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Happy with my internet (at fucking last!)

PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:09 pm
by Lord Gumble
I moved house 4 weeks ago, gave talktalk 10 days notice of my move which is all they needed. I was only moving a few streets down the estate, and they said everything would be ok, they'd take care of it. As we were moving on a saturday, they would provide service the following monday. Happy days I thought. At the previous flat we had phone line and fibre.

Got told we couldn't keep same number and would need a complete new install for phone line, fibre etc.... I told them that was bollocks, as there was a line they could use at the new property as i'd tested it.

called a contact at BT who confirmed my suspicions that my old house and new house were serviced from the same green street cabinet, Was a simple exercise for talktalk to send an engineer out to change one pair of wires in the cabinet and change my address on the bill. I would've been able to keep same fibre service and telephone number, NO.. To fucking simple that!!

Monday, install date came, and went. no phone call, no fuck all. Took me till the thursday to get dial tone and outgoing calls on the line, and that was only thanks to a contact at BT. Took another week for incoming calls to be activated on the line with adsl. By this time i'm fucking fuming..... Tell talktalk wanna lodge a complaint, takes them a week to contact me. I know BT own the network, and they kept blaming BT for delays, but I'm not thick, I'd been liasing with BT and it was TalkTalk that was at fault.

Next I get an email saying my Fibre Engineer would be calling to install 6 days ago!!

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Its all sorted now, but believe you me, When my contract is up, i'll pay the extra to another service provider that will do exactly what they say on the tin. Wondered why it was so cheap... Customer service is fucking diabolical.

#RantOver lol :D

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:29 pm
by Resonance
Shouldn't your upstream be 10Mb gumbs? Or is it only 2Mb on Talk Talk?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:32 pm
by Stanley Tweedle
I'm green with envy at that speed.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:35 pm
by diablo
Resonance wrote:Shouldn't your upstream be 10Mb gumbs? Or is it only 2Mb on Talk Talk?


May not matter if Gumbs is only downloading HD porn films rather than uploading em. :rofl:

My 10 MB download is more than enough for my needs.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:39 pm
by Resonance
diablo wrote:
Resonance wrote:Shouldn't your upstream be 10Mb gumbs? Or is it only 2Mb on Talk Talk?


May not matter if Gumbs is only downloading HD porn films rather than uploading em. :rofl:

My 10 MB download is more than enough for my needs.


:hyenas: :hyenas:

I find the extra upload useful for uploading stuff to 'the cloud'. Especial video files and before you ask, no not homemade porn :)

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:03 pm
by Lord Gumble
You lot need to wash your fucking brains out with jayes fluid! you dirty fuckers lol!! :D

Porn? Have a menopausal wife biting at me ankles over anything and everything!!! I'm not after the speed, but the bandwidth, and with a bit more bandwidth, you generally get a bit more speed.

at the mo we have about 8 devices serviced by the internet, and the £10 fibre package offered by talktalk was great when we had it, bit poo this last month without it, but hopefully, i'll have less kids biting my ankles now why theinternet is so slow.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 1:57 pm
by wotsit2
Gumbs ... i DID tell you that Talk Talk was the most complained about ISP company in the UK ... you just don't listen do you :rofl:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:51 am
by Lord Gumble
I know wots, but i was still in contract with them though. If I could've got out of it I would've. In definately not staying with them though Wots. Soon as contract up, i'm OFFSKI!!! :D :thumb:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:12 am
by wotsit2
Lord Gumble wrote:I know wots, but i was still in contract with them though. If I could've got out of it I would've. In definately not staying with them though Wots. Soon as contract up, i'm OFFSKI!!! :D :thumb:

go with virgin media mate :) :thumb:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:23 am
by Dolls
Agree Virgin. :thumb:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:27 am
by wotsit2
dolls has spoken gumbs . now do as you're bloody well told next time :D

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:56 pm
by Stanley Tweedle
They have shares in Virgin though. :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:37 pm
by smeggypants
Stanley Tweedle wrote:I'm green with envy at that speed.



Same here. here's mine :thumbdown: :thumbdown:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:38 pm
by smeggypants
Lord Gumble wrote:You lot need to wash your fucking brains out with jayes fluid! you dirty fuckers lol!! :D

Porn? Have a menopausal wife biting at me ankles over anything and everything!!! I'm not after the speed, but the bandwidth, and with a bit more bandwidth, you generally get a bit more speed.

at the mo we have about 8 devices serviced by the internet, and the £10 fibre package offered by talktalk was great when we had it, bit poo this last month without it, but hopefully, i'll have less kids biting my ankles now why theinternet is so slow.



Speed and bandwidth are the same thing :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:53 pm
by Stanley Tweedle
More users can be on higher bandwidth though without losing speed. That's how my brain sees it anyway. Pmsl.

Smeggy that's roughly the speed Sky say I'm getting. I'm sure its lower though but not done a speed test. With 4 phones, 2 ipods, my lappy and the sky box connected it isn't good. Especially if I wanna watch porn on my phone. :D

I use Opera browser on phone as it takes some kind of snapshot of a page. Meaning no moving images like the smileys here. :(

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:07 am
by smeggypants
Stanley Tweedle wrote:More users can be on higher bandwidth though without losing speed. That's how my brain sees it anyway. Pmsl.


Info is sent down the wire at so many bytes per second Bandwidth and speed of data flow are exactly the same thing :thumb:


Smeggy that's roughly the speed Sky say I'm getting. I'm sure its lower though but not done a speed test. With 4 phones, 2 ipods, my lappy and the sky box connected it isn't good. Especially if I wanna watch porn on my phone. :D


My connection is more than enough to stream typical porn vids thankfully :)

I use Opera browser on phone as it takes some kind of snapshot of a page. Meaning no moving images like the smileys here. :(


I could never use the Internet comfortably on anything but my computer setup. Even on Miss Smeggy's laptop it's a pain. :)

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:38 am
by Stanley Tweedle
I'm still trying to decide to get 30, 60 or 100Mb/s from Virgin.

30 would be enough but for an extra fiver a month I can get double the speed with 60. 100 just seems over the top.

I think 60Mb/s.

Here's my speed. How do you manage Smeggy? It takes forever for updates. I think a slow speed coupled with a slow netbook is my problem also. :shrug:

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:35 pm
by wotsit2
60mbps would do for you stan ... i have 100 because i have a lot of stuff connected to my superrrrrrrr hub :D

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:42 pm
by Dolls
I think I have 60 but I've got fuck all :confused: :howl:

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:30 pm
by Stanley Tweedle
Dolls wrote:I think I have 60 but I've got fuck all :confused: :howl:


Must be for your HD porn dolls. Make sure you opt in if Cameron gets his way. :thumb: