*hands you a NIC*
*walks into back room*
*returns with 100 ft of ethernet cord*
*hands it to you*
Eh, I'm already on the east coast, and I never connect to anyone locally that I'm not already on a LAN with so it hardly matters for me..
-edit- And actually, if he has a good connection, and I have a good one.. the ping can be low.. I've gotten well under a 100 ping on server from Europe