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Why I Like Microsoft October 8, 2007

Posted by gordonwatts in life, Marseille.
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So, last Friday Paula went to Orange to order Internet. They said 10 days at most. Having heard the same thing from Free we thought “yeah, right.” Boy were we wrong – Internet arrived today at about 10am! It took them 4 days, two of them weekend days! Holy cow! That is why a monopoly is so good!🙂

Of course, into every silver lining there must be a cloud or two: they port-block! So far I’ve only stumbled one one: my email program doesn’t correctly connect up. I’ve spent no time investigating where this port-blocking occurs yet so perhaps there is a way to turn it off (doubtful). Darn monopolies thinking they know better than I do!

At any rate, it is good to be back!

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