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18-11-2019, 12:30   #7486
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I went to school and University in South Dublin. Most were grand people. But then you'd get the odd bunch like this. Make you want to gouge your eyes out with a spoon.

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19-11-2019, 16:27   #7487
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Posted this in broadband forum but by the looks of it replies can take a while there. So seeing as some of you seem up to speed on tech stuff (this is decidedly low-tech for here), any help with this question?

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We have Vodafone mobile broadband in the house - paying €60 a month for 150GB data. Speed is ok, kids use Netflix a fair bit and rarely buffers. But it's not cheap, and a few times we've been cut off before the billing date when the data limit was reached. A right royal pain in the a$$.

Considering switching to Three, but have read horrific reviews about speed throttling and customer service. So was considering a 30-day contract (no router) rather than take the router and 18/24 month contract.

Can I use the Vodafone router we already have and just put a 3 SIM in it? Long out of contract with Vodafone so no problem switching, just wondering if their equipment will prevent a 3 SIM being used? At least if we experience bad speeds we can go back to Vodafone...
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Do you want to avoid getting a router? I'm paying 43 per month without a data cap. Don't think I could deal with having a cap.
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I am not sure you can use the VF router, but I am almost certain you can order an unlocked one off Amazon for that much
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I am not sure you can use the VF router, but I am almost certain you can order an unlocked one off Amazon for that much
Needs to be one that works in Galway though, this is a popular model out west.

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19-11-2019, 18:57   #7491
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Posted this in broadband forum but by the looks of it replies can take a while there. So seeing as some of you seem up to speed on tech stuff (this is decidedly low-tech for here), any help with this question?
I think those routers are locked to the provider (like mobile phones). You could probably buy an unlocked router on eBay or the like. Huawei do some pretty good ones that you can get for around the £60 mark. Then just pick up a 3 mobile PAYG SIM with a €20 top up and you're good to go.

In fact if you get the 3 SIM, you can test it in your Vodafone router to be sure. Easy and cheap way to do it and if it doesn't work, you can keep it for the Huawei router.

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So Levy has sacked Pochettino and his coaching staff. The website has crashed with people trying to read the statement.

Fúck me, Levy's such a dickhead. Definitely the end of an era for us.
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So Levy has sacked Pochettino and his coaching staff. The website has crashed with people trying to read the statement.

Fúck me, Levy's such a dickhead. Definitely the end of an era for us.
Madness.

Mourinho incoming? I’d say the arsenal job will be available soon so he might wait for that.
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Madness.

Mourinho incoming? I’d say the arsenal job will be available soon so he might wait for that.
Mourinho and Levy would be an absolute nightmare combination for the fans. There's no way Levy would open his wallet to allow Jose to do what he does best, which is try and buy success.

There's talk of Benitez which would probably work out, he's a man who loves developing younger players, but honestly we've a massive issue in the dressing room with players who just aren't motivated and don't seem to care.
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Mourinho and Levy would be an absolute nightmare combination for the fans. There's no way Levy would open his wallet to allow Jose to do what he does best, which is try and buy success.

There's talk of Benitez which would probably work out, he's a man who loves developing younger players, but honestly we've a massive issue in the dressing room with players who just aren't motivated and don't seem to care.
Benitez a good shout, think he’d be a good fit at spurs.

United should go get Poch, but they won’t
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19-11-2019, 21:23   #7496
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Do you want to avoid getting a router? I'm paying 43 per month without a data cap. Don't think I could deal with having a cap.
What provider? We are kinda stuck with wireless... No fibre and so far from the cabinet that copper wire internet speed around here is muck.

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I think those routers are locked to the provider (like mobile phones). You could probably buy an unlocked router on eBay or the like. Huawei do some pretty good ones that you can get for around the £60 mark. Then just pick up a 3 mobile PAYG SIM with a €20 top up and you're good to go.

In fact if you get the 3 SIM, you can test it in your Vodafone router to be sure. Easy and cheap way to do it and if it doesn't work, you can keep it for the Huawei router.
How can we test a 3 SIM in the VF router if it is locked?
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What provider? We are kinda stuck with wireless... No fibre and so far from the cabinet that copper wire internet speed around here is muck.

How can we test a 3 SIM in the VF router if it is locked?
It's just testing to establish if it is locked. I'd be 90% sure it is, but it would be a bit stupid not to establish that for certain.
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Anyone here switch from Virgin media to Sky or Vodafone Fibre, (not siro)? Thinking about switching and wondering if anyone has first hand experience.
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Anyone here switch from Virgin media to Sky or Vodafone Fibre, (not siro)? Thinking about switching and wondering if anyone has first hand experience.
The problem with Vodafone/Sky/Eir is your fate is completely in the hands of an Eir engineer if you haven't got an active phone line that has no issues and have the existing connection points. And BT to switch your line over.

It can be simple sometimes and happen flawlessly, particularly if you aren't porting a phone number over, or it can be an absolute nightmare and can take weeks if not months.

Best thing to do is if you have an older phone connection port in the house, get a lend of an old landline phone to connect and lift the handset or try dial out, if you hear a dial tone you're laughing.
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Mourinho and Levy would be an absolute nightmare combination for the fans. There's no way Levy would open his wallet to allow Jose to do what he does best, which is try and buy success.

There's talk of Benitez which would probably work out, he's a man who loves developing younger players, but honestly we've a massive issue in the dressing room with players who just aren't motivated and don't seem to care.
As a Spurs fan for nearly 40 years I’m well used to being disappointed. This week has taken it to a whole new level though. Jose and Levy is a marriage made in hell. I hope he falls flat on his face and both of them get the boot.
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