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The "Fwee" Thread

Eta Carinae

I really loved that farm.
I sometimes get a tip at work, usually around five bucks. Yesterday a group of five came down and gave me forty dollars! Really brightened my day.
 

Momo(th)

I swear I'm cool you have to believe me
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I've been replaying Morrowind and I have to take a shit ton of notes in real life just to remember where to go and I'm loooving it.
 

Superbird

Fire emblem is great
I got to replay Mystery Dungeon Sky, and once again I ended up tearing up at the ending. This is a truly beautiful game.
 

Tentagator

Banned
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For the first time in almost a year, I finally feel free of the depression and anger that had been a plague for my thoughts and actions. :D
 

Lavender

I used to be Hippy!
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Me and my Jakey haven't been able to talk as much as we'd like to lately, but today is our 2 year anniversary :) and these two years have been amazing, and if it weren't for this place, we wouldn't have met :)
 

Herbe

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My cat Rex (who this meowth is named after incidentally) finally came home! He was gone since before the fourth of july and he showed up in our backyard yesterday night, finally! He gets all the tunas today <3
 

Murkrow

Says "also" and "or something" a lot
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I had a really cool birthday week last week and today I built my first ever computer! :o Fun times!
I'm going to be building my first computer sometime soon. Any advice? What are the best places for buying parts in the UK? Most recommendations I've seen are geared towards Americans.
 

Espeon

Mmhm...
I'm going to be building my first computer sometime soon. Any advice? What are the best places for buying parts in the UK? Most recommendations I've seen are geared towards Americans.
I'm actually not the best person to ask about buying components since most of the components I used were bought by a friend of mine who is pretty tech-y. Basically what happened was my friends all pooled their money together and the result was a new computer ready to build, haha. A friend of my friend also happened to work for a computer tech store and so, a lot of the stuff I got was discounted that way, too, so I was really, really lucky with mine. :')

I know there are a lot of websites available which will sorta give you a list of components which slot together well and go by budget as well, so you can get the best performance for the amount of money which you are looking to spend.

Personal advice, though very obvious, would be to just be really organised and cautious about how you go about assembling things because I nearly dropped a screw into the power supply of my new computer when building it, which could have been easily avoided. I also found that the inside of the case was quite dark and difficult to see in, so I had a manouverable floor lamp which was really quite handy!

Sorry I can't give anything of actual use or substance, though. :/
 

Murkrow

Says "also" and "or something" a lot
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Thanks for replies!

Personal advice, though very obvious, would be to just be really organised and cautious about how you go about assembling things because I nearly dropped a screw into the power supply of my new computer when building it, which could have been easily avoided. I also found that the inside of the case was quite dark and difficult to see in, so I had a manouverable floor lamp which was really quite handy!
That's sort of the advice I was looking for! It's my first time so I don't know what is obvious or not.

There are a few things I've read that also helped, like touch a radiator every so often to de-static yourself, and when attaching things to the motherboard you shouldn't be scared of using a bit more force than you think is necessary. Those are helpful and probably get shared because they're not obvious. I'm just worried that there are "obvious" things I haven't read because nobody's said them because they're obvious.

I'll be sure to have a torch on hand.

PCPartPicker is a really good site to search on.
Yeah, I have been using that. It's very useful when it comes to knowing if the components are compatible with each other but I find that unless it's from amazon the prices aren't always accurate.


I've also been following sites like hotukdeals and filtering for computer components that are on sale, and that had given me a good idea of how much things should cost. That's only when there's not much to keep track of though, like with ram or hard drives I know how much they should cost per GB. When it comes to CPUs or graphics cards I have no idea how much they should be worth because I don't know how to compare different models. So far I've been looking though old threads on the subject on /r/pcmasterrace but even then the only thing I can gleam is the obvious that if they're made by the same company and are part of the same line then bigger number means better. But I want to know which is better between all the different kinds so the model numbers mean nothing!
 

Autumn

bye
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I did a piano arrangement of Vermilion City that I'm really proud of! I did a PDF and a MUS file but since I doubt anyone's gonna want it, here, have the MIDI.
 
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Herbe

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do you ever have that feeling where you just want to, like, give EVERYBODY a hug

I have that feeling right now

but I'm at home so I gave the cat a hug

rex mewed like a widdle kitten and took a nap next to me afterwards

I love my cat :3
 
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