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07.04.2004Wednesday 7 April – Tonya’s Cable

I had a nice sleep in. Tonya got a phone line and cable internet connection installed today. The bloke who did it was here for hours, drilling through the floor and messing around. It’s ironic, I’m sitting here with a slow dialup connection, which, being the university ISP, doesn’t work very well and is currently experiencing drastic packet loss, while there’s an unlimited, permanently on, high-speed internet connection in the next room. The modem has both USB and Ethernet connections on it but I only have a crossover cable – which I tried connecting with anyway, just to see if it would work, but it didn’t.
Comment by keight – Friday 9 April 2004, 12:22 AM
  do you want me to give you a network cable, ned?
Comment by Ned – Friday 9 April 2004, 12:33 AM
  Thanks for the thought, but I probably wouldn’t be able to use it for anything more than to test it actually works – and it would have to be quite long.
Comment by keight – Saturday 10 April 2004, 4:22 PM
  Why would you only be able to use it to test if it actually works? And I've long cables, if you do decide to change your mind

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