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p.risboy

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At some point, in the near future, I may have no internet connection. So don't be surprised, if I don't reply or respond to any messages until, or if I get back online.
I don't know exactly when, of if I'll lose my online connection. But there is a good possibility that it may happen.

Here we go again.:rolleyes:

Steve.:)
 

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Sorry - just could resist it.

No fun, though, having problems with Internet connection. We had trouble with both the phone and the Internet before Christmas - 5 visits by engineers, a change of telephone supplier and a new wire between the house and the telegraph pole sorted it after three months.

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Sorry - just could resist it.

No fun, though, having problems with Internet connection. We had trouble with both the phone and the Internet before Christmas - 5 visits by engineers, a change of telephone supplier and a new wire between the house and the telegraph pole sorted it after three months.

Emeltee
Good grief :eek:

You are right of course, not funny. We have become so reliant on this type of technology, be lost without it.. Can sympathise with Steve :(

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I'll be phoning some other providers for b/band tomorrow.......they advertise connection in my area, but in reality it's not always the case, the lying swines.:eek::2fun::2fun:

And as for MLT.:p.......Sorry, I couldn't resist it.:rolleyes::2fun::2fun:

Good job we've all got a sense of humour.:2fun:
 

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Not sure about sense of humour but some records are a 'JOKE':2fun:


We changed our internet to fibre 3 weeks ago, BT changed it alright but forgot the new router - I felt as if I had lost one of my senses - just didn't know what to do without the net!

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You are so right - totally lost without the net, but until you lose it you are not aware of how much you use it. It wasn't until we started having problems with it which meant days could go by with very limited connection, that I became aware of how often I used it - not only for the family history research, but just Googling to get answers to the random questions I think up. Hadn't realised just how much I relied on it being available.

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Not being a computer literate person generally, my main reasons for using it are 'shopping on line for cheap train tickets, the bulk of shopping to save this old man carrying it; bits of military history especially connected to former regiment and occasional attempts to wind up a certain person ensconced in the Emerald Isle where internet access depends on the 'blarney stone'? :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
 

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Not being a computer literate person generally, my main reasons for using it are 'shopping on line for cheap train tickets, the bulk of shopping to save this old man carrying it; bits of military history especially connected to former regiment and occasional attempts to wind up a certain person ensconced in the Emerald Isle where internet access depends on the 'blarney stone'? :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
Yes, Brian.....I've tried the Blarney Stone already, and it seems it's a load of blarney.:eek::'(

On a similar theme, about computer usage.......apart from addressing Xmas cards and the like, I tried to think of the last time I wrote an actual letter, using a pen and paper. I am hard pressed to remember when that was.:eek::eek:

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Internet versus "pen and ink"? I still have a 'Parker fountain pen and a bottle of ink, which I use to write my articles and reports that I do for my Regimental Journal BEFORE I put them on this "IBM" which stands 'Infernal Bl**dy Machine'. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Still my military clerical work was all manual and many on here wouldn't know the joy we had when we got an 'electric typewriter and duplicator' in the office.:biggrin:
 

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