I’ve been up since 3am trying to fix two servers that decided to go down at roughly the same time.

Completely unrelated issues; just like buses… you wait forever, and then they both come at the same time. Well, I haven’t had an issue like this in over 3 years — and then it happens to TWO separate machines at the SAME TIME!

If you couldn’t access this site for a few hours, that’s why!

Well, that’s why God invented coffee. Large pint-sized mugs of coffee. For days like this.

For the computer geeks out there: Damn the Internet, UDP and script kiddies with nothing better to do. DDoS attacks are so damn brutal.

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