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I've used a PK for a long time since there was some MAC folder who has the same "The_Duke" name.

I simply make a text file and copy/paste it in

Do not post your logs with your Pass Key as recommended.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fox_Smash View Post
someone else could grab it and claim it's his/hers.

EDIT:already set the pass on the GPU client.
If you have a passkey, your clients that don't have it entered might not be counting for you. Put that pass key in all client configs.

If you are running a console client, the command line for running the config is -configonly (I know this is true for Linux, but I assume they're the same for all console clients).

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I've used a PK for a long time since there was some MAC folder who has the same "The_Duke" name.
Ouch. That sux, man. Not only did he steal your name, he also sullied your reputation with that Mac!
Edited by dankoni - 7/1/08 at 5:03pm
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Using a passkey, it would be pretty tough for anyone else to prove it was their name. They would need your user name/passkey number/email address.
post #14 of 14
but again, why? They are taking nothing from you. They can only give you more points.
As far as "earning your own points" I can kind of see that, but if somebody folded under my name, oh well. I get nothing nor lose anything.
Edited by blupupher - 7/1/08 at 5:42pm
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