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Old November 23 2009, 10:26 PM   #1
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Internet Field Generator Is Online!

I'm at her diner 'cause I have the week off. I agreed to help remodel the back room to make it spiffy and new again... so far we have the painting done, the new lighting up, plumbing set up and the hardline for the order-logger set up.

She goes into the storage room and brings out wireless stuff (router, other router, different router, blinking light box, wires.) My new task according to her is to setup the Internet Field Generator.

This is my new techno-phrase of the day. Internet Field Generator. According to her Internet Field strength is measured in WOO!s. Why? Because people go "WOO! INTERNET!" when they get a signal.

Now what would the minimum signal be? 5 miliWOOs? And is there some kind of international standard IsoWOO?

Aw yeah she cracks me up sometimes.
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Old November 23 2009, 10:39 PM   #2
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Re: Internet Field Generator Is Online!

I'm getting a reading of over 40 Mega Fonzies from this thread.


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Old November 23 2009, 10:52 PM   #3
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Old November 23 2009, 10:58 PM   #4
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Re: Internet Field Generator Is Online!

Time flows at a different rate inside an internet bubble, setting up a field generator in a diner makes sense

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/,,,/ Internet Field strength is measured in WOO!s. Why? Because people go "WOO! INTERNET!" when they get a signal.

Now what would the minimum signal be? 5 miliWOOs? And is there some kind of international standard IsoWOO?
How many WOO!s in a HUZZA!
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Old November 23 2009, 11:07 PM   #5
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Don't forget to bounce a graviton particle beam off the main deflector dish.
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Old November 23 2009, 11:14 PM   #6
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Don't forget to bounce a graviton particle beam off the main deflector dish.
For that, he's going to need one-point-twenty one Jiggawatts!
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Old November 23 2009, 11:18 PM   #7
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Don't forget to bounce a graviton particle beam off the main deflector dish.
For that, he's going to need one-point-twenty one Jiggawatts!

I don't know about that but I know Jigglewhuts are a valid unit of measure when she's working out.
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Old November 23 2009, 11:22 PM   #8
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Plecostomus wrote: View Post
(router, other router, different router, blinking light box, wires.)
The IT geek in me feels compelled to guess the role of each of these. Tell me if I'm right.

router - this is the DSL or Cable router from the ISP.

other router - this is the wireless router plugged into the ISP router to provide public wi-fi.

different router - this is the "inside network" router, also plugged into either the the ISP router (or the "other router" if the "router" is a cable modem that will only provide service to one device), to provide the internal secure network. It may, or may not, have its own password protected wi-fi.

blinking light box - switch plugged into the "different router" to go to internal workstations.

wires - duh.

Well? Do I win the Interwebs?
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Old November 23 2009, 11:26 PM   #9
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Plecostomus wrote: View Post
(router, other router, different router, blinking light box, wires.)
The IT geek in me feels compelled to guess the role of each of these. Tell me if I'm right.

router - this is the DSL or Cable router from the ISP.

other router - this is the wireless router plugged into the ISP router to provide public wi-fi.

different router - this is the "inside network" router, also plugged into either the the ISP router (or the "other router" if the "router" is a cable modem that will only provide service to one device), to provide the internal secure network. It may, or may not, have its own password protected wi-fi.

blinking light box - switch plugged into the "different router" to go to internal workstations.

wires - duh.

Well? Do I win the Interwebs?
Blinking Light Box provides the internet. Then we have the switch that splits the signal into the Private Wifi for the POS pads the waitresses carry, and the Public Wifi that entertains the customers and truckdrivers out in the lot.

Oh and I came up with this chart:

1 WOO is when it works. "WOO!"

2 WOO's is when it works fast, easily and reliably. "WOO HOO!"

0.5 WOOs is when you first get it to work, but then realize it's at half or lower speed. "WOOoooo.... crap!"

-1 WOO is when you barely have an internet, and you say it sarcastically. "woo, fucking, hoo."

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Old November 23 2009, 11:32 PM   #10
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Woo'p die fucking hoo

"Increasing to 5 megawoot's, standby!"
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Old November 24 2009, 12:12 AM   #11
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"What is today's password?"

"Deep-fried Kangaroo meet slathered with Beer-Maple-Syrup Butter Served Over A Bed Of Flash-Steamed Grape Leaves and A Side Of Sour-Cream And Chive Flavored Black-Eye Peas."

"Windows Zero says 'password rejected, go somewhere that serves real food'."
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Old November 24 2009, 12:17 AM   #12
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Damn, you'd really think anybody would REALLY type that on the hell that is today's smartphone interface?
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Old November 24 2009, 12:19 AM   #13
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Damn, you'd really think anybody would REALLY type that on the hell that is today's smartphone interface?

Keeps you damn kids offa my lawn and outta my internets.


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Old November 25 2009, 04:05 PM   #14
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I'm officially in love with this thread.

I need to find this mysterious place so I can visit, just to give it my very own WOOs.
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Old November 25 2009, 06:21 PM   #15
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Somewhere near East Buttfuck New York, that's all I'm saying.
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