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    Cyburbian Veloise's avatar
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    Domain expired?

    Folks are posting on FB that they can't access this site, and are getting an "expired domain" message. Hmmmm...

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    Dan, I know you're not around here much these days, but if you read this you might want to look into it.
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    He fixed something. Because now it isn't broken. Why could some get on and others couldn't?
    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams

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    Quote Originally posted by Hink View post
    He fixed something. Because now it isn't broken. Why could some get on and others couldn't?
    It was due to the way the DNS system works. I won't go into the long explanation, but it was basically becasue they had unexpired cached DNS records. Their computer still knew what IP was associated with Cyburbia.org.

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