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MEATLOAF2
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:35 pm

New parts just arrived
Opening box forces smile
Overwhelming joy
 
KnowNothingMan
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:37 pm

Save for computer
Not fun but necessary
For the top hardware
 
pomplemus
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 3:23 am

Brand new build won't boot
Frantic panic, what can be wrong?
Power switch was off
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:53 am

The single beep comes
What a lovely sound it is
Music to my ears!
Not retired anymore
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:33 am

T-R-B-B-Q
Continuously awesome
Tech nirvana, ribs!

Cornhole I stink at
Always losing in first round
Z-Girl wins again

Captain Ned, propane
Potato cannon is huge!
BOOM! a shot is fired
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:57 am

Build a computer?
That's gonna be way too hard!
Follow directions.

I tried to cleverly link to the TechReport how to build a PC guide, but evidently I can't post URLs.
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:59 am

Free stuff is awesome!
My imagination ain't.
I will have to pay.
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:04 pm

Memory error?
Static electricity?
I should have grounded.
 
VorJoshigan
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:06 pm

The fan doesn't turn!
The sight! My eyes it doth burn!
Cheap crap I should spurn.
 
VorJoshigan
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:09 pm

Mini is too small.
Full size tower is too big
What is inbetween?
 
Socket69
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 1:26 pm

I love motherboards
They will get me really hard
I love Tech Report
 
llisandro
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 3:25 pm

Anyone want my
GTX Five Seventy?
I care about trees...
 
icecon
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:09 pm

Are Wizard like Woz?
If hitch encounter, charms free
You know where Report
 
bukhsyed
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:13 pm

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hexadecimal
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:43 pm

How did you install
Eleven spyware programs
In just ten minutes?
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13895 3DMarks

Image
 
busta191
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:13 pm

I hate computers
But I can't live without one
They make me money
 
frybread
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 1:12 am

on an all-nighter
trying one last damn driver
at wits end, success
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:57 am

Keyboard in washer
Mainboard baking in oven
Food and drive ice-cold
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:06 am

Summer is busy
Not enough time for hobbys
Where does it all go
 
NiceSycamore
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:03 am

Administrator
Fold these bright colors away
Just five more minutes
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nKwoel
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:20 am

The best way to build
rig extremely slowly,
patience by patience
 
spindizzy
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:32 pm

All done assembly
Beautiful sight to behold
Forgot thermal paste
 
Dizik
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:36 pm

Woeful is my rig
Haven't upgraded in years
I suck at headshots
Heavy is good, heavy is reliable. If it doesn't work, you can always hit them with it.
 
kerwin
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:00 pm

dream computer built
the fastest benchmarks ever
must upgrade next week
 
Captain Ned
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:09 pm

Smell the Magic Smoke
Epic day of hardware fail
How many dollars?
If the Earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything off of it by now.
 
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:13 pm

Please let me enter
From the province of Quebec
The rules are not nice
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 5:17 pm

Time to make a change
Less time in front of PC
Steam Sale? Change is bad
 
oldDummy
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:45 pm

Internet compulsion
Fulfilling a primordial mandate
All are one.
Image
 
darkstar8
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:21 pm

a thing of beauty
fast and sleek like a sports car
my new pc born
 
Unprecedented
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Re: Haiku contest entry thread

Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:42 pm

My computer died
So I bought a motherboard
Now it works agein

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