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Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:27 | 403369 Cookie
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Thank God you are back ZH...been going through major cold turkey for the past few hours...thought the Feds had got ya!

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:04 | 403402 macfly
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ditto that - especially as I'd ben reading some of the sinister .gov stuff on Wikileaks this am!

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:17 | 403432 pigpen
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Agreed. ZH in bed is the first thing I do in the morning. It was a dark morning to say the least. Glad my compass finally works again as without the ZH gang I am truly lost.


Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:25 | 403462 Montecarlo
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Now I know how a drowning person feels when they can't reach air - and thank you for the easy CAPTCHA!

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:27 | 403370 homersimpson
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Welcome back. In your absence, SKYNET has jacked up the DJI over the 10k mark on a low volume day. You didn't miss much.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:28 | 403371 Cheeky Bastard
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Fucking Europeans.


Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:14 | 403422 nopat
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Correction: Gypsies, er... Roma...probably tried to use one of the server's powercords to tie their caravan to the back of a clapped-out Ford Orion.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:23 | 403454 Cheeky Bastard
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA; but what you are talking about are Pikeys [specific only to the UK. Ireland and Wales ], not Roma.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:35 | 403499 Attitude_Check
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Have you noticed ROMA in London, now that Romania is part of the EU?  I have, shortly after being in Romania, and nearly getting my head kicked in an robbed at an ATM.  Despite my generally cautious nature he ALMOST GOT ME.


NOW I know why the eastern Europeans dislike the ROMA so mucy, and the West will shortly!

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 13:22 | 403630 valachus
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Proper name for Gipsies is.. well, Gipsies. "Roma", or as a matter of fact, "Rroma" is a Newspeak denomination given to them by the EU PC doctrinaires post 1990.  

Said denomination is nowhere to be found in dictionaries prior to that period, and the association between "Rroma" and Romania (which caught much flak from the EU on account of its alleged disproportionately large Gipsy prison inmate population during the 90s) is nothing but a (mostly) British press invention.

You westerners demanded that Romania stops "persecuting" Gipsies - well, you can now enjoy their presence and rich cultural traditions to the fullest.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 13:44 | 403702 Reductio ad Absurdum
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Don't blame me. No one ever asked me if I wanted mexicans, gypsies, mohammedans, whatever in my ancestral homeland. There are still some sane people in the western world, but our numbers go down every day it seems, ever since the end of WWII.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 16:34 | 404328 nopat
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Gonna put my WASP ascott on and quote a punchline: iceberg, Greenberg, what's the difference?  But for the sake of accuracy, you're right.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:28 | 403372 Running on Empty
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Now I know what a crack addict feels like.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:32 | 403382 CoopDeluxe
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I picked a bad week to quit sniffing airplane glue.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:57 | 403395 Cognitive Dissonance
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Try the natural high you just got when ZH finally reappeared. Suck on those Endorphins baby. :>)

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:32 | 403383 Cheeky Bastard
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+1000000 ..

I almost started using heroin again just to shift my addiction ....

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:03 | 403398 Hungry For Knowledge
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Damn this addiction to ZH.  I am hating myself all morning as I clicked over again......and again......and again.....

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:14 | 403428 RockyRacoon
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No problem!  I knew that if I was not on line neither were any of you folks.  Gave me a chance to get some things done, like eat and take a shower.  I feel much better (and smell better too).

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 13:06 | 403584 Cognitive Dissonance
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We are all relieved you were able to shower. :>)

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 16:31 | 404318 RockyRacoon
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Ah, the powers of the Internets!

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:29 | 403447 velobabe
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drop the a l m o s t, for me.

have it right†


glad i had another alternative site already established to scream, moan and groan.

N A T E, baby thanks†

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:22 | 403451 Minyan Vince
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now you see, I thought I was the only one that got the shakes upon seeing a no-load of ZH...whew, glad's that over

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:29 | 403373 spartan117
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I thought it was a DNS attack by the squid or the BBC (Bernanke's Boys C.ub).  Gold getting smashed at the same time.  This is all just a coincidence, of course. 

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:30 | 403374 Segestan
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Welcome Back... this site is the Best .

