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Whiskers

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About Whiskers

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    CSS God

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    Male
  • Location
    Scotland

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    Intel Core i7 3770k @ 4.7GHz
  • Motherboard
    MSI Z77 Mpower
  • RAM
    16GB (2x8GB) Kingston HyperX Beast 2400MHz
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    EVGA GTX 780 Classified, ASUS GTX 650 Ti 1GB Twin-Fan
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    Fractal Design Define R4 Titanium Black w/ Window
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    1x Samsung 840 EVO 500GB, 1x WD Green 3TB, 4x WD Blue 1TB, 4x WD Green 1TB
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    Corsair AX750 (Fully Modular)
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    24" Dell P2414H (1080p IPS), 23" Acer X223HQ (1080p TN)
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    Noctua NH-D14
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    Ducky Shine 3 with Cherry MX Blues w/ White LEDs
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    Logitech Performance MX and Corsair Vengeance M65
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    Corsair Vengeance 2100, Logitech x530
  • Operating System
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

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  1. Whiskers

    How to learn hacking for free?

    Thread locked.
  2. Whiskers

    Huawei CFO Arrested

    @carpentry2010 Please edit your topic to meet the Tech News section's Posting Guidelines. Just as a reminder for everyone, if a topic violates our Community Standards or a section's posting requirements, we ask that you report it to the mod team and leave it for us to deal with. Technically it's against the Community Standards to "backseat moderate", which includes telling a fellow user that they've broken the rules.
  3. is your pfp a gif or am i tripping?

     

    i was sitting there when i saw a glare and then i kept staring, didnt see it, looked away and saw it again 😂

     

    but after staring for about 10 minutes i am sure it is a gif

    1. LukeSavenije

      LukeSavenije

      It's a gif. I'm not tripping

    2. Whiskers

      Whiskers

      Yup, it's a gif. ^_^

    3. iLostMyXbox21

      iLostMyXbox21

      i almost reported you im sorry 😂

       

      i meant to tap the reaction thing but my finger hit “report”

  4. I suppose we can add an example of clickbait to the rules. Something like "Samsung and Verizon are working on a 5G Smartphone even though it could give you cancer" would seem appropriate.
  5. Ultimately, this would segment the community and create two groups; a privileged few who can contribute to the section without restriction, and a 'lesser' majority who cannot. It's important to remember that we are first and foremost a community forum, not a tech news forum. Our tech news section is intended for the entire community to contribute to and participate in; locking off access or providing only an 'elite group' with higher privileges goes completely against the community ideals of the forum. It's worth pointing out perhaps that around 4 years ago now there were discussions on the creation of "The Official LTT News Team", with the intention of promoting higher-quality news content on the forum and opening the possibility of more original content as opposed to the largely reposted content we have right now. Ultimately however this idea was rejected for technical feasibility reasons, as well as for introducing the same issues mentioned above - it would fragment the community and create an unwelcoming atmosphere for users new to either the Tech News section or the forum itself. Instead, the Tech News rules were created - and whilst there have been some niggling issues from time to time, by and large they have had a dramatically beneficial impact on the quality of submissions and even replies in the section. We are always open to recommendations, suggestions and ideas on how we can keep the tech news cleaner and less "clickbait-y". But we will not be implementing this specific change.
  6. Ţ̶̢͓̭̝͌̅̒̓h̴̨̆̅̍e̷̘͛̀͊͗̌ŗ̴̻͛́̕e̸̢͉̝̱̎'̶̭̳̮͔̘̉̂͂͝s̵̛̘͑̄͌̐͝ ̶̺̬͚̹̈́́̓̈́b̵̲̝͕̗̖͗͛̈è̴̢̩͎̮͈̏̀̐e̶̛͕̤̜͋́̋̊̚n̸̲͇͕̭̰̠̋̀̌̋ ̷̛̳̮̳̹̥̲̅ä̵͉͉̹̝́̑̄ ̴̢̭̩͍͇̜̄̑̇g̶̮͖̮͈͓͕̒͆̈́̃̓͠ḷ̶̀͠į̸̛̳̞̂̋͐t̷͍̻͑̂͗͋͝c̵͓͚̦̘͓̮͒h̶̢̳͕́ ̸̢̛̜́͂̂͘ǐ̴̗͙̫̗̻̽n̸̜͗͑̒̍̕ ̷̨̜̺̏͗̋̃̓̚t̶͈̣͙̓̓h̵̝̪̎͘̕é̶͚͓͓̽̍͑̅̚ͅ ̷̞̇̇̌̔m̷̮̈͊͘a̸̖̯͕̓ṱ̶̢̹̙̰̋̌̔r̸̯͚̭̺̘̃̓̓͗̅i̶͓̥̝̩͝ẍ̷̱͙̓ The main Folding badges are in theory supposed to be tiered, so when you fulfil the requirements for the next tier of badge it replaces your old one. But owing to the way our badge system works sometimes mistakes or oversights can be made. If anyone has multiple of these badges then the lower-tier ones can be removed on request, or will typically be removed when a badge is next updated.
  7. Oh shoot! That's a gif. Can't believe I didn't notice before.

    1. Whiskers

      Whiskers

      I wanted it to be subtle. Turns out I made it so subtle no-one commented on it for about 3 years. :D

    2. King Poet

      King Poet

      Hah! Seems it was the ultimate success in subtlety.

  8. Whiskers

    User F@H activity displayed on profile

    My bad then!
  9. Whiskers

    Greetings

    Welcome.
  10. Whiskers

    User F@H activity displayed on profile

    I usually link to whichever site a user prefers to use, or copy over the link from an old badge. I'm guessing your old badge linked to the F@H site, or I made an oversight. Either way, I'll update your badge shortly.
  11. Thread cleaned. As per the Community Standards political discussion isn't allowed. Whilst this thread is inherently political to an extent, it is not an appropriate place to begin discussing international politics or the merit of various countries' actions. Keep things civil and respectful please, and keep political discussion to a minimum - otherwise this thread will need to be locked.
  12. Whiskers

    Folding Community Board

    Yup, I'll mention it to the team.
  13. Whiskers

    Folding Community Board

    It's up to you. By LTT staff do you mean forum staff or LMG employees? If it's the former feel free to add whoever you want, if it's the latter though I'd maybe suggest adding just the one.
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