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    Meet the Frogs: mmettin (Moderator Extraordinare!)

    In the interest of introducing strengthen our community, we've decided to begin a series of interviews we like to call "Meet the Frogs". The staff would like this to be a little snapshot of the group here so that we can get an idea of what kind of people are involved, why they wanted to do it and how they got started. So without further ado, I introduce our latest interviewee:

    mmettin

    So who the heck are ya?
    My name is Matt

    Where do you call home?
    I pick my mail up in Janesville, Wi

    Any family?

    Yes, 2 kids (one of each kind)

    What do you do to pay the power bills?

    To oversimplify things, I travel the country making sure Data Centers and telephone offices function properly and efficiently

    What do you do in your spare time?

    I try to game with the Fragging Frogs as much as I am able

    What Distributing Computing (DC) projects are you involved in?

    Just folding@home so far...

    How did you first get involved in your chosen project?

    I really can't recall

    Why do you participate?

    It used to be about the points for me, now it is about the science

    What major goal or milestone would you like to see DC accomplish?

    Hmmm, I'll have to think about this one

    What projects have you contributed to? Any others you find interesting?

    Just folding right now, I haven't looked into Boinc yet...

    What teams have you contributed to?

    Just 734 (the Folding Frogs)


    What brings you to The Pond (734)?

    The team itself.


    If your current project ends, which one will you move on to?

    No Idea...

    Current level of production and what kind of hardware are you using?

    Right around 60,000 PPD.

    1 - SandyBridge 2600k @ 4.5 gigahertz

    1- Bloomfield I7-950 @ 4.02 gigahertz


    Do your rigs have day jobs or are they dedicated folders?

    the SB rig is a dedicated box, the 950 is my primary gaming machine


    How are these rigs configured? OS, client, etc?

    The SB rig is a Linux box (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) with -Bigadv flag

    The 950 box is a windows 7 box using the GPU tracker. What unit this rig runs depends on whether I'm home or not.

    No GPU's running at this time...(takes away from my -bigadv addiction)


    Anything else you'd like your fellow frogs to know about you?

    Not much to know, but I'll answer pretty much any question.



    We'd like to give mmettin a big round of applause for stepping up to the podium and saying a bit about themselves. If anyone has any additional questions, feel free to post them below!

    Oh, and Fold/Crunch on!!


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    Re: Meet the Frogs: mmettin (Moderator Extraordinare!)

    How would you describe your perfect sunday?
    Do you have any special talents?
    What super power would you have if you could choose only 1?
    Vanilla or Chocolate?
    After O-Dog, who do you think is the best gamer in the Fraggin Frogs?


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    Re: Meet the Frogs: mmettin (Moderator Extraordinare!)

    Quote Originally Posted by Activate: AMD View Post
    How would you describe your perfect sunday?
    Cigars and Scotch on the porch with the Packers on the TV

    Quote Originally Posted by Activate: AMD View Post
    Do you have any special talents?
    Not Really, I play a little guitar

    Quote Originally Posted by Activate: AMD View Post
    What super power would you have if you could choose only 1?
    The ability to know where your Mom is...
    to be a stereotype, Invisibility

    Quote Originally Posted by Activate: AMD View Post
    Vanilla or Chocolate?
    Between those two...chocolate

    Quote Originally Posted by Activate: AMD View Post
    After O-Dog, who do you think is the best gamer in the Fraggin Frogs?
    Ha, What game ?


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    Re: Meet the Frogs: mmettin (Moderator Extraordinare!)

    Quote Originally Posted by mmettin View Post
    Cigars and Scotch on the porch with the Packers on the TV
    Mine is vanilla with strawberries and rainbow sprinkles


    Quote Originally Posted by mmettin View Post
    The ability to know where your Mom is...
    to be a stereotype, Invisibility
    ಠ_ಠ

    Quote Originally Posted by mmettin View Post
    Ha, What game ?
    it was a trick question. the top 10 players in the FF are all O-Dog!


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