[ILUG] [OT] Eircom, Go Further?
airlied at csn.ul.ie
Fri Mar 1 10:58:38 GMT 2002
it was like someone pointed out before the old Bus Eireann ads used the
line "Going further to get you there". and they did actually meant it, the
bus go miles out of the way to get anywhere :-)
So Eircom, going further explains why ADSL won't work here, the 500 meters
between my house and exchange is actually 10 miles as the cable runs!!
On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, John A. Kinsella wrote:
> I've finally snapped...
> Am I the only one to find the radio ad with the "athletics coach"
> telling the team to sign up with Eircom maddeningly inane?
> It start with something like "Athletics is like the Internet" or some
> The punchline: "Shh, shh, Yes Tony?", <deferential enquiry> "Eircom, go
> further?" <confident reply from IT-savvy coach> "Yes; Eircom, go further"
> has incrementally reduced the number of working radios in my house....
> Now I feel better, back to work..
> PS I didn't deliberately memorise it but it's so irritating that it just
> John A. Kinsella Ph: +353-61-202148 (Direct)
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