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The tale of the troll router, or, how I learned to love plugging directly into the modem [via Reddit]
I love this comic. But What is it called?! :)
Love the comic, I’ve been in the situation myself before (everything is set up properly, why no work?)
But I also find humorous that the warning about possibly offensive language appears in smaller print below the comic, presumably to be seen after the reader has viewed said language. I don’t know about anyone else, but I usually start reading at the top of a given webpage and work my way to the bottom!
so, you power cycle the modem, but not the router?
Let him have his moment of victory
Wow… I wasn’t going to nitpick a comic like that. Glad someone went there though. :p
Question.. if it were say a “cable modem” isn’t it actually a router since it is a digital signal coming in and not analog? Thus, no MOdulation or DEModulation. Just sayin.
Of course, could be DSL.
Moral of the story: routers are trolls.
I think ISPs and router manufacturers are in cahoots. Every six months or so my perfectly good routers have a mental breakdown and I end up having to reflash the firmware (TomatoUSB) just get everything working again.
BTW, it’s called Rage Comics, google it :D
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