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What do you do if your internet connection goes down at work?

Survey period: 11 Jul 2022 to 18 Jul 2022

"at work" means anywhere you're working. An office, your home, the local coffee shop. Obviously multiple options apply here in various orders of desperation

Pack up and call it a day476.07
Wait a polite amount of time to see if it comes back up, If not, call it a day23330.10
Find and move to a different location or office that has internet10012.92
Hotspot off a phone. Anyone's phone19425.06
Hook into someone else's WiFi. Neighbour, competitor across the hall, coffee shop downstairs384.91
Call IT support and wait14718.99
Go on the internet and rant about it. Oh, hang on...🤦263.36
Reboot everything, even the coffee machine, to see if that'll fix it13217.05
Just keep working. I don't need the internet to get stuff done.42154.39
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

GeneralMissing option(s) Pin
CodeWomble13-Jul-22 13:19
MemberCodeWomble13-Jul-22 13:19 
GeneralThis actually happened yesterday Pin
CHill6013-Jul-22 2:33
mveCHill6013-Jul-22 2:33 
GeneralMissing Option Pin
Amarnath S12-Jul-22 6:39
professionalAmarnath S12-Jul-22 6:39 
GeneralOther Pin
Stuart Dootson12-Jul-22 4:26
professionalStuart Dootson12-Jul-22 4:26 
GeneralRe: Other Pin
trønderen12-Jul-22 5:14
Membertrønderen12-Jul-22 5:14 
GeneralOther Pin
theoldfool12-Jul-22 2:16
professionaltheoldfool12-Jul-22 2:16 
GeneralGo for a walk round the plant....... Pin
DaveAuld11-Jul-22 23:10
professionalDaveAuld11-Jul-22 23:10 
GeneralRe: Go for a walk round the plant....... Pin
trønderen12-Jul-22 5:16
Membertrønderen12-Jul-22 5:16 
GeneralRe: Go for a walk round the plant....... Pin
DaveAuld12-Jul-22 5:56
professionalDaveAuld12-Jul-22 5:56 
GeneralMultiple responses Pin
Daniel Pfeffer11-Jul-22 8:13
professionalDaniel Pfeffer11-Jul-22 8:13 
GeneralMissing Option Pin
Jalapeno Bob11-Jul-22 8:00
professionalJalapeno Bob11-Jul-22 8:00 
GeneralRe: Missing Option Pin
rnbergren12-Jul-22 4:17
Memberrnbergren12-Jul-22 4:17 
GeneralHit the coffee shop in a busy Shopping Centre/mall Pin
Graeme_Grant11-Jul-22 5:03
professionalGraeme_Grant11-Jul-22 5:03 
GeneralI've only lost Internet when the power went out Pin
honey the codewitch11-Jul-22 4:59
mvahoney the codewitch11-Jul-22 4:59 
GeneralRe: I've only lost Internet when the power went out Pin
Andreas Mertens12-Jul-22 5:51
professionalAndreas Mertens12-Jul-22 5:51 
GeneralMissing option Pin
PIEBALDconsult11-Jul-22 4:24
professionalPIEBALDconsult11-Jul-22 4:24 
GeneralRe: Missing option Pin
trønderen11-Jul-22 4:48
Membertrønderen11-Jul-22 4:48 
GeneralRe: Missing option Pin
PIEBALDconsult11-Jul-22 10:02
professionalPIEBALDconsult11-Jul-22 10:02 
GeneralRe: Missing option Pin
BryanFazekas12-Jul-22 2:07
MemberBryanFazekas12-Jul-22 2:07 
GeneralRe: Missing option Pin
trønderen12-Jul-22 5:17
Membertrønderen12-Jul-22 5:17 
Generalprobably annoyed. Pin
Maximilien11-Jul-22 3:07
MemberMaximilien11-Jul-22 3:07 
GeneralSlight problem about "Call IT support and wait" for me ... Pin
CHill6010-Jul-22 23:59
mveCHill6010-Jul-22 23:59 
We use VOIP Laugh | :laugh:

Of course, if I was really bothered, I could use my personal mobile to call them, but I have a principle of never using my personal mobile for work-related anything. Not since the phone calls when I was on leave anyway.

I can do most of my stuff without a connection, but if it came to necessity, I would head into the office to use the connection from there. But if it was the company infrastructure that was down then I'd call it a day
GeneralRe: Slight problem about "Call IT support and wait" for me ... Pin
lucanor11-Jul-22 0:52
Memberlucanor11-Jul-22 0:52 
GeneralRe: Slight problem about "Call IT support and wait" for me ... Pin
OriginalGriff11-Jul-22 1:58
mveOriginalGriff11-Jul-22 1:58 
GeneralRe: Slight problem about "Call IT support and wait" for me ... Pin
CHill6011-Jul-22 3:32
mveCHill6011-Jul-22 3:32 

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