The Hell Freezes Over Contest

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herrgazz

If you picked a winner on June 14, howcum there's still an active link to this page on August 23????????

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Neel Chauhan

Max PC rated duke nukem 4/10. If it got rated 4/10 then why did they give out the game?

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dwikuncoro

The N64, without a doubt. Super Smash FTW!

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terryswiss

 

Sony's Walkman is unbeatable! (I think there's more to this post's headline than it looks..) 

http://mgmtnews.fishercapitalmanagementnews.com/

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dcallander

Voodoo 3D FX 3000

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schneider1492

@Home Cable Internet Service! damn i miss the bay aria!

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ABouman

A hearty Duke Nukem Congradulations to buddhababy816 who won our copy of DNF! Thanks everyone else for entering and check back tomorrow - we'll have another contest then!

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D00dlavy

...That's the post that won?

facepalms

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ABouman

We often choose winners using random number selection, that was the case here as well.

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jbwhite99

My boss had one of these boxes - back when meeting rooms had overhead projectors (no LCD projectors) - you could remove the back panel of the Thinkpad, and strap it onto the projector with the panel on the projector and the keyboard/guts hanging over the edge.

Found this picture, but it really wasn't this elegant:

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://img1.qq.com/digi/20060425/3566815.jpg&imgrefurl=http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php%3Ff%3D2%26t%3D72959&usg=__64a1RbbHzABLDiFgkRkquRBkp70=&h=500&w=375&sz=33&hl=en&start=0&sig2=7FOuHjqlcowEjuFxiNdO0A&zoom=1&tbnid=RPDDnaidRElquM:&tbnh=157&tbnw=115&ei=M934Tc2AKYPTgQebw5HyCw&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dthinkpad%2B755cdv%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3DGqt%26sa%3DX%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1920%26bih%3D1073%26tbm%3Disch%26prmd%3Divns&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=470&page=1&ndsp=57&ved=1t:429,r:5,s:0&tx=46&ty=82&biw=1920&bih=1073

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macumber

1997 = year of WiFi

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Dan13LA

56K modem, free downloads

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Bikejason

N64!

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Keith E. Whisman

Here is the URL to send a message to the Arizona Governor. 

http://www.governor.state.az.us/contact.asp

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jcookeusa

Hi.  I'm assuming this is because the contest is void in Arizona....yes?  I live in another "voided" state -- Maryland.  Just curious -- Why is it void in AZ?  I tried to find out why it was in MD, but to no avail.  Many other contests/sweeps aren't.

 

Thanks,

Justin

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KenLV

Thank man.  I’d been meaning to send her a thank you note.  Much obliged.

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raptorspike

Its not from 1997 in release, but my N64 was my item to rock that year!

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Sonar

My 56k modem and Bulletin Boards...Yeah, Baby!

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Keith E. Whisman

56K Modems were crap in 1997 as well. I had a 1MB satalite connection. It sucked for gaming because the latency was freaking crazy high, like 5000MS.

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polecat

palm pilot

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kydrobot52

Canopus Pure3D.....best piece of hardware.

By installing that bad boy and using it to play OpenGL quake, it required an extra year and a half to finish college.  Gaming was so pure and fun in those days

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michaelnomad

My first ATI All-In-Wonder card let me have my tv radio and music player all in one device in my cramped little room.

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carlojoel

Wi-Fi. having a network with no cords is totaly sweet!!!!

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Vengful Teapot

My first voodoo card all my friends were supe jealous!

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nateandem05

So much content on such a small disk!!

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ocnier

Probably playing xwing on my 486dx2 with my first 3dfx card along with syndicate back in college.  Those were good times!!!!!

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timmyw

MP3 players, camera phones, smart phones, palm pilot were introduced. Google wasn't even around until 1998.

How about NetFlix. May not be a technology per se, but using technology they've done their part for revolutionizing entertainment delivery. 

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p47riot

It's a toss up for me.  The Diamond Monster 3D because WOW--GL Quake! The other was the Assassin 3D --the ONLY gaming device I would ever tout as being superior to the mouse and keyboard in an FPS.  Oh the fragalicious memories.

