Okay, so the down side is that after you finish writing an e-mail that took you 2 hours to write.... and then the power goes out... the UPS does NOT save your network which promptly dies on being lost-of-electricity and then you can not send the e-mail you have been writing for the last 2 hours and just spell checking it as the power went out. Also, you can not begin to send it when the power comes back and the network comes back BECAUSE Microsoft Exchange will instead decide to flip out at you until you create a new e-mail, copy-paste your original e-mail into it, re-attach the 5 attached documents from folders all over your computer and then send it. OH, look, it decides to work.
duuuuuuude. Okay, so more microsoft and technology in general then APC, but heck, why don't they make Uninterupted Network Supplies??? HUH HUH HUH???
So, I'm stuck at work even though I'm pretty much wrapped up here. I'd go outside, but you know, 90 degrees... rain, wind, hail. I think I'll wait it out. :-)
(this would be an appropriate post to have a jack sparrow-style "but where has all the internet gone" icon, but alas, I do not have one)