What's happened to Dealextreme?

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Apr 14, 2009
  1. rumblesushi
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    It's been down for days now, and surprisingly there doesn't seem to be any posts about it on here.

    Does anyone have a clue of what's going on with them? Have they been closed down or?

    At first I thought it was probably just server troubles, but evidently not, seeing as it's been days now.
     


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    Uhh.... I am on dealextreme.com right now.
     
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    Yep, it's working for me as well.
     
  4. rumblesushi
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    What the hell? You must be kidding me [​IMG]

    This is the message I get from firefox and IE, both of them. Been happening for days now, usually the site is fine for me, from this same computer, same broadband.

     
  5. hacker07

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    Try going to mathwhizzer.com and use that to see if it works then.
     
  6. Rayder

    Former Staff Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    Just checked......working fine here. The problem must be on your end.
     
  7. rumblesushi
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    Hacker, thanks a lot. My god, how bizarre, it works with a proxy?

    DX has been banned from O2 or what? How peculiar.

    Is there anyway I could remedy this if my ISP is blocking this site? I'm not sure how comfortable I am with ordering stuff with a CC through a proxy.

    Cheers.
     
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    Mine works fine, every now and then I get that, but I just click refresh and it fixes itself.
     
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    try www2.dealextreme.com
     
  10. hacker07

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    No problem.
    You can use an official proxy through your web browser. For example 32.123.456.32 could be a proxy ip you can use. Usually they are from other countries and they are safer. It is basicly using a different ISP through your own ISP. I have used one once, it is safe. I can give you a website. http://www.samair.ru/proxy/ try there. you must configure firefox to use a proxy though.
     
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    O2 may be blocking dealextreme because of dealextreme provides cheap tools to pirate video games.
     
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    Just use a working DNS-server. Try OpenDNS or something.
     
  13. rumblesushi
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    Fryguy, as it happens that's just what I did, and it works perfectly [​IMG]

    Thanks for the help people.

    I had an inkling it might be just me, as I thought it was odd there were no existing threads about it.
     
  14. Golin

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    Must be you because I ordered two M3 DS Real cartridges a week ago and just checked the status yesterday. Maybe you're running Peer Guardian? Try disabling it.
     
  15. angemala

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    Yeah, it seems to be only down in the UK. It's being blocked. It's very annoying. Since I'm not a brit, I'm not sure on this question - are they allowed to do that? They aren't allowed where I'm from originally...
     
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    Works fine for me [​IMG]
     
  17. angemala

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    Yeah, because you're not on the O2 network. Pay attention :-P
    It's blocked by O2 and I'm calling them today to ask WTF
     
  18. Golin

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    Unfortunately the battle against piracy is in full force from all sides. It's been strong on the hardware side of piracy and it's picking up speed against the software side of piracy. The U.S. and its allies are trying to push the smaller European countries to see things their way and they're succeeding.
     
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    All fine on my front.
     
  20. angemala

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    I dunno... there's a local store here that sells the DS mod cards. Not sure what else on the site is so horribly illegal. They don't even sell wiikeys. Come on now :-P If a local store can sell the mod card, then there's no reason for them to block a site that does. Besides, there are lots of sites in the uk and otherwise that sell worse than the ds card. Ps2 mod tools, xbox mods, etc. Blocking this site because it sells ds cards is just ridiculous really.

    And for those not in the UK - OK! WE GET IT. It works for you. We've already concluded it's an issue on the O2 network.
     

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