"Hey, everybody, look at this picture on my dial-up machine's web server!" Several people do, and things temporarily grind to a halt. /Halt

My Internet service provider often fails to provide Internet service. /Isp

Someone at my Internet service provider trips over an important cable. Later on, they plug it back in. /Oops1

My dialup connection chokes on a big download. /Hlagh

A remote host asked PacBell to gracefully transfer their service to a new location, but the result was random net.lossage. /Blip

Someone at my ISP trips over two important cables this time. /Oops2

Another customer of my ISP gets flooded off internet relay chat, and the entire ISP is taken down with them. /OwOwOw

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