They’re doing it again. Verizon DSL is basically down for me right now. It’s been spotty for days, dropping on and off the net for an hour or so at a stretch, but now it’s not even coming back up right:

ping -s 1000 206.253.194.65

PING 206.253.194.65 (206.253.194.65) 1000(1028) bytes of data. 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=5 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=8 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=9 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=12 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=13 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=14 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=18 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=27 ttl=247 time=125 ms 1008 bytes from 206.253.194.65: icmp_seq=35 ttl=247 time=125 ms

— 206.253.194.65 ping statistics — 38 packets transmitted, 9 received, 76% packet loss, time 37006ms rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 125.389125.490125.6410.246 ms

Lame. I really need to switch.