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Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:22 | 1575745 macholatte
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Thanks. Looks/works better already.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:30 | 1575761 redpill
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I'm trying to find a reason to be contrarian but failing.  Uhm... BART and DHS says internet downtime during civil unrest is a positive safety issue!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 01:50 | 1575948 AR15AU
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Skynet bitchez..!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 03:37 | 1576101 Bananamerican
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"We will also gradually return all the recent UI improvements such as comment ranking,"

please don't....

let ideas duke it out without the "hype" of "consensus" approval/disapprobation.....ZH has been much cooler to read in the "old school" format...and recent Ayn Rand warfare aside, i think it cuts down on some of the petty personal macho flame war stuff

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 04:38 | 1576181 Jendrzejczyk
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Second the motion.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 07:58 | 1576425 fledermaus
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Third the motion-

There is a lot of white space, between posts.  New format was even more scrolling to read everything. Why work harder? And if someone got junked  the min threshold made the flamed comment hidden, so showing up to the water cooler late,  you were like, "what is everyone talking about?"  "what did they say?" Which left you cut out of the loop. -which led to users parahrasing and erronously putting words in someone elses mouth as to what the comment was.  People put +1 when they like something and flame them when they don't. People were afronted when junked and much of the comments revolved around being junked or a junker in the midst.  I think enabling trolls by junking tools is a no no.  But keep the math section for posting I do think it keeps idiots out.  You could always ask trading questions too to weed some out.  Call it vocabulary day quiz... But hey, this is your site.  And I'm breaking rule #1 & 2 talking about it.

Regardless, thank you.  It's my favorite website. My home page and so very happy more and more are waking up by reading ZH. 

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:40 | 1575792 DutchZeroPrinter
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Bernanke: Traffic inflation is transitory

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 01:03 | 1575849 MiddleageThinni...
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Great work as always.  The information conveyed on this site is phenomenal.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 08:34 | 1576561 Chris Jusset
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Indeed, excellent work, Tyler.  This site is indispensable and must never crash.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 08:41 | 1576584 SIOP
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+1 Good job guys, I'm a complate newbie here, just joined a few weeks ago. I plan on making a donation. I'm a web programmer and am aware of the costs and labor it takes to maintain a web site with heavy traffic.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:23 | 1575746 JLee2027
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Awesome

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 02:07 | 1575982 Sad Sufi
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Thanks Tyler. You provide the go-to place for so many. What a service!!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 04:15 | 1576154 doomandbloom
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new servers are fine...but pls dont forget to use a condom.:)

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 07:15 | 1576310 StychoKiller
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Bet your server(s) still aren't this cool:  http://www.frontiernet.net/~jimbot/allsparkproject.htm

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 12:47 | 1577898 andybev01
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I want one for a coffee table.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:26 | 1575748 Cursive
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We're gonna neet it for the Inevitable Fall.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 04:22 | 1576152 Pay Day Today
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Keeping the interwebs going post collapse is going to be an interesting challenge. Sadly, I think that most people will be too preoccupied with personal and family safety to pay the infrastructure much attention.

Good on you Sacrilege, TD and the rest at ZH.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 07:36 | 1576363 Koffieshop
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I assume there is a contingency plan to keep key infrastructure rolling, even during chaos. At least I sincerely hope my government has such a plan. We have to keep pumping to keep a big part of the land dry over here in NL.

And yeah, good luck to you too.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:27 | 1575750 lizzy36
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Mazel tov.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 01:14 | 1575866 RockyRacoon
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Isn't that some sort of incendiary device?

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 01:43 | 1575936 KowPie
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One of the Bernankenbombs favorites.... the Cock Tail

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:28 | 1575752 Bárðarbunga
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I know this sounds pretty dumb but:

Hey thanks. This site is about the closest to "reality" I can find. And believe me, I've been to other places.

Appreciate the dedication to make all this possible.

Bunga dude.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:28 | 1575753 Element
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Sacrebleu!!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:28 | 1575754 Lazlo Toth
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Thank you kindly good sir.

Took me a while to find the "DNS REFRESH" button on my keyboard.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:35 | 1575777 Sokhmate
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It's to the left of the 'format HD' button

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:29 | 1575755 monopoly
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Like it. Thanks, and my donations will continue as long as I am on this site. Which will either be when I move on or Tyler decides to retire to some anonymous location.

Thank you Zero Hedge.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 07:17 | 1576317 StychoKiller
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Aside from aljezeera.net, there's very little on the interwebz that appears to say anything useful/truthful -- keep up the good work!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:29 | 1575756 troublesum
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I dont sign in often but I come to the site every hour or so and get my tweets regularly... you guys are amazing... THANK YOU!!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:29 | 1575757 packeteerist
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Kick in your f'n money to the Ron Paul moneybomb: http://www.ronpaul2012.com/pages/mbpledge.html?pid=0818

 

make it fucking happen

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:29 | 1575758 NotApplicable
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I wonder if Roubini understands the Law of Unintended Consequences?

Thanks Sac, and Tyler for all that you do.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:30 | 1575762 Tyler Durden
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Well, he is an economist after all.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 02:24 | 1576014 boiltherich
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Good work chapie, when you are done fixing up the joint will we have spelchex back? 

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:31 | 1575763 Spastica Rex
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I can't keep track of all the changes. Fuck, man. I'm listening to Recoil's "Unsound Methods" a little drunk.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:37 | 1575785 Arkadaba
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testing out the first lol!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 07:04 | 1576290 Bob Dobbs
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Just a little?

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:32 | 1575765 Librarian
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How about a 700 point drop, a 20 minute "All is well" speech by Obama followed by 5 minutes of incoherent stuttering by Bernanke.  Could your server handle that too?

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:34 | 1575772 Element
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you had me at 700 point drop

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:35 | 1575778 fuu
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So just your average Tuesday?

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:35 | 1575779 Syrin
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You just described next Thursday.   Guess we'll find out.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 07:15 | 1576312 Smiddywesson
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We are all going to miss the Chairsatan some day, he was funny.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:32 | 1575767 fuu
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Thank you!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:33 | 1575769 Yes_Questions
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Donate?

I was asked?

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 01:09 | 1575856 MichaelG
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Subtly: it's up there top right between 'glossary' & 'manifesto'.

PS Didn't even have to log back in! Sacrilege FTW.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:33 | 1575770 PianoRacer
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Thanks for all you do Tyler.  Zero Hedge has changed my life.

Thank you. 

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:33 | 1575771 gangland
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thanks ZH!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:34 | 1575774 holdbuysell
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"We are now at a state where even a 500 point drop in the S&P will hopefully not bring us down."

If a 1000 pt drop comes in, a favorite quote comes to mind:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gciFoEbOA8

And thanks...and congrats on the traffic increase!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 12:55 | 1577921 andybev01
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high traffic due to too many of us not talking too much, about Fight Club.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:34 | 1575775 Gubbmint Cheese
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Thx TD... And to think only a few years ago you were on blogspot! Way to go on your amazing success.. Cheers Gubb.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:35 | 1575776 Arkadaba
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Thank you! 

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 00:36 | 1575781 SumSUN
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zero hedge kills it every day.

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