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  1. this only goes to the phun.org home page
  2. Follwing viiipers advice I oc'd the processor to 3.33ghz the result in xp was......14003
  3. An interesting footnote 3dmark06 (Vista) 13009 3dmark06 (XP( 13708) go figure!
  4. I watched all the first series in about 3 days, sadly my test result says I'm a girl
  5. OK the graphics card was shot, it has been replaced. I installed it and a hard drive adapter for a cdrom bay. I then put a fourth 300gb hard drive (with XP pro on it). I can now run xp or vista (by enabling or disabling the appropriate drive. I ran 3dmark06 and got 13009, I am very happy. So endeth thsi tale.
  6. In the spirit of goodwill I would recomend that we focus on the positives and move beyond the emotions of recent days/weeks. I repeat, BDA is welcome to play on our server and chat on our TS, doing so is not disloyal, we all have friends on both sides and my friends are welcome no matter what tags they wear. I am sure, if we have TS troubles we will be made as welcome on your TS as we made you on ours. Once we get established, you will learn the benefits of having two different groups that have a kindred spirit, particularly when we start scrimming, dogfighting and racing with each other(Which I know will happen in the not to distant future). I am sure that all this breast beating and sabre rattling will calm down soon and the doors will be open on both side sides to all members, no matter what has been said in the heat of the moment and without all the facts to hand. With Scorp at the helm I know we wont have to wait long. Phil
  7. I am asking everyone again to show restraint, feelings have been hurt, just let things calm down and do not add fuel to the fire. Thankyou Phil
  8. Hi Wax I would ask everyone to show restraint (BDA and Sparta) now, we are just a couple of gaming groups don't lose sight of that before engaging in a war of words. Firstly I am not in charge (as you imply), I am just one of the group. We discuss matters openly here. Secondly I have no web page experience, so I would not have been able to help you. Furthermore I could hardly ask viiiper (as a friend) to help you since he had been summarily banned from everything and subsequently told he could not come back (more than once). Furthermore we are trying to build everything from scratch there is simply no time to help you sort out BDA issues. You are welcome to post here, I will not hide your post, nor will I ban you. Viiipers actions have granted you the result you sought, which was to correct the web page. Apart from a few most of your guys took the action as a humourous one, we welcomed your guys onto our TS all wearing BDA tags when BDA had TS problems (I hope we will not be accused of creating that problem as well). You have thrown many accusations around and you speak of honour, I could make some damaging accusations of my own but I do not want to hurt you or BDA. I was a root admin with full forum access at BDA for 2 weeks after leaving. I asked twice for this access to be removed (which happened eventually). If we wanted to create mischief at the BDA I could have done it then, in actuality I just kept my mouth shut and just disappeared from BDA. At the end of the day, if you want to talk calmly and without rancour, you are welcome to come and chat here wearing BDA TAGS, as is everyone else from BDA. Lastly and for the benefit of everyone from BDA, we are not actively recruiting from your group, we never were. We do not want to be a giant group of strangers, we want to grow slowly and organically. There are some great people at BDA, whom I count among my friends (though I have never met them). They would be friends no matter what clan they were with. How things progress is up to you, I wouldnt be so hasty in severing ties with this group but thats your choice.
