Gummed up internet?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

Do "busy" sites slow down your internet?

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Jimbo
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Gummed up internet?

Postby Jimbo » 21 Mar 2019, 04:30

Does visiting certain sites slow down or stop your internet usage. In my case I get the spinning disc and stoppage when visiting major news sites or other sites which have a video on top and then a pop-up video on the side. Maybe it's my old Mac computer's fault but most other, less busy sites work okay. But CNN, CBS, NBC, BBC are nearly unwatchable on my machine. How about yours? What slows down your internet?
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Re: Gummed up internet?

Postby Sneelock » 21 Mar 2019, 19:16

Jimbo wrote:Does visiting certain sites slow down or stop your internet usage. In my case I get the spinning disc and stoppage when visiting major news sites or other sites which have a video on top and then a pop-up video on the side. Maybe it's my old Mac computer's fault but most other, less busy sites work okay. But CNN, CBS, NBC, BBC are nearly unwatchable on my machine.


:lol: maybe they've been hearing what you say about them?
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Re: Gummed up internet?

Postby Snarfyguy » 21 Mar 2019, 19:52

Is Breitbart broken?
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Re: Gummed up internet?

Postby Jimbo » 21 Mar 2019, 19:56

Sometimes I wonder ...

But seriously, is it just me - again? Those sites which have a video at the top and then when I just want to just read the text I scroll down they shove that same video onto the side of the screen. Then I have to X it out and sometimes the X thing doesn't work. And then my computer freezes. Anyone else?
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Re: Gummed up internet?

Postby Sneelock » 21 Mar 2019, 22:54

Jimbo wrote:But seriously, is it just me - again?

yes. it's just you.
you know, like the Truman Show.
sorry to break it to you this way.

Ed Harris is fucking with you.
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Re: Gummed up internet?

Postby ConnyOlivetti » 20 Apr 2019, 12:23

Jimbo wrote:Sometimes I wonder ...

But seriously, is it just me - again? Those sites which have a video at the top and then when I just want to just read the text I scroll down they shove that same video onto the side of the screen. Then I have to X it out and sometimes the X thing doesn't work. And then my computer freezes. Anyone else?


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Re: Gummed up internet?

Postby TG » 20 Apr 2019, 14:14

My monitor keeps getting all static-y like an old TV and then some weird woman tells me to go into the light. One of these days I just may.
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