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The final BGB event of the year!

Coming off the heels of BGB23, our 10 billion credits milestone and our achievement of making it into the top 20 in the world of BOINC, the final BGB event of the year is here! Sign up now and crunch for a chance to win one of many prizes donated by members and staff of Overclock.net!

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[CENTER]:santa: [URL=http://www.overclock.net/t/1329228/boincers-gone-bonkers-24-december-4th-6th-2012-sign-up-now]BOINCers Gone Bonkers 24 - December 4th - 6th, 2012[/URL] :santa:
[I]Over $300 in prizing to be won, including over 20 PC games![/I][/CENTER]

What is the monthly "BOINCers Gone Bonkers" event about? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Similar to the Foldathons; this is a 48-hour period where everyone fires up every computer they have, and tries to earn as many credits as they possibly can in an effort to boost our team ranking in both overall ranking and per-project rankings.
It's also a great time to take a break from gaming to increase your credits. Plus, it raises awareness for BOINC and distributed computing as a whole. Getting word out is crucial for the long term stability and success of our BOINC team, and we hope to get some new long term BOINCers in the process.

My computer isn't the fastest, would it still be worthwhile to participate? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Yes. Unlike Folding@Home, BOINC has many many projects and applications. If you need assistance on choosing a project for an older computer, start a new thread or post in this thread and we will help you out in choosing the right projects for you.

When is BGB24 taking place? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
It begins on Tuesday December 4th at midnight Eastern Standard Time (when Monday turns to Tuesday) and ends on Wednesday December 6th at 11:59:59pm Eastern Time (1 second before Thursday begins). Please check this time with your local time zone to see when it starts for you.

How do I set up my computers for this? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
You can use this guide to get BOINC on your system, and choose the projects that you would like to crunch units for. You may also use this guide to use BOINC exclusively on your Graphics card(s).
A list of all Projects can be found here.

I have looked at the list of projects and I am still undecided on what I should run. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Every month, we choose projects to be the Overclock.net Projects of The Month (PoTM). We do this to increase our ranking in those projects. Check that out and consider running those if you are still not sure what to run.
Also remember to join team Overclock.net for each project that you attach to in the BOINC Manager.

I would like to donate a prize Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Here is the guideline:
*You MUST cover the shipping costs if shipping within your country of residence.
*Send a Private Message (PM) to me with the item that you wish to donate and pics of the item(s) (if possible) or link to the item on the web (if possible)

Requirements to win a prize Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Prize value $0-$24.99: at least 1,000 credits
$25-$49.99: at least 5,000 credits
$50-$99.99: at least 20,000 credits
$100-$200: at least 50,000 credits
$200+: at least 125,000 credits
(also, the requirement of having NOT accepted a prize given out for last month's BOINCers Gone Bonkers event applies)

Prizes being donated for this event: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
($170) - AMD Ultimate Never Settle Bundle (Far Cry 3, Sleeping Dogs, and Hitman Absolution downloads + 20% off Medal of Honor: Warfighter) - Donated by vectrauk - winner: Chowtyme2
($50) - Sleeping Dogs on Steam - Donated by R.D.BID - winner: TheSocialHermit
($30) - Dota 2 on Steam - Donated by Waysian - winner: QuietlyLinux
($20) - Deus Ex: Human Revolution on Steam - Donated by TechCrazy - winner: patricksiglin
($20) - Red Faction Armageddon on Steam - Donated by kyismaster - winner: Pavix
($20) - Red Faction Guerrilla on Steam - Donated by kyismaster - winner: OliverGw
($10) - All 11 games in The Humble Bundle for Android 4 + soundtracks - Donated by MJD (All games in this bundle are compatible with Android, Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux) - winner: Axipher
($10) - FTL: Faster Than Light on Steam - Donated by gamer11200 - winner: GingerJohn
($10) - Nvidia GTX Lanyard - Donated by DarkRyder - winner: Buska103
($10) - Overclock.net Lanyard - Donated by Overclock.net - winner: Zeddicus
($10) - Shoot Many Robots on Steam - Donated by TechCrazy - winner: jakethesnake438


Edited by gamer11200 - 12/7/12 at 4:54pm
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Signed up for my 2nd bgb, had so much fun the last one i just had to come back biggrin.gif

Now should i start running boinc on the afternoon before the 4th to hopefully have points drop at the start?
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@ labnjab

If you are running DirT, yes, I'd start the day before. Just so you dont get caught with the verification lag smile.gif
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Signed up :D

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