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CUSTOMER: Hello, Ubersoft? I’m interested in purchasing your UberDSL service…
ALEX: All right. Hold on a sec while we test the wires in your house. Phil!
ALEX: Customer needs a DSL test on his lines.
PHIL: OK. Hang on a sec.
ALEX: Sir, we’re going to test the wires in your house, to see if they’re compatible with our DSL Technology.
CUSTOMER: Why do you need to test the wires?
ALEX: Well our DSL technology works with copper wires, but some newer houses use fibre optics, and we don’t support that.
CUSTOMER: So how do you all determine that my wires are copp *GZZZZZZZZZT* OW! Hey! !@#$%$!!!!
PHIL: It’s copper.
ALEX: OK sir, we’re ready to set you up now.