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kt3946
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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 >
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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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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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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?
Behemoth - media server
Galactica - test lab server
Falling Outside the Normal Moral Constraints - MBP 15
Donnager - M4800 DTR
Rocinante - E5530 testing machine
Razorback - E6430 ultraportable
 
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
Behemoth - media server
Galactica - test lab server
Falling Outside the Normal Moral Constraints - MBP 15
Donnager - M4800 DTR
Rocinante - E5530 testing machine
Razorback - E6430 ultraportable
 
Forge
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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!
Behemoth - media server
Galactica - test lab server
Falling Outside the Normal Moral Constraints - MBP 15
Donnager - M4800 DTR
Rocinante - E5530 testing machine
Razorback - E6430 ultraportable
 
Forge
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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
Behemoth - media server
Galactica - test lab server
Falling Outside the Normal Moral Constraints - MBP 15
Donnager - M4800 DTR
Rocinante - E5530 testing machine
Razorback - E6430 ultraportable
 
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
Behemoth - media server
Galactica - test lab server
Falling Outside the Normal Moral Constraints - MBP 15
Donnager - M4800 DTR
Rocinante - E5530 testing machine
Razorback - E6430 ultraportable
 
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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