London Stock Exchange (LSE) - kaput/borked/fudged/broken!

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by edesignuk, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    BBC.

    It's been down all day, oooops.
     
  2. bigandy macrumors G3

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    Frankly, I'm surprised that doesn't happen more often.
     
  3. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    I didn't realize the LSE used AT&T's 3G network for connectivity? :eek: :D
     
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    It's worse… they use BT Broadband.

    :D:D
     
  6. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Eeegads, that is worse. :( It's cruel.
     
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    :eek: Did something ugly happen to the Far-East markets this morning???

    Responding to Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac???











    :rolleyes:
     
  8. Queso macrumors G4

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    Apparently it's working again :)

    I knew they shouldn't have let Gordon Brown near it :p
     
  9. Church macrumors regular

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    I guess that kind of stuff tends to happen when a country thinks it's better than America. I.e. Russia, Germany, iraq, japan, Greenland (just because). You're next England! ;)
     
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^
    Nomination for most nonsensical post of the day…

    Americans… :rolleyes:
     
  11. edesignuk thread starter Moderator emeritus

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    Uh huh, riiiiiiiiiight.

    :confused: :rolleyes:
     
  12. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    I thought Greenland was technically a part of Denmark and not an independent nation?
     
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    http://upc.*************/uploads/smilies/bunnypancake.gif
     
  15. bigandy macrumors G3

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    Very well said.
     
  16. QuantumLo0p macrumors 6502a

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    In view of this "incident", I wonder how they are obtaining five nines uptime from from their Microsoft .Net platform?

    :D
     
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    Obviously whilst being so great, it wasn't deemed important to teach you grammar, capitalisation and geography in your adopted language.;)
     
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    Much arse covering being done by Microsoft PR people as we speak (so to speak).
     

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