My girlfriend Amy and I moved into a new house this week, and as is bound to happen, the cable and internet installation is about five days behind our move-in date. Unfortunately, it's arguably the five best days of the year to sit around and do nothing but watch television and surf the internet.
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So forgive me if this is one of the shorter Best Bets posts that I do, but right now I'm operating with a laptop that is getting internet from a daisy chained connection to my iPhone that is acting as a wi-fi hotspot, all while watching DVD's of the first season of 24.
No cable, no conventional wi-fi, no Netflix, no xBox Live. It's the first world equivalent of rubbing two sticks together in the middle of the woods. I'M DYING OVER HERE!!
Still, this will not stop me from sharing my money making secrets for this week. I'm like the post office -- come hell, high water, or delays from the cable company, I will get you your pick!!More »