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sailor 1: i think were near enough the shore sir
captain: meh time to drop anchor arounddddddddddddddddddddddd.. (sees cable) here.

seriously still undersea cables? thought globally we should all be on satellites by now
That's pretty expensive you know!
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LOL Egyptions have internet
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sailor 1: i think were near enough the shore sir
captain: meh time to drop anchor arounddddddddddddddddddddddd.. (sees cable) here.

seriously still undersea cables? thought globally we should all be on satellites by now
That would make for some slow and laggy ass connection times. Hardwired is superior when dealing with speed.
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Instead of dust buildups they get sand buildups.

I wonder if no Egyptians online actually makes a statistical difference in the world. I'll get my brother online right now to counter it.
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post #15 of 18
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sailor 1: i think were near enough the shore sir
captain: meh time to drop anchor arounddddddddddddddddddddddd.. (sees cable) here.

seriously still undersea cables? thought globally we should all be on satellites by now
Yeah, you cant take your SLOWWW SLOWW SLOWWW SPEEDS.... Those fiber optic cables transfer at INSANE speeds...
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Its amazing that one of those cables costs $500 million dollars.
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Its amazing that one of those cables costs $500 million dollars.
You really want to make sure it goes in a straight line, no going around rocks and being squiggly and stuff.
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so what caused the cut exactly ?
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