WIFI

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  1. JEREMY HAWKE

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    When ever I speak to somebody on the Zoom machine and their internet goes I always ask
    Who are you with
    They never say BT :)
     
    Posted: Nov 14, 2020 By: JEREMY HAWKE Member since: Mar 4, 2008
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  2. tan_lan

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    Thats because the BT customers could not get on the call to start with ;)
     
    Posted: Nov 14, 2020 By: tan_lan Member since: Oct 7, 2014
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  3. Darren_Ssc

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    Maybe explains why I don't know what a zoom machine is?
     
    Posted: Nov 14, 2020 By: Darren_Ssc Member since: Mar 1, 2019
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  4. tan_lan

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    People of a certain age consider computers machines, and software more machines!
     
    Posted: Nov 14, 2020 By: tan_lan Member since: Oct 7, 2014
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  5. Ian J

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    Zoom is fine for you youngsters but I wanted to join in a Zoom conversation with the local gin distiller yesterday so downloaded the app to my phone but couldn't fathom out how to work it :(
     
    Posted: Nov 14, 2020 By: Ian J Member since: Nov 6, 2004
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  6. Mark T Jones

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    BT own the infrastructure, so really should be able to deliver

    Even so, they have a spectacular history of f**king up. When I moved to my current house ,they were installing FTP. They wouldn’t allow anyone else in as provider (even companies they own like EE). So I had no choice but to go with them. Sure enough, they messed up spectacularly leaving me without internet for 3 weeks.

    By way of compensation, they gave 6 months free hyperfast. They also do compensation quite well- presumably on the basis that makes it OK to f**k up, as long as you get something free
     
    Posted: Nov 14, 2020 By: Mark T Jones Member since: Nov 4, 2015
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  7. JEREMY HAWKE

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    We can't keep using the excuse that everything is for youngsters :);)
     
    Posted: Nov 15, 2020 By: JEREMY HAWKE Member since: Mar 4, 2008
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  8. Bob Morgan

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    We are Dinosaurs! – But and to be honest, I am quite proud of that! Yesterday I came across an article in the Daily Fail (I only look at that rag out of Morbid Curiosity). Apparently the Department for Education has issued a report stating that an increasing proportion of 11 year-olds entering Secondary School, cannot write by hand, or are exceptionally poor. Similarly, the same group have difficulty telling the time from an Analogue Clock!
     
    Posted: Nov 15, 2020 By: Bob Morgan Member since: Apr 15, 2018
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  9. Bob Morgan

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    Did you determine how many Fathoms of Gin were required?
     
    Posted: Nov 15, 2020 By: Bob Morgan Member since: Apr 15, 2018
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  10. Bob Morgan

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    My father (90) still regards the telephone as 'An Instrument of the Devil!'
     
    Posted: Nov 15, 2020 By: Bob Morgan Member since: Apr 15, 2018
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  11. JEREMY HAWKE

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    Missed that we have the TImes on a Saturday and The Mail today :)
     
    Posted: Nov 15, 2020 By: JEREMY HAWKE Member since: Mar 4, 2008
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  12. Chris Ashdown

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    Nearly all use BT for the exchange to home or office so does it matter
     
    Posted: Nov 15, 2020 By: Chris Ashdown Member since: Dec 7, 2003
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  13. alan1302

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    Another person that confuses an internet connection with a WIFI connection
     
    Posted: Nov 15, 2020 By: alan1302 Member since: Jun 2, 2018
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  14. JEREMY HAWKE

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    Alan in the real world terminology means nothing
    Only the results :):)
     
    Posted: Nov 16, 2020 By: JEREMY HAWKE Member since: Mar 4, 2008
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  15. alan1302

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    That's why people can never sort things out properly with their internet - you can have a very good connection but poor WiFi...or a poor connection and good WiFi - but if you don't understand which is which you won't know how to sort it out.
     
    Posted: Nov 16, 2020 By: alan1302 Member since: Jun 2, 2018
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  16. estwig

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    This thread so reminds me of my eldest daughter, bear in mind she is 22 years old with 3 kids of her own:

    Dad the wifi is broken can you come down and fix it please?
    The last time this happened it eventually turned out one of granddaughters had dropped the phone down the loo, my daughters attempt to dry it on a radiator and not tell me, didn't work, the phone was knackered.
    The problem was obviously the wifi!:)
     
    Posted: Nov 16, 2020 By: estwig Member since: Sep 29, 2006
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  17. Darren_Ssc

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    So WiFi isn't waterproof, who knew?
     
    Posted: Nov 16, 2020 By: Darren_Ssc Member since: Mar 1, 2019
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  18. JEREMY HAWKE

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    Not my job :)
     
    Posted: Nov 17, 2020 By: JEREMY HAWKE Member since: Mar 4, 2008
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  19. JEREMY HAWKE

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    Can you feel it if you put your hand in the air :)
     
    Posted: Nov 17, 2020 By: JEREMY HAWKE Member since: Mar 4, 2008
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  20. Darren_Ssc

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    Never thought of that, it may explain why I often have a feeling of over-powering resistance to movement?
     
    Posted: Nov 17, 2020 By: Darren_Ssc Member since: Mar 1, 2019
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