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May be off-topic, but thought you all might enjoy this ...

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I work in politics ... and much of our daily work revolves around political dialogue in public places; anywhere we can legally set up a booth, anyway: tax offices, courthouses, post offices, etc.

Anyway ... one day earlier this month, at a prominent Houston court house, two twenty-something city employees, obviously 'techies' were rolling two wheeled crates full of scrap Dell computers (the city upgrades every two years or so) by our booth ... they had about 20 or so boxes (just the case/cpu) on their wheeled dollies.

I'd never seen these guys before ... totally random event.

I could tell by their walk, their clothing and maybe by the way they had carefully stacked the Dell boxes that they were most likely somewhat savvy and so I thought I'd mess with them a bit.

As they passed me I called out to them: "Hey ... why don't you let me take those boxes off your hands so I can set up a sick arse farm!"

They said back: "That's what we did with the last batch of rigs we scored from this place! That's how our team got first place last year! Folding at home for the win!"

I swear.

That's exactly what happened.

My co workers aren't into computers or overclocking, so they didn't understand why I was laughing for 5 minutes after.

Totally random ...

    
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ROFL, that's a classic moment. It's even better when all your friends have no idea what's going on.
    
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I almost had a heart attack when I found out that someone other than me in my town knew what overclocking was.
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