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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #40 on: October 9, 2007, 08:00:21 PM »
Is it possible for your isp to block torrent clients completely, not even getting 1kbs even though there is 170 seeders
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #41 on: October 9, 2007, 08:06:07 PM »
try restricting upload on all global torrents to say 10kbs

i have heard a rumour that fast4 ISP have something in the pipeline though.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #42 on: October 9, 2007, 08:15:14 PM »
Check out how sh*t my AOL connection is


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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #43 on: October 9, 2007, 08:33:33 PM »
yes your conn*ction is shit indeed.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #44 on: October 9, 2007, 09:04:25 PM »


Thats an 8 meg BT line for you, wank!  :no

Dublin this time, bit better but still Shite when they are charging me for an 8 meg line! c*nts

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #45 on: October 9, 2007, 09:06:42 PM »
My computer's super-fast.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #46 on: October 9, 2007, 09:07:08 PM »
My computer's super-fast.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #47 on: October 9, 2007, 09:15:30 PM »


On a 2Mb Tiscali line....shite
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #48 on: October 9, 2007, 09:31:16 PM »
Tried doing it on the recommended one (Ireland), but it crawled - so chose the Maidenhead one and got this for my 4 meg connection.


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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #49 on: October 9, 2007, 09:32:06 PM »
My computer's super-fast.
My computer's super-fast.

Echo on your line though.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #51 on: October 9, 2007, 10:10:12 PM »
Irony is lost on some. Whooooooooooosh.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #52 on: October 9, 2007, 10:12:02 PM »
Irony is lost on some. Whooooooooooosh.

Wasn't lost on me. It's just that my post was funnier than yours.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #53 on: October 9, 2007, 10:19:53 PM »
i have no idea what this means..it might as well be a how fast can you pull out your eyelashes using only a retarded crab test
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #54 on: October 9, 2007, 10:22:26 PM »
Wasn't lost on me. It's just that my post was funnier than yours.

You were whooooshed. Face facts.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #55 on: October 9, 2007, 10:29:38 PM »
You were whooooshed. Face facts.

whoosh'd in my eyes :D
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #56 on: October 10, 2007, 08:59:50 AM »
I'm not as funny as Eph, and I can't handle it

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #57 on: October 10, 2007, 09:20:17 AM »


Virgin Media I'm using. When it actually feckin works! :P

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #58 on: October 10, 2007, 09:39:11 AM »
Ohh Be* 24Mbit has gone down to £18, tempting.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #59 on: October 10, 2007, 09:53:24 AM »
I did 2 here is my summary (Basic Broadband from BT)



IP Address:
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Last Test Date:
    10/10/2007
Total Tests Taken:
    2
Fastest Download:
    953 kb/s
Fastest Upload:
    223 kb/s
Average Download:
    951 kb/s
Average Upload:
    219 kb/s

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #60 on: October 10, 2007, 09:53:54 AM »
Ohh Be* 24Mbit has gone down to £18, tempting.

Link please?

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #61 on: October 10, 2007, 09:55:30 AM »
My pipex home connection
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #62 on: October 10, 2007, 09:57:38 AM »
Ohh Be* 24Mbit has gone down to £18, tempting.

Only £22 for Pro as well, I'm just hoping their network doesn't get buried under the impact of a lot of heavy downloaders and the launch of O2 services

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #63 on: October 10, 2007, 10:37:28 AM »
Link please?

https://www.bethere.co.uk/ (prices wont be updated until tonight)

Only £22 for Pro as well, I'm just hoping their network doesn't get buried under the impact of a lot of heavy downloaders and the launch of O2 services

Same here, I'd sooner pay a bit more than suffer unFUP's or caps.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #64 on: October 10, 2007, 10:54:39 AM »
My work speed through Dublin:



Then Maidenhead:

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #65 on: October 10, 2007, 10:58:20 AM »
Be Broadband is looking more and more appealing, just concerned about what Ben and filopastry are saying about the O2 thing.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #66 on: October 10, 2007, 11:02:45 AM »
What is it that o2 are doing that will/might have an effect on be
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #67 on: October 10, 2007, 11:03:47 AM »
I asked the question over there and their view is that they've invested enough in the network over the last year to cope with any anticipated increase in traffic, but as I know from past ISPs it doesn't always work out that way!

They are not anticipating any changes to the FUP or introduction of Caps over the next 6 months anyway which is as much visibility as Brett on the forum has on the service plans

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #68 on: October 10, 2007, 11:04:27 AM »
What is it that o2 are doing that will/might have an effect on be

Launching O2 broadband which will be using the Be network (as O2 bought Be a while back)

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #69 on: October 10, 2007, 11:07:32 AM »
So will o2 be any good?
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #70 on: October 10, 2007, 12:59:16 PM »



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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #71 on: October 10, 2007, 01:05:51 PM »


Some of the "shit" speeds, Id have killed for 5 years ago ;)
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #72 on: October 10, 2007, 01:46:40 PM »
Where I live is apparently a long way from the exchange so most they offer is "up to" 0.5Mb



Shite, I know. I may as well be on dial up. Can't even get cable here either
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #73 on: October 10, 2007, 01:51:06 PM »
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #74 on: October 10, 2007, 02:04:02 PM »
;D

Ironic that, considering changing posts to something completely different is about as funny as a venereal disease. But there you go.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #75 on: October 10, 2007, 02:06:54 PM »
Ironic that, considering changing posts to something completely different is about as funny as a veneral disease. But there you go.

What are these veneral diseases you speak of? They sound pretty nasty...

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #76 on: October 10, 2007, 02:10:31 PM »
What are these veneral diseases you speak of? They sound pretty nasty...

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #77 on: October 10, 2007, 02:24:44 PM »
Ironic that, considering changing posts to something completely different is about as funny as a venereal disease. But there you go.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #78 on: October 10, 2007, 02:50:36 PM »


What i pay for really. Which is too much if ya ask me. The bakstards have started throttling though. They deny it, saying that they're doing maintenance on the line or some bullshit like that. I'd ditch them, only their no limit cap can't be beaten over here.



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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #79 on: October 10, 2007, 03:41:14 PM »


Only got 1Mb link, so it's not bad I suppose.
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