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Old Dec 28, 2005, 04:14 PM   #1
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What's wrong with The Internet tonight?

Hey, I didn't really know who else to turn to! I hope this isn't a big problem but, I'm having trouble getting results from en.wikipedia.org, wikipedia.com etc. along with a few isolated websites - they just won't load. Google's cache for wikipedia articles, such as this one on Midseason Replacement's...

http://static.flickr.com/39/78642036_7bd75f8273_o.png

Anyone else having trouble?
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Old Dec 28, 2005, 04:33 PM   #2
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Everything is working for me... try reseting your router maybe? (if you have one)
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Old Dec 28, 2005, 04:44 PM   #3
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Afaik, it looks like you just lost wireless conection...
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Old Dec 28, 2005, 04:50 PM   #4
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Afaik, it looks like you just lost wireless conection...
Ahh... My mum's house is ridiculous. I have to use TWO Airport Express' because of something in the laminate flooring that blocks signals....

Sorry for this useless thread
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Old Dec 29, 2005, 06:42 PM   #5
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It looks like "The Internet is broken tonight"


...I couldn't resist....
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Old Dec 29, 2005, 07:22 PM   #6
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It looks like "The Internet is broken tonight"


...I couldn't resist....
yeah I wuz tring 2 geton my chat and my fave site & it werez slo i gess all teh ppl w new comps after xmas are tying it up

i suck a leet
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yeah I wuz tring 2 geton my chat and my fave site & it werez slo i gess all teh ppl w new comps after xmas are tying it up

i suck a leet

yeah you got it!!
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Old Dec 29, 2005, 09:12 PM   #8
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Aw, great! Who rebooted the Internet again?!?
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Old Dec 29, 2005, 09:32 PM   #9
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yeah I wuz tring 2 geton my chat and my fave site & it werez slo i gess all teh ppl w new comps after xmas are tying it up

i suck a leet
who talks/types like this? No seriously, is it a joke of some sort? Are you actually trying to utter gibberish? This is harder than reading Welsh's Scottish in Trainspotting. Get a dictionary, mate.
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Old Dec 29, 2005, 10:23 PM   #10
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who talks/types like this? No seriously, is it a joke of some sort? Are you actually trying to utter gibberish? This is harder than reading Welsh's Scottish in Trainspotting. Get a dictionary, mate.
It's my attempt at what I understand to be l337. alexstein says I got it, but it's a weak joke on my part since I have little or no understanding of what it really is or how pre-teens use it to communicate across the web.

In other words: it's a joke!
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Old Dec 29, 2005, 10:36 PM   #11
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Hey, I didn't really know who else to turn to! I hope this isn't a big problem but, I'm having trouble getting results from en.wikipedia.org, wikipedia.com etc. along with a few isolated websites - they just won't load. Google's cache for wikipedia articles, such as this one on Midseason Replacement's...

http://static.flickr.com/39/78642036_7bd75f8273_o.png

Anyone else having trouble?
Ah sorry... We tripped a breaker and I had to run out to the shed and turn the servers back on... Forgot to upgrade the firmware and be able to "automatically restart after a power failure..."


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Old Dec 30, 2005, 12:49 PM   #12
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It's my attempt at what I understand to be l337. alexstein says I got it, but it's a weak joke on my part since I have little or no understanding of what it really is or how pre-teens use it to communicate across the web.

In other words: it's a joke!
Bah! I am part of the iGeneration and NOONE speaks in leet... at least not as hardcore as that. People of the older generations do often take the micky, but the most I, and anyone i know, ever do is drop g's from words like "trying" ("tryin" "goin" etc.), "cos" instead of because, "nite" instead of goodnight... but these are not taxing to the average observer....
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