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Re: And it's back!

Postby bertvorgon » 24 Mar 2017 17:17

Thanks, glad it was not just me, I never know if the ether world is picking on me, or the Russians have hacked me, or my computer is just failing. White Rock power is really DIRTY and we had a quick power out yesterday afternoon, which does not help things.

I swear if we ever get the BIG cyber attacked or the massive sun flare, the World will end as people will not know what to do without technology.
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Re: And it's back!

Postby 510rob » 24 Mar 2017 19:04

My guess is that the site's ISP had some kind of "SERVICE IMPACTING" issue related to their planned datacenter muckery that is supposed to happen tomorrow...

ISP wrote:>
> Dear Customer,
>
> Please be advised that we will be performing SERVICE IMPACTING network maintenance at our TORONTO DATACENTRE facility during the following date and time:
>
> FROM:
> Saturday March 25, 2017 - 5:00 AM EST (March 25, 10:00 AM UTC)
> TO:
> Saturday March 25, 2017 – 6:00 AM EST (March 25, 11:00 AM UTC)
>
>
>
> During this maintenance window, we will be performing necessary network maintenance. No re-configuration of IP addresses or DNS settings will be necessary.
>
> This maintenance is SERVICE IMPACTING. During this period, you may experience up to 15 to 30 minutes of downtime. [ISP] will have support staff available throughout the entire maintenance window.
>
> If you have any questions or concerns please contact our Support Team at [NUMBER] or respond to this email notification email.
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> Sincerely,
> [ISP]

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Re: And it's back!

Postby bertvorgon » 25 Mar 2017 07:14

This was my day yesterday...my wife says I am NOT allowed to turn the news on or use technology today.....

I grab coffee and head to 510REALM..cannot get in...Turn on CBC News, story of Russian hacking....

Get to work...decide to stream CNN for my daily TRUMP Insanity fix...computer all of a sudden screen goes RED..speaker screaming...message says my hard drive has failed...I cannot X out of anything..East Indian guy from Microsoft telling me to give him password so he can "FIX" my computer...I hit OFF button...

Try the 510REALM...still cannot get in..decide to actually do some work....

Get home.....510REALM works for first page..Ahaaa..I'm in..next page attempt says resource limit reached...I'm out....

Turn on TV...CYBERWAR is on.....NSA/TAO and dark web hacking discussion from computer geeks around the world...I'm now really suspicious that my microwave is watching me....must wear underwear at home.....

Switch to CBC MARKET PLACE...show is about how the cell phone companies do not test their phones at real world distances from our bodies so the RF radiation is causing cancer in brains, breasts and other parts, depending where you keep your cell phone....

CRUD...go back to computer to print something...ERROR..your CYAN cartridge is empty..please change it to continue printing...you must be joking.....Wife stands in front of kitchen drawer where hammer is.....

So...today I will be outside, wire cutters in hand and tin foil..cut the power and wrap the house...at least it will match my tin foil hat....
"Racing makes heroin addiction look like a vague wish for something salty" - Peter Egan

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1968 Vintage 3HP Mini Bike
1971 Vintage 13' BOLER trailer

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Re: And it's back!

Postby zKars » 25 Mar 2017 07:24

I'm planning on getting rich in the new reality (when the internet collapses) by selling a line of high fashion and special function tin foil clothing. I think you'd be quite dashing in all-over tin foil frock. Now if can solve the problem of lack of insulation....

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Re: And it's back!

Postby 510rob » 25 Mar 2017 12:40

Arthur Clarke & Stephen Baxter wrote an interesting book called "The Light of Other Days". You should both read it...

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Re: And it's back!

Postby loungin112 » 23 Apr 2017 09:30

For those who like to marvel at our place in society and evolution, check out this TED Talks: https://www.ted.com/talks/kevin_kelly_o ... of_the_web

Worth noting is that it was filmed in 2007! Also note the co-mingling of evolution and the blurring between the virtual world and real world.

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Re: And it's back!

Postby 510rob » 16 Jun 2017 15:46

I called the ISP and asked them to kick the computer and wiggle the cables. It must have worked.

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Re: And it's back!

Postby bertvorgon » 16 Jun 2017 15:48

Thanks Rob!
"Racing makes heroin addiction look like a vague wish for something salty" - Peter Egan

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Re: And it's back!

Postby Byron510 » 17 Jun 2017 06:39

Thanks Rob for giving the server a whack!



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Re: And it's back!

Postby 5teN » 17 Jun 2017 08:53

Thanks Rob!
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