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What happened to iLounge yesterday?

We were Slashdotted!

What does that mean? The well known technology website Slashdot linked to iLounge’s recent article “Taking apart the iPod mini,” and the traffic overwhelmed us. Even before the Slashdot link, iLounge was popular enough to receive over 3.5 million page views a month, but the influx of simultaneous connections was more than our servers could handle. After yesterday’s incident, iLounge garnered over 200,000 page views, a new one day record.

Big thanks to Slashdot for the link, but sorry to our usual readers for the temporary loss of availability to the iLounge.com site. The site seems to be loading at usual speeds now.

Our apologies for the inconvenience this had caused.

Dennis Lloyd
Publisher
iLounge

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Comments

21

<<Sheesh, it’s a miracle that some of you people can even get the opposite gender to talk to you at all…

By Titusgoldfish on Feb 28, 04 3:34 pm>>

oh, basic html coding skills does the trick

<***** size=7 confidence=true>nihil8r</*****>

Posted by nihil8r on March 11, 2004 at 1:09 AM (CST)

22

“1. Complain about “all your base…” comments
2. ???
3. Profit!!!”

i second this motion.

Posted by schulte on April 15, 2004 at 9:13 AM (CDT)

23

as long as slashdot idiot is not a gnome.

Posted by schulte on April 15, 2004 at 9:14 AM (CDT)

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