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WTF??????

Post by ed » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:10 am

Site down all day?

We need answers. :x :x :x
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Mentat » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:15 am

Pyrrho accidentally cut the cable to the internet during the latest ditch digging.
It's "pea-can", man.

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Re: WTF??????

Post by Boss Paul » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:19 am

Some back-sassin'!
Get the wax outta your ears!

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Re: WTF??????

Post by Witness » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:52 am

I see Pyrrho hasn't yet installed the backflow preventer in the Web pipes. Sad.

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Re: WTF??????

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:48 am

According to Pixy, there was a ddos attack. 7.8 gigs on a 1 gig connection. Pixy fixed it.
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Captain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:25 am

I don't see you running a backup.
You run one time, you got yourself a set of chains. You run twice you got yourself two sets. You ain't gonna need no third set, 'cause you gonna get your mind right.

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Re: WTF??????

Post by Boss Paul » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:25 am

And don't think we're giving you seventeen hours let alone days, boy!
Get the wax outta your ears!

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Re: WTF??????

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:05 am

Once again Pixy saves the day :clap:
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:10 am

DDOS nonsense continues and there may be service interruptions despite the filtering. Pixy is working on a more robust defense.

Meanwhile I have backed up everything and have downloaded local copies of the backups.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: WTF??????

Post by Carr » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:24 am

Then get at them beans!
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Re: WTF??????

Post by ed » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:58 am

Pyrrho wrote:DDOS nonsense continues and there may be service interruptions despite the filtering. Pixy is working on a more robust defense.
Who?
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:42 pm

ed wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:DDOS nonsense continues and there may be service interruptions despite the filtering. Pixy is working on a more robust defense.
Who?
And why would they bother with Pixy. Not that Pixy ain't well worth bothering but there are real hosts out there just asking for it.

Maybe it was some FHG (feminist hacker group) response to my womansplaining thread.

I'd like to think it was all about me.

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Re: WTF??????

Post by ed » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:46 pm

I can accept that.

Also we need an Emergency Communications Network. Something where we can connect if the site is down, for info and reassurance and a safe space.

We can wear uniforms and such.
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Re: WTF??????

Post by WildCat » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:53 pm

Pyrrho wrote:According to Pixy, there was a ddos attack. 7.8 gigs on a 1 gig connection. Pixy fixed it.
Bullshit! It was Abdul's "report offensive post" button, wasn't it?
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:11 pm

ed wrote:We can wear uniforms and such.
Oooh! Oooh!

Let's be really really cool and get the Hugo Boss folks to design it for us. :coolspecs:

You do the paying because you're the rich guy. :BigGrin3:
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:12 pm

WildCat wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:According to Pixy, there was a ddos attack. 7.8 gigs on a 1 gig connection. Pixy fixed it.
Bullshit! It was Abdul's "report offensive post" button, wasn't it?
I didn't realize there were that many sickos out there. :evil:
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Re: WTF??????

Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:57 pm

ed wrote:I can accept that.

Also we need an Emergency Communications Network. Something where we can connect if the site is down, for info and reassurance and a safe space.

We can wear uniforms and such.
We already do if you're on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/164944816999731/
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:11 pm

Can also follow @skepticcomm on Twitter.
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:25 pm

According to Pixy they were targeting a certain other forum.

http://www.skepticforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=28743

YMMV.
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Re: WTF??????

Post by Witness » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:41 pm

Weird.

Anyway, thanks to Pixy & Pyrrho.