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Net Loss

Five minutes after I should have left for the airport to catch my flight to Boston and An Event Apart, I finally got the DSL service back, four and a half days after it went dark.  After a few minutes of frantic testing and configuration to make sure it would work for Kat in my absence, I blew out the door.

Guess what’s broken in my hotel room.

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    • #1
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    • Mon 26 Mar 2007
    • 1130
    David Clark wrote in to say...

    I live right behind the marriot and have an open network that is up when my computer is on — let me know if I can help.

    • #2
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    • Mon 26 Mar 2007
    • 1131
    Jeff wrote in to say...

    Magic Fingers?

    Seriously though…have you been abusing your broadband karma?

    The High-Speed Gods™ have not been smiling upon you lately….

    • #3
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    • Mon 26 Mar 2007
    • 1302
    Neill Harmer wrote in to say...

    Well, it’s either your toilet or your TV remote. Those would be my two guesses.

    :-)

    • #4
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    • Mon 26 Mar 2007
    • 1501
    Kevin wrote in to say...

    ROFL!!!!

    Man, they don’t make those coin operated beds like they used to.

    • #5
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    • Mon 26 Mar 2007
    • 1940
    chief wrote in to say...

    I really enjoyed your presentation at AEABoston, one thing: you should get an RSS feed going for your blog!

    • #6
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    • Mon 26 Mar 2007
    • 1942
    chief wrote in to say...

    nevermind – i am dumb.

    • #7
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    • Tue 27 Mar 2007
    • 0717
    Michael Hessling wrote in to say...

    No kidding! I’ve had many of the same problems. Rebooting works occasionally, but more often than not, the laptop just becomes a DVD player for the boy.

    I’m going to argue at the front desk when it comes to pay.

    • #8
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    • Tue 27 Mar 2007
    • 1004
    patricia wrote in to say...

    Oh no! That is some seriously bad juju!

    • #9
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    • Wed 28 Mar 2007
    • 0913
    Chuck wrote in to say...

    Eric – Would you consider posting your CSS Jedi bar graph example?

    • #10
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    • Wed 28 Mar 2007
    • 1100
    Eric Meyer wrote in to say...

    David: thanks for the offer. I was able to use the actual event wifi during breaks and such, so I was okay.

    Chuck: there’s an earlier version of the vertical bar graph in css/edge; the updated version will be made available as well.

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