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kt3946
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Location: Waukesha, WI

Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:36 am

Okay, maybe one more?

I cried on that day
when it all came together
and finally worked

<FYI: Please do not consider this for the contest, I was just having fun :D >
Last edited by kt3946 on Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:37 am, edited 1 time in total.
 
cerius
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:41 am

If I help translate
This contest's terms to français
Can I enter then?

Je trouve ça dommage
Pas pouvoir participer
Vive le Québec libre!

Not a real entry, unfortunately. Just a few miles away from the Ontario border. So close yet too far. ;)
 
LovermanOwens
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:49 am

Turn you on tonight
Game time needed to stay sane
Baby starts to cry :cry:
AMD FX-8150 @ 4.5Ghz| Asus Crosshair V| 4x4 gig ddr3 1866| too many hard drives to count | 2 7970 Ghz Editions| Antec Quattro 1000 PSU | Thermaltake Armor + | Logitech THX 5.1 | 7.1 Razer Tiamat Headset
 
HorseIicious
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Location: Florida

Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:51 am

Another dumb call
Please turn off and on again.
Amazing, all fixed
 
denji
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:59 am

An old, small diskette
All my childhood memories...

Abort, Retry, Fail?
 
ipach
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 12:15 pm

once upon a time
frames per second ruled the land
but, great scott! frame times!
 
shep123
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:19 pm

Always work in fear;
Grinding noises from my case.
Save oft, C'est la vie...
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FOXCONN 2AA9 1.00, AMD Phenom II X4 830, 4GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD5670
 
SnowboardingTobi
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:27 pm

Should I undervolt
Maybe overclock you more
Boom, blue screen of death
///_-)
 
stabgotham
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:30 pm

Wires, wires, everywhere!
I shan't delay the cleanup
Curses! Cords too short!



Come on...we've all been there....
 
Slade
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:34 pm

My box is so old
It runs Windows 98
Please, help a guy out
 
worldbfree
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:40 pm

U S B Don't Fit
Flip it Around Still won't fit
Flipped once more fits
 
shep123
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:45 pm

Well... now I'm inspired!
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FOXCONN 2AA9 1.00, AMD Phenom II X4 830, 4GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD5670
 
Freon
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:05 pm

Beautiful haikus
But the thread lacks a good meme
Here is your dickbutt

*already submitted one, just for fun
 
xannycakez
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:14 pm

Oh why must you die?
Don't you know I need you now.
Why me blue screen, why?
 
riceowl03
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:24 pm

Man, ocean of calm
PC gags on NEW, new fix
Now hole in drywall
 
blocksmithwiggin
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:26 pm

n00b self bought laptop
impossible to upgrade
should have built desktop

:roll:
 
spiked_mistborn
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:28 pm

Runs so fast at first

Then it's quickly obsolete

Now time to repeat
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weaktoss
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:29 pm

New heatsink installed.
Switch on, hear the difference?
Hear nothing. No POST...
 
Krentz
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:31 pm

Expense justified:
My PC is Future Proof!
New socket announced...
 
godforsaken
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:32 pm

god i hate haikus
and now its a tech contest?
what am i to do...
 
Forge
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Location: Gone

Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:36 pm

cerius wrote:
If I help translate
This contest's terms to français
Can I enter then?

Je trouve ça dommage
Pas pouvoir participer
Vive le Québec libre!

Not a real entry, unfortunately. Just a few miles away from the Ontario border. So close yet too far. ;)


If you said it twice
English and French, same meaning
and both times Haiku?
Please don't edit my signature for me. Thanks.
 
StainlessSteelMan
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:38 pm

In the article,
Cyril wrote "purportedly".
I know what it means.
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Forge
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:39 pm

blocksmithwiggin wrote:
n00b self bought laptop
impossible to upgrade
should have built desktop

:roll:


You generalize
Laptops can upgrade also
Just rare, choose wisely
Please don't edit my signature for me. Thanks.
 
Forge
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Location: Gone

Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:40 pm

worldbfree wrote:
U S B Don't Fit
Flip it Around Still won't fit
Flipped once more fits


So universal
USB defies logic
Superposition!
Please don't edit my signature for me. Thanks.
 
Forge
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Location: Gone

Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:42 pm

Freon wrote:
Beautiful haikus
But the thread lacks a good meme
Here is your dickbutt

*already submitted one, just for fun


I don't recall limits
express yourself all day long
the best haiku wins
Please don't edit my signature for me. Thanks.
 
Forge
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:43 pm

ipach wrote:
once upon a time
frames per second ruled the land
but, great scott! frame times!


We thank SLI
for changing the status quo
much frames yet not smooth
Please don't edit my signature for me. Thanks.
 
Freon
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:47 pm

Forge wrote:
Freon wrote:
*already submitted one, just for fun

I don't recall limits
express yourself all day long
the best haiku wins

"Only one entry
is allowed per person," said
Cyril in O.P.
Cyril wrote:
Only one entry is allowed per person.
 
cynan
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 3:23 pm

Aging file system
Trapped in bloated solid state...
Time to TRIM the FAT!
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TitanArch
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 3:33 pm

Working late at night
The LCD burns brightly
Hard to fall asleep
 
AcidSnow
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Thu Aug 07, 2014 3:57 pm

Going wet or dry,
We all buy hardware the same...
To future proof us!

Authors note: by "wet or dry," I'm referring to water-cooling or air-cooling our hardware :wink:
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