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Apr. 5th, 2002

After 3 hours of attempting to dial in... I finally do.
And get a 14K connection.

earthlink can SUCK MY COCK.


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Apr. 5th, 2002 08:26 pm (UTC)
Have you tried changing the "Connect only at **" option in the dialup preferances?
Apr. 6th, 2002 09:56 am (UTC)
I didn't need to.
this problem occurs now and again. I've not changed any settings and i'm connecting just fine at 48K right now. The problem is the local computer I'm dialing into with earthlink.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:05 am (UTC)
By the way ... *why* would you have the 'connect only at' set anyway?
I just looked and realized that I don't have that option marked and I don't think I ever have.

So yeah ...explain. Why would you?

Apr. 6th, 2002 10:18 am (UTC)
Because then it will only connect at or around that speed. It works well with all the dialup accounts i've ever had.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:24 am (UTC)
uh.. yeah .. I understand what it does, I just don't know why it would be preferable.
I dunno.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:25 am (UTC)
It wouldnt connect at filth like 14k :P
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:28 am (UTC)
But after 3 hours of trying just to check my mail, 14k is quite alright.

I dunno.
I'll ask someone who's uh .. more familiar with me brain and why this baffles me.
Apr. 7th, 2002 09:04 pm (UTC)
Unless DUN has changed, that option is for what the BBS community used to call 'Port locking' Telling it to only communicate with the modem at that speed, you're still limited to whatever your modem negotiates (Which can be controlled with AT codes)to.

The only + to having that checked, that I know of, is it ensures the buffers on your modem remain full at all times...
Apr. 5th, 2002 09:31 pm (UTC)
I haven't had any problems with Earthlink. I have it for travellign for work so I can dial in just about anywhere. I've almost always gotten decent connections, even in hotels which usually have lousy phones.

Hope your speed improves!
Apr. 6th, 2002 09:58 am (UTC)
Re: Really?
I didn't have problems until the past month.
And it very well may not be earthlink at all, but the phone company. They're laying new line for DSL expansion (my connection rates have jumped just from going over new line and the elimination of all the annoying noise).

Chad pointed out to me that work going on as far as 5 miles away could definitely have an effect on the noise problems and that could keep the locak network from picking me up.

Usually when I'm being frustrated, I'm being frustrated in *general* .. names aren't important.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:15 am (UTC)
Re: Really?

Yeah, the phone company just sucks. Doesn't matter which one. I haven't heard good things about any of them.

But if they are putting DSL in your area, that could be a very good thing.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:26 am (UTC)
Re: Really?
if I could afford it it sure could be.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:33 am (UTC)
Re: Really?
That is a problem. I wanted DSL here, but was too far to get any decent service so I have a cable modem. It's $55/month but that includes basic cable tv (which I didn't have before). Before I was paying $25/month for the ISP and was thinking about a second phone line.

It seems that comcast hs finally gotten it's head out of it's ass and the service is working well. And it is wonderful for paying UT online.

Not bragging, mind you. Just offering ideas.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:37 am (UTC)
Re: Really?
yeah, if I could afford that it would be nice too.

I don't understand why every 3rd person has to try to sell me on DSL or cable modem.
I'm not a total idiot, so isn't it pretty obvious that I am not in a position to get something like that at the moment, not that I simply haven't noticed that it's available.

yes. It would be nice.
But no, I really can't do it right now.
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:39 am (UTC)
Re: Really?
Sorry- I didn't know your experiences. I was tempted to go back to dialup while Comcast was screwing around.

So am I the third person? Does that give you two sales-free people now? :)
Apr. 6th, 2002 10:43 am (UTC)
Re: Really?
You aren't the third person.
I said "every third person"
You're probably actually the 10th or 12th.

Apr. 5th, 2002 09:59 pm (UTC)
i'd like to watch that...
Apr. 6th, 2002 09:59 am (UTC)
There is no way that I wouldn't tape it for you.
Apr. 5th, 2002 10:40 pm (UTC)
I know you've been cleaning the place up a lot lately, but YOU FOUND A COCK LYING AROUND THE HOUSE???
Apr. 6th, 2002 05:35 am (UTC)
im thinking those eyes would be a lot less attractive if they had a cock attached to them somewhere

i guess that just confirms my hetrosexuality

thnx for that!
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