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Jul 10 2008   7:46PM GMT

Ten ways to realize your Internet connection is a little slow

Troy Tate Profile: Troy Tate

- Text on Web pages display as Morse Code.
- Graphics arrive via FedEx.
- You believe a heavier string might improve your throughput
- You post a message to your favorite Newsgroup and it displays a week later.
- Your credit card expires while ordering on-line.

- Playboy web site exhibits “Playmate of the year”…for 1994.
- You’re still in the middle of downloading that popular new game, “Pong”.
- Everyone you talk to on the ‘net phone’ sounds like Forrest Gump.
- You receive e-mails with postage due on them.

- You click the “Send” button, a little door opens on the side of your monitor and a pigeon flies out.

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