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  1. Unfortunately, one of my main desires is to play World of Warcraft, so high-latency connections are not workable, let alone typically being more expensive than I'm comfortable paying. I'm pretty much stuck unless someday DSL gets regulated as a tariffed service and providers are required to meet reasonable standards of service. Of course, at that point, I imagine many providers will drop DSL from their offerings. I recently was able to watch a movie on Netflix in 720 resolution and without any buffering - between 3:45 and 5:30 AM. Not a solution, but it proves my connec
  2. I live in a rural area on the outskirts of a small town. Although the folks closer to town have Time Warner cable Internet service available to them, the only ISP that serves my neighborhood is Fairpoint Communications, which bought out Verizon's system several years ago. As such, I continue to subscribe to the 3mbps down / 768kbps up ADSL that Verizon originally provided with excellent reliability, but which Fairpoint has provided with steadily declining reliability over the last 3 or 4 years. Although during normal work and school hours, I can depend on 2.9mbps/768kbps performance, download
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