how many monitors do you use @ work

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  1. michelin man

    michelin man IDB Construction

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    currently use two but i'm starting to think three or four would be better.

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  3. crontab

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    2 x 24"

    1 for the dell
    1 for the sun
     
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    just the one on my laptop. I have a couple of people who use dual screens, the guy who does the programming for the power ring, and a couple of graphic designers and web designers.
     
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    michelin man IDB Construction

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    i have one dell 24" at home and love it!

    but at work i think i would rather have 3 or 4 smaller ones.
     
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    One. It's an LG Flatron 1780U. It's pretty.
     
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    i've been wanting to buy the 2407 for home as well, but am waiting for this 21" fd trinitron to die...

    "oops, how did this pitcher of water get back there..."
     
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    Used to use dual 19" LCD's. Now I switched to a single 32" HD LCD. Its funny how many comments I get from customers that come up to the engineering department.
     
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    jmechy Calmer then you are.

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    Two for my macbook. The laptop monitor displays WindowsXP running via parallels, and the 21" dell displays the regular OS X desktop.
     
  10. deusexaethera

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    But but but...it gives you that cool Batmobile view, where there's a goddamned pillar smack in the center of your vision!
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I have two at home, but only one at work. Maybe when our summer student leaves in September I'll gank his monitor ;).
     
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    I thought about a sceond monitor for awhile, then realized all I wanted it for was to run a movie while I was doing something else. I bought a new TV, put it where the old one sat (behind and to the side a bit if I'm facing my monitor), then mounted a mirror on the wall so that I can see the TV in the reflection.
     
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    1 for my machine
    1 for the machine im working on
     
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    1 19" for my machine
    1 17" for the first cluster of servers
    1 17" for the second cluster on monitors
    2 17" crt's for random machines I am building/servicing
     
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    2... one on my lappy, and a shitty 14" lcd to the side. Hoping to one day soon upgrade to something bigger.
     
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    Exactly!

    I got one 17" tft.
     
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    Word. We should start a "single, reasonably-sized LCD owner" crew.
     
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    we have some stock traders in boston that use up to nine. they use them in a 3x3 configuration and they kind of arch over their head. certian ones have certian info, the most relevant info is in front of them obviously.

    majority of the traders use 3 to 5.
     
  19. deusexaethera

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    I'm pretty sure the issue there is the need to impress people with how stressful their workload is.
     
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    I used to do a 22" hooked to my 17" Macbook, but lately I just use the Macbook's screen.
     
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    frontrunning is where the money is at!
     
  22. deusexaethera

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    Sure, why not. I'll pay them a little extra to take a spear in the chest for me when the revolution happens and civilization crumbles.
     

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