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post #11 of 39
I think starting this early is a great thing, like others have said I didnt know how to fold or anything like that tell after it had started. If we inform the people now we have a better chance of beating EVGA
 
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post #12 of 39
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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post

We all just need to fork out some cash to build some 4p systems.

Shame I now have access to a place where I can fold 24/7 with a set rate of electricicity, but no equipment to fold with. :/
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post #13 of 39
There was some angst around the issues that Philistine outlined and Im sure these can be improved a part of the run up to the event.

Education and awareness for / about the CC probably should start a month or so, out from the event. If we start it too early, it will get lost in the back ground static of the forum.

As far as strategy goes, theres really not a lot that can be done until the rules of engagement are agreed upon by the folding team captains. That usually happens a week or two out from the event.

The last point is the one that usually causes the most grief. Some see the win conditions as a Kobioshi Maru scenario (no win situation), others see it as a challenge to overcome. Either way, we just need to fold our lil hearts out.

I have a lot of confidence in Zodac to prime and prepare OCN for the next CC. My suggestion is to help her, help us in getting ready for this Challenge.
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It's got to be too early for this... lol
Like 3 months early.

I still disagree sarting this early will give people (mostly new people and folders) to see what it is all about, give them time to decide if they want to participate, and most of all prepare their clients; get them stable, decide on the program best suited to their hardware/knowlege. As you can see there are a couple people already (newbies) that have stated they are intrested and that they would like to participate. This is a great chance for them to get things up and running and for us to answer their questions so there arn't too many issues for when the time comes. So again I saw spread the word so we can get a good jump on this and when the time comes I'm sure Zodac or someone else will hop on this thread(or a different one) and give us a heads up on the actual plan for this year's CC. Consider this pre-gaming biggrin.gif
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What is the CC?
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What is the CC?

CC= Chimp Challenge.

Its an annual inter-forum folding competition. Some of the other forums we go up against are EVGA, and Hard OC and a few other smaller forums

We have won it once and we came third last year. Its a good opportunity to get most of the folders going for research and a good-old knock em down, drag em out comp smile.gif
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What is the CC?

Its a yearly competition where different forum sites (OCN, EVGA, OCAU, and many more) fold against each other... simple as that.... do some searching in the OCN forums for the chimp challenge and you will find some old threads from 2011, 2010 and such.... it's fun... you should participate when the time comes... thumb.gif With that 2500k and 590 you have there that could help us out quite a bit biggrin.gif So you're in right ?!?! whistle.gif
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Yep, its gangs 'o' fun thumb.gif
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cheers.gifthumbsupsmiley.pngspecool.gifdrunken.gifyessir.gifwheee.gif

That's how the CC makes me feel every year...
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I agree with sethy, 1 month warning is perfect. I was a new folder last year and found it easy to enter the challenge. I thought it was very well advertised.
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