Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Mid-Atlantic Region > Delaware Chapter
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Delaware Chapter Join Chapter, Leader:

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-30-2007, 09:50 PM
Greywolf's Avatar
Greywolf Greywolf is offline
Pestiferous Nuisance
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Drummonds, TN USA
Posts: 29,009
Greywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputation
Delaware Chapters Folding@Home Contribution To Save Lives

We are trying to do something about it.

Stanford University has fronted a program that allows people at home with computers that lay idle to help process information to help cure the worst disease of all time. And if you want to - YOUR home computer can help a LOT!

PLEASE follow this link, to see what it is all about. YOU CAN HELP TOO!


http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/56...ding-home.html

Please join the FTE FOLDING@HOME team - it means more than I can tell you just like this.
__________________
Things to do today: Be Like Steve...

Last edited by Greywolf; 01-30-2007 at 10:27 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-31-2007, 06:30 PM
FghtinIrshNvrDie's Avatar
FghtinIrshNvrDie FghtinIrshNvrDie is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Pleasant Hill, MO
Posts: 3,759
FghtinIrshNvrDie has a good reputation on FTE.FghtinIrshNvrDie has a good reputation on FTE.FghtinIrshNvrDie has a good reputation on FTE.
Absolutely a great cause.

When you get your program downloaded, the team number is 53449 for FTE.

Ryan
__________________
94 5.8L E40D
Let your computer help cure cancer! Join the:FTE Folding @ Home Team
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-31-2007, 07:04 PM
glruff's Avatar
glruff glruff is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: DELAWARE, The First State
Posts: 44,380
glruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputation
Thumbs up

Wolfie I am up and running, about a quarter of the way thru my first work unit.

User name is DELAWARE_CHAPTER_LEADER_FTE. Go figure.

DE members I urge you all to do this worth while project. We can make a difference.

I have noticed no significant decrease in my computer speed. For the most part unless you are running graphic intensive games or other software, I doubt you will see any difference either. It is a very small program that takes up very little hard drive space.

Here is the direct link to the http://folding.stanford.edu/ website at Stanford University. The site explains the program in more detail.

Download the program from this site. Ryan has done some extensive research into this project. Click on the link in his signature to read more.

Wouldn't it be great if we could say the Delaware Chapter members are 100% behind this project?!!!!!

Post your user name in this thread when you sign up.

Don't forget we are part of the FTE Team #53449.
__________________
George, FTE Chapters Moderator

Rest in peace STEVE, STEVEBRICKS, my west coast brother. 08/06/14

Last edited by glruff; 01-31-2007 at 07:08 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-31-2007, 07:16 PM
glruff's Avatar
glruff glruff is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: DELAWARE, The First State
Posts: 44,380
glruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputation
Here is what Team FTE has done so far:

http://vspx27.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/m...&teamnum=53449

My understanding is that your username will appear on the list when you have completed a work unit.
__________________
George, FTE Chapters Moderator

Rest in peace STEVE, STEVEBRICKS, my west coast brother. 08/06/14
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-31-2007, 07:22 PM
savage2211's Avatar
savage2211 savage2211 is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Camden DE
Posts: 5,618
savage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant future
Barry Croswell
I'm up and running also..as savage2211....
__________________
Barry
2011 F350 Fx4 dually, 6.7 Diesel
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-31-2007, 07:40 PM
Greywolf's Avatar
Greywolf Greywolf is offline
Pestiferous Nuisance
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Drummonds, TN USA
Posts: 29,009
Greywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputation
You may not see your results on that immediately. My experience after sending back a Work Unit is that the credit doesn't show for a few hours, but it will.

You can also print out a certificate for what you have done at any time by clicking on your personal stats. (the number of WU's or Points you have)

This is what one of them looks like:

Click the image to open in full size.

Below this is a Work Unit certificate. I resized it so that it wouldn't hurt the bandwidth at the site much, but you can see that they are a real certificate from Stanford. They appreciate us very much!

