You can't please everyone

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Someone on Facebook is complaining that a 1 gbps internet connection with a 35 mbps upload speed isn't fast enough for streaming video.  I give up on humanity.

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Buffering at 1Gbps download and 35Mbps upload speeds?  What's the person trying to do, stream a Super Duper Ultra 4,000,000K movie?  SMH.
 
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What plan is Joel on and how much priority data has he used?
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Did you just return from a garden party? I'm surprised nobody has expressed an appreciation for "Garden Party".
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RE: "Garden Party".

Lynn said,

I beg your pardon
I never promised you a rose garden
Along with the sunshine
There's gotta be a little rain some time
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Amen
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Suns out, snow's melting... time to make the donuts.
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I think "Joel" needs to learn a little about networking, and the internet in general, if he thinks a 35Mbps upload speed makes a 1Gbps download speed work "at only a fraction of what it's capable of."  SMH.   

Unless he's performing some type of action in which his download speed is considerably dependent on his upload speed, and I can't think of any off the top of my head, his claim makes no sense.  

When my speeds are working full out, my upload speed never exceeds 6% of my download speed, and my download speed works just fine.  And even if that was 3.5% it still wouldn't matter, nor would it if my overall speeds were 20 times what they are.  
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Yes, I figured he must be using a torrent service.
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Cable/DSL pages are usually rife with speed/performance complaints as well.