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Quick Question (I only know the basics of the whole folding thing): Do you get paid to fold? Besides searching for a cure, are there any... incentives for folding? (sounds kinda shallow lol)
There are $275 in prizes given out monthly for OCN Folders, and another $75 in a monthly Folding contest, but they're all random. No doubt other people will come in and mention it, so I'll just say Evga's Folding team gives you 5 Evga Bucks for 150k/month, and 10 Evga Bucks for 250k/month.
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folding is a waste of time
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Quick Question (I only know the basics of the whole folding thing): Do you get paid to fold? Besides searching for a cure, are there any... incentives for folding? (sounds kinda shallow lol)
You get that warm fuzzy feeling knowing that you are doing something nice.

What more could you ask for?

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folding is a waste of time
You are a waste of time.
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folding is a waste of time
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Quick Question (I only know the basics of the whole folding thing): Do you get paid to fold? Besides searching for a cure, are there any... incentives for folding? (sounds kinda shallow lol)
You shouldn't be folding with that kind of attitude. However, there are contests and such here on ocn where you can win prizes and cash for folding. But it isn't meant as an incentive I believe, more like a reward for contributing to a good cause.
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You get that warm fuzzy feeling
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post #48 of 51
Look if you think folding is a waste of time thats fine. No one os telling you to fold. That being the case, stay out of the folding forums instead of stirring it up. Keep your narrow-minded, redneck, ignorant, unwanted opinion to yourself.

Yes I am pissed. I am pissed that people who think its a waste of time would come in here and continuoulsy gripe about it in the folding forums. We folders don't go into the Benchmarking or BOINC forums and spout that crap.

Quit being a hypocrit and if I want your opinion non-folders I'll tell you what to say.
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It's actually quite easy to set up. Here was me thinking i would need to reconfigure my entire system just to get it to work. It's just a little app that runs in my taskbar - doesn't seem to intefere with anything - it's great

I'm getting 850-875 ns/day on F@H - i hope that's not too bad??? Only doing GPU at the moment.

As for why i would fold. Well why does anybody do anything? It's usually because they feel compelled or inspired to do so, not because it's neccessary. Folding struck my curiosity more than anything else.
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If you want to fold you should. I don't fold because I think it's boring and I don't see the benefit from it.

I volunteer my spare time and donate blood and plasma to help other people, it's more helpful than folding is.
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