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Exactly; my 5-7 Mbps dsl, which is more like 2-5 Mbps thanks to my location, cost about that much thanks to some grandfathering. Can some one point me towards a cliff so I can do some jumping?
no offense but dsl is terrible. look into cable. i would recommend fios but i don't feel like telling you to sell an arm and leg for internet.

and this pricing also took some grandfathering but even then, i still have to call for the promo price. pretty much they'll give you the promo constantly.

now if i could grandfather my cell phone bill...
    
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ouch! i would hate that...

it kills me i go to school and have to use their "internet" freakin cap... UGH
the T1 was at school dorms...i got 30+mbps downloads on wifi!!!! at school now they are going to fiber
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the T1 was at school dorms...i got 30+mbps downloads on wifi!!!! at school now they are going to fiber
i wish my school was like that... school dorms cap their internet so bad... but upside is unlimited electricity. can anyone say, A/C to the max + O/C to crazy levels = F@H frenzy??? LOL!
    
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Nice speeds, i've only seen 2.0mb/sec maxed for my steam, but i've seen 3.0mb/sec + when using megaupload ^^.
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update. download done. took literally 30 min.

now to queue up more downloads and go to sleep!

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Nice speeds, i've only seen 2.0mb/sec maxed for my steam, but i've seen 3.0mb/sec + when using megaupload ^^.
ditto. the only place i've seen beat megaupload in download speeds is nvidia and there drivers download. crazy speeds...
    
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I only get 1.8 MB/s on the way down.. Its soooo slow.
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update. download done. took literally 30 min.

now to queue up more downloads and go to sleep!



ditto. the only place i've seen beat megaupload in download speeds is nvidia and there drivers download. crazy speeds...
use servers in the UK then, even you guys from the US will get nice speeds, most people over here aren't that tech savvy ^^
    
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*cough*

this is actually 1MBps slower than usual for me. i have a 50mbps line for $45 a month, i could have gotten 15mbps for $30, so i was like ah what the hell.

i love this line though, specially since i had 768kbps before i upgraded to this
     
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tsk. tsk.

started downloading Mass Effect 2 and it's only going at 1.2mb...

i had to start downloading Fallout 3 and Fable 3 to even hit my max dl speeds...

i think i'll start bioshock 1 + 2 as well and go to sleep. night all. steam you disappoint me with your ME2 speeds...

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*cough*

this is actually 1MBps slower than usual for me. i have a 50mbps line for $45 a month, i could have gotten 15mbps for $30, so i was like ah what the hell.

i love this line though, specially since i had 768kbps before i upgraded to this
where and with who? $45 for that is a bargain!
    
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this is actually 1MBps slower than usual for me. i have a 50mbps line for $45 a month, i could have gotten 15mbps for $30, so i was like ah what the hell.

i love this line though, specially since i had 768kbps before i upgraded to this
k, brb whilst i upgrade to virgins 100mbp/s service...
j.k xD so expensive, like $60... (£35-40) a month so extortionate ^_^
    
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