quote: Fine since you've eliminated satellite as even being an option simply because of pure stubbornness, fine, they don't have a choice. Hold on while I play the worlds smallest violin for these people.
quote: Did you even look before you said this? http://www.broadbandblue.com/plan-pricing Even the cheapest plan is 40 gigs. Sure the unlimited one is expensive as hell, but oh well. You never said it had to be cheap, you simply said "available". Well this is available, and you know what, high latency broadband is better than none at all!
quote: What does that have to do with "always on" again? So you're saying you would, if you had the choice, simply not patch games or the console? Huh? Are you on Mars or something, NOBODY does that! Wtf? You sound more like a Luddite every post.
quote: What you aren't getting is that Internet access is now no different than electricity or running water. Its' a necessity. And if you don't have it, well, you need to do whatever it takes to get it. Or else guess what? You're getting left behind! Thems the facts, deal with it.
quote: What the...do you even USE a console?
quote: Friends lists
quote: instant messages
quote: bonus content
quote: I mean holy crap, I can take all day listing the benefits to being connected to the Internet, but apparently you're a cave man!!!
quote: I'm sure people said the same thing when Internet access evolved from dial-up modems to Ethernet NIC's that were "always on". Seriously...just wow, this discussion has severely lowered my opinion of you when it comes to technology.
quote: Now it's Doctor Phil time.