14 Thoughts Everyone Has When The Wi-Fi Goes Out

*Buffering.* We all know what it’s like to lose a connection when you most need it. Avoid these sorrows with reliable service from Verizon FiOS.

1. “NOW?”

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It sure does seem odd that the Wi-Fi only goes out when you need Wi-Fi.

2. “Well… looks like I’m packing up for the day.”

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Adults don’t get enough snow days.

3. “Errr… maybe I should refresh just one more time.”

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How else would you ever know?!

4. “If I don’t look at it for a bit, will it come back?”

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As Mom says, “a watched pot never boils.”

5. “I’m going to throw this laptop out the window.”

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Or surf it to somewhere with Wi-Fi.

6. “Wait! I should just try a different browser. I’m so smart.”

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GEN-I-US.

7. “Didn’t work. I’m the worst.”

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Maybe if you just click “refresh” with more intention.

8. “Surely someone else already called…”

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But if not — bystander effect.

9. “Whatever. This is my chance to go outside and take on the world!”

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This is your chance to SHINE!

10. “Just kidding. Internet is everything and everything is internet.”

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And afterlife.

11. “Wait. What did people do at work before the internet?”

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Our minds can imagine more than computers can.

12. “Does this mean I’ll actually have to talk to my friends… on the phone?”

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[Sighs]

13. “If I stand close enough to the wall, could I pick up the signal from next door?”

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What’s that neighbor’s name again? Earl? Dave? NETGEAR?

14. “I feel very abandoned.”

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