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These 511 WU`s are just taking to much time. Comparing to 384 and 480 those 511's take almost double time that other two take to finish work.

Did anyone consider blocking these 511 WU`s from not getting it because of time consuming to finish it?
Edited by DraganUS - 12/14/08 at 11:43pm
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uh how would you block this work unit? its all random... and please don't do that just because it takes too long. it is for the cause and that is why we fold.
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uh how would you block this work unit? its all random... and please don't do that just because it takes too long. it is for the cause and that is why we fold.
Yea I know its for cause. But, there is a way to block that 511 WU`s from not receiving it. U didnt know that?
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They all need to be crunched mate. I been hammered with them lately kinda annoying but they need doing!
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They all need to be crunched mate. I been hammered with them lately kinda annoying but they need doing!
Yea I guess. But look from other side. How many people fold and how many people think and talk about PPD. Everyone is looking on this as some sort of competition and how to get more PPD. How many topics do we have here about how to increase ur PPD, right? Sp, it is some sort of whos gonna be better. Some people do fold for cause, but more people fold for PPD. So , looking from that side for one 511 WU u need around 3 of more hours but for 384 or 480 u need less than 2 hours. So, while u do one 511 u can do 2 384 or 480 and for same amount of time get more points.
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Yea I guess. But look from other side. How many people fold and how many people think and talk about PPD. Everyone is looking on this as some sort of competition and how to get more PPD. How many topics do we have here about how to increase ur PPD, right? Sp, it is some sort of whos gonna be better. Some people do fold for cause, but more people fold for PPD. So , looking from that side for one 511 WU u need around 3 of more hours but for 384 or 480 u need less than 2 hours. So, while u do one 511 u can do 2 384 or 480 and for same amount of time get more points.
I agree with you the points system is pretty whack. Don't know how stanford comes up with it but whoever it is needs a good
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I agree with you the points system is pretty whack. Don't know how stanford comes up with it but whoever it is needs a good
Yea, same here. Whoever did came up with need a good .
If there isnt some sort of competition then I think that those PPD and all those stats that go so deep in projecting ur points even in future should not exist and let peopel to fold only for cause and not for those PPD.
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while the 511 are annoying (and hot went from 44 to 54) they still need the crunch time its all for the cause right? but I know what you mean I am VREY competitive and like to see the ppd for all my $$
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I've wanted to block them too.... but they keep coming. The only people that dont fold for points are anonymous donors in my opinion, along with that we know we're doing a good thing for med research. And it doesnt matter anyway, the more points one likes the more wu's get done.
I fold for both points and the cause. I know that on smp i would "avoid" those wu's that took an hour a %, but gpu wu's i just do them all.
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Gentlemen, the OP is asking a genuine question. Please post respectfully, or not at all. We all know that points have a huge inpact on the folding system. This is just a question, nothing more.

OP: I do understand where you are comming from with the question. All though we get frustrated with Stanfords decision to use these new w/u's, odds are they will be changed with in a few months anyways. Since I have been folding, Stanford has changed it's folding constantly. So, don't worry about these new w/u's. Just crunch away, they will probably get swapped out with new w/u's in a couple of months.
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