Sorry about the downtime!

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Daniel

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Sorry about the downtime!
« on: January 01, 2010, 04:37:09 AM »
We ran over our bandwidth limit last night thanks largely to the extraordinary efforts of the search spider from MSN which ate up 9+ gigs of bandwidth in December.  I've put some blocks in place to hopefully prevent that from happening again this time.  Anyway, things are back to normal now and we shouldn't have any issues like that in the future.

Happy New Year!

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2010, 05:31:28 AM »
I was scared Daniel. I figured it was the conspiracies NY Resolution to stop the spread of information.

FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT!!! Happy New Year!

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Taters343

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2010, 06:47:42 AM »
Did you hear about that vault 101 spider that happened upon a the Flat Earth Village and ate up 9 gigs of their supplies and left them with nothing for the new year? With all your wasteland news this is Threedog, aahhooooooooooooooooo, and that's all for now.


That is what I thought of when I read "FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT!!!" Also, hooray for being back up!

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010, 09:32:56 AM »
This was a good test run. Eventually the fed I mean goldman sachs i mean the fed will shut us down for good and we will have to find another means to communicate. Perhaps we should build a giant network of pneumatic tubes?

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Daniel

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2010, 10:13:51 AM »
This was a good test run. Eventually the fed I mean goldman sachs i mean the fed will shut us down for good and we will have to find another means to communicate. Perhaps we should build a giant network of pneumatic tubes?


There's always IRC.  It's similar, from what I've read.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2010, 10:44:23 AM »
This was a good test run. Eventually the fed I mean goldman sachs i mean the fed will shut us down for good and we will have to find another means to communicate. Perhaps we should build a giant network of pneumatic tubes?


There's always IRC.  It's similar, from what I've read.

I believe that you're thinking about Usenet news groups.  Usenet has a similar board/thread structure that was most likely the direct predecessor of forums like this.
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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2010, 01:17:33 PM »
This was a good test run. Eventually the fed I mean goldman sachs i mean the fed will shut us down for good and we will have to find another means to communicate. Perhaps we should build a giant network of pneumatic tubes?


There's always IRC.  It's similar, from what I've read.

I believe that you're thinking about Usenet news groups.  Usenet has a similar board/thread structure that was most likely the direct predecessor of forums like this.

True, but it lacks pneumatic tubes.

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markjo

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2010, 01:50:14 PM »
This was a good test run. Eventually the fed I mean goldman sachs i mean the fed will shut us down for good and we will have to find another means to communicate. Perhaps we should build a giant network of pneumatic tubes?


There's always IRC.  It's similar, from what I've read.

I believe that you're thinking about Usenet news groups.  Usenet has a similar board/thread structure that was most likely the direct predecessor of forums like this.

True, but it lacks pneumatic tubes.

But it does have an ample supply of carrier pigeons.
Science is what happens when preconception meets verification.
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Besides, perhaps FET is a conspiracy too.
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It is just the way it is, you understanding it doesn't concern me.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2010, 02:21:32 PM »
Do we really want people that use MSN for searches to find this place?

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Taters343

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2010, 01:01:58 PM »
Do we really want people that use MSN for searches to find this place?

Definitely not.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2010, 02:39:37 AM »
I love Bing!!!
Recently religious due to the impending rapture.

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Daniel

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2010, 06:47:36 AM »
I added something to my robots.txt telling msnbot to slow down a bit. It seems to be working so far. It's only eating about 1/3 of what it used to.  I don't anticipate any more bandwidth issues in the near future.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2010, 07:25:41 AM »
Tell it to do a dance!

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2010, 01:28:12 AM »
Recently religious due to the impending rapture.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2010, 08:27:02 AM »
"Study Gravitation; It's a field with a lot of potential!"

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2010, 08:54:22 AM »
LOL REPLYING TO SPAMBOT IS COOL.

Frostee isn't a spam bot, you idiot.
I'm going to side with the white supremacists.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #16 on: August 12, 2010, 09:14:01 AM »
LOL REPLYING TO SPAMBOT IS COOL.

Frostee isn't a spam bot, you idiot.
How sure are you?
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John Davis

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2010, 01:46:20 PM »
LOL REPLYING TO SPAMBOT IS COOL.

Frostee isn't a spam bot, you idiot.
Jason8099 is
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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2010, 02:40:18 PM »
LOL REPLYING TO SPAMBOT IS COOL.

