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May 13, 2011, 09:51:40 AM
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Mine was 2 blocks found within 2 hours using 1.3 Ghps.

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May 13, 2011, 04:03:48 PM
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Finding a block in under a day with the CPU miner a couple of months ago, before I found out that that wasn't supposed to happen.

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May 13, 2011, 04:13:35 PM
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Finding a block on a 486 DX2 55mhz I was solo CPU mining on as a joke.  Not really a run, but the probability on it makes it rather "lucky"
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May 13, 2011, 10:27:48 PM
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Oh wow, Im going to click on the generate coins button while i do gpu mining :p
I always keep the pc on anyway, so i cant loose!
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May 13, 2011, 10:38:10 PM
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Oh wow, Im going to click on the generate coins button while i do gpu mining :p
I always keep the pc on anyway, so i cant loose!

If you've got access to free power (work PC's or something of the like) it never hurts to just have a buncha CPU's mining.  While statistically low, there is a small chance one will generate a 50 coin block (we're talking seriously low, but every little bit helps).

Insert some statement about wasting power/hurting the environment doing this here....

Insert another statement about someone needing to offer carbon offsets for bitcoins so my soul is clean.
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