What do YOU use to post on Mechatalk?

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What piece of tech do YOU use to post on MT?

I use my uber swiss army cell phone!
0
No votes
MAC FTW!
1
2%
I draw my posts, with a tablet..
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I draw them too, but with my trusty sidekick, PDA THING!
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I do my posting from the comfort of my easy chair, with a laptop!
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13%
I steal time on the Library PCs..slow pieces of junk...
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I use my trusty home desktop PC
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85%
 
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What do YOU use to post on Mechatalk?

Post by The Big Zabowski » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:43 pm

Alright, I haven't seen one of these threads on mechatalk since it's restart on this phpBB format, and was curious about this question, so how do you guys do it?

How do you guys post on mecha talk?

Do you use a Cell phone?

A PDA?

A Desktop?

A Laptop?

A Tablet PC?

A MAC?

Well, let the world know what medium you users out there use to communicate with the world of Mechatalk!

And please, no flame wars or format fanboyism here or I will notify the Mods if they don't catch it before I do.
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Post by Cardi Doorl » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:47 pm

I normally post from my home desktop, yet such an option is oddly absent from the poll... :/
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Post by ZGMF-X28A Nu-Liberty » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:49 pm

I usually post from my home Windows XP, but sometimes, I go down to my school lib and sneak a peek at Mecha Talk. My lib computers are not slow pieces of junk, believe me.
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Post by The Big Zabowski » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:50 pm

OH for the love of..-_- Curse you Mike Rowe and your tire crushing ways..

Fixed.

I thought I had it on there too.. :cry:
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Post by Bright Noa » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:51 pm

Home computer.
Which is a Windows comp and I use Firefox.

In other words, the oddly absent "home computer" option or the equally absent "other" option....
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Post by ShadowCell » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:51 pm

I post using my mind.

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Post by The Big Zabowski » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:53 pm

Yes, I am working on that..and the poll thing is acting up for me...

EDIT: I think I ran out of options..and I can't fix/delete any either. -_-
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Post by Wingnut » Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:54 pm

ShadowCell wrote:I post using my mind.
Well that explains a few things. Liar!

Me, I also use my personal desktop PC useing XP and IE. Hasn't failed me yet.
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Post by ORegan » Sun Nov 26, 2006 6:12 pm

oh well 1st i scripple what i want to say on a piece of paper, i put it in an envolope, that gets mailed away to malaysia. there, a small malasian boy takes it to the governments HQ. they then tie the note to a small gull of some sorts, preferably a seagull. the seagull flies across the space and time continuum where is lands in the planet "Gafagaglowfulzor" and alien takes the note and kills the gull for secrecy. he then telepathically takes over the mind of a 87 year old man in from the present time and forces the man to go to a library to type it on the forum



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Re: What do YOU use to post on Mechatalk?

Post by tetsujin » Sun Nov 26, 2006 6:18 pm

The Big Zabowski wrote:Alright, I haven't seen one of these threads on mechatalk since it's restart on this phpBB format, and was curious about this question, so how do you guys do it?

How do you guys post on mecha talk?

Do you use a Cell phone?

A PDA?
Yes, and yes. These days, what's the difference?

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Post by The Big Zabowski » Sun Nov 26, 2006 6:22 pm

You'd be surprised that some people still think there is a difference, and because of that, I put them as seperate entities to avoid things like the earlier "Wheres the Desktop" thing...

Though, I could just put "Though wireless hotspots" and knock out most of them..

-_-

This thread keeps getting more sour every minute..which may be why there never was one in the first place..
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Post by Toxicity » Sun Nov 26, 2006 6:47 pm

I use my home computer. I had no idea you could use things like cell phones or PDAs.

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Post by Zerosystem » Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:14 pm

I once got onto MechaTalk with a PSP, but gave up due to the horrific text entry. It's like trying to post a message using only the telephone number buttons.
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Post by solid snake » Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:30 pm

I actually make a lot of my posts from school, but otherwise I use my home desktop.
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Post by Zeonic Glory » Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:35 pm

Well, I acess Mechatalk with my laptop and two of my desktops. On my laptop and desktop #1: Internet Explorer. For desktop #2: Firefox. (wish I could acess it with my mind... :cry: )

I'll just vote for laptop 'cause I use that the most

edit: nice story ORegan
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Post by Fritz Ashlyn » Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:53 pm

I'm posting from my laptop with, WOO WOO!: IE-SIZEVEN!
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Post by alucard2 » Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:15 pm

Most of time i use the XP/FF combo at home but sometimes i use the ultra-slow one at my school's library -_-

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Post by EZero8 » Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:45 pm

I usually get on with my good ole` Windows 98+IE combo, but that just died like a month ago (8 years... 8 long years and the thing finally gave out... :(). Now, I'm sneaking on using my parent's Windows XP and IE, and anxiously awaiting a new computer.

At school, we're not allowed to go on the computers during class. But since my Archetecture class requires computer use in class, I sneak online and check up on stuff from that XP workshop computer. Funny thing is, the connection is alot faster than when I'm at home using the now-dead 98... :D
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Post by The Big Zabowski » Sun Nov 26, 2006 9:39 pm

PDA access, well I guess I can chalk up my experiences with that (which seem to be limited around here) to the status of Western Michigan as having the most reliable wireless connection for a university EVAR!(according to the OIT guys at least.) I mean, the entire campus is a hotspot, from the 6th floor of the valley dorms that have about 500 feet of tree cover PLUS over 1000 more feet separating them from main campus, to the basement/fallout shelter of the science hall at the heart of main campus...

Funny thing though, is the fact that all campus computers outside of the library, and maybe the library itself have T-1 lines for internet.

Talk about GTFO..

Though, I will agree that accessing the internet using a PDA/Cellphone/Blackberry is a pain for now, as the afore mentioned text entry issues that plague such small devices can only be alleviated by tacking on a pocket keyboard..which are expensivo!

But, I love my Dell Optiplex GX 280. Thing cost me a grand + with a CD/DVD burner drive, XP Professional, a Scanner/printer copier combo unit that was FREE (But craped out in a year and was replaced again with a higher quality and more compact/capable one for FREE), and copies of practically every Microsoft office app (including Publisher and Access) and what is now a standard flatscreen LCD screen that was actually a free upgrade <_<.

Oh, and I don't know about anyone else's Dells, but mine is damn near impervious to spyware lag and with Symantech anti virus actually can keep chugging at a good pace while I wipe out any virus trying to take advantage of my comp.

Damn thing's a TANK! Now all I have to do is repaint the black plastic a camouflage color...maybe something panzer inspired ^^

Oh, and adding hardware is easy, as I only have to press two buttons to pop open the case. I can't believe I had to pay 100 in labor to get a wireless card installed when I could have done it myself in five seconds..-_-

Anywho, I love my comp and it hates me. ^^
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Post by Camille Vidan » Sun Nov 26, 2006 9:46 pm

I often use my hands and sometimes my pc too.

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