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#1 locally pwned

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Posted 02 March 2006 - 04:42 PM

Greetings...

Though I came across this site purely by accident, it looks like my kind of place.

Computers (including pc gaming, of course) have been a hobby* of mine since the first family machine back in '94. It was a beast...DX486 66 mHz, 8 megs of RAM, 2 speed CDROM, 4800 Baud modem, and a hard drive smaller than a CD.

I am a full time CS student, and work part time as well. If I can find time between all that, I get some gaming in to distract myself from the stress of daily life. Astronomy has been another life long interest. My wife and I go hiking now and then, and I ski when I can. And of course, ending a week by hanging out with friends at various local brew pubs is always a good thing (ahh Oregon, the micro-brew capitol of the world).






*I prefer the use of the term "hobby," but I suppose it could easily be replaced with other phrases such as "obsession" and/or "mental illness." My wife would probably suggest the latter.
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#2 jgweed

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Posted 02 March 2006 - 05:02 PM

Welcome to this great user community!
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#3 yano

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Posted 06 March 2006 - 08:34 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! locally pwned.

Good Luck,
yano :flowers:




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