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By Amy
April 2, 2001 - 3:49 PM

Hello World!

April, it would appear, has gotten off to a rather bad start for yours truly… there’s certainly nothing like being in the middle of a large download and finding your speed suddenly drops off to 47 *bytes* per second… and then stalls all together. My download rate has never exactly been what you’d call comparable to the speeds many people take for granted – on a good day, I’ll get 4.5 Kbs. For a change, however, the problem does not seem to be with my own computer, nor even my own ISP, but rather with the company that owns the phone lines of the nation – Telstra, who have done something, I’ve been told, to slow at least *my* computer to molasses. I wasn’t impressed either shortly after the abortive download to get a dreaded GPF blue screen, where upon I was forced to reboot – and then spend the next several hours running the surface scan it told me was necessary.

{sighs}

So, add this to those recent finale rumors, the halting of production on ‘Dragonriders’ and those damn ***************** finale spoilers, I’m not having a great start to my birthday month. Of, and I’ll also be moving house again over the next few days...

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