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  1. Dickheads... The one time I actually give MS some info about myself willingly, and they screw me. A 16mb pen drive is still 16megs of stuff to carry around. They should have kept a tally when people were signing up for this promotion and cut it off when they ran out. It looks like they had like 10 to give away anyway.
  2. I suppose the only good thing about the new wildblue fap is you actually are not limited for the rest of the month if you do go over. I still think it's much better than Dway's 400mb over a few hours policy that they have. I'm still able to download a 1 gig file at a time if I feel that's what I want to do. It suits my purposes just fine. I'm sure once I get fapped, I'll change my tune though.
  3. Wildblue claims that they email you once you reach 90% of your upload or download FAP limit.
  4. Mine blinks all the time... I've never had a problem related to it. The speed bursts are great... I've seen over a megabyte per second... even 2 or 3. More often that not, about 700Kbps...
  5. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 1649 Kbps about 1.6 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 201 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (main) Test Time:: 2006/03/18 - 3:07am Bottom Line:: 29X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 5.09 sec Tested from a 2992 kB file and took 14.86 seconds to complete Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322) Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 40.46 % faster than the average for host (wildblue.net) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-J7GDOE5W6 :::.. Upload Stats ..::: Connection is:: 2
  6. I don't think it will work... You need like 100kbps up for it to even work. As much as their speeds fluctuate, it would cause a problem. Also, satellite has high latency. (600ms to 1000ms) compared to cable or DSL (10ms to 40ms) I tried Packet8.net with my Wildblue connection and it wouldn't work. My upload speed is between 200-240kbps.
  7. I have a band, so we need some noise. I practice my drums in there. I have my computer hooked up there so I can get it loud enough to hear if I want to play along with something. The amp head you see in the picture pushed 600 watts. I have another head that does like 800, for when I want to bi-amp it with a crossover. There's other things I have that I don't leave set up in the living room... like a compressor, subs, etc... It's really cool to play madden nfl with, though..
  8. This matches my real world download speeds... Like downloading large files off different sites. It's usually about 1450 or so here... but this is what I just got.. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 1864 Kbps about 1.9 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB) Download Speed is:: 228 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2) Test Time:: Tue Jan 10 23:01:16 CST 2006 Bottom Line:: 33X faster than 56K 1MB download in 4.49 sec Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 82.21 % faster than the average for host (32.38) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-7W0PLI8HT :::.. Uploa
  9. Wildblue's FAP used to be per calendar month.. so if you messed up and went over on the 20th, you'd have to wait until the 1st to get back up to browsing speed.
  10. Interesting.. they changed from making it effective 1/1/06 to 3/1/06 They had already changed it... now they changed it back... WTF The changes were reflected in my usage settings on their panel... weird
  11. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 1432 Kbps about 1.4 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB) Download Speed is:: 175 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2) Test Time:: Wed Jan 4 13:39:56 CST 2006 Bottom Line:: 26X faster than 56K 1MB download in 5.85 sec Diagnosis: Looks Great : 9.15 % faster than the average for host (32.37) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-N9H1T02RD :::.. Upload Stats ..::: Connection is:: 198 Kbps about 0.2 Mbps (tested with 579 kB) Upload Speed is:: 24 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)
  12. :evil: Uploads are now 5gb per rolling 30 days, downloads are only 17gb per rolling 30 days. They were 22gb down/6gb up. What's next... 100mb a day, like what I just left??!?
  13. shows christmas day for me.. his local time is an hour off from mine, so he registered on christmas, his time...
  14. Cellular South down here in MS. Service is pretty good. Unlimited calls anywhere in MS and Memphis, TN to Jackson, TN. 50 bucks a month. I talk alot...
  15. The thing about time warner is the account numbers. They are based on addresses, not names. Therefore, if cable has been in 3 other peoples names before yours, your account number is something like 12345-4. The dash signifies how many have had an account before your's. A simple way to get around that is to claim you are renting a room in a house that has road runner and you want your own connection. Your address will be 123-A Main Street or something like that. I have seen it done, and installed it myself. It mainly depends on the intelligence of the person you order it from, an
  16. I used to install roadrunner in Memphis... yes, they will let you have 2 - if you pester them enough.
  17. She uses it to play online casino games... This is their only package. It costs about 50 bucks a month here. I also have not done ANY tweaks to this computer. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 4228 Kbps about 4.2 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 516 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (main) Test Time:: Sun Apr 24 17:19:17 CDT 2005 Bottom Line:: 75X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.98 sec Diagnosis: Looks Great : 16.35 % faster than the average for host (rr.com) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-C49LQW382 :::.. Upload
  18. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 949 Kbps about 0.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 116 kB/s Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/ Test Time:: Sat Apr 16 21:35:43 CDT 2005 Bottom Line:: 17X faster than 56K 1MB download in 8.83 sec Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 21.67 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-V6935CJQE finally
  19. WTF!! It just blew wide open... FINALLY :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 969 Kbps about 1 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 118 kB/s Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/ Test Time:: Sat Apr 16 21:02:24 CDT 2005 Bottom Line:: 17X faster than 56K 1MB download in 8.68 sec Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 24.23 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-6UDMECWRA :::.. Upload Stats ..::: Connection is:: 115 Kbps about 0.1 Mbps (tested with 579 kB) Upload Speed is:: 14 kB/s Tested From:: http://
  20. Apparantly, according to tech support, I'm on the "new" satellite. They've only been using it for a few weeks, which could explain the upload speed. Engineering is supposed to be "on it".. we'll see.
  21. thanks... Still... my upload speed seems kind of up there. As fast as it is, you'd think my download speed would be a little higher. Has anyone else encountered this?
  22. My downloads on mydirecway.com's site are a whopping 75kbps. My UPLOADS however are around 200-300kbps. WTF??!? I'd settle for 300kbps downloads right now! April 14th, 08:36PM - 96/210 kbps April 14th, 08:12PM - 66/334 kbps April 14th, 07:28PM - 68/219 kbps April 13th, 07:52PM - 229/159 kbps April 13th, 07:20PM - 161/234 kbps April 13th, 07:01PM - 188/299 kbps :::.. Upload Stats ..::: Connection is:: 111 Kbps about 0.1 Mbps (tested with 579 kB) Upload Speed is:: 13 kB/s Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/ Test Time:: Thu Apr 14 19:54:59 CDT 2005 Bottom Li
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