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  1. lostprophet

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    So far its taken 2½ hours and I've still got to wait another 123 minutes:grumpy:

    All this just to copy 7311 raw files 53.3gb from one hard drive to another
    of which
    1094 are of waterfowl
    739 of otters
    997 of birds of prey
    499 of big cats
    1893 of airshows (2 airshows)
    and the rest of random wildlife and landscapes
     
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    sounds like backup? ... reminds me that I should do the same again soon ;)
     
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    its the half way part, after that they go onto DVDs
     
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    burning it to DVDs must be even more painful... I just do harddrive backups ...
     
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    yeah thats the part I'd gladly swap for having nails inserted in my eyes

    each disc takes about 20-25 minutes and it'll be about 12 discs :er:
     
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    Eww.
     
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    come on, just buy two more huge external harddrives and use them for 2 backups.

    no more DVDs :)
     
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    just one problem, there'd be no bank account either!
     
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    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    hmm, ok, i see that problem... but if you do some sort of paid manual labour in the time you need for 2 backups, then you'd have earned enough to afford those external drives ;)

    300 gigs come for 70 GBP these days I'd guess
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    true but........ I have a big white lens in my case that needs paying for ;)
     
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    on the plus side its down to 88 minutes to go !!!
     
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    Just send me that lens and I send you two of my backup drives in return :p
     

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