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Comment: Re:4 years ago (Score 1) 410

by MacColossus (#44886747) Attached to: The last time I used a dial-up modem was...
In February of 1997 I bought a 33.6 Global Village external modem and had Earthlink as my ISP. It was connected to a Power Computing Power Tower Pro 200MHZ 604e. I still regret giving that beast to my brother in law after I upgraded to a Powermac G4. Even at 33.6 I had a wall mount tv above the computer so I could watch tv while I waited for downloads.

Comment: Re:Who leaves money in a paypal account. (Score 1) 443

by MacColossus (#44766075) Attached to: PayPal Freezes MailPile's Account

It's poor form to use a referral link that will personally benefit you in this sort of context. It diminishes your point, making you look like any other spammer or paid shill.

Despite using a referral url, I will back them up in that Dwolla is much better for this. Also it can be set to auto deposit each transaction into your account as payments come in.

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