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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:21 pm    Post subject: Carrier Pigeon vs. DSL... Pigeon wins. Reply with quote

http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/10/south-african-pigeon-transmits-data-faster-than-local-dsl/

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Here's a sure-fire way to get noticed: take an overly trite expression and apply it literally to your complaint. Case in point: Unlimited IT, so exasperated by South Africa's leading supplier of slow internet connectivity that it pitted a Telekom ADSL line against a real-live homing pigeon in a 60-mile data transmission race. The pigeon arrived with the 4GB memory stick in just over an hour with another hour required to load the data onto the computer. As for Telekom? Well, after 2 hours it had barely reached 4%. Point made.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well there you go.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dupe https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-791875.html
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Off the Wall to Duplicate Threads.
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