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#196286 25-May-2016 20:29
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I've noticed over the last couple of weeks sites like were really slow to load or would only partially load an image, and tonight Youtube took half a minute to start rendering! Because nothing critical didn't seem broken I put it down to a local issue at my end. However tonight I thought I'd jump on and found that the website was only partially loading. I flushed the dns cache on my PC, tried different browsers and confirm the site was displaying correctly via a vodafone connection. Looking at the code I noticed images (and possibly other css stuff) weren't loading from a certain url - ""




So I tried the following:




Ping request could not find host Please check the name and try again.

Default Server:


*** can't find Non-existent domain
> server
Default Server:


Non-authoritative answer:




So Google can find it but ns1.xtra can't. Any suggestions short of moving DNS over to Google?




Quick edit: I changed DNS to and and reddit now flys. This isn't ideal however.

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  #1559670 25-May-2016 20:52
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no issues here



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