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Old 05-26-2011, 10:38 PM   #8241
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Speaking of jobs, I just got the job at Tom Williams Lexus. Getting out of the lab and going back to something I know and at least enjoy some of the time. Haven't talked about specifics yet like pay and schedule, but I'm quite certain it will be for more money and for sure better hours.
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Speaking of jobs, I just got the job at Tom Williams Lexus. Getting out of the lab and going back to something I know and at least enjoy some of the time. Haven't talked about specifics yet like pay and schedule, but I'm quite certain it will be for more money and for sure better hours.
Congratulations, sounds like a good job.
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Sat in the hotel room in lower Manhattan all day. Got a pretty bad cold. Kinda sucks.

Been playing old Atari 2600 games all day via the Stella emulator. Funny how, even in the absence of anything resembling decent graphics, some games are just plain fun.
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I had my first interview with mckinsey and company today. It went well. They mentioned that they normally only hire people with MBAs from Harvard/Wharton etc... I told the guy "I have something to show you". And unzipped my trousers and laid it all out on the table for him.

It worked and he was impressed.

I seriously think I am genuinely funnier when I am drunk.
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Old 05-27-2011, 12:22 AM   #8245
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I got to drive a GTR some tonight. So the steering wheel definitely belongs on the left side of a car...
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Congratulations, sounds like a good job.
Thanks. It's one of the top dealerships in the area, lots of snooty stuck up rich types getting their cars serviced. I just hope they can afford me.
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Assuming you don't have a swimming pool, the main breaker on your house is probably only 150a. And that's assuming you have an electric range, furnace, water heater, and clothes drier. Lots of NatGas-equipped houses still have 100a main service.
150A/110V 150A/220V
Residential main breakers are 220V

But that kind of draw for a cpu is pretty ridiculous. I bet that bitch will heat up a room quick.
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The thermodynamics and electrical properties of modern CPUs just amaze me. Just the fact that it's possible to generate 130w of heat continuously in a little die measuring about 2.4 cm^2 without it turning into a pool of molten bits...
It takes lots of juice to make all those little electrons do the Mexican hat dance like Speedy Gonzales (my 3rd favorite politically incorrect cartoon character).

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Old 05-27-2011, 09:41 AM   #8249
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Ouch.

http://www.wsbtv.com/video/28044993/index.html

(tree falls on Miata and kills two)
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Old 05-27-2011, 10:54 AM   #8250
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I got to drive a GTR some tonight. So the steering wheel definitely belongs on the left side of a car...
You work for DHS? FASCIST
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Old 05-27-2011, 11:37 AM   #8251
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Ouch.

http://www.wsbtv.com/video/28044993/index.html

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Wow that ******* sucks.
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Ouch.

http://www.wsbtv.com/video/28044993/index.html

(tree falls on Miata and kills two)
That's terrible. When a storm was coming in the day before yesterday a branch fell 300 feet in front of my brother and I when I was driving home, no lightning and the wend didn't feel strong enough to come close to knocking a branch down.
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150A/110V 150A/220V
Residential main breakers are 220V
150A is still 150A, whether it's on a split-phase 220 system, a two-wire 110v system, a 12VDC system, or the 0.95v core supply on a CPU. There's more power (as measured in VA or watts) at higher voltages, but current is current. If the core supply was located 100 feet away from the CPU, they'd need the same thick-*** cables as the ones supplying your house to carry it. (Thicker, actually, since the CPU is a lot more sensitive to voltage drop than your toaster.)


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But that kind of draw for a cpu is pretty ridiculous. I bet that bitch will heat up a room quick.
It's kind of funny... On my previous desktop (which had a P4 and a noisy fan) you could actually tell what sort of workload the system was under just by the noise of the fan speeding up or slowing down. Kind of like ye' olde times when the Big Iron machines actually had a "load" meter on the front of them.
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I heard another girl I went to school with started doing **** lol. So I googled Autumn Briggs... What!

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Seems like almost everyone in FL knows / has seen someone in ****. I've seen Morgan Layne at TPA. Buddy of mine that has a 600hp sti dates/has dated ( idk anymore ) a playboy model. Google Kyra Hipp/Milan, also a gville broad. My girlfriend also found out that someone she went to highschool with was recently in playboy, google Kylie Johnson.
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For my next upgrade, I can:
-Suspension (Budget around 600-1k)
-OBX LSD (300 for diff + rebuild kit and ? for micrometer)
-Genuine GT2560 to replace my pile of **** chinacharger (600)

Thoughts? I'm leaning towards the diff, but my suspension right now is laughably bad (Bumpstopped racelands with stock sways)
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For my next upgrade, I can:
-Suspension (Budget around 600-1k)
-OBX LSD (300 for diff + rebuild kit and ? for micrometer)
-Genuine GT2560 to replace my pile of **** chinacharger (600)

Thoughts? I'm leaning towards the diff, but my suspension right now is laughably bad (Bumpstopped racelands with stock sways)
Suspension. The diff you won't constantly use/feel, you won't always be in boost, but you will always feel how shitty your shitty your suspension is.

Word on the block is that the FM V-Maxxx kit is actually really nice and it's around 600 IIRC
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Maybe if you spend ~$600~ on suspension you could sink the remaining 400 into a LSD.
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I actually didn't suck too much at autocross today. Fixed back seats made me much more confident.
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I actually didn't suck too much at autocross today. Fixed back seats made me much more confident.
Good to see you were focused on driving and not how comfy your seat was...
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