35 Things To Try When Your Internet Stops Working

1. Turn Airport on and off five times

2. Restart the modem

3. Restart the wireless router

4. Restart your computer

5. Repeat steps 1-4 twice

6. Why is the wireless still connected on your phone?

7. Restart the router

8. Decide you’ll just watch Netflix instead

9. Remember you need Internet for Netflix

10. Check to see if there’s any Internet you can steal

11. Try “0000” as a password for all the available WiFis

12. Try “password” as a password for all the available WiFis

13. Restart your computer

14. Open iTunes

15. Go to the iTunes store

16. (Doesn’t work)

17. Decide this is The Time You Will Finally Do That Thing You’ve Been Meaning to Do

18. Realize you can’t do that thing without the Internet to get you started

19. Restart your computer

20. Restart the router

21. Check the lights on the internet thingies

22. See if maybe Safari works

23. Turn off computer

24. Call your provider and listen to the robot message that says there’s an outage in your neighborhood

25. Decide you’ll treat yourself to a pizza!

26. Realize you only order pizza online and you’re too afraid to call and order it

27. Read 11 pages of that book

28. Rethink your decision to stay in

29. Text three friends asking if they’re going out

30. When they all say yes, realize you have no desire to go out and tell them all never mind

31. Turn on your computer

32. Turn it off again and hide it in the corner

33. Tweet from your phone

34. Finish that book

35. Fall asleep at 10:30 listening to all the parties outside. TC mark

featured image – Flickr / Shimelle Laine

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