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Topic # 107526 13-Aug-2012 23:02 Send private message

Hey all, any one know of a net cafe I can take my laptop into and hook up to the Internet? I want to download a fair chunk of my Steam account as I've had all the plants vs zombies I can take right now and need some serious gaming... Searching on-line so far brings up closed places in the Red Zone Cry  Thanks

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  Reply # 672055 14-Aug-2012 07:56 Send private message

Are you looking for free WiFi in cafes? I would've thought most cafes will limit daily usage to a couple of hundred megabytes, not even close to what you want to download...





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  Reply # 672105 14-Aug-2012 09:55 Send private message

Theres bound to be a few up Riccarton road, in the vicinity of the mall

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  Reply # 672141 14-Aug-2012 10:48 Send private message

It might be wiser to look at whether your isp or any of your friends isp's have unmetered Steam downloads, then grab one of the app's/firewall rule settings which limit your steam to download from those servers only.
Major advantage to this is that you can leave your laptop running without sitting in a cafe for a whole day.

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