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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Bek » 25 Feb 12, 3:40 pm

Disco LT wrote:Or I could base my opinions on my own experience, which has been brilliant.. TPG has been great to me and I wouldn't hesitate signing up with them again.
Which is cool for you, but to anyone else you're just another internet statistic, meaning a larger sample size (such as the one in the survey) is more likely to have accurate information. Obviously if TPG was always 100% terrible it wouldn't be around. It however appears of have generally a higher rate of shittyness than a lot of other ISP's. Lots of data is better than just one personal experience, especially if you were recommending it to a friend.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Artful-dodgeR » 25 Feb 12, 3:52 pm

...or maybe people are just more willing to complain than to compliment. Personally i had a terrible experience connecting with internode and no issues with tpg, does that mean my view is invalid because im seen as the minority as people always praise node? They have some of the worst value for money plans, forced people off old plans... Yet people only talk of the positives.

Its all a matter of perspective.

Id bloody well recommend it, in fact i have to family without issue.

Also, the survery itself says there is likely bias, so in itself is not an accurate representation.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Anon. E. Moose » 25 Feb 12, 4:00 pm

Or Batemans Bay.

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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Bek » 25 Feb 12, 4:02 pm

No. Your bad experience with node being in the minority means its LESS likely you would have problems with a particular service, whereas the higher number of unsatisfied customers shows that it's more likely you will have problems with that service. That's what the survey is for, to see how well they're doing to help you choose. If I had a mate tell me he's never had any problems with TPG that's good information, but not as good as all the other information provided by whirlpool's survey. Also who said node is the be all end all? I'm not saying don't go with TPG, I'm saying don't base your opinion off one or two friends who have never had a problem when the data shows its more likely to have a problem with that isp over another. Of course pricing/availability/features would factor in as well in choosing, but the information is there, might as well make an informed decision.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Artful-dodgeR » 25 Feb 12, 4:58 pm

The data merely shows people on whirlpool.

Its the equivilent of giving ACL the r18+ survey and saying its more relevant than my opinion, just due to volume.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby CelticAngel82 » 25 Feb 12, 5:54 pm

sometimes... that's all you need, and it turns out it's for the best.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Bek » 26 Feb 12, 11:04 am

Artful-dodgeR wrote:The data merely shows people on whirlpool.

Its the equivilent of giving ACL the r18+ survey and saying its more relevant than my opinion, just due to volume.
Actually it's nothing like that because the ACL would make a decision based on things that aren't true, whereas the WP survey is plain data, submitted by Australians. I'm also guessing they would have very little information / data to base their decision off, mostly going off their opinions/morals/whatever. Which is the same problem as disregarding lots of data for a small amount of personal experiences / beliefs. For the sake of argument imagine a person in the ACL had a 'personal experience' with violent videogames where they believe playing these games had a negative impact on children. Should they base their opinion on the r18 vote based entirely of personal experiences, or should they look for wider data / evidence?

I can't think anyone would reasonably argue that your own personal experiences with a product/service etc is more important than the feedback of thousands of others? Whats to say it's not just luck you / your friend hasn't yet had problems? Shouldn't the higher reports of problems compared to similar services by other companies tell you something?
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Scarface.au » 26 Feb 12, 11:11 am

Ya know, its not that hard.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Helelix » 26 Feb 12, 1:48 pm

I dont like grave digging. Firstly for the blisters, but also because you have to say goodbye. :( I will miss you kitty.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Artful-dodgeR » 26 Feb 12, 1:51 pm

:-( my condolences.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Disco LT » 26 Feb 12, 2:26 pm

That sucks dude.. RIP Kitty.

I wish I didn't live in a country with such **** taxes regarding the import of tobacco..cigars are half the cost in the rest of the world, a box of 20 here is $380 and $120 overseas >.<
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Matty » 26 Feb 12, 8:22 pm

Oh My Godododshofkujlghadsfkgh
3 spiders in my on the floor clothes piles.
3!!!
I may not survive.
How many more are in here?!


I need to burn my room down. It's the only way to be sure.
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby CelticAngel82 » 26 Feb 12, 8:29 pm

Matty wrote:Oh My Godododshofkujlghadsfkgh
3 spiders in my on the floor clothes piles.
3!!!
I may not survive.
How many more are in here?!


I need to burn my room down. It's the only way to be sure.

clean up your room and you wont have this problem!
lol
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby Matty » 26 Feb 12, 8:31 pm

CelticAngel82 wrote:
Matty wrote:Oh My Godododshofkujlghadsfkgh
3 spiders in my on the floor clothes piles.
3!!!
I may not survive.
How many more are in here?!


I need to burn my room down. It's the only way to be sure.

clean up your room and you wont have this problem!
lol


But I have a system! If it's dirty it goes on the floor.
They have exploited a flaw from my system, they must have an inside informant.

Picked up all the clothes very carefully, one at a time, and took them to the laundry.
Problem solved!
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Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts

Unread postby MunchY » 26 Feb 12, 11:15 pm

Try having a family of huntsman living in your car door. Pretty sure their cousins and distant relatives have moved in too.

First world problems, I got plenty.
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