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Except for these twins..

    
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Ohh.. Clee.. you were asking if Cache size not Matching would hinder your raid 0.. IDK but I would say going with twins is the safe choice. Its always better with twins..LOL
idk about the HDDs.. i just like twins


but yea would think that as long as they have the same numbers it wouldn't mater if they were 2 completely different drives.

a TB drive at 7500 RPM with 32 meg cash will act like any other TB drive at 7500 RPM with 32meg cash regardless of ID numbers right?
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A friend of mine sent this story to me in an email and I was so touched by it I have to share. I'm not being political or preachy, it's just a heart warming tale with a bit of what would you do? I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

two Choices

What would you do?....you make the choice. Don't look for a punch line, there isn't one. Read it anyway. My question is: Would you have made the same choice?
At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its

dedicated staff, he offered a question:

'When not interfered with by outside influences, everything nature does, is done with perfection.

Yet my son, Shay, cannot learn things as other children do. He cannot understand things as other children do.
Where is the natural order of things in my son?'
The audience was stilled by the query.

The father continued. 'I believe that when a child like Shay, who was mentally and physically disabled comes into the world, an opportunity to realize true human nature presents itself, and it comes in the way other people treat that child.'

Then he told the following story:

Shay and I had walked past a park where some boys Shay knew were playing baseball. Shay asked, 'Do you think they'll let me play?' I knew that most of the boys would not want someone like Shay on their team, but as a father I also understood that if my son were allowed to play, it would give him a much-needed sense of belonging and some confidence to be accepted by others in spite of his handicaps.

I approached one of the boys on the field and asked (not expecting much) if Shay could play. The boy looked around for guidance and said, 'We're losing by six runs and the game is in the eighth inning. I guess he can be on our team and we'll try to put him in to bat in the ninth inning.'

Shay struggled over to the team's bench and, with a broad smile, put on a team shirt. I watched with a small tear in my eye and warmth in my heart. The boys saw my joy at my son being accepted.

In the bottom of the eighth inning, Shay's team scored a few runs but was still behind by three.

In the top of the ninth inning, Shay put on a glove and played in the right field. Even though no hits came his way, he was obviously ecstatic just to be in the game and on the field, grinning from ear to ear as I waved to him from the stands.

In the bottom of the ninth inning, Shay's team scored again.

Now, with two outs and the bases loaded, the potential winning run was on base and Shay was scheduled to be next at bat.

At this juncture, do they let Shay bat and give away their chance to win the game?

Surprisingly, Shay was given the bat. Everyone knew that a hit was all but impossible because Shay didn't even know how to hold the bat properly, much less connect with the ball..

However, as Shay stepped up to the

plate, the pitcher, recognizing that the other team was putting winning aside for this moment in Shay's life, moved in a few steps to lob the ball in softly so Shay could at least make contact.

The first pitch came and Shay swung clumsily and missed.

The pitcher again took a few steps forward to toss the ball softly towards Shay.

As the pitch came in, Shay swung at the ball and hit a slow ground ball right back to the pitcher.

The game would now be over.

The pitcher picked up the soft grounder and could have easily thrown the ball to the first baseman.

Shay would have been out and that would have been the end of the game.

Instead, the pitcher threw the ball right over the first baseman's head, out of reach of all team mates.

Everyone from the stands and both teams started yelling, 'Shay, run to first!

Run to first!'

Never in his life had Shay ever run that far, but he made it to first base.

He scampered down the baseline, wide-eyed and startled.

Everyone yelled, 'Run to second, run to second!'

Catching his breath, Shay awkwardly ran towards second, gleaming and struggling to make it to the base.

B y the time Shay rounded towards second base, the right fielder had the ball . the smallest guy on their team who now had his first chance to be the hero for his team.

He could have thrown the ball to the second-baseman for the tag, but he understood the pitcher's intentions so he, too, intentionally threw the ball high and far over the third-baseman's head.

Shay ran toward third base deliriously as the runners ahead of him circled the bases toward home.

All were screaming, 'Shay, Shay, Shay, all the Way Shay'

Shay reached third base because the opposing shortstop ran to help him by turning him in the direction of third base, and shouted, 'Run to third!

Shay, run to third!'

As Shay rounded third, the boys from both teams, and the spectators, were on their feet screaming, 'Shay, run home! Run home!'

Shay ran to home, stepped on the plate, and was cheered as the hero who hit the grand slam and won the game for his team

'That day', said the father softly with tears now rolling down his face, 'the boys from both teams helped bring a piece of true love and humanity into this world'.

