Herb and Jamaal by Stephen Bentley

Herb and Jamaal

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  1. monteherridge

    monteherridge said, 10 months ago

    I am on dialup, so I have a slow internet connection all of the time. That’s life.

  2. Josh  Lyons

    Josh Lyons GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @monteherridge

    What country are you in?

  3. Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist

    Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist said, 10 months ago

    My phone internet’s faster than dialup.

  4. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, 10 months ago

    Telephone busy signals?

  5. David Glover

    David Glover GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    “Slow” & “fast” is all relative. Slow internet is faster than going to the library.
    I find myself looking for something to do while waiting 30 seconds for the microwave to ‘ding!’

  6. david_42

    david_42 said, 10 months ago

    When you started with a 110 baud audio modem, anything is an improvement. (That’s 0.000011 MB/S)

  7. Potrzebie

    Potrzebie said, 10 months ago

    14k modem was my lifeline in the 90’s!!!!

  8. Habogee

    Habogee said, 10 months ago

    When I found a 2400 baud modem for under $100 I thought I was in speed heaven.
    It was a misprint in an Egghead ad, but they honored it.

  9. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, 10 months ago

    @Habogee

    It was a misprint in an Egghead ad, but they honored it.

    Was the ad written by Vincent Price?

    ;-D

  10. Lamberger

    Lamberger said, 10 months ago

    Pouring Ketchup. I had 256 KB of RAM in my Seequa Chamelon portable computer. They said that nobody would ever need more for home use. It dual booted CPM 2.2 and PC-DOS 1.1. You could upgrade it to 760 KB for another $350US. Some people even added a hard drive.

  11. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @Lamberger

    Yes, pouring ketchup. As Ogden Nash said, “None’ll come out, and then a lot’ll.” But I wonder if we WERE as frustrated before everything was “instant”? Slow and easy, all the time, and we didn’t know it could be otherwise.

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