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    Hey Tom -

    Yes, actually I do feel fortunate in that respect even though we don't get there all that often since we have moved here. I have seen a couple of the years and it is a rather awesome sight (and sensation). I am sorry you didn't get to see a launch while visiting...unfortunately, delays happen often. This launch was actually delayed since November and then I was so excited because I was right there in town on business and then really bummed out because it did not launch. Yesterday, it was a real nail biter as the Air Force had a computer problem (it is their system that monitors the launch through entrance into the atmosphere). They actually started the countdown clock as usual (9 minutes) and hoped the Air Force would come through. There is a short window and they shutdown the clock at 5 minutes to launch (for a max of five minutes) and right at the deadline systems were go! It is hard for me to believe they could be so confident that computer would not go down again!!

    So no, I didn't get any photos yesterday - but I might have a couple others, if I find them - I'll post!
    Yes and its hardly surprising when you consider the scale of the space shuttle program, it may be the end of Discovery but at least there'll be a few more flights that we can see

    That would be brilliant, thank you

    Tom
    Hey Tom - This morning the news showed a personal video a tourist took from a plane showing the launch and thought you would like to see it. As all would go, I could not locate that specific video (maybe in a couple days it will be posted). I did find the following slide show from the same news station and I thought you might like it. Enjoy!

    Shuttle Discovery Lifts Off For Last Time - Photos - WFTV Orlando

    OK - I found it! This would be a fantastic site!

    Extraordinary: Discovery Launch Seen from Passenger Jet : Discovery News
    Thanks, it's such a phenomenal sight, hopefully one day I will be able to experience it.

    You're so luck to have it right next to you, did you see the columbia or the challenger disasters?

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    Weeeelllll.
    Last night I think I killed my video card
    I'll make a post over at SF when I come home from school, but it don't look good atm.

    Anyways, today is gunna be boring, double science, so yeah lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smurfyy View Post
    Weeeelllll.
    Last night I think I killed my video card
    I'll make a post over at SF when I come home from school, but it don't look good atm.

    Anyways, today is gunna be boring, double science, so yeah lol.

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    Oh. How did that happen to your video card?

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    Daniel, Rich congrats on your post count.
    Daniel, it will go fast. Soon you will be thinking about that 1500 mark
    Rich, what can I say, you doubled that mark already, double gold.

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    Lol, ty richc46
    And Niemiro, not sure, I changed the resolution in a game to one higher than my actual screen res, and restarted the game, and bam, dodgy colours.
    It could be a number of things, the fan on the card could have got stuck and overheated as I was changing some cable management in the case earlier, maybe it came loose from the PCI slot since I run it without a bracket as it's a small form-factor that didn't come with a full hight PCI bracket.
    I'm gunna take it apart in a while and see what is happening.
    I booted to XP and everything looked fine, so maybe it's broke the driver or something, I don't even know if that's possible lmao
    I haven't turned the PC on since, and if the graphics card is dead, I haven't got a spare, so yeah, and my screen is DVI and my card on-board is VGA.
    As a replacement though, I'd happily accept an Asus Ares or an Asus Mars II

    Also, have just about given up with my school, they are actually useless. No wonder since the school is closing though.

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    Y'no when you feel really, really stupid?
    Yeah.
    Video card is fixed, colour setting was set for 8bit instead of 32bit. Lmao

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    Glad you got it sorted

    Monday is when I start my Work experience - Hopefully It should be easy as I have to manage Printers and update servers etc

    Also I will be on "Help Desk" So whenever a teacher needs help I will be called

    Wish me luck - Gotta few things to sort out over this weekend though

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    Good Luck Josh.
    Its not really needed, you will do great.

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    They said if I do well I may have a part time Job there

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    The first job will remain with you forever. When I was just a year or so older than you, my first and best job was given to me. I was a Vendor at Yankee Stadium, a real pleasure. I met Mickey Mantle, Maris, Berra, and Football Joe Namath.

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    WOW Though If I did get this Job I wouldn't see any people like them

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