# Re: Curious about AOL users and this list

On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 11:34:25PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
| On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 11:50:39AM -0800, Number Six wrote:
| > On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 02:47:52PM -0500, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
| > > On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 09:48:27AM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
| > >
| > > | From experience, it seems like everyone [...] emailing from aol.com
| > > | has an IQ low enough that bricks are insulted by the comparison.
| > >
| > > I won't tell my girlfriend or her parents you said that.  They use AOL
| > > solely because it is the cheapest service (I think it costs them
| > > around $5/mo) at home and during school time uses the campus OC3 or | > > RoadRunner (cable) for the connection. | > | > What service does AOL provide that's$5/month?
| > The std. service is \$25/month.

They have some discounts of some sort.  I don't remember the details,
but networking really doesn't get any cheaper than they have it.  (of
course, the quality could be a lot better, though not the price)

| In which everything is cheaper.  Or for a couple bucks more, they can
| cover the cost of your second phone line and you could be their ISP.

The long distance phone bill would offset any intended savings (the
house is in the next city, ~70 miles away).

-D

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