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Everything Else / Re: Zombies Create Blog!
« on: September 13, 2006, 02:03:49 pm »
Brainnnssssssss

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Everything Else / Zombies Create Blog!
« on: September 13, 2006, 09:11:49 am »
http://www.zombies.wordpress.com

From one of their articles;
"Blarghh…rughhh…mughhh…bleughhh."

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Forum Games / Re: CHINESE WHISPERS!!!!!!!!111one
« on: August 30, 2006, 02:15:34 pm »
I was creating a project named DeanCain.

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Forum Games / Re: Misquote
« on: August 30, 2006, 02:14:36 pm »

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Everything Else / Re: My sleezy ISP
« on: July 26, 2006, 04:28:59 pm »
No, it was real.  It's the media that is, in fact, fake.  A figment of your imagination, as it were.

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Everything Else / Re: My sleezy ISP
« on: July 26, 2006, 03:53:29 pm »
Yeah, still to this day some people maintain the erroneous belief that y2k was some kind of hoax or fallacy.

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Everything Else / Re: My sleezy ISP
« on: July 26, 2006, 02:20:08 pm »
Yeah.  This, if nothing else, will serve as a warning to all those who get their bits and bytes mixed up.

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Everything Else / Re: My sleezy ISP
« on: July 26, 2006, 10:53:07 am »
wow, that almost makes me feel better about myself...I'm dumb enough not to notice the mixup between bits and bytes that my ISP was putting in the fine print, but at least I'm smart enough to know what my ISP was.  The whole thing is stupid anyway...abbreviations are what almost crashed every computer in the world in 2000

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Everything Else / My sleezy ISP
« on: July 26, 2006, 09:11:36 am »
EDIT #2: The reason that this sucks is that I have a cable modem

My ISP is a jerk.  See why below.  I'm just glad that Verison is wiring my town for Fiber Optic and that it will be ready soon.  I think that this is also a lesson for everyone who thinks that they have a good internet connection to double check the crap that their ISP may be feeding them about what they're paying for.

I just noticed this, and I am appalled.  On the phone when I called Adelphia (my ISP) Customer Support (after they failed to answer my emails for weeks) the representative told me that we were getting 1-6 "megs".  I don't know about you, but when I hear "megs" I think "megabytes".  This is universally accepted, right??  I think that they didn't want to answer my emails because they may be giving us 1-6 "megs", but not in bytes.  They're giving us 1-6 megabits.  Since 1 byte = 8 bits, what we're really getting is up to 750 kilobytes per second, and down to 125 kilobytes per second.  The modem also periodically crashes inconsistantly every 2-4 hours (3-5 on a good day). Unfortunately for them, you can't just type "megs" in an email and expect it to look professional, so they had to write it out.  See below for the email they finally sent me back.

Quote from: Adelphia
Thank you for contacting Adelphia Technical Support. I do apologize for the inconvenience. We have three levels of service so that would depend on what service you would have.

Basic HSI service:
Up to 256 kilobit download/Up to 256 kilobit upload

Preferred HSI service:
Up to 4 megabit download/Up to 384 kilobit upload

Premier HSI service:
Up to 6 megabits download/Up to 768 kilobit upload

The cable modem mostly crashes due to signal related. When this happens a technician will need to come out to clarify the problem.

Yes we do offer web hosting. You can get pricing and information by logging onto http://www.adelphia.com/high_speed_internet/webHosting_services.cfm

If you have any further questions or concerns please don't hesitate to contact us again.
EDIT:  This also means that I'm apparently getting UP TO 96 kilobytes per second download!  WTF!?

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Forum Games / Re: Corrupt a wish
« on: July 25, 2006, 07:05:54 pm »
Granted, everyone (else) have perfect lives, and are content to laugh at you.  You face public humiliation everywhere you go. 

I wish that my personal internet had bigger tubes

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Forum Games / Re: Picture fight
« on: July 25, 2006, 07:03:54 pm »

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Forum Games / Re: Picture fight
« on: July 25, 2006, 12:06:41 pm »

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Forum Games / Re: The Neverending Cheat Code
« on: July 25, 2006, 12:06:16 pm »
...the...

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Forum Games / Re: CHINESE WHISPERS!!!!!!!!111one
« on: July 25, 2006, 10:52:46 am »
He kept editing his post!  It used to involve a "lazer" even.

Dean Cain needs to befriend the newbies and harness an angry 3ft long Brutus_.

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Forum Games / Re: Misquote
« on: July 25, 2006, 10:49:47 am »
I like to kill fat people while they sleep

I wanna suck you.

LadyM! Bring in the Anal lube!!

Now that sounds delicous!

Me first!

You're all going to die slowly in your sleep!

Hey, they can't change who they are.

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