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post #31 of 38
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But you're in Canada.

I've heard some pretty strong thing on South Park about your people.


Welcome to Canada's residential internet speeds
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post #32 of 38
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I am not surprised about the Scandinavian countries, they are well ahead of most of us.



How about the modern steam turbine, invented by Englishman Sir Charles Parsons in 1884, without which you would not have a large chunk of your electricity (I'm English). Happy now?

Actually, read up on the ship "Turbina", the method Parsons used to demonstrate his new turbine as a method of propelling ships. You have to love the balls of the man.
Okay, but putting Nuclear Power in a ship is ballsier. lol

I give ya Steam power though. Touche.

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Social Networking is just a stupid fad that will die off soon
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post #34 of 38
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A little OT, but my university homepage recently had a poll of what smartphone platform you use, and 44% answered : I Don't own a smartphone :O

I had a reality check then and there, tech enthusiasts are a minority
I think that has more to do with the ridiculous prices cell phone companies charge, particularly for data plans. A lot of people find it hard to justify the costs of owning a smart phone against the benefits.
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Why does the US always have to be on top? why do they care if we are "lagging" in 5th place? Do we really need to always flex our arms in everything? Just don't even bother, NYtimes. Geeze.
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AMERICA, f yeah, gonna save the motherheffing day yeah!!!!.. Lol we are deff no 1 but our Internet is terrible compared to other countries...
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When I mentioned my internet speed I was trying to be sarcastic. Would Saudi Arabia be classified as technology advanced, because the buy cars and fighter planes?
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Welcome to Canada's residential internet speeds


Residential speeds huh? ..........
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