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So fast, it just might blow your clothes off

So fast, it just might blow your clothes off

After over nine months of waiting in Virginia, and probably over a year on top of that in Rockville, I was giddy to see that FIOS was finally available at our address! I have compulsively checked the online availability page at least once day. That’s a lot of inquiries 🙂 My install date is Monday, […]

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Heartbreak!

Heartbreak!

While was working her double today, I called Verizon to see if FIOS was going to be available any time soon. They finished construction on our street some time ago, and I called in to see what the deal was. It turns out that Verizon has yet to light the fiber, even while work in […]

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Work Complete!

Work Complete!

The FIOS crew completely finished the work in our yard late yesterday evening, and have moved on to our next door neighbor’s house. You can hardly notice that anyone was even here. Partly because we didn’t have a lot of grass to begin with (oak trees), and partly because they did a good job. I’m […]

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Ding dong

Ding dong

Our doorbell rang at 8AM this morning, which is intolerably early given that we don’t go to sleep in this house until 3AM at the earliest. I hobbled out of bed and went downstairs to see a gentleman in a hard hat and reflective vest standing on our porch. It was the FIOS installation crew! […]

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Prayers Answered!

Prayers Answered!

I received a text message last Friday while I was in Maryland playing games over at The Captain’s house. It was from Lady Jaye. Since she is my sweetheart, I expected the message to say that she missed me or that she loved me, or some combination thereof. I was wrong. The message rang out […]

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This Feels Like High School

This Feels Like High School

You know that pretty girl or that hot guy that you sat across from in science class? You know, the one that was way out of your reach because you were all busted with acne, no-name jeans and braces? That’s how I feel with Verizon’s FIOS super high-speed internet. It’s less than three miles away […]

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Bad news for Chesterfield county FIOS?

Bad news for Chesterfield county FIOS?

The latest Virginia FIOS Rollout plan is out, and there’s nothing going on at all within Chesterfield county this month. That means that Verizon is either done with the construction and will start lighting the fiber, or they’ve stopped work on the area and I’m screwed until next year. The online readiness tool (which I […]

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FIOS, One Street Away From High-Speed Bliss

FIOS, One Street Away From High-Speed Bliss

According to Verizon, they’re installing their fiber to the home on one of the major roads near my house. It’s very possible that I’ll be able to get them to run fiber from the main road to my house, but I don’t know how close I have to be to the main line in order […]

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Still no FIOS on my street this construction cycle

Still no FIOS on my street this construction cycle

Well, those slackers at Verizon posted their latest construction schedule, and they’re still outside of my neighborhood. In a cruel twist of fate, they’re installing fiber on the street I used to live in the first time I lived in Richmond. Bastards! The next construction update is scheduled for 10/15. Let’s keep our fingers crossed. […]

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