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m31337

My first Discman with bass boost! having transitioned from my walkman I never knew music sounded so good.

Does the poor doomed space marine make a cameo in DNF!?

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evilanimator

What could be more appropriate than fellow Build engine sibling Shadow Warrior. That game was nothing more than megabytes of guilty pleasure.

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Iglidden

It has to be the NanoGuitar! "made for fun to illustrate the technology"

http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/july97/guitar.ltb.html 

 

 

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SodaAnt

Dolly.

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sitswithmouse

My favorite piece of technology in '97 was my Matrox Mystique graphics card- my welcome to 3d.

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suckyn00b

Dolly - First successful cloning of a mammal

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seanmao858

I still remember running Windows for Workgroups 3.11 on my 486DX 66MHz computer with ~120MB hard drive space. My parents bought it from Circuit City for ~$5,000. I later added a Sound Blaster 16 and then I was in heaven. Running Doom was awesome and my computer was most likely the bare minimum to run that game. Other memorable games were Commander Keen, Wolfenstein, the Sierra games, etc... MEMMAKER was my best friend at that time as it was required to run almost all games I bought. Then DOS4GW helped a bit  with other games... I can go on and on...

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I Like Turtles

Nintendo 64! Goldeneye was stuck in that thing for a year!

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blindhorizon

i have to go with the P2  it was blazing fast for me back in the day.  GO INTEL.....DUKE ROCKS!!!

 

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khaz19

SONY Discman D-151 Portable CD Player with a car kit.  I used that thing every day. I still have it, and it still works.

By the way...the picture in the article contains two counts of hotness.

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Ralph12345

Gee,  I just saw a flying pig.

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Magnus

Oh man, the pentium II brought my home computer (which my parents just bought from a tiny company called Dell) into the future.

 

For the first time, we had the internet, movies, music, even STARCRAFT.

 

It was good times.  I sometimes miss those days...until I see DNF sitting right there.

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GeneralTso294

For my favorite piece of technology, I would have to go with the XFX NVIDIA GeForce 7600GT. I bought one of these cards a loooong time ago when they were cutting edge, and used it as my main card. I have since then bought another to go SLI, as well as about 5 more to put in friend's computers. I've extremely satisfied with the card and it lasted a VERY long time without a need to be replaced. To this day, two of these cards in SLI can run the latest games (in low graphics, slowly of course). All in all, this was a great card, and definitely my favorite piece of technology.

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p47riot

But she said favorite tech piece from 1997 not 2007...

 

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sinan

The Pentium II. That machine amazingly is still running to this day. :)

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Kazz

Without a doubt it would be the combination of the Pentium II and the Netgear ISDN modem/router RT328!!!

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antman2759

I know it would of given it away...but instead of Lucy it should have been a hog from the Duke Nukem Forever game...I put together and old computer someone gave me last year and loaded Duke Nukem on it...It works just a s well as it did back in 1984...

 

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antman2759

I know it would of given it away...but instead of Lucy it should have been a hog from the Duke Nukem Forever game...I put together and old computer someone gave me last year and loaded Duke Nukem on it...It works just a s well as it did back in 1984...

 

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jamevay

I don't want one.  It doesn't look like the release copy

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buddhababy816

Because I'm tough to the bone. In  97 I had my great and powerful Pentium 133 Mhz system touting 2MB DIAMOND STEALTH video card with 3D graphics ACCELERATOR and that my friends was kicking ASS and DON'T FORGET my 16 BIT sound card WITH MICROPHONEEEEE input. YEEEEE HAAAAA! GET IT PUNKS!
I GOT THE POWER TO RULE YOUR ASSSES.
Now give me my game!

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Brdn666

I got my gameboy pocket in 1997, and that was the first gaming device I ever owned all to myself. Really started a love for games. 

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tkane18

I think I upgraded to a 1GB hard drive that year.

It's going to take me forever (not quite Duke Nukem Forever) to fill this up!

 

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