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post #11 of 23
Hmm Yeah I would. Cant hurt to have a secondary rig.

Did you see what I said about the vaio! XD
    
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Originally Posted by ClaytonCallihan View Post
Hmm Yeah I would. Cant hurt to have a secondary rig.

Did you see what I said about the vaio! XD
Oh about that...I can find uses for it

Should I ask my dad to get 2? 1 for myself (for folding) and 1 for him?
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post #13 of 23
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? I have to make a decision...and I'm a little iffy...
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post #14 of 23
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Sorry, for another post...but I've gotta make a decision right now! Should I get another IBM or not? I really want another folding rig...
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post #15 of 23
take that embarrassed face out of your sig, you should be proud you HAVE a job. Most of these guys don't have one, and daddy and mommy pay for their crap. Nice goin dude, keep it up. (j/k everyone else)
    
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post #16 of 23
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take that embarrassed face out of your sig, you should be proud you HAVE a job. Most of these guys don't have one, and daddy and mommy pay for their crap. Nice goin dude, keep it up. (j/k everyone else)
Ok...sure. I just think it's embarrasing that I work there....at least I get free monopoly pieces! (but not Best Buy Bucks, that would be stealing)

So should I get it? I'm really iffy about this...
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post #17 of 23
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Ok, well my dad convinced me not to get one. He says I have no use for it and that he will pay 25%-50% for my laptop when I go to college.

Thanks for everybody who posted!

I'll update if he decides to buy one. It turns out he is pretty iffy on it too. He says that I'm always on the computer and they don't have a computer to use. He's considering an LCD so we can get rid of the Dell and the 15" CRT. I told him an 19" LCD is around $200 and is the best deal right now for the price/size ratio. That's where it got iffy. $370? He might not think that is worth it. A Wal-Mart ad had a $400 laptop for sale. I think that is why he is unsure about it. Man, I wanted another folding rig
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post #18 of 23
Don't be ashamed of working at mick d's. I worked there for six months while going to high school. then the army and now the post office. It's a legit job making legit money! Be proud of what you do when it's an honest living. And always do your job well
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post #19 of 23
if you're just folding, then get a few of them for $150 and it'll be like your own mini cluster. if you want to do more gaming or personal apps besides word processing and internet then get a system with 1gb and use that for your own stuff.
whatever you do make sure you reformat it.
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post #20 of 23
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Update: My dad has decided not to get a new system. *Sigh* I knew it was going to happen . My dad is all about NOT spending money when you don't need to...

But I need to fold! lol I guess I'll just get two computers (laptop and desktop) on Christmas or (hopefully not that late) when I go to college and fold on them.
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