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The TRB Life 9-1-20 – Suck Internet Provider

The TRB Life is a view into my life as a content creator in 1 minute or less videos. In this episode, Suck Internet Provider, I talk about how my Internet Provider can really piss me off with random unannounced outages. Without fail, they will take my Internet down at some of the worst possible times. 

 

Watch The TRB Life 8-27-20 – Suck Internet Provider.

I have limited options for Internet service even though across the street there is fiber to the house. When my provider works, I have a solid connection of 40 meg down 5 meg up. For a whopping $70 per month, you would expect it to work flawlessly. Their service was rocky from the beginning, but they got things on track and really became a good provider.
About a year after things became solid, they changed some equipment and my service has been unreliable. Being in IT for over 20 years, I think I drive their tech support nuts. After all, I have worked on some of the largest networks in the world in my career and can smell a BS excuse from a mile away. Honestly, I am a pretty reasonable person if you just tell it to me straight. But this recent “unplanned emergency outage” just put me over the top. I hadn’t sleep in days and was trying to meet several deadlines. On top of the pressure from my day job, I was trying to upload the Mantis X10 on a Rifle video for release the next evening. 
If you watched the previous episode of The TRB Life, you would realize that I don’t get much sleep as it is. This of course was another morning that I was up early and now had to report an outage at 3:30 AM. So what do I do in this situation, I pull out my Mantis X10 and start doing some dry fire practice. Of course, that happens after I film this episode of The TRB Life.