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Hello all, guess it's about time I posted in here. For the longest time, I've known about this place from my friends but never bothered to stop by - I figured since it was called Overclock.net it must be about overclocking, which I wasn't into at the time. Turns out this is a great place for all kinds of nerds, which makes it a great place for me.

I'm a soon-to-be holder of a Masters degree and a serious English geek, I mess around with non-PC games that most "normal" people would recoil from (I'm close friends with the owners of a D&D publishing company, for goodness' sake), and I've always been a devotee of gadgets and computers. I also am rabid about history and historical stuff (and about the difference between "historic" and "historical," being an English geek).

I've owned a couple Macs, and my laptop is still a zombified Steve-Jobs-less 4 year old MacBook running Windows 7 quite well. My friend CarlosSpicyWeiner recently set me up with the nice custom built rig in my signature and got me into Folding@Home.

I tend to be a reasonable person with a very logical thought process and I tend to dislike "fanboys" of any genre. My motto is, "I like good tech. If it's made well, does what it's supposed to, and has that special something that puts a spark in your eye, I'm in."
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tl;dr

P.S. Welcome to OCN.
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OMG! Carlos Spicy Weiner! Family Guy
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HWI View Post
tl;dr
Yeah, I get that a lot .
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Welcome to OCN .
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Welcome to OCN! We're mostly good here A few lacking brain cells here and there but for the most part we're alright. Hope you enjoy your stay!
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Quote:
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A few lacking brain cells here and there but for the most part we're alright.
Lots of heavy metals in those high-end components .
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Rofl at Spicy Weiner.

I hated english so much
post #9 of 13
Ahhh So you are one of those grammar Nazi's that quote everyone mistakes.
Just messing with you.

Welcome to the club. Be careful we like to pick fights here, drag you down to our level and beat you with experience.
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welcome to OCN
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