And why it's now taken down -- »beaglenetworks.net/post/42828595 ··· et-celeb ...yeah, a 1841 won't do 1Gbp of traffic, well established fact, but I'm not sure about his comment about "ping -f" taking out the 1841s. Mind you, I haven't had the nerve to try that on my home equipment... yet.
I know for a fact that those bored CCIE became regular people such as family time, drinking time, and sport spectators. Some turned to management positions, some did their own research on specific protocols, applications, or physical layer curiosity. Some others gained certification of different types, either different CCIE or Juniper's.
For those pursuing, planning, or thinking of getting CCIE; let this be food for thoughts