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Pooh. I made you a video and started uploading it to YouTube two hours ago, but it’s been stuck at 58% for twenty minutes.

Looks like we’re hung. And not in a good way.

It’s 1am here, so I’ll have to work it out tomorrow. Sorry.

I’m not having much luck with video lately, am I?


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: April 8, 2011, 1:08 am

We’re patient….





Comment from Can’t hark my cry
Time: April 8, 2011, 1:54 am

Learning curve.

As I recall, you have not in the past posted video. So this is a new and exciting development. . .but like all such, there are, um, issues with the shakedown cruise. We know you’ll manage it, and are prepared to wait graciously. . .Well. MOST of us are prepared to wait graciously.

Comment from Mono The Elderish
Time: April 8, 2011, 2:01 am

Well, OBVIOUSLY its all this damnable technology. Back in my dads day they uploaded their videos to youtube using kerosene….

Comment from Can’t hark my cry
Time: April 8, 2011, 2:41 am

And it was uphill both ways. In a driving snow storm.

Comment from Oh Hell
Time: April 8, 2011, 2:54 am


Comment from Nina
Time: April 8, 2011, 3:27 am

Kerosene, yeah…my old man had to use a hand crank upload because we were too poor to buy the kerosene. Life was tough back in the day.

I’ve uploaded to you-tube a couple of times and it took forever, even at my modern woodstove powered Internet connection data transfer rates. I feel your pain.

Comment from Drew458
Time: April 8, 2011, 3:57 am

Whenever I have an upload that seems to die, I just cancel it and start over. It seems to go faster. Kind of reminds me of the old Y-modem and Z-modem days.

Comment from The Jannie
Time: April 8, 2011, 5:41 am

Kerosene? Pah! I have to fill my computer with coal and water before I can log on. Young people don’t know they’re born nowadays.

Comment from Edward The Bruce
Time: April 8, 2011, 11:19 am

ok ok how about a Green approach try using kermit…..
I got your y and Z modem. 7 start one stop no parity.
oh and make sure the pin-outs on your cable are correct

Comment from Sven in Colorado
Time: April 8, 2011, 1:21 pm

Then there is having to use the chamber pot (thunderbucket) and making one’s way to the outhouse, in a blinding snowstorm, using corncobs when the Sears-Roebuck catalog papers ran out.


Young whipper-snappers and all this newfangled indoor plumbing.

Comment from some vegetable
Time: April 8, 2011, 2:32 pm

Well… lazybone whiners – in MY day if we wanted to upload a video, first we had to go catch a sabretooth tiger….

Comment from gebrauchshund
Time: April 8, 2011, 3:38 pm

All of that stuff was probably more reliable and efficient than the solar wind crap they’re trying to foist on us nowadays.

Comment from Mark Matis
Time: April 8, 2011, 4:34 pm

For gebrauchshund:
To quote one of the greatest movies of all time:

Shirley, you can’t be serious!

Yeah, I know that’s not how it was spelled in the script…

Comment from Uncle Monkey
Time: April 8, 2011, 7:40 pm

ok, it’s not 1am anymore.


Comment from The Dread Pirate $ADJECTIVE Beard
Time: April 8, 2011, 8:44 pm

Y’all don’t remember adding water & Calcium carbide to your acetylene modem? Hot times!

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: April 8, 2011, 8:52 pm

There it is, Uncle Smartypants.

Comment from Christopher Taylor
Time: April 9, 2011, 3:01 am

They said you was hung!

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