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    What does this comic mean about internet speed?


    I'd like to think I know a lot about internet and computer stuff but this comic doesn't make any sense to me.
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    It's taking the mickey of someone who mistakes their local connection speed with their internet connection speed. With many many face palms of fail!
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    In short.
    LAN (Your home Networking) Speed does not equal Network speed, not even close.
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    lol... You might be surprised to find out how many people think that the LAN speed indicates Internet connection speed!
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    Thanks everyone!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayd512 View Post
    lol... You might be surprised to find out how many people think that the LAN speed indicates Internet connection speed!
    True but how many people get cartoon angry about it?
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