[olug] Re: Coffee & Wifi

Thomas D. Williamson twilliam at inebraska.com
Wed May 12 14:51:56 UTC 2004


There's a newly opened coffee shop at 12th and Howard in the Old Market, it is
in the Mayfair Building. It apparently has Wi-Fi. When I was there some guys
were trying to get connected, but were having some troubles. (Although they did
find a connection to an individual's Cox connection in an apartment nearby.)


Quoting Jay Hannah <jay at jays.net>:

> On May 1, 2004, at 10:23 AM, Robert A. Jacobs wrote:
> >> If I had an Internet connection right now I'd send this email out.
> >> Unfortunately Barnes & Nobles (Oakview) has no Internet and no
> >> plans to add it. The coffee gal said no B&N's have wifi. Isn't this
> >> 2004? You can still sell coffee and not offer Internet access? Huh?
> >
> > If you are interested in coffee and WiFi (and not the books that B&N
> > has to offer), you might give Scooter's a try at 157th and Pacific.
> I'm a wifi opportunist. I don't go looking for wifi, I just expect it 
> to come to me. I was in B&N Oakview because PetSmart was grooming my 
> dogs and I had 1-2 hours to kill. Does Scooters do coffee and dog 
> washing? -grin- They *seriously* needed a bath after a day outside with 
> the sprinkler guy tearing up my lawn. Mud everywhere. Mom's much 
> happier with the job PetSmart does than what I can accomplish with my 
> limited pooch bathing 5k!115.
> Linux rules!*
> j
> * So I don't get mod'd down for OT. -grin-
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Tom Williamson

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