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TR Community scoreboard for Nov. 5, 2010 - Optimize the desktop

Sure, tablets are a hot topic these days, but the TechRepublic community had a lot to say about Jason Hiner's tips for enhancing a desktop computer. Find out what other discussions and TechRepublic members were the most active on the boards.

Sure, tablets are a hot topic these days, but the TechRepublic community had a lot to say about Jason Hiner's tips for enhancing a desktop computer. Find out what other discussions and TechRepublic members were the most active on the boards.

Top 5 discussion threads:

  1. Forget tablets! Four ways to enhance your desktop computer (Jason Hiner)
  2. 10 popular Windows applications that should be ported to Linux (Jack Wallen)
  3. KeyScrambler: How keystroke encryption works to thwart keylogging threats (Michael Kassner)
  4. Never assume an employee knows his own performance issues (Toni Bowers)
  5. The next front in the cookie wars: Fighting the Evercookie (Michael Kassner)

TR members with the most total posts on the forums

  1. Oz_Media (117 posts)
  2. TobiF (94 posts)
  3. Palmetto (82 posts)
  4. robo_dev (65 posts)
  5. SinisterSlay (62 posts)

TR members with the most Thumbs for answering Questions

  1. TobiF (7 thumbs)
  2. robo_dev (4 thumbs)
  3. OH Smeg (3 thumbs)
  4. billyparsons (2 thumbs)
  5. Churdoo (2 thumbs)

Top spam busters

  1. santeewelding (109)
  2. Michael Jay (28)
  3. Palmetto (15)
  4. MehulBhai (12)
  5. JamesRL (7)
  6. seanferd (7)

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13 comments
jamesski
jamesski

The heck with swag, can you share the chocolate mints? You're the best - keep up the good work!

TobiF
TobiF

By finishing that candy before he's back! That will leave his desktop less cluttered. :)

Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

for camera phone photos of costumes and pumpkin carvings.... Seriously, send them to trol@techrepublic.com. Please? :)

HAL 9000
HAL 9000

But I like women begging to me. :D And just like Pally I don't have a Camera Phone so there will be no phone camera photos from me. :p Somehow I don't think that the sales people like me when I say things like [i]Well when your new bueat product can take pictures as well as my dedicated Camera I'll be interested but till then I'll continue to use my Blad for all my [b]Happy Snaps.[/b][/i] :^0 Also as we do not celebrate Halloween here in AU no Pumpkin Photos and certainly no costumes. Though I understand that there where one family here who tried to go around trick or treating but no one has seen them since. However they where delicious. ;) Col 0:-)

neilb
neilb

the burning of Catholics. We don't go in just for book burning over here! Just kidding! Only in effigy, of course. :) Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. And what should we do with him? Burn him! Neil :)

seanferd
seanferd

from the Pope's rather expensive visit. Not to mention Cardinal Windbag's comment about how Britain is like a Third World country. I would be torching up a Guy Fawkes effigy with extra vigor this year.

jck
jck

I don't have any Halloween photos. I got zero trick or treaters. Want me to send you a Ziploc of candy? :^0

TobiF
TobiF

In Sweden, the corresponding holiday, All Saints Day, is silently celebrated tomorrow, when many people will visit visit graveyards and typically leave candles lighted into the night. Oh, and today Hindu celebrates the Diwali holiday (btw also with lots of candles) So, in the world, it's about candles, but in the US - candies!

Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

Candles or candies? :D And thanks for the info. I

Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

I like how you think! (plotting next week's video already....)

TobiF
TobiF

Could be quite romantic, to share some mint candies in the light of a candle. (But probably too dark for a good video or mobile phone photo, though.) :) I start to realize that the abbreviation TR simply means "Thompson Rulez!" :)

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