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Started by Jozeph, 02/03/2003 02:41PM
Posted 02/03/2003 02:41PM Opening Post
Yes, I've noticed that Bill. Funny thing, after reading so many interesting and thought provoking posts, I still have essentially the same beliefs I've always had. Well, I guess that's no surprise really. My experience tells me that people generally believe what they want to believe... Still, there is occasional food for thought in this forum, and the opportunity to learn something new... plus there is the entertainment value. :-)
Posted 02/03/2003 06:17PM #1

I've found the true entertainment value of internet - we're talking about 'truth' here, people... and I've found the truth in internet entertainment to be working the Yahoo board with my 1.9 megabit per second internet service making wise cracks and disparaging comments at lightning fast speed.

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1.9 megabits per second


Your raw speed was 1906215.38 bits per second which is the same as:


1.9 megabits per second
How communication devices are rated. Kilo means 1,000 and mega means 1,000,000. Examples include 56k modem and 10Mbit Ethernet


232.7 kilobytes per second
The way data is measured on your hard drive and how file sharing and FTP programs measure transfer speeds. Kilo is 1,024 and mega is 1,048,576.

1MB file download

4.4 seconds
The time it would take you to download a 1 megabyte file at this speed.


Compared to all connection types worldwide, yours is fantastic