By SS*Ryly and {DFM}Ice-IX

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Exactly what are 6th Living Target and {DFM}Grim looking at so smugly?

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BYOC Panorama, Picture 1

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BYOC Panorama, Picture 2

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BYOC Panorama, Picture 3

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Fraggin' in the BYOC, back-to-back.

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The heart of the BYOC, the NOC . . . source of endless amplified patter. (Note to self: Bring noise-cancelling headphones next year!)

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Contrary to appearance, this liquid-cooled rig does not run on Bawls.

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If you think this looks kewl in the picture taken with the flash . . .

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. . . Check it out in the dark!

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Nice paint job . . .

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. . . And the other side is even kewler!

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Clear acrylic case with lots of Bawls . . .

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. . . And here is how it looked with the lights out in the BYOC.

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More hardware at the BYOC.

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Checking out the demos at the nVidia booth . . .

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. . . And engineering samples of the Athlon 64 at the AMD booth.

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Chinatown in a case-mod.

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The obligatory banner-in-the-BYOC shot.

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Another random BYOC picture.

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Prepping for the CTF finals in the Grand Ballroom.

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End of the CTF Finals, Game One . . . Cloud9 - 3; 519 - 0

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The second game was a little closer, scoreless at the end of 20 minutes.

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519 scored with seconds left in the 10 minute overtime to win the second game.

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Cloud9 won the final game and the CTF Final, scoring halfway into the 10 minute overtime. GGZ!

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Trophies and prize money for the CTF, 1v1, and RTCW tournies. The chairs were not part of the prize package. :)

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6th Living Target and {DFM}Grim enjoyed the CTF Finals but are ready for some swag, food, and beer!

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A Quake Girl obliges with some swag.

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More Quake Girls and more swag.

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{DFM}Ic3-IX goes for the Quake Girl with the Bawls while 6th Living Target seems content with just the Bawls.

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{DFM}Ic3-IX gets some more swag for his very own.

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The 1v1 Finals . . . Z4muz vs. ZeRo4

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ZeRo4 wins, 15-4!

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The RTCW Finals . . . zZzZz . . . Sorry. :(

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Bring on the free beer and food!

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The free beer station is open for business.

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All you can drink, free beer . . . W00t!

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They even brought the food to you. I could get used to this!

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The RTCW Finals in progress . . . zZzZz . . . Sorry again. :(

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You have to stay caffeinated to maintain maximum fraggin' performance.

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When you aren't fraggin', you have energy to work on public art.

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The masterpiece, almost complete.

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A liquid-cooled gaming rig in the BYOC . . .

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. . . Not only does it run cool, it looks kewl!

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A case-modded PC made from a four-foot child's coffin.

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This guy sat next to me in the BYOC. He mostly played UT2k3 but he seemed to know quite a bit about Quake 3 also. ;)

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This is Fatal1ty's gaming rig.

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The Breakfast Club sat two rows behind us. Left to right: [B]Coca-Cola, [B]DiNk, and hL/.Pr1me/.

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[B]Coca-Cola asleep at the wheel. :)

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It's Sunday morning and {DFM}Ic3-IX starts breaking down his system to take it home.

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Still lots of computers but not many people around.

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Finally, some table space opens up in the BYOC.

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Here's a motley crew . . .

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Left to right: [B]DiNk, hL/.Pr1me/., {DFM}Grim, [B]Coca-Cola, {DFM}Ic3-IX, and 6th Living Target

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Did I mention we drank a lot of Bawls in four days? :)