At around 2am this morning my broadband died suddenly. I was annoyed, and could have just used my o2 broadband but i took that as my cue to go to bed… i woke up this morning to find broadband was STILL dead.
Now i was really annoyed – 8 or 9 hours without being fixed?! I played around with my own router and config to make sure it was nothing on my end and couldn’t find anything wrong. I then used my o2 broadband to get online to search for any outages and sure enough there was one in the area…
Some clowns robbed a shop about 20 miles away from me, and cut fibre cables while they were at it – knocking out broadband in the entire area from 2am until about 5pm today. I was pretty reluctant to carry on my day as normal because i’d racked up 2gigs of data transfer in about 2 hours on my o2 broadband (i wasn’t even downloading anything big). I have an allowance of 10gigs for the MONTH and if you go over the limit, you’re charged by the megabyte so rather than work online, i decided to work offline for a while until my home broadband came back.
I spent most of my time working on theleavingcert.com, yet again. Drafted up this post & also put together a ‘to-do’ list on paper which i’ll try to battle through over the next couple of days before i go back to college.
- email / sign up alerts box
- twitter integration
- facebook integration
- amazon shopping cart / books section
- google custom search
- forum integration
- schools directory / maps
- ‘read more’ links on articles
- more polls
- proper ad section
- translation facility
- fix all broken links
I won’t get everything done but i’ll do my best 🙂