(and this right here is a "SOUTHERNISM")

"I GUARANTEE YA!!!"
Attached Images
 
__________________
Things to do today: Be Like Steve...

Last edited by Greywolf; 01-31-2007 at 08:03 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-31-2007, 09:58 PM
glruff's Avatar
glruff glruff is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: DELAWARE, The First State
Posts: 44,380
glruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputation
Hey guys here is another link with comments from other FTE members on folding@home.

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/57...-is-doing.html
__________________
George, FTE Chapters Moderator

Rest in peace STEVE, STEVEBRICKS, my west coast brother. 08/06/14
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 01-31-2007, 11:06 PM
toadx8u's Avatar
toadx8u toadx8u is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 393
toadx8u is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.toadx8u is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
thanks guys this really means alot to me i lost my mom back in september to cancer she was only 58
__________________
Todd ~ just a F'er
'00 f250 cclb 7.3L, 245k miles strong, ATS 4R100, 4 clutch converter, Zoodad, Banks big head, 5" stacks, DP tuner 40T, 60T, 80T, 80E, 100, 120, 140, 140S, ScanguageII, Overboost Annihilator, Pro-comp wheels w/37 12.50 Swampers, 4" Pro-comp lift

http://photos.freshalloy.com/gallery...-1/TOADX8U.JPG
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-04-2007, 08:48 PM
glruff's Avatar
glruff glruff is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: DELAWARE, The First State
Posts: 44,380
glruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputation
I got two computers running now at the same time. Having twice the fun of helping the cause.
__________________
George, FTE Chapters Moderator

Rest in peace STEVE, STEVEBRICKS, my west coast brother. 08/06/14
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-04-2007, 09:27 PM
Greywolf's Avatar
Greywolf Greywolf is offline
Pestiferous Nuisance
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Drummonds, TN USA
Posts: 29,009
Greywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputation
We take care of our own!

THAT is why we build Chapters like this...
__________________
Things to do today: Be Like Steve...
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 02-06-2007, 06:51 PM
glruff's Avatar
glruff glruff is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: DELAWARE, The First State
Posts: 44,380
glruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputation
First work unit completed and I am official on the board.
__________________
George, FTE Chapters Moderator

Rest in peace STEVE, STEVEBRICKS, my west coast brother. 08/06/14
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02-27-2007, 07:26 PM
glruff's Avatar
glruff glruff is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: DELAWARE, The First State
Posts: 44,380
glruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputation
Third computer, a laptop, up and running now. 16 WU's completed to date. Wifey's computer, a home shopping model, is super fast, she has completed 12 of the 16 WUs. BTW its a Dell dude, duo core and blazing fast.
__________________
George, FTE Chapters Moderator

Rest in peace STEVE, STEVEBRICKS, my west coast brother. 08/06/14
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-05-2007, 11:58 AM
savage2211's Avatar
savage2211 savage2211 is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Camden DE
Posts: 5,618
savage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant futuresavage2211 has a brilliant future
Barry Croswell
Just finished my first w/u WOO HOO.....
__________________
Barry
2011 F350 Fx4 dually, 6.7 Diesel
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-05-2007, 01:08 PM
glruff's Avatar
glruff glruff is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: DELAWARE, The First State
Posts: 44,380
glruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputationglruff has a superb reputation
Great, remember it is not important how fast you do it. It is important that you are doing it for the cause.

Finished WU 21.
__________________
George, FTE Chapters Moderator

Rest in peace STEVE, STEVEBRICKS, my west coast brother. 08/06/14
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-05-2007, 10:29 PM
Greywolf's Avatar
Greywolf Greywolf is offline
Pestiferous Nuisance
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Drummonds, TN USA
Posts: 29,009
Greywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputationGreywolf has a superb reputation
There is a lot of discussion about what does what and why it is under the parent thread in the general forum.

I don't know why some WU's take longer than others, unless it is the size of the molecule involved. I had a 5,000 that took a week to do. The most recent is another 5,000 I started Saturday, and it's at 74% now.

It's kinda like that.

~Wolf

PS: I guess we are kicking diseases butts one molecule at a time!
__________________
Things to do today: Be Like Steve...
Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2007, 10:29 PM
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Mid-Atlantic Region > Delaware Chapter

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:27 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup