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Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
almost fell out of my chair when i read that....lol
I know, right? That so totally makes it worth signing up! God forbid some wow junky can't do their thing late at night because Virgin isn't playing fair.
    
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I already moved from Virgin's stupid contract full of 'bollocks' fair-usage policies and high prices, on Orange now.
Lol my gf was with them before she went to Sky, They were mucho mucho worse.
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I know, right? That so totally makes it worth signing up! God forbid some wow junky can't do their thing late at night because Virgin isn't playing fair.
Lulz, What is the world coming to when isp's are fighting peoples addictions for them.
    
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Ah well dont use virgin anyway they're crap

On another note....are they all related? All the blokes have the same haircut
    
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Ah well dont use virgin anyway they're crap

On another note....are they all related? All the blokes have the same haircut
All the blokes look like they just finished hugging trees if we are being honest
    
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You know why they failed? Not because of government intervention... because of free market. Freedom of choice is a power force. When allowed to act, tamper free, freedom will achieve wonderful results that no artificial "management" can achieve.

Whenever government gets involved prices go up, quality and choice go down. Although it seems like the obvious choice from a quick glance, careful study will reveal it is not so. Never look at the small picture.



This is simply not true. Companies react far faster to the demands of their customers than government does to the demand of the people. Companies, when in real, unregulated competition, will increase the quality and reduce the price of their product.

"Net Neutrality" is a misnomer, a play on words, designed to sound appealing. Give it some careful consideration and study the effects of similar legislation in history.

Examples of what you mean?
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i'm with Tiscali. been with for over a year and had no problems whatsoever.

Couldn't be more happy with em.
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^^ Are you serious?! Tiscali are THE crap.

We offer an 8mb connection in your area. Charge us for it but the max we can get is 1mb download speeds. So we downgrade to 1mb or 2mb (cant remember) and we dont even hit 100k on the download speed.

Ring them up and its all foreign call centers who dont speak english
    
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The strange things is I've been with Telewest/virgin since early 2000 and I've never had a problem with them at all, I think the longest I haven't been able to download pron errrrr i mean get on the net for is about 15 hours and that was back on dial up. It does seem that Under Virgin they are trying to roger us(their customers) HARD though
that would be why you probably don't have many problems - its mainly the new customers who have the biggest problems it seems.
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Anyone want to make a facebook group?
    
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^^ Are you serious?! Tiscali are THE crap.

We offer an 8mb connection in your area. Charge us for it but the max we can get is 1mb download speeds. So we downgrade to 1mb or 2mb (cant remember) and we dont even hit 100k on the download speed.

Ring them up and its all foreign call centers who dont speak english
Same with Virgin, call there support and its a waste of time. Try to get through to complaints, they send you to the Billing department. not good when you want to complain about there Billing department.

Also had 71% connection (on a cable line) over a 7 month period.

I'm with them for another 2 months then its going in the bin.
    
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