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Comcast cable!!!

 
JZaun
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Mar 12, 2004 12:08 |  #1

A few days ago I posted here asking about cable service,, you guys responded that if I ever tried I would never go back to dial up..

All I have to say is
WOW!!!!!!!!!

I Installed it today myself.. Took about 30 min, cable and all. Hardest part was crawling under house to put in the cable.

I can see more pic's in 10 min now than I could before in a hour!

WOW!!
It An't ( L ) glass but its great..

Ok the cost will slow down photographic supply purchases a little but it is worth it!

Thanks for the replys

JZaun




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timmyquest
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Mar 12, 2004 14:54 |  #2
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oh my god...

I get frustrated browsing these forums due to the pictures at 2.8mbits

I cant even imagine what 56k would be like.

It is clche, but once you go broadband you really cant ever go back.


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Mar 12, 2004 15:52 |  #3

I was an early DSL adopter.. (took me three tries because the first to providers wen bakrupt.. I treated myself early on because I could not get Cable... )

Indeed I would never go back! I can not even imagine dial up now.


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shelbix2020
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Mar 13, 2004 16:59 |  #4

comcast ruuuules :wink:


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JZaun
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Mar 14, 2004 09:12 |  #5

Had it 3 days now and I am half way throught the internet! ?!


Why didn't someone make me get it sooner!!!

JZaun




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shelbix2020
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Mar 14, 2004 15:05 |  #6

JZaun wrote:
Had it 3 days now and I am half way throught the internet! ?!


Why didn't someone make me get it sooner!!!

JZaun

I already beat the internet ... Heresexternal link the last page :shock:


Im pretty much like the best that I know of.

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garethhhhh
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Mar 14, 2004 15:12 |  #7

shelbix2020 wrote:
JZaun wrote:
Had it 3 days now and I am half way throught the internet! ?!


Why didn't someone make me get it sooner!!!

JZaun

I already beat the internet ... Heresexternal link the last page :shock:

LOL!!! :lol: :lol:




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Tom ­ W
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Mar 14, 2004 15:16 |  #8

shelbix2020 wrote:
JZaun wrote:
Had it 3 days now and I am half way throught the internet! ?!


Why didn't someone make me get it sooner!!!

JZaun

I already beat the internet ... Heresexternal link the last page :shock:

heh Heh - very good.

Yes, broadband rules. I spent last week with my laptop on dialup and it was slow. I never even visited the "shared photos" part of the forum. Too slow....


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shelbix2020
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Mar 16, 2004 02:32 |  #9

Tom W wrote:
heh Heh - very good.

Yes, broadband rules. I spent last week with my laptop on dialup and it was slow. I never even visited the "shared photos" part of the forum. Too slow....

good god .. on slow days it takes me 2-3 minutes to view the entire Share Photos section, I cant imagine it in slow modem


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JZaun
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Mar 16, 2004 20:52 |  #10

All I can do is blab about it.. It cost a arm and a leg,, $45 a month, but it is like having 5-6 computers going at one time on dial up, each searching for something different and I can still beat them! I am able to read every post on a subject whereas before I would onlu hit a couple. If comcast gives a 3 month $19.99 per month deal in your area at least try it for 3 months. You can rent the cable modem for $3 a month and install the system including cable yourself in 30 min. At worst you get 3 months of high power for the cost of AOL. :D :D

JZaun




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shelbix2020
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Mar 16, 2004 22:42 |  #11

AOL ..... eugghhhh


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Mar 17, 2004 18:42 |  #12

Oh yes, these forums are more enjoyable after getting Comcast cable modem. I am getting 3018 kbps on downloads, which is great!


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someonenew
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Feb 12, 2008 07:57 as a reply to pradeep1's post |  #13

Oh, the differences between broadband and dial-up are the same as from zero to hero, with dial-up a page like

external link would take at least fou minutes to load... And for the purpose of this website, at least, dial-up is suicide or murder of your time and patience.



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Derek ­ Malta
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Feb 12, 2008 08:02 as a reply to someonenew's post |  #14

some time ago I went to a friend which still used dial up internet.
I was shokcked how slow it was. I said wow how could i spent so much time before waiting for all this time to have a web page




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Karl ­ C
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Feb 12, 2008 08:03 as a reply to Derek Malta's post |  #15

This has to be a record...digging up an almost 4-year old thread.

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