"What is your issue?"
""90% dropped packets"
"Is that a program?"
..5 minutes later...
"Are you connected to the modem"
"Yes, direct to the modem"
"Do you have another router connected?"
"No, direct to the modem"
"Are you connected wirelessly?"
"No, direct to the modem with a cable"
...5 minutes later...
"Sir, what kind of system do you have?"
"I'm not familiar with that brand, is that Windows."
"No, it is Linux or Ubuntu"
"I haven't heard of that computer before. Is it Windows 7 or Windows 8?"
"It is not Windows"
"Can you spell that for me?"
"L I N U X"
...10 minutes later...
"It looks like you have an issue with your modem. We will have to send you a new one. ... We will be sending you a text message by email with the tracking information..."
5 minutes worth of information took 45 minutes to converse.
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