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Old 01-31-2011, 11:04 PM   #41
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I felt similarly when we had an outage with my ISP. I had no Internet access at home for about 3 to 4 days. On the other hand, I do have an iPhone. That makes my life a whole lot easier in that regard…

The Internet in general has become an integral part of my life.
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Old 01-31-2011, 11:44 PM   #42
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I felt similarly when we had an outage with my ISP. I had no Internet access at home for about 3 to 4 days. On the other hand, I do have an iPhone. That makes my life a whole lot easier in that regard…

The Internet in general has become an integral part of my life.
This is almost worth its own thread. Sometimes our ISP is wonkey (esoteric technical term) and we end up using DW's iphone. It covers our minimum needs which is critical email and a few sites,like our bank, on the browser. Slow but it works. So, to me, it shows what our needs are Vs my wants--a fast connection with youtube, news videos, this site.

While I really do need the internet as part of modern life, I probably don't need to waste spend so much time on it.
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I can't stand getting hits for my questions from answers.com or yahoo answers. Too many jerks who think they are funny or think they know something when they do not.
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Agreed, I've been thinking of blocking those sites from the searches (assuming there is a way to do that). The answers generally lower my already low opinion of the average person.
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OK, I found a site blocker for Google searches - this one is for the Chrome/Chromium browser, but I assume they are available in other flavors:

https://chrome.google.com/extensions...amonklladcijim

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