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1) Message boards : General discussion : Some questions from a newbie (Message 161396)
Posted 14 hours ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
I agree with most of what is said. That in mind, there are a couple of subprojects that do work OK together with the same number of threads, because the sizes of the work are similar. One examples of this is CUL and WOO.
2) Message boards : Number crunching : Tour de Primes 2023 (Message 160737)
Posted 37 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
As always I am an optimist. Even shutting down for a week for vacation, I am pounding out about 2 GFN-22 and 6 CUL each day hoping to get that large one again this year. Here is hoping I hit one of those two elusive projects.
3) Message boards : General discussion : Badge colours (Message 160432)
Posted 49 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
No, they would quickly see which ones were the lowest score so it would be easy to choose what project to run. I don't know if my SOB or my PPS SV is lowest. Beyond bronze silver gold I can't remember.

Your account page and the badge page is for that information. The badges that everyone sees is better if uniform. If they are jumbled and a new person came on and looked, they would think that this is a mess and may thing twice about sticking around. I also like the current way, because even though I have been crunching here for many years, the alphabetic approach looks clean to me. I don't want child's toy blocks just thrown all over the place.
4) Message boards : General discussion : Badge colours (Message 160186)
Posted 54 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
For the credit badges, I can see the different shaped ones clearly are higher versions. But I'd prefer the colours in say an order from dark to light. Ah well, I guess it's set up to the gemstone system and changing it would infuriate the world! Maybe they should also change very slightly in size?

Badges have been around for a very long time. They actually started at different projects, so the colors were somewhat determined by that. Originally they were just Bronze/Silver/Gold, like the Olympics, etc. But as project grew, they knew they needed more and then added the gem colors.
Not the most elegant system, but it is fairly universal across projects and there would be no use in changing them now.
5) Message boards : Number crunching : Credit Milestones (Message 159681)
Posted 65 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
They are going to have to make new Badges if you keep going like that!!

I wonder what the 3rd level of badges will look like?

I suspect they could flip the pentagon to have the point at the top, or add a hexagon, since it seems we are moving from 4 sided, 5 sided, 6 sided...
6) Message boards : Number crunching : A Prime Chinese New Year Challenge (Message 159494)
Posted 70 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
Should there not be less than 6 hours on the clock? I thought midnight to midnight? Or is it really Noon to Noon?
7) Message boards : Number crunching : How Many Mega Primes in 2023 (Message 159416)
Posted 72 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
I am going to guess 613
8) Message boards : Number crunching : Badges III (Message 159325)
Posted 77 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
I don't often post anymore, but I got my 3rd double badge.
My current goal is to slowly work on most of the available double badges. Just wish the LLR could go GPU.
9) Message boards : Wieferich and Wall-Sun-Sun Prime Search : End of WW Project - 30 day notice (Message 159069)
Posted 87 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
WW is still selectable as a project.
10) Message boards : Number crunching : Is this possible?? (Message 159025)
Posted 90 days ago by Profile Pooh Bear 27Project donor
This type of feeder system has been in operation for years at different sites and has been brought up before. You can find older messages about it. Often times in is in an environment that may have specialized firewalls in place and can do the work inside these firewalls, but the feeder is just a feeder and it does not crunch, so it has access outside the firewall. I heard of some companies/schools that only allow this type of processing.

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