All I really ask out of a hotel is free, working Internet.
It's why I'm such a fan of hotels like the Holiday Inn and tend to groan when I'm in a Hilton or something along those lines. It's a sad fact that the more expensive the hotel, the more you pay for internet, whereas any cheapo hotel off the interstate will offer it for free. Off brand hotels are also notoriously dodgy when it comes to internet. They may have it and it may be free buy that doesn't mean it works.
And that's where I find myself. In an off brand hotel with absolutely no Internet connection. This place has six different wireless signals to choose from and not a single one works! It's not even that the signal is weak, my computer just keeps telling me "Alert: No Internet Connection" which I've encountered a few times before and pretty much always means the problem is not on my end. I even tried an Ethernet cord. It connected briefly for about a minute and then gave up the ghost just like the wireless (what's up with hotels only handing out super short cords that can barely reach the desk?)
Although I am a bit nervous about it as my coworkers were able to connect, but they're on PC's and I have a beautiful, wonderful Mac (I am not a Mac snob AT ALL!)
At this point, we check out of the hotel in 12 hours and the people at the front desk are getting to know me. On the upside, I've been catching up on Classic Doctor Who so there is that (Leela is awesome yo!) and I at least have an iPhone...
Still, I MISS THE INTARWEBS!!!!!
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