The NBN thread

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Re: The NBN thread

Post by Disco » 06 Jun 2018, 09:05

storm84 wrote:
05 Jun 2018, 20:24
Wait, people actually have to make that choice? The NBN really must suck.
Yeah, there are times that my internet plays up and 720p doesn't stream consistently because Youtube wont let me pause and buffer anymore. Thankfully it's better than that 90% of the time tho.
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Re: The NBN thread

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Re: The NBN thread

Post by brimlad » 06 Jun 2018, 14:03

reading between the lines what I think he was thinking was "we know that gamers are responsible for murdering American school kids so why not blame them for our nbn fail" oh did I say that out loud, my bad :)
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Re: The NBN thread

Post by storm84 » 06 Jun 2018, 14:17

It reeks of political opportunism, finding a convenient scapegoat that's superficially plausible and demographically segregated. No-one is going to come out and say "y'all watch too much Netflix" because that's seem as legitimate use of the internet while gaming is (perceived) as a waste of time. Streaming media would be a failure one their account to provide a reliable service, while blaming gamers allows the blame to be on a few bad eggs running for everyone with their frivolous entertainment pursuits.

The clarification was a nice use of weasel words, taking away from the patently false claim that it's gaming, but leaving open the blame on people who olay games as being bandwidth hogs in other respects.
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Re: The NBN thread

Post by Bicketybam » 06 Jun 2018, 18:20

I said it before and I'll say it again, blaming gamers is the Australian BS pollie's equivalent of blaming Mexicans for all the problems in the US. Those bloody gamers are taking all our bandwidth. NBN Fearmongering.

As per Makena's post...

Shit, they found out we were lying... who to blame next? Well movie streaming is the real culprit but we can't blame Stan and piss off old mate Rupert... let's throw Netflix under the bus, they don't give us money.

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Re: The NBN thread

Post by Disco » 07 Jun 2018, 09:57

My office has now been without NBN for 24 hours.. talk about bringing your international business to a standstill.
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