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Date: 02/08/06 02:01 AM

19 Responses to Undersea Cables

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    February 8, 2006 at 1:49 am
    Link: Undersea Cables - If you`re reading this outside of North America, you`re using one of these right now.
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    Saladin Male 18-29
    36 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 2:33 am
    Meh
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    LordJonathan Male 70 & Over
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    February 8, 2006 at 4:40 am
    Oh great the majority is coming from Rhode Island :-/
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    signed_in Male 18-29
    122 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 9:36 am
    cool, i thought it was satellites.
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    Targo Male 40-49
    24 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 11:05 am
    ^^
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    Sabre200000 Male 18-29
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    February 8, 2006 at 12:00 pm
    Looks like the East Coast is pull`n the load..lol
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    JonKemper Male 18-29
    143 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 12:01 pm
    Not all internet traffic goes throug the cables. people still using a 56k modem (surprisingly still quite a few people do in the UK) use the same routes as voice calls. In Cornwall is a great big Sattelite Ground Station owned and run by BT (British Telecom). Voice calls all get routed through satelites, via this uplink station. also the transatlantic cables terminate at the same facility :) for more information click here
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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
    2720 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 12:58 pm
    What happens when one of these undersea cables has a problem? I guess it`s way too costly to repair eh? Prolly, they just lay more new cable down. Tsk.
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    Trucast Male 18-29
    162 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 1:16 pm
    BRITAIN SHALL ABSORB YOUR CABLES!
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    Ajikan Male 18-29
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    February 8, 2006 at 1:43 pm
    If you`re reading this outside of North America, you`re using one of these right now.

    ...thats a bit over the topp for me. america isnt the center of the world. there are a lot of servers everywhare.
    ok i-am-bored is probably in america..
    just this america is the center stuff is really pissing me of lately!
    sorry for the rant

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    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 2:20 pm
    Oh, speaking of cables...
    I need to go to the toilet and lay some cable myself.
    Bye.
    That`s my toilet in America, by the way. You know, the center of the world.
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    kev2k5 Male 18-29
    67 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 3:20 pm
    On top of what Ajkian said, it`s not just people outside the US using the cables :-|. How do you think people from North America communicate with people from other countries. Its not a one way system.
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    Manicstoive Male 18-29
    904 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 5:17 pm
    I really see no point in this link, to be honest. But I do sense another `all hail America! Ain`t it great! You will bow down before your Yankee overlords` arguement forming, cos it seems thats all this link sets out to do.
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    Mo0k Male 18-29
    664 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 5:30 pm
    Americans suck tbh.
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    gregor_samsa Male 18-29
    462 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 5:40 pm
    Don`t care.
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    mooseyfate Male 13-17
    851 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 5:43 pm
    wow, so we managed to insult Americans from a map?
    itls true that it communicates both ways
    but since this started in the US it sort of branched off from there
    this isn`t "America`s the center if the world"
    it`s just a map that shows where the fecking cables are
    don`t read into it so much
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    farquaadhnch Male 18-29
    1225 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 9:38 pm
    hmmmm... stupid map...
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    manorrd Male 30-39
    2372 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 11:41 pm
    Tsk tsk! Look at all you sen-si-tive, sen-si-tive Europeans!

    "America isn`t the center of the universe y`know!"

    "Americans have to use the cables to communicate out the other direction too y`know!"

    "You guys are just trying to make yourself sound great...but you aren`t y`know!"

    Jesus! All the man was TRYING to say was that if you`re connecting to this web site from anywhere other than N.America (including Canada and Mexico), that you`ll probably be tying up an ip session across these cables somewhere.

    Get your finger off the trigger.

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    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
    1522 posts
    February 8, 2006 at 11:54 pm
    aw my G-d! I`m watching this stuff through a conection under the great sea!!!!!! That rocks!!! Cool! I thought also was with satelites and stuff! This way it`s cooler!!!!!!!

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