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Hello from Texas

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Good day all,

Found this forum looking for info on keyboards for my wife and decided to stay a while.

While not the biggest computer expert I have been around computers since the 8088. Right now we have 5 computers between 2 people in our house and they all get used.

Two HTPCs -one for the living room
one for the workout room (just a streaming machine)

One desktop - for my wife's work and home

Two laptops - one for my wife's work on the road
my main machine, a gaming machine used for it's graphics power

The desk top was my first dive into modes. My laptop is mainly geared towards my ripping, minor level gaming, computer art (just starting) and scrapbooking. Yes, scrapbooking, Photoshop Elements can kill a normal machine when working on 40+ layers.

Jim
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welcome! nice to see fellow texans here. while the technology has came a long way since the 8088 we are still willing to help answer any and all questions you have while being eager to hear about your ideas : ) the more the merrier right? anyhow looking forward to seeing you around here more often man! which laptop do you have btw? and if you want to post the specs of your computer the rig builder at the top right of the page is always helpful to show off to others your rig achievements etc. thumb.gif
   
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Thanks. Posted the laptop.

Trust me, I know were I rank among true computer aficionados, pretty low.

Jim
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we aren't here to bash on your pc skills, i am always eager to help any way i can. it's nice to see people from my state because i hate the stereo type of people thinking we are dumb just becasue of where we are from.. anyway welcome aboard and i hope you find a lot of helpful helpful and a joyful stay. lots to talk about on here, from the daily news to the latest games and technology. heck i bet there's even a few hot rod posts floating around some where ; )
   
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Welcome to OCN Jim thumb.gif Enjoy your stay mate biggrin.gif
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Welcome to OCN! smile.gif
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