Shay didn't make it to another summer. He died that winter, having never forgotten being the hero and making me so happy, and coming home and seeing his Mother tearfully embrace her little hero of the day!

AND NOW A LITTLE FOOT NOTE TO THIS STORY:

We all send thousands of jokes through the e-mail without a second thought, but when it comes to sending messages about life choices, people hesitate.

The crude, vulgar, and often obscene pass freely through cyberspace, but public discussion about decency is too often suppressed in our schools and workplaces.
    
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A friend of mine sent this story to me in an email and I was so touched by it I have to share. I'm not being political or preachy, it's just a heart warming tale with a bit of what would you do? I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

two Choices

What would you do?....you make the choice. Don't look for a punch line, there isn't one. Read it anyway. My question is: Would you have made the same choice?
At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its
thats a powerful story....

my SR year in high school i has an independent study for the whole year and i chose to take my case managers class as the location for that open period (i have some relatively savvier LDs my self and was coded as a special education student because of my dyslexia and other problems i would rather not get into. im not handicapped in any way but i dont learn in a way that is congruent to the stranded school curriculum) but her class was right in the middle of the special needs wing of my school and because i rarely needed to do any homework in that class and i got the project done really early in the first semester (so it was a free block) i would often go help the special needs kids off the buses and help the paras with any thing they needed. those experiences can have a profound impact on the way you see things.

i remember my buddy Danny he has Downs syndrome and functions at about an 8 year old level (he was 22 when i last saw him) who would bring a different toy car every day to show to his para. one day i took a shoe bod FULL of my mach box cars that i never played with to school to give him. i have never seen any one so happy in my life. every day after i gave him those the third thing he would do when he came in would be to find me and give me a hug.

hes a grate guy. i liked him allot.

the closing to that story is so true. my inbox is full of crude or vulgar jokes every day. and its rare to hear about this stuff.... more people should tell their stories.

as for the question. i for one would have done the same thing as the team that was about to win.
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After about 5 years of owning my American Express - Blue Card, I earned about 11,000 rewards points. Sure, it sounds like a lot, but actually 9,000 points is worth about $50.00.

I wasn't actually trying to earn points, so forgetting about it helped me save the points I earned. Anyways, I decided to cash in 9,000 points for a $50.00 Best Buy gift card.

My plan was to order a 2nd internal hard drive so I could have RAID. Being the genius that I am (sarcasm), I didn't first check to see if Best Buy carried the same model HD I currently have (see sig rig specs).

Oh well, back to the drawing board. Maybe I should pick up one of those new spiffy USB 3.0 external hard drives.
That'd be cool.
If I had a 50$ gift card for bestbuy I would probably get Geeksquad service.



JK jk everyone. LOL ( I don't want a picture of lindsay lohan eating a manwhich as my avatar lol, I read that on someone's sig.)
I would get a usb 3.0 adapter I think because my mobo has 2.0usb. Which is still plenty fast.
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that'd be cool.
If i had a 50$ gift card for bestbuy i would probably get geeksquad service.



Jk jk everyone. Lol ( i don't want a picture of lindsay lohan eating a manwhich as my avatar lol, i read that on someone's sig.)
i would get a usb 3.0 adapter i think because my mobo has 2.0usb. Which is still plenty fast.
Lulz good call
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Okay.. General Order One. Sanitary napkins and other female biodegradables should not be JPeged on the Post. Please guys.. What happened to the Rock.. The Rock was Funny. Female tolietry's.. Not too.. funny.. I admit.. A little Funny but not funny. come on Guys.. Look lets go back to the rock please.
I thought it a tad odd to post the pic, but needed it to get the point across :s
No more sissy photos I promise. Is it just rock or would a little light metal count ?



    
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Lol, To much time for something that would cost me next to nothing from the guys that walk the street with home made brooms, feather dusters and dustpans

I don't have a photo of the sheet of aluminium I got. I found a place in town called Metal Central. The sell everything from tiny offcuts of aluminium/copper/m.steel/s.steel/brass/etc... to huge monster thick blocks and solid bars thicker than me
Upside is they are pretty cheap and the can laser cut and have a water jet on site
    
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Lol, To much time for something that would cost me next to nothing from the guys that walk the street with home made brooms, feather dusters and dustpans

I don't have a photo of the sheet of aluminium I got. I found a place in town called Metal Central. The sell everything from tiny offcuts of aluminium/copper/m.steel/s.steel/brass/etc... to huge monster thick blocks and solid bars thicker than me
Upside is they are pretty cheap and the can laser cut and have a water jet on site
It took like an hour....
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