The network setup that could drive any sane person to poke their eyeballs out with a spoon
. A 56k modem, I can handle it, that's all I've ever had (aside from when I had less
), but sharing it is driving me insane. This is because the other computer in the house sucks bandwidth up... all
of the bandwidth
. I can't even connect to IRC if anyone downloads a file on that computer. It doesn't happen the other way around, just from that bandwidth guzzling stupid computer of my brother's. Curse you, computer, curse you
! This of course, isn't a permanent setup, it's just in effect until my brother has to go back to college
and takes his bandwidth eating beast with him. I guess it's just the way his computer is setup, at least that's what he tells me.. I think he's doing it on purpose
! Evil, I tell you!
Things not to do while sharing a 56k modem
- download 500 meg porn movies.
- discover the meaning of life by means of watching billions of shockwave enhanced websites.
- decide to add to your mp3 collection with 20 or 30 full albums.
Generally I've more patience
, but I hate it when I try to connect to IRC and it just times out over and over.
Feeling.. urge.. to... kill... must.. not... someone punch me in the head. I'm kidding, this really isn't a bad thing
, sharing the modem, it works well for low bandwidth