whatsagoodname: Sweet. Write down or save into notepad the line that says "physical address" as you will need it later for the router.
My god the Wii owns: That doesnt mean we can assume. Different providers do things differently and sometimes the long time customers have different configuration than the normal user on the same provider.
I know someone that had DSL for 7 years straight. At the time the only choice they had was a static IP.