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YOU GUYS ARE DOING IT ALL WRONG!

I swear I am going to hack into the mainframe server database (like how they did in 90s movies) and organize everything on all of your computers. This is ridiculous. I have OCD and you guys present me with THIS?! No... NO NO NO! We are changing this now. Here is what we are going to do. We will have properly labeled folders with every word capitalized, all folders organized on the right side top to bottom alphabetically within alphabetically organized categories. There will be a maximum of 5 folders per category and 4 categories. The background will be a 1080p off white color background with a pattern or a picture on it, one that pops a bit but at the same time doesn't distract. The Windows taskbar (because we WILL BE USING WINDOWS!) will match the color of the background and must be between 70%-80% transparent. The taskbar will have a maximum of 5 of the most commonly used programs along with 2 folders of your choice, but they will be arranged like so: most used folder on the left, then 2nd most used folder, and then the programs arranged least used to most used making the last program easily accessible.

If you REALLY want to get crazy and tell society to **** off, you may have a slideshow of backgrounds. Each background must have a muted background color (NO BLACK!) with a pattern and/or a picture in the center and closer to the bottom than the top. You may have a maximum of 6 backgrounds and they must rotate every 12 hours so it will take 3 days to get back to the first picture. The slideshow may not be randomized.

As for the sounds: You must NOT have that stupid click when starting navigation. Every time you click something on a webpage, I do not want to hear a click.

Other than that, yeah do whatever you want to the desktop. Go crazy. Open a folder just for the fun of it. You can even open a folder and then close it right away because that is YOUR desktop and you can do whatever you want with it.
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YOU GUYS ARE DOING IT ALL WRONG!

I swear I am going to hack into the mainframe server database (like how they did in 90s movies) and organize everything on all of your computers. This is ridiculous. I have OCD and you guys present me with THIS?! No... NO NO NO! We are changing this now. Here is what we are going to do. We will have properly labeled folders with every word capitalized, all folders organized on the right side top to bottom alphabetically within alphabetically organized categories. There will be a maximum of 5 folders per category and 4 categories. The background will be a 1080p off white color background with a pattern or a picture on it, one that pops a bit but at the same time doesn't distract. The Windows taskbar (because we WILL BE USING WINDOWS!) will match the color of the background and must be between 70%-80% transparent. The taskbar will have a maximum of 5 of the most commonly used programs along with 2 folders of your choice, but they will be arranged like so: most used folder on the left, then 2nd most used folder, and then the programs arranged least used to most used making the last program easily accessible.

If you REALLY want to get crazy and tell society to **** off, you may have a slideshow of backgrounds. Each background must have a muted background color (NO BLACK!) with a pattern and/or a picture in the center and closer to the bottom than the top. You may have a maximum of 6 backgrounds and they must rotate every 12 hours so it will take 3 days to get back to the first picture. The slideshow may not be randomized.

As for the sounds: You must NOT have that stupid click when starting navigation. Every time you click something on a webpage, I do not want to hear a click.

Other than that, yeah do whatever you want to the desktop. Go crazy. Open a folder just for the fun of it. You can even open a folder and then close it right away because that is YOUR desktop and you can do whatever you want with it.
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I have my left monitor for main files and PC Benchmarking etc, Middle screen for games and right is empty :S
Oh and i use a wallpaper that someone from OCN made it for me.
Edited by Recr3ational - 3/24/14 at 3:43pm
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Linux ftw.
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post #15 of 37


mine. I like it simple

Keep games on top,
social stuff in mid,
monitoring software on bottom

EDIT: looking at this made me realize i have 3D mark on top, time to move it to the bottom
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Not really organized I guess. I have whatever I'm immediately working on (docs or w/e) @ the desktop until I'm finished and it's ready to archive onto my other drives. Unless it's a song I'm working on, which I've another drive dedicated towards renders/projects and nothing comes close to approaching me desktop tongue.gif.

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When things are busy.

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Just twiddling my thumbs until I get around to getting a new card to drive 1440p across all panels thumb.gif
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I don't have anything on my desktop.
 
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sad-smiley-002.gif ... somebody hold me...
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sad-smiley-002.gif ... somebody hold me...

Now, now... :hold: #Triesnottolaughtoohard
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Now, now... :hold: #Triesnottolaughtoohard

I was kind of looking for a female but you will do I guess
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