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jimwilliams57   5/9/2014 2:24:42 PM
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@Max: We never dreamt of the Internet back in 1957

Well, maybe you didn't dream of the internet back in 1957, but I did.  In my dream I was in my crib and had just finished a nice bottle of milk.  Then there it was, a giant web covering the entire world.  I thought to myself, that's a world wide web.

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Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 2:20:55 PM
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@jimwilliams: ...to keep this on topic..... Internet.

We never dreamt of the Internet back in 1957 (LOL)

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jimwilliams57   5/9/2014 2:14:54 PM
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@Max I'm wondering how long we can keep this idle conversation going before someone realizes that we're way off topic.

 

So, to keep this on topic..... Internet.

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Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 1:51:10 PM
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@jimwilliams: I already drank the beer.

Well, that's just mean! On the bright side, I'm still only 56 (for 20 more days), so you are MUCH older than me, grandad.

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Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 1:49:41 PM
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@jimwilliams: Just think... 57 Chevy Bel Aire, you, and me.  Now that was a great year!

We won't see its like again...

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jimwilliams57   5/9/2014 1:42:44 PM
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@Max: Yes, and I already turned 57 in Jan. 9.  So, I already drank the beer.

Just think... 57 Chevy Bel Aire, you, and me.  Now that was a great year!

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Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 1:40:04 PM
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@jimwilliams57: Does the '57' in your name indicate that you were born in 1957? If so, that was a good year because that's when I decided to grace the world with my presence also :-)

Actually, I just realized that I was born in 1957 and I will be 57 this year (May 29 if you want to send me a case of beer LOL) -- 57 and 57 -- it's strange how numbers work out sometimes...

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Re: My head hurts too...
jimwilliams57   5/9/2014 1:34:07 PM
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@Max: That's where this community comes in.  We can do it!

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Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 12:07:12 PM
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@Jimwilliams: ...a wireless router on a pole down the street might solve the problem...

That's an interesting idea... but it woudl have to be a heck of a router to handle an entire street of streaming 4K2K videos and TV channels

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Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 12:05:12 PM
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@jimwilliams: Imposing government controls won't fix it, but instead will just change it into a different problem.

That's the spirit -- look on the bright side LOL

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