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October 12, 2004

Courting Disaster

DSL modem has arrived. Will now attempt to install. Keep your fingers crossed. This will undoubtedly be a bumpy ride. Don't worry, it won't keep you from accessing the Whatever; it'll just keep me from accessing the Whatever.

Update: 6:15 pm -- Oh. My. GOD. So much speed.

Posted by john at October 12, 2004 03:49 PM

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Mark Musante | October 12, 2004 04:26 PM

I can only imagine that the mug fulla coins is the collection you got at the street corner to pay for the spangly new service.

RooK | October 12, 2004 05:31 PM

I'm more worried about what that bottle of super-glue is for. And how does the open Coke can figure in the installation?

Mark Musante | October 12, 2004 07:08 PM

The Coke? That's easy: sugar + caffeine = 1337 h4ck3r

Sue | October 12, 2004 09:30 PM

Welcome to the dark side. There's no turning back.

Jim Winter | October 12, 2004 10:24 PM

Wait'll cable arrives in your neck of the woods. Unless SBC's opened up a really fat pipe on your DSL.

Jeff Porten | October 13, 2004 03:38 AM

That's what I was thinking. My bandwidth monitor on my cable modem frequently hovers near 600KB/sec. That's kilobytes, not bits. Sometimes I watch it and think, "That's over 3 Apple // floppy disks a second...."

JH | October 13, 2004 04:28 AM

Welcome to the real broadband.

Dave | October 13, 2004 11:33 AM

Congratulations. You've just installed a crack pipeline straight into your office. Just remember, food and hygiene, at least a few times a day.

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