From: Ruairķ Newman (bofh at domain tech-mad.org)
Date: Tue 28 Aug 2001 - 18:17:26 IST
kevin lyda [28/08/01 17:53 +0100]:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 04:59:16PM -0400, Ruairi Newman wrote:
> > Thomas Bridge [28/08/01 16:38 +0100]:
> > > Aye, but isn't Ireland OffLine supposed to be for ordinary home users - as
> > > opposed to businesses most of whom aren't affected by the availability (or
> > > lack of availability) of "broadband".
> i beg to differ. i can think of at least two companies that would have
> lower expenses and happier employees if broadband existed in ireland.
> i'm sure others here could do the same. we don't all work for isp's
> with oodles of bandwidth.
> > I think the issue is more the amount of the fee, than just the fee. It is
> > necessary to cover the cost of the room and so a fee does have to be levied.
> > However, ten quid is a little excessive for home users, never mind twenty.
> and this bitching about the fee pisses me off. for fucks sake if you
> think it can be done cheaper then get off your hairy little arses and
> do it. in the meantime this one exists, it's got the major players
> attending, and it's all for the cost of three fscking pints. hell,
> less then three in the city it's being held in. and it's about the
> same amount of time you'd need to spend in a pub to drink three pints,
> you get tea instead and spend it yammering just as if you were in a pub.
> and the end result instead of a little buzz is the possibility of better
> and/or cheaper service.
Rudeness rarely accomplishes anything worth accomplishing, and was totally
unnecessary in making your point.
-- A flight attendant's comment on a less than perfect landing: "We ask you to please remain seated as Captain Kangaroo bounces us to the terminal". --Anonymous
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