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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #600 on: May 10, 2009, 10:02:36 AM »
You should all move to Athens. We may be ancient, but our internet is fast. Cool columns atop that hill downtown, too.  8)



Too bad you don't give as well as you take.  ;D

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #601 on: May 10, 2009, 10:35:35 AM »
Hey, what's with all you guys' upload speeds? I always make sure to seed generously :)


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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #602 on: May 10, 2009, 10:44:45 AM »
That's impossible!  :o Seriously, did you doctor the pic, rickardg?
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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #603 on: May 10, 2009, 11:00:10 AM »
Your signature implies that you know it already.  ;D

Actually I'm not especially bright:

Yes to the first, just checking for fibbers 0:)   I do not agree with the second [sorry] couldn't resist it ;)
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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #604 on: May 10, 2009, 11:06:16 AM »
John, what are you sad about? Your download speed p***es all over mine. :(

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #605 on: May 10, 2009, 11:07:49 AM »
I want rickardg's internet connection. :(

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #606 on: May 10, 2009, 12:40:12 PM »
Seriously unspectacular here:
"I don't at all mind actively disliking a piece of contemporary music, but in order to feel happy about it I must consciously understand why I dislike it. Otherwise it remains in my mind as unfinished business."
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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #607 on: May 10, 2009, 01:44:04 PM »
Too bad you don't give as well as you take.  ;D

Big deal, nobody really cares about uploading, anyway...  >:D

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #608 on: May 10, 2009, 01:49:23 PM »
Big deal, nobody really cares about uploading, anyway...  >:D

 ;D

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #609 on: May 10, 2009, 02:52:17 PM »
Yeah, I asked a few weeks ago if anyone has tried it yet.  Good to see someone now has and likes it.

I may wait for the couple of weeks for the current season to end so my year sub will include all of next season and the archives for the current and past ones that they add.

My new article "BSO's Digital Music subscription program, the bargain of the century!"  is in the new issue of Positive Feedback Online
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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #610 on: May 10, 2009, 07:08:47 PM »
You should all move to Athens. We may be ancient, but our internet is fast. Cool columns atop that hill downtown, too.  8)
Erm, just let me remind you the results are in Megabit/s, not Megabyte/s.
http://www.bit-calculator.com/

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #611 on: May 11, 2009, 12:54:17 AM »
Now, now, let's not get carried away. Here's the official conversion chart.



XKCD #394

Wurstwasser, 45 Mbps is fast, for the average consumer at least.
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Kuhlau

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #612 on: May 11, 2009, 12:57:02 AM »
That's brilliant. ;D

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #613 on: May 11, 2009, 01:16:43 AM »
That's brilliant. ;D

FK

It's XKCD, after all. What did you expect?

;D
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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #614 on: May 11, 2009, 01:22:09 AM »
;D
Not a member of What.CD or Waffles I see...

And proud of it.  ;D

Erm, just let me remind you the results are in Megabit/s, not Megabyte/s.
http://www.bit-calculator.com/

Of course I know (as are everyone's results who took that cute little test also). But thanks for the link, it's dead useful and I'll pass it on to some mathematically (and computerly) challenged acquaintances of mine (I have a few).

PS. I like opus67's official conversion chart even better.  ;D
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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #615 on: May 11, 2009, 05:37:19 AM »


Life sucks, man, life sucks. It should actually be a little over 3 Mb/s, but my current modem hates me.
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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #616 on: May 11, 2009, 06:53:01 AM »
That's impossible!  :o Seriously, did you doctor the pic, rickardg?

Nope, I'm just lucky enough to live where there is a real Ethernet connection and not ASDL, after all, the A stands for 'Asymmetric''.

Veering decidedly off-topic: I find it interesting that most ISPs treat the net as a broadcast medium rather than a network medium, of course there is higher demand for content consumption than content production, but still, with my connection I could run a moderately popular web site or forum from home.

Oh by the way, I just realised I had the network cable disconnected and running on my old flaky wireless network. Turns out the connection is asymmetric after all


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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #617 on: May 11, 2009, 06:57:37 AM »
Now you're just showing off. >:(


;)

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Re: The Classical Download Thread
« Reply #618 on: May 11, 2009, 09:29:39 PM »
Wurstwasser, 45 Mbps is fast, for the average consumer at least.
Yes, I didn't state the opposite.
I'm on a 16Mbps ADSL line, max. download speed is ~1.65MByte/s, upload 120kByte/s. Which is the "standard" package here in germany imo.

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