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  # 1972955 12-Mar-2018 09:20
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Convolvulus....

 

Sneaks into my place under the neighbours fence...

 

Used to spray it with Weed Weapon, very effective and hopefully systemic...

 

Now I just pull on a long vine until it breaks and throw it back over the fence...

 

I was thinking of putting this issue under Networking :-)

 

 





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  # 1973011 12-Mar-2018 10:51
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ISP's which have a major outage and do not update their status page or phone system!

 

"There are no known issues on the 2degrees Broadband network"

 

Down for last 20 minutes at least - NO sending or receiving email from ISP account! (2D SMTP / But don't use them for incoming main mail)

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1973463 12-Mar-2018 18:53
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msukiwi:

 

ISP's which have a major outage and do not update their status page or phone system!

 

"There are no known issues on the 2degrees Broadband network"

 

Down for last 20 minutes at least - NO sending or receiving email from ISP account! (2D SMTP / But don't use them for incoming main mail)

 

 

 

 

So just email is broken? Then the message is correct, there isnt anything wrong with broadband, just the email which I am sure they dont care about since only legacy mailboxes exist.





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  # 1973466 12-Mar-2018 18:58
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msukiwi:

 

ISP's which have a major outage and do not update their status page or phone system!

 

"There are no known issues on the 2degrees Broadband network"

 

Down for last 20 minutes at least - NO sending or receiving email from ISP account! (2D SMTP / But don't use them for incoming main mail)

 

 

 

 

It can take time to know there is an issue.

 

Is the issue on your cabinet or national?

 

Is it your issue only?

 

What I do is restart the router, and/or ONT. No joy. Everything is down, bugger. Its highly likely not to be my issue so I wait, no point calling the RSP who has 3000 calls waiting. When they know they will fix it. Its a highly efficient process for me, and rarely fails.

 

 


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  # 1973479 12-Mar-2018 19:03
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tdgeek:

 

It can take time to know there is an issue.

 

Is the issue on your cabinet or national?

 

Is it your issue only?

 

What I do is restart the router, and/or ONT. No joy. Everything is down, bugger. Its highly likely not to be my issue so I wait, no point calling the RSP who has 3000 calls waiting. When they know they will fix it. Its a highly efficient process for me, and rarely fails.

 

 

Logging the fault can be benificial if you want something out of them. Not too much use on a residential no SLA connection, but if you have something with that or need to get the data on your mobile thing to happen like vodafone do, then enduring the long hold for help is something you gotta do.





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  # 1973489 12-Mar-2018 19:17
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richms:

 

tdgeek:

 

It can take time to know there is an issue.

 

Is the issue on your cabinet or national?

 

Is it your issue only?

 

What I do is restart the router, and/or ONT. No joy. Everything is down, bugger. Its highly likely not to be my issue so I wait, no point calling the RSP who has 3000 calls waiting. When they know they will fix it. Its a highly efficient process for me, and rarely fails.

 

 

Logging the fault can be benificial if you want something out of them. Not too much use on a residential no SLA connection, but if you have something with that or need to get the data on your mobile thing to happen like vodafone do, then enduring the long hold for help is something you gotta do.

 

 

Agree, if you are business you have a comeback, but for most of us who are consumers not business, I know that many will call in, I know that if they arent already aware (and the RSP probably is, they have network tracking) then there is no value me hanging on for a good while. Sure, if everyone did that, no one will call, but we are humans, I rely on the faithful.... Yay for Facebook downtime...!


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  # 1973614 12-Mar-2018 22:13
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Ridiculous changes in daylight in TV shows etc.

 

 

 

Subject enters house in what is clearly dark night. 2 seconds later, there they are walking into the kitchen in bright sunlight....very annoying.






 
 
 
 


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Patronising messages from organisations you buy things from.

 

Just got an insurance renewal notice that says "We've loved taking care of you this year..."

 

Actually, no!  You haven't done a thing because I haven't made any claims or even queries.  All I know is that my premiums have increased about 200% over the last 6 or 7 years.





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How addicted my partner is to her smartphone. If we go out anywhere, I have to almost smack it out of her hand to stop her using it sometimes.


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  # 1978765 16-Mar-2018 16:55
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DarthKermit:

 

How addicted my partner is to her smartphone. If we go out anywhere, I have to almost smack it out of her hand to stop her using it sometimes.

 

 

Phone Zombies, in general.


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  # 1978815 16-Mar-2018 17:56
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Airport security queues. I fly out early Monday morning, everyone is kind of doing the same thing, up early, for work, get it done.

 

Return flight home on Friday from tourist destination. 35 minutes standing in security line watching passenger after passenger pull coins out, take jacket off, laptops out at the XRAY machine... Ugh, I just want to get home!

 

In other news, the flight had a rather spectacular lurch that sent my heart rate close to max!


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  # 1979295 18-Mar-2018 13:39
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Extremely LARGE people who take up 1 1/2 seats on planes.

 

 





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  # 1979297 18-Mar-2018 13:40
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Airlines that don't make seating adequate for today's people.

 

 





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  # 1979301 18-Mar-2018 14:05
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When my Sensodyne toothpaste does not work as advertised.





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