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Topic # 96023 18-Jan-2012 18:45
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Wow! for a day Wikipedia has gone 'dark'

Just try any Wikipedia page .... 18-JAN-2012 18:40

Now the U.S. Congress is impacting on me indirectly. Frown

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  Reply # 570536 18-Jan-2012 18:50
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I think it is a great thing, but you can get past it by putting ?banner=none at the end of the url.

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  Reply # 570543 18-Jan-2012 18:55
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Or by hitting stop just after it loads but before it goes black

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 570546 18-Jan-2012 19:01
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jbard: I think it is a great thing, but you can get past it by putting ?banner=none at the end of the url.


True, it's a big statement to make. Let's see how America goes when social media is directed at them.

One can always read the cached version of the page anyway, but for me it's just wow!



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  Reply # 570557 18-Jan-2012 19:29
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DrStrangelove: Wow! for a day Wikipedia has gone 'dark'

Just try any Wikipedia page .... 18-JAN-2012 18:40

Now the U.S. Congress is impacting on me indirectly. Frown


have a look at cyanogenmod site







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  Reply # 570564 18-Jan-2012 19:52
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nakedmolerat:
DrStrangelove: Wow! for a day Wikipedia has gone 'dark'

Just try any Wikipedia page .... 18-JAN-2012 18:40

Now the U.S. Congress is impacting on me indirectly. Frown


have a look at cyanogenmod site


Ha ha ha I have a Sony Ericsson X10i and they haven't developed a ROM for it yet, so I can work around that. Laughing

But again, a bold and daring plan. Good on them.




 



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  Reply # 570565 18-Jan-2012 19:54

Google US got a link on their main page: www.google.com/ncr

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  Reply # 570569 18-Jan-2012 20:09
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wikipedia still seems fine for me?

*edit*

I jinxed it, now its black 

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  Reply # 570587 18-Jan-2012 20:53
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http://boingboing.net/ is another one that is dead.




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  Reply # 570589 18-Jan-2012 20:57
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theoatmeal.com has a good one.

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Reply # 570607 18-Jan-2012 21:36
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jbard: theoatmeal.com has a good one.

That's brilliant!

EDIT: Added hyperlink. 

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  Reply # 570670 19-Jan-2012 07:08
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+10 for the Oatmeal, that's awesome!




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  Reply # 570691 19-Jan-2012 09:21
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just disable JavaScript in your browser

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  Reply # 570693 19-Jan-2012 09:25
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Edit - post was going to be much better, but transparency fail. Please pretend I made a witty post with black bits all through it.




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  Reply # 570712 19-Jan-2012 10:13
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The Daily WTF has done a whiteout instead of a blackout.

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  Reply # 570757 19-Jan-2012 12:13
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@herpderpedia is retweeting random peoples tweets about Wikipedia being unavailable. Hilarity ensues.

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