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A happy story for Easter(con):

OK after waiting 17 years for home Internet (and the combined appalled looks of my weekend visitors at being told THERE WAS NONE) I caved in and went out to buy a mobilebroadbanddongle thingy. The best deal was Vodafone, whose PAYG dongles come with data that DOESN'T time-expire. But they were all sold out of them at local Curries (even tho their db, said, twice, that they had lots) and I couldn;t face driving to Meadowhall (to be told no doubt the db was wrong there too) so I bought next best deal, which was 02.

Which surprise surprise didn't work when I'd got it home:( Just no signal apparently.

So then I went, dispiritedly, to local PUB with YVonne WINOLJ to drink outside in beer garden, freeze ,and go back in to use the free wi fi:)Except the O2 monster-dongle had TAKEN OVER my laptop and somehow disabled normal Windows wi fi handling-stuff. And connectedly or not, I now couldn't seem to get ANY WI FI AT ALL.

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!

Sigh. back to Curries to return it (and discover that STRICTLY they don't refund data AT ALL even though I'd NOT USED ANY. (But they did give me the ££ back as a "good will gesture").

Drove to work today and saw little tiny Asian mobilfone shop.

Voafone dongle therein - tho admittedly 15 quids dearer than in CurrieWankers.

But wth. It WORKS!!!!!

VODAFONE FOR THE WIN!

And now I can use cheap wi fi at LX too :)))

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