Fruit of the loon

So two weeks ago I made the glorious switch to Time Warner's Digital Cable and Road Runner ISP. DTV rules. I've got more movie channels than I know what to do with (thank god for TiVo) and the picture's never looked better. I haven't had quite the same experience with Road Runner, however. Obviously it's fast - it has the same upload rate as my sDSL line did, but a much larger download rate. I'm disturbed by one small thing, however...I have yet to successfully play any multiplayer game. I have a reasonably complicated network set up, with a PC acting as a proxy server, but theoretically that shouldn't be a problem. I haven't managed to actually connect to a game, since no server browser I've tried yet has been able to refresh a list of servers (which is odd, since I can ping servers manually just fine). I'm going to play around with my network this weekend, and hopefully I'll find a solution on my end, since any ISP that prevents me from multiplayer gaming is not one I'd like to stay with for too long.

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> Established 1995. Over a tenth of a billion visitors since 1997.

This concept seen on lots and lots of websites really bugs me (sorry to pick on you guys, yes you AREN'T the only one's doing it). Shouldn't this read "Over a tenth of a billion VISITS since 1997?"
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