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Seba
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:28 am

Oh computers give
Whatever we ask of it
Beep, Beep, we live
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:39 pm

BeOS was not
the savior I had longed for
Linux had to do.
Work: Core i9 7940x, 32 gigs RAM, RX Vega 56 + GTX Titan Xm, Win10 Pro + Xubuntu 18.04
Media: Ryzen 7 1700, 16 gigs RAM, Radeon R9 Fury, Win10 Pro
Tinker: Xeon E5-4640, 32 gigs ECC RAM, GTX 750 Ti, Slackware 14.2

Read me at https://www.wallabyjones.com/
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:08 pm

IO bytes my bits
bottlenecks and thermal death
end of life is here
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:44 pm

Got dual Radeons!
Much heat, left case panel off
Hair tangles the fans
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Better life Folding
In summer we fight the heat
Winter we embrace
[img]http://[/img] Image
.* * M-51 * *. .The Whirlpool Galaxy. .TV muted, X dual flying birds & a mantra, "Specter be Gone"
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:16 pm

My mod loads so slow
Western Digital green drive
SSD would rule
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:40 pm

A tower of black
Fans swirl in the electric dark
Cooling my free time
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:44 pm

My ancient hardware
creaks under the load of work
like arthritic knees.
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:52 pm

VR has arrived
Ultimate sense immersion
New hardware or barf
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:57 pm

Want power query
IT still on IE8
Great sadness is felt
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:15 pm

In a pool I sit,
My radiator has leaked.
Watercooling's hard!
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:16 pm

Efficient machine
Potential to do great things
Download all the cats
 
digitalnut
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:40 pm

Change is a constant.
The PC revolution.
Acceleration.

-- digitalnut
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:06 pm

Shine of New Hardware
C-P-U Or G-P-U
Such a rush and thrill
Intel I7-4770K@4ghz, MSI Z87-G45, 16gb G.Skill DDR3 2400, Gigabyte Geforce 2080 , Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD + 1TB WD Black, Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:41 pm

Why is it so hot
Put new paste on yesterday
Oh, fan is backward
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:27 pm

One hundred Steam games,
all begging for attention.
..goes back to Minecraft..
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:00 am

Vintage computers
Pentium, K6, Cyrix
I must have them all

:D Sorry couldn't help myself :D
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:04 am

New entries, good ones! I must improve my chances. Another haiku.

Beneath endless night
. . . Lone player stands in my sights
. . . . . . I let fly . . . a byte
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:11 am

.

. Humble bits of sand

. With nanometer sized sword

. Mighty CPU


.
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:42 am

my computer sucks
imma think up a haiku
PC hardware get
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Fri Aug 15, 2014 11:12 pm

Of Wind leaves rustle
Humming circuit new music
Sound searching for soul
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:44 am

Toaster made of wood
Hamsters spring into action
Frames still stuck at 10
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:15 pm

keyboards are dusty
wires resembles a rat nest
XP put to rest
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:23 pm

Mom using PC
Googles G-Mail then clicks link
"Ah! There's my Hotmail!"
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:06 pm

A haiku homage to the IT crowd...


Roy and Moss and Jen
Turn it off and on again
What does I.T. mean?
 
hbarnwheeler
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Tue Aug 19, 2014 4:53 pm

$ cd media/
$ ls poems/ | grep 'haiku'
exit status 1
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Tue Aug 19, 2014 4:55 pm

The Cathode ray warms,
platters whir and lasers burn,
Nostalgia lives on.
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:41 pm

Game time, power on
Feel the beast stir and awake
Crap, blue screen of death
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:52 am

Core2Duo then
i7-930 now
Z97.
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Wed Aug 20, 2014 3:40 pm

What's that? I can't hear
you over the roar of my
ref'rence Hawaii

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