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Message 122468 - Posted: 14 Nov 2018 | 17:44:55 UTC
Last modified: 14 Nov 2018 | 17:46:19 UTC

So I had a friend over dropping off a free old PC for me... had it up and running BOINC in no time.

She says, what's this boink program about? That is the first time I have heard it called BOINK... lol so she says she has a dirty mind, blah blah blah.. but I googled it and some people pronounce it BO INC and some pronounce it BOINK like a pig going OINK just with a B.

So, almost 2 decades of doing this distributed computing stuff and I didn't know of the two pronunciations.



How do the member's here pronounce it? Are our computers boinking away or it it running BO INC projects? :)

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Message 122469 - Posted: 14 Nov 2018 | 17:47:26 UTC - in response to Message 122468.
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my computer is crunching workunits - so the question of pronunciation disapear ;-)

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wiki says: pronounced /bɔɪŋk/ – rhymes with "oink"
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Message 122472 - Posted: 14 Nov 2018 | 18:04:43 UTC

Never heard it pronounced with two syllables.

It's always been "boinc", rhyming with the sound pigs make.
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Message 122478 - Posted: 14 Nov 2018 | 19:30:30 UTC

I'm a boinker here. I'm sure there are many other words I mispronounce in the computing scope.

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Message 122493 - Posted: 14 Nov 2018 | 23:52:48 UTC

wow everyone says boink. Up until now I have always called it bo-inc. Wow.

Boincing away :) lol

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Message 122494 - Posted: 15 Nov 2018 | 0:26:12 UTC

I used to call it Bon-ic when I first started using it but ever since I learned it was really said boink like a pig I've said it like that.

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Message 122496 - Posted: 15 Nov 2018 | 0:43:36 UTC

Boinker here.
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Message 122509 - Posted: 15 Nov 2018 | 14:56:25 UTC - in response to Message 122493.

wow everyone says boink. Up until now I have always called it bo-inc. Wow.

Boincing away :) lol


It is BOINK - plain and simple that´s it - however you made me curious, how did you end up with bo-inc as the correct way to pronounce BOINC? :)

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Message 122511 - Posted: 15 Nov 2018 | 15:03:56 UTC - in response to Message 122509.

Myself, I never thought of pronouncing it it with only 1 syllable. It looks like "going", which I pronounce with 2 syllables.
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BOIfNC?

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You could end all debate and simply call it Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing.

Ber-Key-Lee ?
Berk-Elee ?
Berkeh-Lee ?

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Message 122517 - Posted: 15 Nov 2018 | 17:22:39 UTC - in response to Message 122513.

BOIfNC?


Sorry Mack but that just looks wrong :)

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321 LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (113,597)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (224,304)ESP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (441,787)PPS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (117,225)PSP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,390,544)SoB LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,966,668)SR5 LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (157,374)SGS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (117,446)TRP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (237,230)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (309,305)321 Sieve Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (200,118)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (12,820)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (559,780)PPS Sieve Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,650,670)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,000,343)TRP Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (528,122)AP 26/27 Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (700,724)GFN Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (195,536)
Message 122518 - Posted: 15 Nov 2018 | 17:28:24 UTC - in response to Message 122515.

You could end all debate and simply call it Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing.

Ber-Key-Lee ?
Berk-Elee ?
Berkeh-Lee ?



Nah. We American's are fans of the silent e, and we like to put it where ever we want.

BURK-lee

(could be BERK.... hard to differentiate the two to me.)

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Found 1 prime in the 2019 Tour de Primes321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,301,453)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,080,659)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,434,146)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,139,193)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,687,210)PSP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,331,034)SoB LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,561,152)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,005,004)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,788,308)TRP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,032,589)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,016,420)321 Sieve Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,961,414)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,018,833)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (68,849,304)TRP Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (110,630)AP 26/27 Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (55,482,089)GFN Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (90,521,485)PSA Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (468,214,776)
Message 122611 - Posted: 18 Nov 2018 | 0:35:00 UTC - in response to Message 122509.

wow everyone says boink. Up until now I have always called it bo-inc. Wow.

Boincing away :) lol


It is BOINK - plain and simple that´s it - however you made me curious, how did you end up with bo-inc as the correct way to pronounce BOINC? :)


It was the first thing I thought of. boe inc. Seemed like a neutral way to pronounce it. I was never much of an acronym pronouncer. It really just never occurred to me it would be different until I heard someone pronounce it that way. Apparently many I have texted about also always read it as boink.

Live and learn.

:)

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Message 122742 - Posted: 20 Nov 2018 | 13:33:27 UTC - in response to Message 122468.

BOINC rhymes with oink.

But it is not a pig. With reference to the late project orbit@home (which looked for dangerous asteroids that might collide with the Earth) it is the sound such an asteroid would make on landing.

The Boink logo is the graphic of such an asteroid falling to the ocean.


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9831*21441403+1 is a quadhectokilo prime prime, ie >400,000 digits ;)

252031090528237591 + 65521*149*23*19*17*13*11*7*5*3*2*n is prime for every n in { 0..20 } (an arithemtic progression of 21 primes)

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321 LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (124,889)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (200,779)ESP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (112,791)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (106,156)PPS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,358,025)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (150,832)SoB LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (573,744)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (500,731)SGS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (479,282)TRP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (328,373)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (119,260)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,061,082)PPS Sieve Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (326,987)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (174,708)TRP Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (505,558)AP 26/27 Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (598,364)GFN Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,066,295)
Message 122743 - Posted: 20 Nov 2018 | 13:38:48 UTC - in response to Message 122518.

You could end all debate and simply call it Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing.

Ber-Key-Lee ?
Berk-Elee ?
Berkeh-Lee ?



Nah. We American's are fans of the silent e, and we like to put it where ever we want.

BURK-lee

(could be BERK.... hard to differentiate the two to me.)


Brits pronounce Berkley as BARK-lee, as in the song "A nightingdale sang in Berkley Square"

Educated Brits know to pronounce Berkeley as in an American place the American way, and keep the Brit pronunciation for British place names (like Berkley Square).

Americans visiting the UK get laughed at when the do not do the reverse...
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My computers found:

9831*21441403+1 is a quadhectokilo prime prime, ie >400,000 digits ;)

252031090528237591 + 65521*149*23*19*17*13*11*7*5*3*2*n is prime for every n in { 0..20 } (an arithemtic progression of 21 primes)

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