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:31 | 403376 carbonmutant
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Well after going through TDA's chartout an hour before closing yesterday I naturally thought... well nevermind that. It's good to see you back.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:32 | 403377 cowdiddly
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After watching stocks jump back over Dow 10000 on nothing more than a dry Benarke popcorn fart, my first thought was conspiracy, server attack at Zero Hedge to blind the last bastion of truth. LOL

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 13:23 | 403637 Inspector Asset
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I will say the whole incident sparked a couple fresh ideas.

1. How about we organize all the ZHers, including their friends, to ping the Goldman servers all at the exact time, lets say 911am every friday. Maybe even click on a specific link on the site, all at the same time, just to see what would happen.


2. Organize a "Snitch-Tip Jar.  All of ZHers could donate money to pay off important key snitches to come forward and save their ass, even if its just for the finacial reward. That ought to get witch hunt started.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:31 | 403378 bada boom
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Thanks.  Luckily I went to your twitter account and found out what was going on.

I was able to play game of tic-tac-toe on my computer and was able reverse the defcon level to 3.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:31 | 403379 johngaltfla
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I was worried you had been Goldman HACKed.....

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:31 | 403380 williambanzai7
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You mean you were not ransacked by Goldman interns?

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:31 | 403381 Wynn
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Perhaps you should set up back up servers on Mars, this planet is becoming very unstable.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:57 | 403569 carbonmutant
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 Data Center in Geosynchronous orbit.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:33 | 403385 bada boom
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And by the way, I can't believe how much work I got done when your site was down.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:54 | 403392 theopco
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Wed, 06/09/2010 - 13:56 | 403745 WaterWings
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I thought I was banned. Went over to HuffPo. Dog to its vomit. Thank you, thank you for being alive ZH!

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:34 | 403387 Cpl Hicks
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Well, if Ben B. says your good to go then I guess I should take you off my Favorites list; you're're well and truly fucked.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:35 | 403388 MyFriendMises
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Whew!!! I had the withdrawal sweats.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:35 | 403390 London Dude Trader
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Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:54 | 403391 Leo Kolivakis
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Welcome back! A day without ZH is simply dull as hell!

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:55 | 403393 monmick
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Hey Tyler,

Are you also looking for an ass to kick?

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:01 | 403396 LMAO
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"Update: ok, the 10,000 people that just hit the server didn't help"


Nah, that was me trying to gain entrance about 9,999 times....Wonder who the other one was?



Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:01 | 403397 woolly mammoth
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Guns, ammo, pm's, food, tp, Zero Hedge. That's all that's needed.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:04 | 403400 Contura
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Jesus, i got really nervous ZH disappeared. Addict. And i live in Norway.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:04 | 403401 Trifecta Man
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How do we know you're the real zero hedge?

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:41 | 403518 breezer1
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when i realized that this was not business as usual i went to my secure panic room. now i find out it was all a joke. i want all my money back. you can send it to my zurich account asap. in gold.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:05 | 403406 jkruffin
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Nice to see the site back up.  Anyone catching the lying Admiral regarding the oil leak? Claiming they are catching 15k barrels a day.  ROFLMAO   If that was the case, then 100k barrels a day are still pouring into the Gulf, and BP has been lying the whole time.


Wed, 06/09/2010 - 13:46 | 403680 KTV Escort
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Lying. The non-event H1N1 scare was just a diversion for the CORRUPTION virus that had been spreading world wide among the ruling elite... related symptoms: lack of integrity, lack of courage, lack of common sense, lack of accountability and lack of compassion.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:06 | 403410 sumo
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It is just not the same without Zero Hedge. Welcome back.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:06 | 403411 Chicago bear
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First I thought it was my phone, then the wifi, then the feds, then CNBC hackers. I was down. I needed my fix.  I felt like Tiger after the shtf. No more fix! Glad you are back. I can get my fix again.

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 12:09 | 403413 firstdivision
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Yay!  That void in my life that was supposed to be filled with wife and kids just got filled again with Zero Hedge.  I was afraid I was going to have to get married for a second there.  Please do not scare me like that again.

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