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Liberal_in_LA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-30-09 02:39 PM
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38. other options. I don't have a landline.. have internet thru time Warner cable
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  -Looking to drop my landline. Do you need your landline to have DSL? Harry Monroe  Sep-30-09 12:47 PM   #0 
  - Since they vary, maybe call your provider?  Ruby the Liberal   Sep-30-09 12:50 PM   #1 
  - No  Sanity Claws   Sep-30-09 12:51 PM   #2 
  - AT&T does offer DSL w/out requiring a landline.  demmiblue   Sep-30-09 12:52 PM   #3 
  - Thanks for the link!! I'll look into it!!  Harry Monroe   Sep-30-09 02:18 PM   #35 
  - That's DSL without a phone *number*.  Orsino   Sep-30-09 03:47 PM   #46 
  - I tried but they kept making excuses...  Deja Q   Sep-30-09 12:52 PM   #4 
  - At my office I have AT&T DSL and also AT&T phone service.  kestrel91316   Sep-30-09 12:53 PM   #5 
  - The best thing to do is ask the provider  meegbear   Sep-30-09 12:54 PM   #6 
  - Keep the landline  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 12:54 PM   #7 
  - really? is there data/sources available on wifi "energy fields" and dangers  kid a   Sep-30-09 12:56 PM   #8 
  - Wi-Fi is just amateur radio  Recursion   Sep-30-09 12:59 PM   #12 
  - Which is not a problem unless  wolfgangmo   Sep-30-09 01:06 PM   #19 
     - Give them a Faraday cage to sleep in  Recursion   Sep-30-09 01:23 PM   #27 
     - You mention patients. Are you a physician?  MineralMan   Sep-30-09 01:29 PM   #32 
     - Here's my problem...  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 03:49 PM   #47 
  - try this as a jumping off point.  wolfgangmo   Sep-30-09 01:00 PM   #13 
  - Hmm...Are you affiliated with the company at that website?  MineralMan   Sep-30-09 01:30 PM   # 
  - Yeah - but not enough  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 01:02 PM   #16 
     - that's ok..i'll look it up, but thanks for the info!  kid a   Sep-30-09 01:05 PM   #18 
        - See my post #20 (link to Independent (UK) article on wifi safety (or not)  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 01:10 PM   #21 
  - I agree  wolfgangmo   Sep-30-09 12:58 PM   #11 
  - your medical director is a stooge  Lance_Boyle   Sep-30-09 01:12 PM   #22 
  - Your medical director?  MineralMan   Sep-30-09 01:24 PM   #28 
  - Dead gawds. Seek help. n/t  Lance_Boyle   Sep-30-09 01:01 PM   #14 
  - Great thread, huh. Unintentional hilarity plus some good info on wireless dsl. +1 billion quetzales.  timeforpeace   Sep-30-09 02:25 PM   #36 
  - lol is this based on "feelings"?  Statistical   Sep-30-09 04:26 PM   #53 
     - And you can even receive radio through your fillings in your teeth!!  Harry Monroe   Sep-30-09 06:13 PM   #54 
  - Try and find out where you are on the circuit.  shadowrider   Sep-30-09 12:57 PM   #9 
  - Sometimes that doesn't even matter.  WillowTree   Sep-30-09 03:14 PM   #41 
     - It doesn't matter how far away the switchbox is  shadowrider   Sep-30-09 03:42 PM   #44 
  - No (with a caveat)  Recursion   Sep-30-09 12:57 PM   #10 
  - You need a pair of copper lines for DSL.  lapfog_1   Sep-30-09 01:01 PM   #15 
  - It depends on your provider. However watch out for the *bandwidth* available on that deal.  kenny blankenship   Sep-30-09 01:03 PM   #17 
  - Currently have DSL "Xtreme" 3.0mb down, 384kbps up.  Harry Monroe   Sep-30-09 01:30 PM   #33 
     - Check with them. broadband deals change all the time.  kenny blankenship   Sep-30-09 01:34 PM   #34 
  - Dangers of Electronic Smog (wifi)  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 01:09 PM   #20 
  - Jeez - couldn't find the one about the risks of dihydrogen monoxide?  Lance_Boyle   Sep-30-09 01:14 PM   #23 
  - I worked for a major corporation in environmental medicine litigation  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 01:22 PM   #25 
  - If you seriously file WiFi as "radiation"...  TheWraith   Sep-30-09 01:27 PM   #31 
     - The head of Britain's Health Agency does and says it needs testing for cancer and brain damage  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 03:37 PM   #42 
        - There have been lots of studies. There is no risk associated with WiFi.  TheWraith   Sep-30-09 03:49 PM   #48 
           - Baloney - but feel free to post a citation  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 03:55 PM   #50 
  - Dihydrogen Monoxide  Rebubula   Sep-30-09 02:38 PM   #37 
  - You mean  shadowrider   Sep-30-09 03:45 PM   #45 
  - Consider. Are you in a hurricane area?  cdsilv   Sep-30-09 01:19 PM   #24 
  - That is bullshit junk science at it's worst.  TheWraith   Sep-30-09 01:26 PM   #30 
  - It depends on your provider. Some require you to have a landline, some do not.  TheWraith   Sep-30-09 01:23 PM   #26 
  - I have qwest dsl and no landline.  BlooInBloo   Sep-30-09 01:26 PM   #29 
  - other options. I don't have a landline.. have internet thru time Warner cable  Liberal_in_LA   Sep-30-09 02:39 PM   #38 
  - Hughes Net  Winterblues   Sep-30-09 02:41 PM   #39 
  - Or better yet, don't. Hughesnet is a TERRIBLE service.  TheWraith   Sep-30-09 03:50 PM   #49 
  - Satellite Sucks!!! We have to have it at our cabin on  jannyk   Sep-30-09 04:08 PM   #51 
  - I have DSL, no landline  Hawkeye-X   Sep-30-09 02:48 PM   #40 
  - Article on radiation risk (cancer and brain damage) from wifi  Liberation Angel   Sep-30-09 03:38 PM   #43 
  - It's handy as all get-out when the power goes out,especially if you retain a rotary phone to plug in  Hekate   Sep-30-09 04:17 PM   #52 

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