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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-17-08 04:09 PM
Response to Reply #14
18. Satellite puts you at dial-up speed when you d/l too much.
If you go over about 5 gigs a month you get fapped to dialup speed.

After a while your speed is restored but Wild Blue and Hughes are both severely restricted.
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  -Time Warner Links Web Prices With Usage MessiahRp  Jan-17-08 02:08 PM   #0 
  - Lead Zeppelin.....  nebenaube   Jan-17-08 02:10 PM   #1 
  - Please call it a Lead Balloon  awoke_in_2003   Jan-17-08 03:38 PM   #13 
  - And on-line games like WoW are reduced to the dustbin of history  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-17-08 02:15 PM   #2 
  - Games will be for the rich...  ret5hd   Jan-17-08 02:20 PM   #3 
  - Which is why they will have to close down  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-17-08 02:26 PM   #6 
     - MMO games suck anyways.  CRF450   Jan-17-08 04:01 PM   #16 
        - I would disagree with you about MMO games  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-17-08 04:05 PM   #17 
           - Just my opinion though  CRF450   Jan-17-08 04:12 PM   #19 
  - You're right. This WILL kill MMOs.  Hong Kong Cavalier   Jan-17-08 02:28 PM   #7 
  - How much data?  theredpen   Jan-17-08 05:10 PM   #21 
     - It depends on the game  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-17-08 06:07 PM   #24 
        - Thanks  theredpen   Jan-17-08 06:17 PM   #25 
        - This won't just affect MMO's  kgfnally   Jan-18-08 12:03 PM   #29 
  - They're basically experimenting with failure.  geomon666   Jan-17-08 02:24 PM   #4 
  - As much as I hate the cable companies  bigworld   Jan-17-08 02:24 PM   #5 
  - They do - it's called HBO.  xxqqqzme   Jan-17-08 02:29 PM   #8 
  - Eh, I disagree,  cstanleytech   Jan-17-08 02:41 PM   # 
  - maybe in theory....  harmonicon   Jan-17-08 02:46 PM   #11 
  - Yanno,  Habibi   Jan-17-08 02:38 PM   #9 
  - That's difficult or impossible for a lot of people who work afternoons and nights. n/t  kgfnally   Jan-18-08 12:09 PM   #30 
  - Bad Idea  southerncross48   Jan-17-08 02:41 PM   #10 
  - They won't even get this off the ground in the US  48percenter   Jan-19-08 02:36 AM   #38 
  - Glad I have DSL...  Jack_DeLeon   Jan-17-08 02:57 PM   #12 
  - If this catches on...  regnaD kciN   Jan-17-08 07:23 PM   #27 
     - Doubtful.  Xithras   Jan-18-08 05:54 PM   #33 
  - What a good advertisement for satellite!  rockybelt   Jan-17-08 03:44 PM   #14 
  - Satellite puts you at dial-up speed when you d/l too much.  tabasco   Jan-17-08 04:09 PM   #18 
     - arrrrghghggghhhhh!  rockybelt   Jan-17-08 06:37 PM   #26 
  - These companies won't rest until they ruin the internet  Winebrat   Jan-17-08 03:48 PM   #15 
  - why not?  northzax   Jan-17-08 05:09 PM   #20 
  - Well they keep telling everybody in ads about how fast Road Runner supposedly is  high density   Jan-17-08 05:15 PM   #23 
     - ah, cable wouldn't work that way  northzax   Jan-18-08 09:52 AM   #28 
        - Yes, the shopping and religious channels would disappear.  tabasco   Jan-18-08 06:44 PM   #35 
           - no they wouldn't  northzax   Jan-19-08 10:07 PM   #39 
  - Say hello to DSL!  high density   Jan-17-08 05:13 PM   #22 
  - I have Time Warner and they suck ass.  lurky   Jan-18-08 12:20 PM   #31 
  - I make my living editing papers that I download from a Web site  ima_sinnic   Jan-18-08 05:31 PM   #32 
  - Hmm...Your internet usage is very high  daleo   Jan-18-08 05:55 PM   #34 
  - Are we going back in time???  WittyUsername   Jan-18-08 08:06 PM   #36 
  - FIOS is going to ruin Time Warner anyway  DemIdeals   Jan-19-08 02:14 AM   #37 
  - They already have a two-tiered pricing structure here  alarimer   Jan-20-08 08:33 AM   #40 

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