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Prelude I

GOTSpectrum

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Well guys, another year another Folding month!

 

It is my pleasure to once again, for the third year, to welcome all to the official folding month of 2020! No matter your experience level, hardware reserves, or willingness to financially back your secret mercenaries, you are all welcome!

 

So far it has to be said that we are a little thin on the ground, with only 152 sign ups, but with a month yet to go before the event commences there is still time for everyone to share the event and to have the numbers rolling in! 

 

It has been an amazon year for folding at home, unfortunately, most of this growth comes on the back of the worldwide COVID19 pandemic that continues to ravage most of the planet to different degrees. In many parts of the world we are now seeing the start of a second wave that must surely be the initial signs of a coming hard winter for many communities and healthcare providers. We had an amazing response with folding events this year, with the COVID19 event being our largest by a significant margin and the summer sprint being a little more active than we have seen for other summers. This is one of the reasons many of you are folding right now, and for that I just want to thank you all, for there seems to be no single community that hasn't been touched by this silent, invisible adversary.

 

I think it is safe to say that this year has been a drag on all of us to some degree or another, and I do question if the continued uncertainty has lead to some of these low numbers we are seeing.

 

Can we all make sure to thank our team this year, we have @leadeater in his returning role of data-collection with his scripting wizardry, @marknd59 who has been massively helpful with validating entries, we also have @RollinLower, @j1philli and @ssmmdd hanging around to lend a hand when it's needed and @LandJ who is taking in how the process works to see if he can be of assistance in future events. 

 

As usual just a little PSA, we are a small tight-knit community here, so if someone helps you out don't forget to thank them and give them a reaction, Also always remember we fold as a team first and for individual glory second. So be kind, be humble, be human; here at Folding Month 2020!

 

With a month to go until the event we are slowly ramping up, building out the data sheet and working on entries as they roll in, we are still happy to receive any donations of prizes that you may have, so don't forget to have a look at your humble bundles and behind the sofas to see if you have any left over keys!

 

Please click below to check your sign up to see if any notes have been left for you, if you need to get a correction made please do so on the thread linked below. 

 

Click Here to view the list of current sign ups!

 

Click Here to go to the corrections thread!

 

Don't forget to check out our Gleam giveaway Here!

 

As you can see, we are all excited to bask in the glorious heat of our GPUs here at Folding month 2020. 

 

Happy folding,

 

Spec. 



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11 hours ago, cbigfoot said:

wow i did it right /sarcasm 

I was going to mess with you and change or folding name to bigcfoot and then flag you as folding name not found but GOTSpectum published the sheet before I got around to it. 🙂

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7 hours ago, marknd59 said:

I was going to mess with you and change or folding name to bigcfoot and then flag you as folding name not found but GOTSpectum published the sheet before I got around to it. 🙂

i would have called you or Spec  out for that lol...as i knew i entered it correctly...

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4 hours ago, TVwazhere said:

🤷‍♂️ he still has time to sign up if he wants to

Who is this leadeater character?  I have been chasing him in the ranks for like over a month.

 

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31 minutes ago, Smit Devrukhkar said:

Huh is the spreadsheet updated? Cause I definitely signed up.

Yes and no 🙂. There is a delay between when you sign up and when you will appear on the signup spread sheet I have to check all the entries before they are put on the signup sheet. The signup spread sheet is only updated periodically so there will be a delay before your name shows up. The good news is that I checked and you are signed up and will appear after the next update.

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On 9/15/2020 at 5:41 AM, Smit Devrukhkar said:

Huh is the spreadsheet updated? Cause I definitely signed up.

I will be updating the sheet at some point today before I go to work this evening

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If possible, I will buy 2 3080's just for this folding event. I'm actually waiting for the sale to open.

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3 minutes ago, AndrewZScorpion said:

 

AndrewZScorpion Andrew_Scorpion Folding name not found

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Hmmmmmmm......

 

11 hours ago, Favebook said:

Could be that there was no such username when you registered (and you didn't yet finish a WU) and now there is the name as you finished 9 WUs. That note should be corrected. Seems that you did everything right, it's just that some systems are slow to recognize.

Same problem as for Roo Inner👆

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15 minutes ago, AndrewZScorpion said:

 

AndrewZScorpion Andrew_Scorpion Folding name not found

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Hmmmmmmm......

You should have posted in the corrections thread but I have made the correction your good to go.

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28 minutes ago, marknd59 said:

You should have posted in the corrections thread but I have made the correction your good to go.

Oh, sorry, didn't check for that.

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56 minutes ago, william axton hylle said:

I'm interested in getting involved, how do I get signed on?

 

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6 minutes ago, FakeNSA said:

Potential stupid question: in the sheet, it says I need to claim a badge, but how does one do that?

 

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9 minutes ago, FakeNSA said:

Thanks!

After your badge is issued post in the corrections thread and I'll update your entry.

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