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snoopy7548

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I'm planning on getting takeout (Thai) and refreshing P&N/reddit, and probably watching whatever news channel has the best coverage on YouTube.
 

MtnMan

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One more vote for drinking. And if it takes a few days for a result I've got enough of a stockpile to make it all the way through
2020 already has that covered. I'm a craft beer lover, and local breweries offer curbside pickups. My typical pickup is now 5 cases at a time.
 

zzyzxroad

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The funny thing about facts is that they stay don't have an expiration date. I know you want to chose truth over facts.

Laughable coming from the guy who said this in September.

"Too bad Nancy Pelosi won't let Joe Biden talk publicly because it would be nice to hear what he has to say."

"It will be great to see Biden fail bigly when he doesn't have the protection of his basement or teleprompter."
 

HomerJS

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Feb 6, 2002
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Already done! Now, where's Mitch?
I'm building a gaming rig mainly for flight sim. Currently in research phase, educating myself on components. I got the bug when first stranded at home. Watched hours of flying B777s. I could probably start one from cold and dark for real. Was going to buy game with PMDG add on.

Any advice?

I'm leaning towards AMD Ryzen paired with Nvidia RTX 2060/70 OC
 
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Grooveriding

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I am pumped. Thinking tonight and tomorrow will be the most eventful days in ages. Hoping to see a resounding Trump defeat, then enjoy the lies, conspiracies and total meltdowns of Trump and his fanatics over the next two months. The alternative is a Trump win and disaster. The US won't recover from another 4 years of his fuckery.
 
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Paratus

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I'm building a gaming rig mainly for flight sim. Currently in research phase, educating myself on components. I got the bug when first stranded at home. Watched hours of flying B777s. I could probably start one from cold and dark for real. Was going to buy game with PMDG add on.

Any advice?
My son picked up a yoke, pedals and throttle quadrant for MSFS. It’s pretty neat.
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zzyzxroad

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I'm building a gaming rig mainly for flight sim. Currently in research phase, educating myself on components. I got the bug when first stranded at home. Watched hours of flying B777s. I could probably start one from cold and dark for real. Was going to buy game with PMDG add on.

Any advice?

I'm leaning towards AMD Ryzen paired with Nvidia RTX 2060/70 OC
The Tech Report used to post a regular system building guide but unfortunately it looks like they stopped. I stopped playing computer games many years ago but it is a fun hobby. These forums and hardforum.com seem to still be the most active for advice.

This video is worth a look when considering an SSD.

Good luck.
 
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Hayabusa Rider

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I'm building a gaming rig mainly for flight sim. Currently in research phase, educating myself on components. I got the bug when first stranded at home. Watched hours of flying B777s. I could probably start one from cold and dark for real. Was going to buy game with PMDG add on.

Any advice?
I think that you should look at MSFS as a beta release because it's as full of bugs as a NYC Motel 6. Playable? Yeah but sometimes difficult to work around. Getting better? Yep, frequent updates.

Add ons, the good ones, are scarce. The reason for that is this is a DX 11 game and the pro add on people have crap to work with until then. SUPPOSEDLY a DX 12 version is coming this Q1 and we are all looking forward to that.

This game is a bitch to play with a keyboard and mouse. It can be done but it's much harder than with a proper controller. Those have been scarce since the game release so I check every other week or so to see if production and demand are leveling out.

In any event you can PM me or ask on the forums for more.
 
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uallas5

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Looking forward to going to work mask free since all the Repubs keep saying the virus will end Nov 4th.
 
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soundforbjt

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Feb 15, 2002
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DoJ sending out goons to 18 states including all the battleground ones.

Sixteen states have activated the National Guard.
Explains why I’ve seen flights of dual blade troop copters lately.
 

zinfamous

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It's the only choice for this evening

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Paratus

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Digging the light show under the desk. I may go the joystick/thrust lever controller with possible rudder pedals. More simplistic
Rig in the sig
Threadripper 1900X, 32GB ram, Red Devil RX Vega 56. Nice enough machine two years ago. Thermaltake case with RGB out the ying-yang.
 

soundforbjt

Lifer
Feb 15, 2002
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Just remembered Colbert is on Showtime tonight with live coverage. Should be more entertaining than the others (with the possible exception of Fox).
 

Mai72

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I'll be drying my liberal tears from my cheek when Trump wins tonight. :disrelieved:
 

MtnMan

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The funny thing about facts is that they stay don't have an expiration date. I know you want to chose truth over facts.
Hypocrisy - read up on it, study the meaning of the word, because clearly you are adrift in a sea of ignorance to it's actual meaning.
 

woolfe9998

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Is he getting a 49" cured gaming monitor for Christmas :)

Either you meant "curved monitor" or I was unaware of a new trend where the cured monitors like they do pork bellies when they make bacon. I'm often ignorant of computing trends these days until long after they've become a thing, so you never know. :)
 

compcons

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Oct 22, 2004
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It's the only choice for this evening

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Solid choice and so appropriate. Tried it for the first time a few months back when a friend got it for me as a thank you for building computers for his kids. Would drink it again. Tonight it is Hendrick's filthy then fading to dirty. This week has been a bit rough already so no election coverage for me tonight. I need to be able to sleep and negative news will keep me up.
 

blankslate

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Obviously in hindsight the question shod have been what are we doing during the 24 plus hours to few days it will take to see who won.

You were suppose to get over 300 EVs Joe.....


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MtnMan

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Evening of the 24th, still streaming from Netflix, Hulu, etc., still drinking... it's going to be a long week.
 

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