333 – WIDOMWV: Penny

333 – WIDOMWV: Penny

Oh man, college internet totally spoiled me. Home’s dialup AOL internet was never the same. At least Penny’s laptop works on it. Mine didn’t.

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  1. Mirenheart says:

    Pffffffffffffffffffffff My home internet then the college internet! World’s better! But then, my internet is awesome.

  2. Oarboar says:

    Let me guess … the pajamas were a gift from Julian, right?

  3. Freak says:

    At least I’m not the only one who dreads going home over the holidays to dial-up.

    So this year, I didn’t! Best christmas ever.

  4. Baughbe says:

    Beat me, whip me, make me download at 6400 baud.

  5. The One Guy says:

    I had to raise an eyebrow when I came home over Christmas break to find that my parent’s internet connection is slower than the one I set up myself and am paying for at my apartment, but thanks to this comic, I now realize it could have been a lot worse.

  6. SQLGuru says:

    My mom just got high speed last year…..and I graduated from college in 94. Oh, and no one lived close enough to mooch their wireless, either. That was the worst part about going to visit.

  7. Wouser says:

    I’m lucky enough to have a dad who needs to do a lot of emailing from home, so he had to get a cable connection. He also was kind enough to set up a wireless router. By that I mean my brother and I set up his wireless router. :)

  8. featherbrain says:

    this year my internet does not break every ten minutes or less like it used to!! Happiness!

  9. L says:

    My familly had a wifi failure while I was visiting, I feel your pain!

  10. Nick says:

    I find it funny that even with pajamas on and relaxing in ben, the hat stays on. Like Link in the water temple.

  11. Joseph says:

    It’s not a hat – it’s her hair, with the ponytail undone.

  12. reynard61 says:

    @ Baughbe: Wow! You’re *THAT* much of a masochist?!

  13. Loki says:

    Dialup still exists?

  14. Nick says:

    Wait, she has a multicolored ponytail? All this time I thought that has a hat. Time to reread the archive and see where I went wrong.

  15. Beth says:

    Back when I started college, the supposedly amazing T1 connection that the school had was actually SLOWER than my mom’s AOL connection. At one point I actually hooked my computer up to the internet via the modem and used my old AOL account to check my email in the dorms. O_o

    Now, though, the entire residential section of campus has broadband internet – Roadrunner in every room!

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