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Post by George on Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:50 am

well when i download stuff it is 50-60 kb p/s
but when i go over my 5GB per month limit, it will go down to 4 or 5 kb p/s

i went to my friends house and it was like 1mb per second.
i was amazed. i know that there are faster but it was kinda cool because i have been with slow internet for ever.
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Post by D.K. on Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:54 am

I download stuff at about 500~700 kbps. But on torrents sometimes I get to about 1300kbps. But we only have 12gb usage every month so I use it up pretty quickly:D
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Post by Alex on Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:17 am

Hahah, I think I tested our internet on a website and it is ranked as one of the slowest internet speeds in - not just queensland, but the whole of Australia! We download at a turtling speed of 27kb/s this speed is absolutely ridiculous, and we pay $69.00/m Can someone tell me if I'm being ripped off? I think we have 12GB of allowance.

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Post by Sam on Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:31 am

Alex wrote:Hahah, I think I tested our internet on a website and it is ranked as one of the slowest internet speeds in - not just queensland, but the whole of Australia! We download at a turtling speed of 27kb/s this speed is absolutely ridiculous, and we pay $69.00/m Can someone tell me if I'm being ripped off? I think we have 12GB of allowance.
its 10gig, but yeah i think we are being ripped off, it was set up so many years ago...


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Post by D.K. on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:00 pm

I think your being ripped off quite a lot. We pay around $90 per month but this includes our phoneline as well so I think its a pretty good deal. We got our wireless modem for free as well.
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Post by Sam on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:04 pm

Interesting, yeah we pay around 50 a month for our phone bill, so ill speak to the 'rents and see what offers we can look up Smile but yeah im sick of slow speeds when someone else is using another computer lol it really is ridiculous. Although, it could be dial up... miss that connection tone.. (not)


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Post by D.K. on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:08 pm

But one thing I find bad about having fast internet is that you use up your internet memory up sooooo quicly. This month I actually used all 12gb in one day..
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Post by Sam on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:17 pm

Downloading WHat?
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Post by D.K. on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:22 pm

WOW and all of its patches. lol
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Post by Sam on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:26 pm

Well thats your fault for playing the stupid game (sorry just think its retarded...) yeah well you shouldve done it near the end of the month perhaps? lol that way you dont have slow internet for the rest of June as well as hols? Clever... Smile


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Post by D.K. on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:29 pm

Yeah lol. I still download at 30kbps so its not that bad and I dont have to pay anything even though we've gone over the internet usage so thats ok
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Post by Sam on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:31 pm

hahaha i think thats better than what we get lol its rather sad, might as well have dial up, although it doesnt feel too slow unless downloading, its interesting.

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Post by Alex on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:32 pm

Same here, we've got Bigpond Royalty which does like what you said means that we don't get charged for going over. I remember our first Bigpond plan, 200MB big mistake, we went over in about an our, and with 200MB you do get charged! We didn't do that again! Cool

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Post by D.K. on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:33 pm

lol 200mb. Theres even a plan like that? Who would choose that? I have 200mb usage on my phone lol.
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Post by Sam on Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:34 pm

Alex wrote:Same here, we've got Bigpond Royalty which does like what you said means that we don't get charged for going over. I remember our first Bigpond plan, 200MB big mistake, we went over in about an our, and with 200MB you do get charged! We didn't do that again! Cool
actually we did it... for about three months, then the rents started to kill us.. yeah it was around 3 years ago. lol Smile

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