If you see this post— I may well just give up before it gets posted— you'll know I braved probably five or ten minutes of repeated "blogger.com domain could not be found" error messages, and slow-as-molasses DSL. Yes, my small local mom 'n pop Internet Service Provider, StupidISP.com, is on the fritz again. Has been since Saturday. No, I'm busy today, as I've been all week: I don't have time to wait endlessly on hold, listening to elevator music, trying to get this straightened out, only to be told by a customer
You read that right. Last time this happened, back in November and December, the slowdown lasted for almost a month. Slower-than-dialup speeds on DSL, all them error messages. I called StupidISP.com repeatedly then, for all the good it did. At first they refused to believe that I and my neighbors were even having any problems. I repeat, despite repeated calls the slowdown continued for almost a month.
This time it's only five days and counting. Oh well, I could always look into satellite...