Top 10 less reliable networks than NSFnet's T3: 10. Cans tied together with string during a San Fran 8.5 earthquake. 9-1 co,ming 9. The Arthritic's Morse Code net. 8. AT&&T's net during a transparent software upgrade. 7. Bouncing signals off satellite, orbiting asteroid near Alpha Centauri. 6. "Great Valleys Of The World"'s semaphore net. 5. Chain-packet net (every time you get a packet, send off two more). 4. Using carrier mackerel across the Sahara. 3. Single Side Band transmitted from ground zero of a thermonuclear explosion. 2. 100 monkeys sending at random (by chance, they'll eventually send the information you want sent). 1. L.A.'s smog signal net.
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