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AllergicToFairydust
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My dad just passed on a message from my mum - from Dec 1st we will no longer have the internet because she can't afford the monthly bill and she is fed up of people not be able to get through when they try to.

So unless I get my own connection (highly unlikely unless you guys know of a cheap but good price for dial up - maybe evenings and weekends only), you will be saying bye bye to me.
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Awwwww, it'll be so sad to see you go! I'll certainly miss you
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BT Internet isn't expensive. Isn't it something like £5.99 a month?
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(Original post by a_musical_guy)
BT Internet isn't expensive. Isn't it something like £5.99 a month?
The per minute charges probably costs loads though,
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BT Internet isn't expensive. Isn't it something like £5.99 a month?
evening & weekends? or 24/7? Virgin is £12 a month 24/7
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Oh my god! Please don't go! Why not get broadband [slap! We ain't all made of money! - Z]...

Will make the most of you, believe that!
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(Original post by ZJuwelH)
Will make the most of you, believe that!
Trying your charms again I see?
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Poor lady. How about a internet service where you only pay for the time you are online, eg no subscription at all. I presume Freeserve still offer such a service.

Will you not have net access from either a library, school/university/college etc?
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ADSL is good but I dont know what it costs.
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Try this site http://www.ispreview.co.uk
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I have AOL and it's basically £15 a month unlimited access with a freephone number. Plus you get the perks of the people on AOL....i consider that a disadvantage though...I usually browse through an internet explorer window though as the aol internet has a problem with typing, it isn't as quick as me! You can still open IExplore windows while on AOL though
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(Original post by Tednol)
Poor lady. How about a internet service where you only pay for the time you are online, eg no subscription at all. I presume Freeserve still offer such a service.

Will you not have net access from either a library, school/university/college etc?
School has a barrier stopping me visiting this site and the Library you have to pay (£1 an hour) for but again has a barrier for under 18s on this site (grrr!)
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Hmm... maybe we could set up a charity on your behalf, then Gordon Brown will contribute everytime we put a money in the fund in the form of Giftaid!

Seriously though, I'd contribute a quid a month. Sure I'm not alone...
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http://www.dial.pipex.net/sales/dial-dialtime/
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My goodness, if it means that much to you I'll pay for an unlimited dial up for you!

Otherwise, you'll have to be happy that you can access less. But for the sake of £5 or thereabouts for Tesco evening and weekend freebie access, you'll be fine; as I say, just holler if you're broke!

Issues involving phoneline time mean you might have to live with a few hours offline; not so hard?
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Try some fiberoptics, I've got a connection with 10mbit up and down But that is in Italy...
Does England have these sort of connections? How much do they cost?
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(Original post by FurbyMaX)
Try some fiberoptics, I've got a connection with 10mbit up and down But that is in Italy...
Does England have these sort of connections? How much do they cost?
I dont know. I thnk the max we can get is T1 and T3. THats like 1mbit and 2mbit connections.
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colleges computers r just as good not hbavin the net at home gives me free time to spend m ytime socialising and communicating verbally as whic his also just as important. now adays there r plenty of net cafes which also get u out hte house and the chance to meet new people.
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(Original post by Student_Snoopy)
colleges computers r just as good not hbavin the net at home gives me free time to spend m ytime socialising and communicating verbally as whic his also just as important. now adays there r plenty of net cafes which also get u out hte house and the chance to meet new people.

lol, not in ponty you cant.

can i guess that you live in a city?

love Katy ***
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(Original post by Bhaal85)
I dont know. I thnk the max we can get is T1 and T3. THats like 1mbit and 2mbit connections.
I have a 100mbps connection.
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