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Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:00 AM Reply

The paperwork has been submitted for a bandwidth upgrade - we are stepping up from a 300mbps connection to 400mbps! The site has been running well, so this move is a bit experimental - if anything, Portal submissions should download faster.

We were planning to hold off on our hardware upgrades until mid-September, but we are bumping up the launch of our new file server to this week! The remainder of the upgrades will still take place in September.

The bandwidth upgrade will finalize in the next 48 hours. We want to track a day of results with the new bandwidth and our old file server, before upgrading to the new file server. Hopefully you will see an improvement on your end! I'll post updates as changes are made.

Be sure to check out the new collection of Earthbound parodies and tributes!


This is the game JohnnyUtah and I have been working on.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:02 AM Reply

yey


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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:02 AM Reply

Ya faster dl's!

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:03 AM Reply

At 8/23/04 11:00 AM, TomFulp wrote: The paperwork has been submitted for a bandwidth upgrade - we are stepping up from a 300mbps connection to 400mbps! The site has been running well, so this move is a bit experimental - if anything, Portal submissions should download faster.

Great, lets hope this will make even more great flashes submitted to the portal.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:05 AM Reply

hhhoooorrraaayyyyyy, so the are making money on this site. so much for them saying they dont. :)

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:05 AM Reply

awesome!

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:07 AM Reply

At 8/23/04 11:00 AM, TomFulp wrote: The paperwork has been submitted for a bandwidth upgrade - we are stepping up from a 300mbps connection to 400mbps! The site has been running well, so this move is a bit experimental - if anything, Portal submissions should download faster.

Sounds Pretty Sweet Tom, let's hope things work for yeah

We were planning to hold off on our hardware upgrades until mid-September, but we are bumping up the launch of our new file server to this week! The remainder of the upgrades will still take place in September.

You just couldn't wait could you? :p

The bandwidth upgrade will finalize in the next 48 hours. We want to track a day of results with the new bandwidth and our old file server, before upgrading to the new file server. Hopefully you will see an improvement on your end! I'll post updates as changes are made.

Cheers to that, lets hope everthing runs smoothly for you guys and us users as well.

Be sure to check out the new collection of Earthbound parodies and tributes!

Already did, some great stuff there


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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:14 AM Reply

woooh! even faster keep up the good work chubby tom!


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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:20 AM Reply

Nice. This is uber sexy! =D

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:31 AM Reply

At 8/23/04 11:23 AM, -Cobalt- wrote: All these bandwidth and hardware upgrades must be costing a bomb, eh?

so tom, how much does this upgrade cost? either way it is cool that we get to move it from sept.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:41 AM Reply

so this means the site going to go 10 times faster if so that is AWSOME.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:51 AM Reply

Great news! What are the other hardware upgrades composed of and what will they do?

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 11:56 AM Reply

The greatest game in the world earns its rightful spot in the greatest flash collection in the world.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 12:08 PM Reply

At 8/23/04 11:41 AM, Crossofdevil wrote: so this means the site going to go 10 times faster if so that is AWSOME.

It won't matter if it goes faster than your internet connection, if it does you wouldn't notice. I'm looking forward to the portal page redesign


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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 12:14 PM Reply

yay for server up grades yay

faster loading means i can watch movies and games faster

im glad

even with dsl it kinda lags sometimes lol


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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 12:18 PM Reply

thats great news, but apparently some people didnt believe you. take a look

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 12:31 PM Reply

What's a Newgrounds?



Anyway, that's really sweet. I've always appreciated you're hard work and effort you've put into this site. Good lad, you know it makes sense. </licksring >


#coys

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 12:48 PM Reply

good stuff... i havent noticed it though, and thats a pretty big leap.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 12:51 PM Reply

At 8/23/04 12:08 PM, PhoenixJ wrote:
At 8/23/04 11:41 AM, Crossofdevil wrote: so this means the site going to go 10 times faster if so that is AWSOME.
It won't matter if it goes faster than your internet connection, if it does you wouldn't notice. I'm looking forward to the portal page redesign

hmmmm i gotta chec out the ness section they FINALLY made one thats awsome tho.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 01:17 PM Reply

Glad to see a collection for Earthbound, one of my favorite games.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 01:19 PM Reply

damnit! Hardware upgrades pwn software upgrades! Foolish Tom!

Meh, the site does need the bandwidth upgrade, so that's good to hear.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 01:21 PM Reply

this site was running well before, good to know it will be running even better.

also, on an unrelated note, i was reading MAD magazine when i came across an ad for a 'two issue mini-series' comic that looked pretty cool about a guy named 'harry johnson' who reminds me alot of indiana jones or something. then i looked at top corner, and it said 'fulp fiction presents'. that's your uncle, right?


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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 01:28 PM Reply

At 8/23/04 11:00 AM, TomFulp wrote: The paperwork has been submitted for a bandwidth upgrade - we are stepping up from a 300mbps connection to 400mbps

getting ready for the influx of people from Alien Hominid i do assume.....

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 01:29 PM Reply

sounds great, now make me a mod


LSD!

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 01:35 PM Reply

Sweet!

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 02:08 PM Reply

At 8/23/04 01:29 PM, Mr_Fluffykins wrote: sounds great, now make me a mod

pay me 1 billion $ and ill make you an admin.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 02:49 PM Reply

Cool. NG is getting better and better.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 03:04 PM Reply

OH MY RAWDSSSSSSSS!! i are teh happiest :)

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 03:13 PM Reply

400 mbps!!! God damn...........Kick ass Tom.

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Response to Bandwidth Upgrade Aug. 23rd, 2004 @ 03:22 PM Reply

thanks for the info