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Civfanatics.net has been dugg!

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Dr. Yoshi, Dec 4, 2006.

  1. Dr. Yoshi

    Dr. Yoshi Emperor of the Universe

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  2. Mirc

    Mirc Not mIRC!!!

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    What does this mean? :) I've heard of digging a site before, but I still don't know what it means or what it is about.
     
  3. Methos

    Methos HoF Quattromaster Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    I'm with Mirc. Huh?
     
  4. DaveMcW

    DaveMcW Deity

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    Digg.com has been Civfanaticked!

    It's on site feedback too. This will definitely bring down digg.com for a while due to increased traffic. The civfanatic effect is pretty much a non-malicious DDoS attack.
     
  5. Heretic_Cata

    Heretic_Cata We're gonna live forever

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    In case anyone doesn't like clicking on evil links here's the map he is talking about. It's a big one.


    What i don't understand is why the link has "civfanatics" in it ?

    I'm guessing you think people from that site will notice this and come to our site (?) Or what
     
  6. Methos

    Methos HoF Quattromaster Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    Out of curiosity, did you [DaveMcW] mean to post almost exactly like the Dr.?

    Edit: Apparently there's no mods online atm, as I was going to point them this way.
     
  7. Ginger_Ale

    Ginger_Ale Lurker Retired Moderator

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    Methos, he's mocking the so-called "digg effect", trying to say that CFC is more important and has more influence than digg. ;)
     
  8. Dr. Yoshi

    Dr. Yoshi Emperor of the Universe

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    I'm simply giving everyone a heads up as to why civfanatics.net has slowed down today. Am I the only one who has had files hosted on civfanatics.net load noticeably slower?
     
  9. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Nope, no sloe down for me. Besides, they just discovered Cybernations and made about 2000 new nations.
     
  10. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    I wonder who uploaded it. :)

    Anyway, it shouldn't be problem in terms of bandwidth, though I did re-save that file to reduce the file size.
     
  11. LLXerxes

    LLXerxes Space Travel is Boring

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    Poor Thunderfall, all those digg commentors aren't really appreciating it at all. :p They're actually being kind of rude.

    Oh well. Congrats to CFC, I guess.
    *submits the babe threads and wait for them to reach the front page*
     
  12. Kan' Sharuminar

    Kan' Sharuminar Fluffy

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    It's a nice map, to give them credit.
     
  13. Sophie 378

    Sophie 378 Avvie by ybbor

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    Isn't uploading an image here for outlinking against the rules?
     
  14. ggganz

    ggganz a.k.a. The Scyphozoa

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    So what is going on becuse I have no idea. Still.
     
  15. BCLG100

    BCLG100 Music Master

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    Well its finished now :)
     
  16. TheLoneMan

    TheLoneMan The Original Reindeer

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    So the digg effect's replaced the Slashdot effect?

    Too bad...
     
  17. ggganz

    ggganz a.k.a. The Scyphozoa

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    I still want to know what the heck digg.com is.
     
  18. Red Door

    Red Door Man of Mayhem

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    Why don't you check it out yourself or Wiki it?
     

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