I don't miss modems at all. Only being connected to one resource at a time, and having a time limit there, and having to disconnect to check somewhere else (and quite possibly getting a busy signal) -- that all sucked. So did being bumped off by Call Waiting.
*70, was your friend.
"We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities." -- Robin Williams, _Good Morning Vietnam_