*inspector gadget villain voice*
“curse those squirrels!”
Technician is back
[Canadian telcos] “Oh you want internet? Fast, cheap, or reliable. Pick two.”
[I pick fast and reliable]
“Okay actually, just pick one.”
@ashfurrow sounds like the real choice is "fast or cheap"
@rysiek “okay, pick zero”
@ashfurrow isn't it "below zero" this time of year?
@rysiek the cold *is* the problem actually (water in the fibre cables freezes overnight)
@keithzg heck, that sucks. Bell Aliant lets me hook up my own router to their ONT, at least.
@keithzg ahhh, I was unclear. Their ONT is also this type of combo modem, that I use my own router through. But it does have adequate controls for my needs, at least.
Fast, cheap reliable: LOL you think you're in Singapore or something? Pick none.
@hugh yeah you all have it pretty rough 😬
@ashfurrow Better than Florida. No local ISP, you get FiOS or Spectrum, and they say "You want internet? Fast, cheap, or reliable. We'll tell you to pick one, but you can tell by our barely contained contempt, you get none." Tech support is friendly enough, but considering they have no control, getting upset with them is just pointless and mean.
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