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Posted: 4/20/2017 7:50:26 PM EDT
Currently mine is attempting to crunch an image that is ~58 million pixels wide and 12 thousand tall   I'm pretty sure the damn thing is going to catch on fire.  Still, it's slowly plugging along.  Not bad for a 7 year old computer with an i3 processor.  Btw, it's a photo of the entire visible Brooks mountain range taken from the UAF campus.

Anything crazy you guys put your computers through? 

Edit:  Photoshop completely locked up.  Not like I could have stopped it anyhow. 
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Render complicated scenes with many reflective surfaces and multiple light sources.
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VR Oculus
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prolly midget porn

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That is cruel and unusual punishment

Finally finished crunching the image.  Down to 156kx5300 now   Now it's downscaling again to 50k x 3k
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 7:56:40 PM EDT
Quit going to all the porn sites,damn puter is da debble.

Eta: 6 fucking seconds
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I knew a professor that did research on Navier Stokes and his machines would run for weeks at a time
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Search for gangbang creampie porn.  I don't ask for much!
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Had to open a text file that was about 12gb. I don't remember now how I got it open, but it wasn't easy. This was before 64bit machines.
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Maybe record 16 music tracks at once? Render videos/3D images/video games?

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Back in the 90's when ray tracing was the hot new thing, I decided to try and create one.  It took 2 days.
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Ddos the NSA website.
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10 x = 1
20 PRINT x
30 x = x+1
40 GOTO 20
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Fight through the deluge of viruses until the fap session is over.
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 10:54:45 PM EDT
Old computer, everything was cruel. My new beast eats shit like that on hibernation mode
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Some bullshit cmyk .tiff files in the 90's on a p60 with win 3.1 & photoshop 2.5.1. I had to save every 5 minutes and wait 3 Minutes for the save. Then someone said 'use .psd's dumbass!' Awesome, now I only have to save every 10 min with 2 min save.
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I downloaded a pirate copy of Quake with a 14.4k modem... Tied up the phone line for about 16 hours
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Siri won't suck my dick no matter what I promise her. Not even a Coach bag. Atypical female is baffling.
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 11:01:40 PM EDT
Render some animations in cinema 4D on a base level macbook. (back in college)
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3DMark benchmark programs.

I pretty much download the most demanding one my rig can run, and see what happens.

No flames yet!

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I managed to crash Kraken. Does that count?
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Compile some shitty code.

Poor thing had no idea what was going on.
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Shove a lifetime amount of chocolate up it's ass.
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Open the pod bay door.
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 11:34:27 PM EDT
Install Windows.  
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 11:39:14 PM EDT
When I was running windows 98 I played Deus Ex.

I was messing with cheat codes and did

"spawn lam 9999"

basically it spawned 9999 grenades and they all exploded at the same time.

It crashed my computer.
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Oh, yeah.

I did nuke a system partition on an HP-UX box once.  Details are a bit fuzzy now -- I guess I was trying to expand it or something.  Was updating the OS and Pro/E I think.

It was a long evening getting that back together, but it was up and running before morning.

ETA IRIX had this little command line utility, "speak" or "say".  When I'd notice one of the other co-op's using the terminal I'd telnet in and have it say shit like "I've asked you not to touch me like that, please be gentle with the key strokes".
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Thread title made me laugh

I try not to ask my computer to do insane things. It's old, so probably clicking on the 4k button on youtube.
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 11:48:33 PM EDT
Used a brute force algorithm to decrypt a linux user's shadowed password. If memory serves it took about a week on a dedicated machine.

Hey, you asked.
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 11:49:29 PM EDT
Download a picture of Cindy Crawford on a 14.4k modem.
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rm -rf /
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I once asked Siri how long I would have to live before my ballsack actually hits my knees. After 40 the ol bag sure sags. #beendrinkin
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 11:55:22 PM EDT
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Search for gangbang creampie porn.  I don't ask for much!
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Was her name Cathy? 
Link Posted: 4/21/2017 12:06:52 AM EDT
Search for "Hillary Clinton does the harlem shuffle"
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Delete *.*
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When I was a kid and you had to use command line prompts my mom got a good deal on flopy disks but they were not formatted so she had me formatting a shitload of disks for her and I eventually formatted the c: drive instead of the floppy drive  
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I told a laptop to get off my desk once. With a hammer.
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prolly midget porn

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Funny.  I thought those would be small files.
Link Posted: 4/21/2017 12:24:47 AM EDT
Built a distributed modified version of Conway's game of life where each cell got a random string "genome" that got run through a modified BrainFuck interpreter on each pass, and depending on the output would get extra clock cycles. Rewards for things like copying itself into an adjacent cell. Random permutations of the genome based on some tweakable probabilities every pass kept it interesting.. until I got bored.
Link Posted: 4/21/2017 12:54:09 AM EDT
I've been trying to convince Alexa and Siri to have a three way.
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