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Originally Posted by bosoxdanc View Post
This. People always do it.
Cake for you

Yeah it's quite annoying since it's 8 times wrong if they use the wrong letters.
Capitalized M for Mega, regular m for milli.
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post #92 of 101
damn, I wish we could get that kind of service in australia.

right now im using 60gb for $50 a month..............with a "BLISTERING" 1.5mbps dl speed (never seen it go higher than 250kbps).


    
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And after 5.5 hours of use they ban you. I'm glad I no longer use those imbeciles.
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To the best of my knowledge they aren't throttling bittorrent anymore.
They just make it impossible to use by sending TCP_RST commands or forging ACK packets.
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While I agree a hundred dollars for 250GB isn't a good value proposition, honestly its made no more unfair by the fact that multiple people may share one house. You don't complain more when your energy costs scale with the amount of people using energy in a given home, I don't see why the same logic doesn't apply to internet connection. You are getting your 100 dollars worth of internet, how you choose to use that, and between how many people, is up to your discretion. (Although I will add that I think that the monopolization of cable companies and sometimes inability to get a "moderate" 1TB plan without having to resort to a business plan, which is overkill)
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I get confused by all the Mb, Kb, kb mb business. I just upgraded to Roadrunner Extreme at 30 megabytes/s (not megabits). How does that compare to Comcast Extreme?
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In other news Chevy is rolling out a new car that is faster than all older models but you can only drive it 10 miles a day. Soz.
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They rarely enforce the caps, at least in my area. I've went over every other month for the last couple years, with some being 700+ months and still nothing. Has alot to do with where you live I would say as well. I live in a very sparsely populated area, so really no reason to worry about any one single person going over the cap I suppose. I would say they would enforce it if I lived somewhere the network suffered from congestion quite often.
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That upload is twice as fast as my download .

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They rarely enforce the caps, at least in my area. I've went over every other month for the last couple years, with some being 700+ months and still nothing. Has alot to do with where you live I would say as well. I live in a very sparsely populated area, so really no reason to worry about any one single person going over the cap I suppose. I would say they would enforce it if I lived somewhere the network suffered from congestion quite often.
I mentioned this too. The only time I was scolded was when I went close to 900gb, and the only reason my account was suspended was because they called a disconnected number to reach me three times. When they couldn't reach me they assumed I was screening my calls and suspended me. All I'd have had to do was answer the phone and tell them I'd be good, and I wouldn't have had my service stopped for 3 days.
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