And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

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Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:46 am

@Crum: My :'C is bigger than yours.

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:47 am

What the unholy fuck is with that speed though, it's very impressive.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:47 am

I bet sites load so fast epileptic people get seizures from using the internet.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby DaCrum » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:49 am

I'm just thinking about how quickly I would be able to upload pictures to Facebook, Dropbox, Drive...
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiroko » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:51 am

Don't be sad, Mirak.

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Still better than mine, it seems.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mathias » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:53 am

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiroko » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:55 am

BETTER THAN ME, MATHIAS. :U
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:55 am

@hiroko: uh no yours is double+ the dl speed and you have a puny ping
your upload speed is similar, but is still better

@Crum: Torrents man. Shit.

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiroko » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:59 am

That's kinda funny, since I don't do that much downloading anyway.;
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mathias » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:59 am

Not sure what the pings signify.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:01 am

All you need to know about ping is that the higher it is, the most you suffer when playing online games.
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Postby Kkeellaacc » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:05 am

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:06 am

You sucked dick to get that A- dont lie
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby DaCrum » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:07 am

Ping is the time it takes for a server to respond to a request. This is done with a 'ping' which acts a lot like a sonar ping. It goes, hits the server, and immediately returns. So the number is the time it takes for it to return, in uhm... I'm not sure.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mathias » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:08 am

Mir@k wrote:All you need to know about ping is that the higher it is, the most you suffer when playing online games.

Well, shit. Good thing that a friend of mine is building me a new pc. Not that I intend to play online games, but it will facilitate my desire to play Fallout 3/NV.
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Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:28 am

your ping is low math, worry after it goes up to 200+
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mathias » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:31 am

Oh, I see. Computers are hard.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:38 am

it's normal for people not to know this
for all intents and purposes nobody should ever give a fuck about pings unless they play online games
or rely heavily on p2p transfers and chat services
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mathias » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:41 am

Chat services like YIM and AIM or more like irc chatrooms?
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:47 am

more like using skype with your boss 24/7 while you work together on a design and need to be using software such as skype or teamviewer at the same time.

in other words, programs that take a lot of your internet to run smoothly
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Valhallen » Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:53 am

DaCrum wrote:Ping is the time it takes for a server to respond to a request. This is done with a 'ping' which acts a lot like a sonar ping. It goes, hits the server, and immediately returns. So the number is the time it takes for it to return, in uhm... I'm not sure.
Milliseconds. In addition to processing and whatnot, the delay is caused by the signal transit time, about 1 ms per 300km of open air, 200km of optical fiber, and somewhere in between for copper.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:57 am

in conclusion, ping is that thing that makes your shots kill people five seconds after you fired them in an online shooter c:
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Valhallen » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:04 am

Five seconds would probably be from server lag. Unless you have a really bad connection. Or you're connecting from half a million miles out in space.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Panty Anarchy » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:09 am

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiryu » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:20 am

Bah.

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