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Hell, my broadband (in Co. Wicklow) goes down every time a storm brews up or the cows scrape against the cable which Eircom have intertwined with a barbed wire fence rather than put underground or across proper posts.  I kid you not...

"It's a mystery to me - the game commences, For the usual fee - plus expenses, Confidential information - it's in my diary..."
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun May 11th, 2008 at 04:04:44 PM EST
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Ah! You should see my fuse box! It predates WWI.
by Asinus Asinum Fricat (patric.juillet@gmail.com) on Sun May 11th, 2008 at 04:37:20 PM EST
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Don't worry, when they privatise it and allow competition that sort of thing won't happen any more.

Oh, wait ...

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sun May 11th, 2008 at 04:40:52 PM EST
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Well, sounds like an efficient and ecological use of resources : cable doing dual use as a fence...

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères
by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Sun May 11th, 2008 at 08:46:33 PM EST
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