Science and Technology : Do You Use Dialup or Broadband?

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by Destee, Oct 11, 2004.

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Do You Use Dialup or Broadband?

  1. Dialup

    8 vote(s)
    21.6%
  2. Broadband

    29 vote(s)
    78.4%
  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    Hello Family,

    Now that we have these audio files playing on the home pages of the community, i'm wondering how many of us are using dialup and how many of us are using broadband.

    These audio files will slow the load of the page for those on dialup, but those on broadband will hardly notice any difference. The files are about 18 seconds of sound.

    If you are on dialup, is it messing with your cyber experience considerably, and you'd rather they not be there?

    For those that may not know, dialup is when you use your phone line to dial into your Internet Service Provider via a modem. Broadband is dsl, cable, etc., usually a 24/7 connection to the Internet.

    Please be sure to vote in the poll above, and post your comments (if any) below.

    Thanks a Bunch.

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    Destee
     
  2. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I have the Dsl connection
     
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    I have DSL on a ghetto virus plagued computer! :pc: As a result it is as slow as dial up anyway.
     
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    Wow...at home right now, I don't have either, but when I was connecting I was using dial-up and it is sooooooooooooooo slow. I'm at work now though and you sound great Destee! :)
     
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    Broadband is the only way to go.
     
  6. Destee

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    awwwwwwww mannnn i thought the voice thingiemabob was a great idea *sigh*
    I have tha cable modem so yall talk FAST! lolol
     
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    Yea yall I got dat slow and pitiful dialup, until I get this film project in order, it is gone be dial up for a minute, but I think Des that you could possible recompress the audiofiles to be more suitable for dialup connections, or create a script which detects the speed of each user and properly plays the file for each speed.
     
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    Dial-up. Blah. Just wait until next year. Just wait!
     
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    DSL at home and Cable when im over my peoples house so im cool. :picture:
    What's funny is when I was at a friends house and I got on their computer it was a nightmare being on Dial up again. I will never go back to the dial up crap! :pie: