Comcast Routing Issues: Northern NJ: Random Failures

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Wed Jan 3 21:41:30 UTC 2007

On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 03:07:23PM -0500, Matthew Walker wrote:
> Issue was resolved at 1:35 pm. Thank you for the many replies.
> The response when I called Comcast was:
> Sorry Sir, We are doing Maintenance, the pipes were dirty, and they were cleaning them'. I asked, which pipes, and they replied 'The Internet Pipes get clogged, and they need to clean them from time to time'. At which point, I said 'Thanks, and hung up laughing hard.
> So this holiday weekend, don't forget to clean your pipes. :)
> -- Matthew

So they were either blowing you off with a nonsense reply, or they
really believe that.

Both alternatives disturb me.  ;-(

Joe Yao
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