Frostee isn't a spam bot, you idiot.
Jason8099 is still an account and his post, along with his sig, are still there
Why?
hacking your precious forum as we speak 8) 8) 8)

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John Davis

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2010, 02:49:40 PM »
LOL REPLYING TO SPAMBOT IS COOL.

Frostee isn't a spam bot, you idiot.
Jason8099 is still an account and his post, along with his sig, are still there
Why?
I can't delete accounts and bannign it would be a waste of time as far as I can tell as he likely will never be back.
Quantum Ab Hoc

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PizzaPlanet

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #20 on: August 12, 2010, 02:53:53 PM »
I think it's possible to either delete the sig or the post, though.
hacking your precious forum as we speak 8) 8) 8)

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #21 on: August 12, 2010, 04:58:22 PM »
LOL REPLYING TO SPAMBOT IS COOL.

Frostee isn't a spam bot, you idiot.
Jason8099 is still an account and his post, along with his sig, are still there
Why?
I can't delete accounts and bannign it would be a waste of time as far as I can tell as he likely will never be back.

You can move the post to the dump forum, or just delete it. 
I'm sorry. Am I to understand that when you have a boner you like to imagine punching the shit out of Tom Bishop? That's disgusting.

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John Davis

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2010, 09:10:21 AM »
LOL REPLYING TO SPAMBOT IS COOL.

Frostee isn't a spam bot, you idiot.
Jason8099 is still an account and his post, along with his sig, are still there
Why?
I can't delete accounts and bannign it would be a waste of time as far as I can tell as he likely will never be back.

You can move the post to the dump forum, or just delete it. 
I had already deleted one and thought I got this one too.  Thanks guys.
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Daniel

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #23 on: November 24, 2010, 03:27:51 PM »
Instead of creating a new thread, I'll just bump this one.  Sorry about the site going down today.  I had some bandwidth issues out of the blue.  It's resolved now and I don't expect any more problems in the near future.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #24 on: November 24, 2010, 10:04:05 PM »
Instead of creating a new thread, I'll just bump this one.  Sorry about the site going down today.  I had some bandwidth issues out of the blue.  It's resolved now and I don't expect any more problems in the near future.

You actually just needed to bump it, without this message. I didn't even notice the dates on the replies when I reading it.
How dare you have the audacity to demand my deposition. I've never even heard of you.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #25 on: November 25, 2010, 12:23:58 AM »
Instead of creating a new thread, I'll just bump this one.  Sorry about the site going down today.  I had some bandwidth issues out of the blue.  It's resolved now and I don't expect any more problems in the near future.

You actually just needed to bump it, without this message. I didn't even notice the dates on the replies when I reading it.

Sit down Horatio, I have something to tell you that you may have trouble accepting.  Are you ready?  Okay.  Sometimes, things aren't about you. 

Once you've digested and accepted that, we can move on to realizing that, in fact, things that happen in this world will almost never be about you in any way whatsoever.  I know it's a lot to take in right now.  Give it some time.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #26 on: November 25, 2010, 12:39:13 AM »
Instead of creating a new thread, I'll just bump this one.  Sorry about the site going down today.  I had some bandwidth issues out of the blue.  It's resolved now and I don't expect any more problems in the near future.

You actually just needed to bump it, without this message. I didn't even notice the dates on the replies when I reading it.

Sit down Horatio, I have something to tell you that you may have trouble accepting.  Are you ready?  Okay.  Sometimes, things aren't about you. 

Once you've digested and accepted that, we can move on to realizing that, in fact, things that happen in this world will almost never be about you in any way whatsoever.  I know it's a lot to take in right now.  Give it some time.

Hey, Pongo, don't be a dick.
How dare you have the audacity to demand my deposition. I've never even heard of you.

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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #27 on: November 25, 2010, 12:55:10 AM »
Instead of creating a new thread, I'll just bump this one.  Sorry about the site going down today.  I had some bandwidth issues out of the blue.  It's resolved now and I don't expect any more problems in the near future.

I forgive you.
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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #28 on: November 25, 2010, 10:43:26 AM »
Instead of creating a new thread, I'll just bump this one.  Sorry about the site going down today.  I had some bandwidth issues out of the blue.  It's resolved now and I don't expect any more problems in the near future.

I forgive you.

To err is human.  To forgive is not company policy.
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Besides, perhaps FET is a conspiracy too.
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Re: Sorry about the downtime!
« Reply #29 on: May 01, 2011, 10:57:23 AM »
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