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FireTom


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Posted:Sorry - every IP adress is gone and now ... one hour only. But German news report of 24hrs. Those whose operating systems don't support IPv6 will stay disconnected thereafter.

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take a day off grin


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Mother_Natures_Son
SILVER Member since Aug 2007

Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!

Total posts: 2418
Posted:Oh my gosh! This is atrocious! How can they do this?!


Oh guys... does anyone know todays date at all?


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Fugee
BRONZE Member since Feb 2010

Fugee

Cooler than bubblegum!
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA

Total posts: 2501
Posted:December 31st 1999 :))

The popcorn extends life... The popcorn expands consciousness...

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction, Aus...

Total posts: 13215
Posted:Does this make anyone else think of that episode of the IT crowd with the internet in the box?

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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Mother_Natures_Son
SILVER Member since Aug 2007

Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!

Total posts: 2418
Posted:Good point, Rougie! The Elders of the Internet need to be informed immediately!

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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

SpinnerofDetroit

All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:That's actually an awesome idea on their part grin

The only luck is bad luck.

Shut up before I stall my poi up your ass grin

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear,...

Total posts: 4693
Posted:guys come on, april 1st at 10:27am???????

FOOLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

laugh3 that said it would be interesting to gauge the impact of turning off the net.


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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brenonfire413
SILVER Member since Dec 2009

brenonfire413

Fire Spinner Exarch
Location: New Orleans, LA United States,...

Total posts: 514
Posted:Originally Posted By: Mr Majestikguys come on, april 1st at 10:27am???????

FOOLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

laugh3 that said it would be interesting to gauge the impact of turning off the net.

Ever read Battle Royale? It would be just like that.


"Are you sure it's safe to drink bleach?"
"Yes, bleach is 90% water, we are 90% water, therefore: we are bleach."
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aston
SILVER Member since Dec 2007

aston

Unofficial Chairperson of Squirrel Defense League
Location: South Africa

Total posts: 4061
Posted:Heheh. The internet is so pervasive now that it would be very difficult to gauge the impact.

'We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad." [said the Cat.]
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "Or you wouldn't have come here."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

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Location: home of the tiney toothy bear,...

Total posts: 4693
Posted:i think the biggest impact would be "oh well, no point going to work today" grin

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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