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Old 07-19-2008, 08:40 PM   #1
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How do you primarily connect to the internet?

I was curious if anyone still uses dial-up. At work we have a modem pool where we can dial in and get free dial-up. Uh! No! I'm too spoiled with highspeed internet.
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Old 07-19-2008, 08:43 PM   #2
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Old 07-19-2008, 08:45 PM   #3
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I am using DSL with Windstream
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Old 07-19-2008, 08:46 PM   #4
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I use cable at home...but during the day when im working im on my cell phone
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Old 07-19-2008, 09:01 PM   #5
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Old 07-19-2008, 09:12 PM   #6
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I use DSL, but when i'm away from home, i use my cell
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Old 07-19-2008, 10:30 PM   #7
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cable modem at home.........don really have computer access at work.
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Old 07-19-2008, 10:49 PM   #8
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I dont have high speed in my area, so I have figured out how to hack into a few peoples WiFi.
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:25 PM   #9
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I dont have high speed in my area, so I have figured out how to hack into a few peoples WiFi.



I use ATT DSL with a airport wifi set up but I sometimes pick up a Starbucks signal when it comes in I need to set up an external antenna some day
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:37 PM   #10
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At home I run high speed.


At work i have multiple options.
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Old 07-20-2008, 05:27 AM   #11
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yeah cable, it's so much better than dial up
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:27 PM   #12
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Comcast cable currently, but I'll be switching to Verizon FIOS when I settle on my new house...that I haven't picked yet.

Yeah Verizon FIOS is much better than Crapcast! I wish it was avalable here in Atlanta,GA & surrounding areas.
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:28 PM   #13
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Wireless. I got my network all encrypted and whatnot. Neighbors is not.
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:40 PM   #14
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Wireless. I got my network all encrypted and whatnot. Neighbors is not.
roadrunner to the house, then wireless inside. i work on networks all day at work, so none of my dumbass neighbors are gettin in
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Old 07-20-2008, 02:01 PM   #15
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roadrunner to the house, then wireless inside. i work on networks all day at work, so none of my dumbass neighbors are gettin in

lol Same here (especially with the new 18" antennas on my WAP), but I'm on DSL. I had RR in my apartment, and have had it several times before at other places so this is the first time I've had DSL. So far it seems faster than RR. Well, speed tests show it's slower than I was getting with RR, but large files download in less time.... Only thing I can think of is the speed is more consistent than with cable, and doesn't fluctuate up and down all the time.
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Old 07-20-2008, 02:03 PM   #16
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Note on poll: Cable modem & Broadband are the same thing

Technically, broadband is any highspeed internet connection: cable, DSL, FIOS, etc.
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Old 07-20-2008, 02:58 PM   #17
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Technically, broadband is any highspeed internet connection: cable, DSL, FIOS, etc.
so, how would you call the little thing that verizon sells for laptops...
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Old 07-20-2008, 03:09 PM   #18
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Technically, broadband is any highspeed internet connection: cable, DSL, FIOS, etc.
Yes that is correct. I was thinking long ago you had just Dial-up, DSL, & (cable (which back then was known as Broadband)). Now every company; cable, DSL, FIOS, etc, are calling high speed broadband. Thanks for pointing my mistake out. I removed it from my orig post.
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so, how would you call the little thing that verizon sells for laptops...
The thing that uses high-speed cell service for slightly faster than dial-up speeds? I call it expensive and not worth it.
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Verizon DSL, I rarely go online at home.
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