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buy alpha a new computer

Post Aug 5th '16, 00:46

please donate
we're tired of this
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irons
(.Y.)

Post Aug 5th '16, 01:54

https://www.raptorengineering.com/TALOS/prerelease.php

now with unreal tournament 4; no longer must one languish in the ale phone ghetto
patrick
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Post Aug 5th '16, 02:00

3371-Alpha wrote:I'm willing to upgrade my computer (with exception to the motherboard, because without that it just wouldn't be a powermac g5)

I don't think money will fix the issue.
w00se

Post Aug 5th '16, 03:26

I'd rather donate money to buy the Pfhorums a new 3371-Alpha.
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philtron

Post Aug 5th '16, 05:01

w00se wrote:
philtron wrote:I'd rather donate money to buy the Pfhorums a new 3371-Alpha.

I don't think money will fix the issue.
patrick
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Post Aug 5th '16, 06:25

Could we please not do this again? if you must, then at least use the proper subforum.
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General Tacticus

Post Aug 5th '16, 11:04

WHY IS THIS A POLL?

Also, you can get computers out of the trash that are better than that dinosaur, why do we need money
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treellama
Pittsburgh

Post Aug 5th '16, 18:32

careful; moppy got disappeared when he started trying to follow the money
patrick
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Post Aug 5th '16, 20:40

Actually, I need a new computer too. Donate the money to me instead. I'd appreciate a new computer more than 3371-Alpha anyway.
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philtron

Post Aug 6th '16, 01:50

COULD YOU STOP ASKING ME TO BUY A NEW FUCKING COMPUTER!! This is what I mean when I say this community's full of dicks! Both the Oni & Myth communities still actively support PPC (and even classic/os 9) Macs, what the fuck's your excuse?!
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit

Post Aug 6th '16, 03:07

Is supporting os9 really supposed to be helping your case?
w00se

Post Aug 6th '16, 03:29

I don't know, is still being a dick really supposed to be helping your case?
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit

Post Aug 6th '16, 05:55

See, I told you Alpha wouldn't appreciate a new computer. Get me one instead; I promise that once I have it I'll immediately get started on my UE4 remake of Marathon.
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philtron

Post Aug 6th '16, 16:50

Phil, do you really want to trade your wonderful iMac G4 for one of those innovative newer Macs with iOS herpes? Cause I tried them already, not impressed. Also UE4's proprietary (not to mention it's not very Mac optimized either) Shouldn't we chose a free/open source engine for a remake of a game that's it's self free & open source?
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit

Post Aug 6th '16, 17:36

First of all, I was obviously being facetious.

Second of all, yes of course I'd like to get rid of my clunky old computer that takes a full minute to load my emails. I just can't justify spending money on a new one since it's not an actual necessity in my life.
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philtron

Post Aug 6th '16, 18:58

FULL MINUTE?!! Mine only takes 15 seconds. Are you using the latest TenFourFox/Bird and/or Leopard Webkit/TenFourKit? Because if your not I suggest you upgrade now. Also they have processor & memory upgrades for your model Phil, you should check them out. Might be cheaper than buying a new machine.
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit

Post Aug 6th '16, 23:12

15 SECONDS?!! Mine only takes 5 seconds. I was exaggerating for effect when I said a full minute (5 seconds also feels like a full minute when you just want to check your email). And I don't see any reason to buy processor upgrades and hire someone to install them when the OS isn't being supported anymore anyway.
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philtron

Post Aug 6th '16, 23:22

First off, I have shit internet. The Mail/TenFourBird apps open & display a window instantaneously, however it takes time for the content it's self to actually load. Be glad yours take only 5 seconds (P.S. what's your provider so I can switch over).
Second, I upgraded the gpu on my G5 despite the lack of support. One of the best choices I ever made.
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit

Post Aug 7th '16, 02:52

One of the best choices I ever made was cultivating a lifelong passion for reading. Visit your local library, kids!

I think what really makes opening my email faster is that in my gmail I have it set to display in "standard view" rather than whatever the other option is. But if you really want my provider, his name is Hugh Jass; you can actually contact him by calling any phone number at all; but there are a lot of fakers out there so when someone answers the phone make sure to say, "I'm looking for the real Hugh Jass, please."

Hope that helps.
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philtron

Post Aug 7th '16, 03:03

philtron wrote:One of the best choices I ever made was cultivating a lifelong passion for reading.


Last night I read Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad.
I just play 'em; I don't know how they work.
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HelviusRufus

Post Aug 7th '16, 04:09

How 'bout George Orwell's 1984?
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit

Post Aug 7th '16, 06:00

How 'bout Everyone Poops?
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Wrkncacnter

Post Aug 7th '16, 11:46

Really wrk, a dick with poo poo on it?
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit

Post Aug 7th '16, 16:04

Why is everyone/everything a "dick" to you? Do you see dicks everywhere when you go outside as well? You may have a problem.
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Wrkncacnter

Post Aug 7th '16, 18:26

Wrkncacnter wrote:Do you see dicks everywhere when you go outside as well?

Only if you're in Thailand. They literally put those things in their gardens like gnomes.
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0GHz 2003 (Model: 7,2)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
7GB RAM (OWC PC-3200U-30330 DDR SDRAM 400MHz)
ATi Radeon X800 XT (GPU overclocked to 500MHz, VRAM to 550MHz)
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3371-Alpha
Veldin Orbit


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