I will get a "Connection error(s) detected, retrying" message.
If I turn on my VPN, I'm able to connect just fine.
I live in the US, and I'm on xfinity.
A freaking chair. Woah. I personally can't wait to buy a gem store CHAIR, so all my characters can SIT around in Tyria while other players see me, SITTING there, looking like a [email protected] ...