  9. Australian tourist Q&A The questions below about Australia are from potential visitors. They were posted on an Australian Tourism Website and the answers are the actual responses by the website officials, who obviously have a sense of humour. __________________________________________________ Q: Does it ever get windy in Australia? I have never seen it rain on TV, how do the plants grow? (UK). A: We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around watching them die. __________________________________________________ Q: Will I be able to see kangaroos in the street? (USA) A: Depends how much you've been drinking. __________________________________________________ Q: I want to walk from Perth to Sydney - can I follow the railroad tracks(Sweden)? A: Sure, it's only three thousand miles, take lots of water. __________________________________________________ Q: Are there any ATMs (cash machines) in Australia? Can you send me a list of them in Brisbane, Cairns,Townsville and Hervey Bay? (UK) A: What did your last slave die of? __________________________________________________ Q: Can you give me some information about hippo racing in Australia? (USA) A: A-fri-ca is the big triangle shaped continent south of Europe. Aus-tra-lia is that big island in the middle of the Pacific which does not ... oh forget it. Sure, the hippo racing is every Tuesday night in Kings Cross. Come naked. __________________________________________________ Q: Which direction is North in Australia? (USA) A: Face south and then turn 180 degrees. Contact us when you get here and we'll send the rest of the directions. _________________________________________________ Q: Can I bring cutlery into Australia? (UK) A: Why? Just use your fingers like we do. __________________________________________________ Q: Can you send me the Vienna Boys' Choir schedule? (USA) A: Aus-tri-a is that quaint little country bordering Ger-man-y, which is ... oh forget it. Sure, the Vienna Boys Choir plays every Tuesday night in Kings Cross, straight after the hippo races. Come naked. __________________________________________________ Q: Can I wear high heels in Australia? ( UK) A: You are a British politician, right? __________________________________________________ Q: Are there supermarkets in Sydney and is milk available all year round? (Germany) A: No, we are a peaceful civilization of vegan hunter/gatherers. Milk is illegal. __________________________________________________ Q: Please send a list of all doctors in Australia who can Dispense rattlesnake serum. (USA) A: Rattlesnakes live in A-meri-ca which is where YOU come from. All Australian snakes are perfectly harmless, can be safely handled and make good pets. __________________________________________________ Q: I have a question about a famous animal in Australia, but I forget its name. It's a kind of bear and lives in trees. (USA) A: It's called a Drop Bear. They are so called because they drop out of Gum trees and eat the brains of anyone walking underneath them. You can scare them off by spraying yourself with human urine before you go out walking. __________________________________________________ Q: I have developed a new product that is the fountain of youth. Can you tell me where I can sell it in Australia? (USA) A: Anywhere significant numbers of Americans gather. __________________________________________________ Q: Can you tell me the regions in Tasmania where the female population is smaller than the male population? (Italy) A: Yes, gay night clubs. __________________________________________________ Q: Do you celebrate Christmas in Australia? (France) A: Only at Christmas. __________________________________________________ Q: I was in Australia in 1969 on R+R, and I want to contact the Girl I dated while I was staying in Kings Cross*. Can you help? (USA) A: Yes, and you will still have to pay her by the hour. __________________________________________________ Q: Will I be able to speak English most places I go? (USA) A: Yes, but you'll have to learn it first.
  10. haha Change of plan. I took the 8800 ultra back to the shop. to b e investigated. I bought an 8600 gts silent now all is well (so far) but 3dmark is only 4700 (most of that comes from the quad core) I am cursed, woe is me and other up pompei quotes, lol
  11. sorry I missed this post Durkha I was trying to finish the PC build. I am all for it this although I am useless, LOL
  12. ASUS P5K3 DELUXE/WIFI-AP LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard $239.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813131181 Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 Conroe 3.0GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor $279.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16819115028 ZALMAN CNPS9700 LED 110mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler - Retail $59.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16835118019 OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory $103.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820227231 239.99 279.99 59.99 103.99 683.96 Total
  13. All is not well. The mega GPU would not work with vista. in GRAW2. I tried many recommended solutions all of which failed. So I bought another hard drive and installed windows XP on it, loaded that up with everything and had a similar probelm in GRAW 2. So now I think the GPU is not working. I will take it to France at the WE and try it on the PC there, If it works there I will bring back my other 8800 GTX and try it on this PC. Hopefully I will be able to isolate the problem to one component. All very irritating, but I am not computerless LOL, my trusty XPS laptop is doing sterling duty. I'll bore you all some more when I make some progress.
  14. Mine is on preorder, I'll get it next week (or never lol)
  15. Its all chinese to me but if its what you want I am happy for you. Cheers Phil
  16. Ok guys the Fatality is built. Actually it was already built yesterday, but I could not get it going because one of the power cables was for France not Switzerland, so I went out this morning to buy one. The build was straightforward. The hard drives are held in place by rubber rollers, based on Ulrichs' recomendation I changed the cpu cooler to the asus silent knight, The PSU was abit of a problem to fit but I got there in the end I have just installed vista and will now download all the updates. Pics soon
  17. Hello BertieG and welcome to our new home. You know you and Deadlydom will always be welcome here. I hope all is well for you guys. Look forward to speaking to you when you feel up to it. Cheers Phil
  18. OK I have a lot of the bits still waiting on the Processor, Vista Ultimate, the PSU and the DVD R/W But heres what I have so far
  19. Ahrrrrrr jim lad Fifteen men on the dead man's chest- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!"
  20. I think we got us a convoy, lol. Blow the cobwebs off of your steering wheel and lets get them races going.
  21. Thanks guys, happy birthday to you REME!!!
  22. Welcome to Sparta BPR (sorry for the delay in answering) Cheers
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