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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 556067 9-Dec-2011 20:23 Send private message

ok why does it tell me "oops not this time, looks like our last free weekend has been and gone", when i go and check my usage



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  Reply # 556068 9-Dec-2011 20:24 Send private message

We are aware of that issue and development is working on it right now!




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Master Geek


  Reply # 556069 9-Dec-2011 20:25 Send private message

still eating out of my cap by the looks of it

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 556077 9-Dec-2011 20:37 Send private message

Napster: still eating out of my cap by the looks of it

2nd this,still eating my cap

gjm

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 556088 9-Dec-2011 20:53 Send private message

just joined up with crashplan and am currently uploading my initial backup to "the cloud". Says I have 4 days remaining so may need to stretch out the weekend a bit longer please Ralph :)




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  Reply # 556096 9-Dec-2011 21:02 Send private message

I have 4.4 days left too! Would be nice to get it all done this weekend!




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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 556097 9-Dec-2011 21:03 Send private message

not sure its all working, downloaded 3 gig last hour yet it tells me ive used only 87MB, not sure where the data went

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Geek


  Reply # 556105 9-Dec-2011 21:24 Send private message

xainee:
Napster: still eating out of my cap by the looks of it

2nd this,still eating my cap


yeah I agree, 3rd to that this is still eating away at my datacap. what a fail

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  Reply # 556130 9-Dec-2011 22:09 Send private message

NZCrusader: 

Still, every network only buys X amount of bandwidth, per X number of customers. 
Unless they have 1:1 and alot of hardware to share the load over multiple links I dont see how they could be certain for network pings not to rise / speeds not to slow as they claim. 


For an ISP which supplies bandwidth to many schools and universities they should have bucket loads of free capacity during the evenings and weekends. They would have a double peak so to speak, one around mid day and then again in the evenings so they should be more than fine to handle users going all out on the weekend.

In fact I wouldn't be too surprised if you saw them doing this on a near monthly basis, doesn't cost them anything more and gets people into the habit of really using their connection which will hopefully result in more data usage over the rest of the month too.



 

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  Reply # 556278 10-Dec-2011 11:26 Send private message

So far the speeds seem to have been fairly reasonable, nice to see that it hasn't gone the way of TelstraClear :)
I'll see if I can get more than 250GB downloaded by Monday morning...

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 556279 10-Dec-2011 11:36 Send private message

telsta customers shouldnt feel a thing as snap is a smaller provider and also snap is a end user of telstra.

if snap had another company under it then their users will feel it.

think of a chain reaction if you will.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 556334 10-Dec-2011 13:24 Send private message

Thanks again SNAP for the free weekend.

Howeve can I suggest maybe letting customers KNOW that this is happening via email. I don't hang around Geekzone 24/7 and do not do Twitter or Facebook.

Only found out as I logged onto check how much data I had and noticed the free weekend meter.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 556385 10-Dec-2011 16:00 Send private message

Well it 4pm Saturday afternoon, and believe it or not, I am getting a slightly faster speed now than I was before all this started.. - Not much but it is slightly faster :)

BEFORE snap weekend



DURING snap weekend


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 556412 10-Dec-2011 16:59 Send private message

same, lets have a free weekend every month.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 556414 10-Dec-2011 17:02 Send private message

ok im done, just downloaded 20 linux distros then deleted them, some actually have nothing to download

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