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Jeffers
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 Message 3297 of 3740
16 April 2014 at 10:45am | IP Logged 
Ogrim wrote:
When you log into HTLAL in the morning and become extremely disappointed when you see that there have only been postings in three threads during the last 12 hours. Mesdames et Messieurs, where are you?

There's a problem with the DNS name resolution. Someone showed a workaround in the Language Den on Google groups. But few people will see that, so it will be pretty empty until the real problem gets fixed. How the heck have you gotten in?
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Serpent
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 Message 3298 of 3740
16 April 2014 at 1:44pm | IP Logged 
When HTLAL is down and you google-search for it and read discussions about HTLAL on other forums.
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Jeffers
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 Message 3299 of 3740
16 April 2014 at 8:47pm | IP Logged 
Serpent wrote:
When HTLAL is down and you google-search for it and read discussions about HTLAL on other forums.


When HTLAL is down and you follow another language nerd's link to a discussion about HTLAL on another forum, and actually read most of it.
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patrickwilken
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 Message 3300 of 3740
17 April 2014 at 9:23am | IP Logged 
When HTLAL is down and the first thing you do before you have had your first coffee of the day is go on Twitter to find out what's up and then modify your hosts table on your computer (something you didn't even know you had when you went to sleep) so you can still log onto the site.

Edited by patrickwilken on 17 April 2014 at 9:24am

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luke
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 Message 3301 of 3740
17 April 2014 at 9:41am | IP Logged 
When HTLAL is down and you know it's a DNS problem. Wait, that just makes me a nerd.

When HTLAL is down and you remember the helpful planning posts for the "inevitable crash" and how we would all meet up on the wiki to regroup.

And you come back and find your friends have been here for days without missing a beat.

And your own language studies have been more productive, since you didn't have this distraction/attraction.

Edited by luke on 17 April 2014 at 9:52am

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Ogrim
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 Message 3302 of 3740
20 April 2014 at 11:01am | IP Logged 
Jeffers wrote:
Ogrim wrote:
When you log into HTLAL in the morning and become extremely disappointed when you see that there have only been postings in three threads during the last 12 hours. Mesdames et Messieurs, where are you?

There's a problem with the DNS name resolution. Someone showed a workaround in the Language Den on Google groups. But few people will see that, so it will be pretty empty until the real problem gets fixed. How the heck have you gotten in?


The morning I wrote that I could log in as normal, but ten minutes later I had no access again. No idea why I was able to get in in the first place.
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hjordis
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 Message 3303 of 3740
20 April 2014 at 4:09pm | IP Logged 
Ogrim wrote:
Jeffers wrote:
Ogrim wrote:
When you log into HTLAL in the morning and
become extremely disappointed when you see that there have only been postings in three
threads during the last 12 hours. Mesdames et Messieurs, where are you?

There's a problem with the DNS name resolution. Someone showed a workaround in the
Language Den on Google groups. But few people will see that, so it will be pretty empty
until the real problem gets fixed. How the heck have you gotten in?


The morning I wrote that I could log in as normal, but ten minutes later I had no access
again. No idea why I was able to get in in the first place.
Yeah that happened to
me a few days ago as well.
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FuroraCeltica
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 Message 3304 of 3740
22 April 2014 at 3:05pm | IP Logged 
When you go to the foreign language book section of a book store and feel ill if you
leave without buying something


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