood...
     
  14. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

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    No, you'll see what I mean when you get it and lift it up :D
     
  15. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Finished! Kind of
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Oh my god I hate watercooling how long it takes me to do absolutely anything. :hehe:
     
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  16. perplekks45

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    That's a lot of polished metal. Really impressed by the looks. :thumb:
     
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  17. David

    David RIP Tel

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    Ah, it's all Alu, so it'll feel like an empty box. :D
     
  18. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

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    Exactly! I literally laughed out loud when I got mine :D
     
  19. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    If it helps, I saw a bunch of these in Poundland last night:-
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    Back to topic, a £5 Qi charging coaster for my new mouse:-

    [​IMG]
     
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  20. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Cheers dude. I was apprehensive about going with clear coolant, but the tubing is still well defined. I'll miss the Orange though.

    Is it obvious I have a major metal fetish? :worried::naughty:
     

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