Internet Realted - Google was DOWN!?

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  1. DJ91990
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    DJ91990 Dark-Type Trainer

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    The Apocalypse is amongst us all people! Be warned.

    Okay, Just joking here.

    But still, something more rare than a full moon just happened at 12:45am EST.

    So I was trying to open up Google to do a search and I noticed that the page load time was long (Google takes 1-2 seconds to load but the page was taking a minute with no results.) I thought my internet was down again so I opened good ol GBATEMP as a test to see if my network was undergoing some technical difficulties...but it was not!

    So I press the home button on my browser and let it load to see if Firefox gives me the "Server could not be found" error and instead I get this some error from their end with some website url being listed. IT was something along the lines of website-phishing-site or something like that. If I can get the page to load up again I'll copy-paste it into a spoiler.



    -Update! It is happening again! Is Google getting Hacked by some source? What is going on?
     
  2. Bulit

    Bulit GBAtemp Regular

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    It's just you. Google works/worked fine for me. This isn't news...
     
  3. FireGrey

    FireGrey Undercover Admin

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    The end is near.
     
  4. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

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    Maybe, oh, I don't know...You have viruses/malware on your computer. It's working fine for me, and I'm sure for everyone else as well.

    Also, it can't be considered news until it's confirmed, and there is a reliable source, neither of which are available for this yet, because it's obviously not news. Just a heads up before you make another "news" topic.
     
  5. Vidboy10

    Vidboy10 Tsardom

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  6. Snorlax

    Snorlax POSTMODERNISM

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    OP, you're making me feel embarrassed, and I'm not even American.
     
  7. FireGrey

    FireGrey Undercover Admin

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  8. .Darky

    .Darky GBAtemp Maniac

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    ...I'm surprised no one has called him an idiot yet.
     
  9. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    Prolly virus or spyware or shit. they do that.
     
  10. Thoob

    Thoob LOLmonade.

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    He's an idiot. [​IMG]
     
  11. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    This was news?
     
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