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    Broadband or dialup?

    Who is still stuck in the dark ages?

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    DSL, upgraded, forget the speeds though.

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    I don't know how people exist on dialup i think i would give up.

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    High Speed Cable.

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    I'm on a noobish 786/128.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Portis View Post
    I don't know how people exist on dialup i think i would give up.
    My dad is threatening to go back to dial up at his house. I immediately threatened the discontinuation of any and all tech services on his computer if he did so.

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    had broadband since 98.... Cant believe people are still using dialup...

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    Dont let Vega see this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -VELOCITY- View Post
    High Speed Cable.

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    Verizon DSL = teh sux

    go cable

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    A Hawking Hi-Gain dish antenna and wireless card

    Great for people who get banned all the time too......

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    Cable- 15 meg
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    I've had Pacific Bell DSL since 2000. It was called 384/128 back then, though actual throughput was more like 1.5Mbps. Now it's more like 2.5Mbps, but it's always been more than plenty fast. I don't know if they've upped the guaranteed minimums, but it's worked so well (and I've heard the Pacific Bell horror stories) that I've been afraid to do anything to it for fear of it turning to crap.

    If I had to go back to dialup, I could probably manage. It'd take some changing of habits, but I think I'd live. It'd probably force me to get out and do other things once in a while, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skinnyone View Post
    Dont let Vega see this thread.
    She might be the only one.

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    Where is the "I'm leeching off my idiot neighbor's unsecured wireless" option?

    Though, I guess, technically, it's broadband.
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    Broadband, but I have to go through the Great Firewall of China to get any international pages... local pages are really fast, but anything out of China is sort of "meh" speed at best. Plus, there's no Wikipedia, BBC, Flickr, or Blogspot (among others), and both YouTube and Google have been known to act funny .

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    I was in the dark ages until mid-summer when we got DSL. I also still photograph with (gasp) B&W film!
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    Been out of the dark ages for over a year now.
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    DSL at home, dial-up at work, where we still gather data on cassettes, like a vic-20!
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    28.8 sucks, but living on a boat, in the middle of nowhere, leaves me with no better(affordable) option. I had an Aircard, but it wasn't much faster. Direct TV Highspeed doesn't work(the dock moves too much).

    Having dial-up teaches me to have patience.

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    Earthlink DSL - 3 Mb/s.

    When I began my last job, they had one 28.8 kb/s dialup connection for 3 people to share on a network. Talk about S-L-O-W.
    They finally got slow DSL (~700 kb/s) after I'd been there about 3 months.
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    We've been on Comcast cable for 5 or 6 years now. I think we'll be going with verizon FIOS when it's available.
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    I was lucky enough the get fios service in my area.. It is super fast, makes dsl look slow..

    15mbps speed..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Portis View Post
    I don't know how people exist on dialup i think i would give up.
    I am not home now. Temporarily subscribed in dialup. I have all but given up on you tube. At home ADSL.

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    Yahoo DSL...it would be so hard to go back to dial-up, but maybe good. I'm on the internet way too much!
    May you live long, live strong, and live happy!

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