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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 06:46:05 Reply

i dont quite understand but it sounds like it sucks...


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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 06:53:55 Reply

Man, it's news like this that makes you want to smack someone.

"Change of policy" my ass-crack. More like "increase in desire to bilk you out of more cash," if you ask me.

Hope your plan to circumvent the router-issue goes well, Tom.

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 07:42:16 Reply

*tut* lady lucks pissed in toms bathwater again. i wish i could afford a couple of new pcs. im still paying off this one and by the time i do itll be too crap to use anyway!

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 07:44:42 Reply

Well Tom,

Nobody seen this coming and if you feel like you let the NG community down, please don't. This is unexpected by all.


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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 07:48:20 Reply

WOOOOOOOOO, more bandwidth coming soon. *does a little bandwidth dance*

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 09:46:04 Reply

Finally faster loading times.There is a god after all!

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 12:20:46 Reply

it shouldn't be that much of a deal.... when im on, i get hardly no bugs ever..... mabe im just lucky....

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 12:20:53 Reply

Well, the site at least doesn't drag too badly during peaks, but good luck with the whole job.

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 16:39:37 Reply

It's ok
Just make sure newgrounds survives!!
This is the best site available now.
Nothing is better to learn see and post flash on
Soon you will get on television and u will get complimented about ur fantastic website :P

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 17:03:48 Reply

At 4/28/03 03:14 PM, SeikenSamurai wrote: 20, 000 per month? What is that.. 45 Mbits? You said you get it cheap so could it be 100 Mbits or Fiber? I do know basic T3 (45 Mbits is 20, 000 per month)

We already had 100mbps, we just added a second line with another 100mbps, bringing the total to 200mbps once everything is in place.

-Tom


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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 17:11:02 Reply

Could Tom or anyone else explain to me what Bandwidth means? I think that I know but I'm not too sure.

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 17:15:09 Reply

the site only run's slow at night for me I'm on dsl as well Tom

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 17:17:58 Reply

At 4/29/03 05:11 PM, Dont_ask wrote: Could Tom or anyone else explain to me what Bandwidth means? I think that I know but I'm not too sure.

Bandwidth in stupid terms...is more room on a site for more hits. The website is from there computer and a lot of people access it. It slows don the website when there a lot of people accessing the website at once. With bandwidth...it alows more people to access the siter, without it slowing down.

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 18:46:25 Reply

My Favorite Site!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <A> hehehe Your gonna need a comp thats SUPER FAST!!! go to DELL

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-29 19:47:00 Reply

At 4/29/03 05:11 PM, Dont_ask wrote: Could Tom or anyone else explain to me what Bandwidth means? I think that I know but I'm not too sure.

It's actually a lot more complicated than this (not just Bandwidth, but the whole NG setup), but I'll try and explain.

Think of Bandwidth as a large-ish water pipe, with many smaller pipes running off it. Water flows fine through the large-ish pipe when there are only a few taps running, but once all the taps go on, there's a point where there are more taps wanting water than the large-ish pipe can deliver through it. There's so much pressure on the main pipe, it can only squeeze a trickle through to the taps when all the taps are on.

In this analogy, the large-ish pipe is the Newgrounds connection, serving all of the smaller taps (the users who're connecting to the site). So, Newgrounds has a beefy connection, but in peak times, there are more users requesting files (of large sizes) than the connection can squeeze out.

The solution to the problem of getting water to the taps faster when all the taps are on is to either get a bigger pipe, or get another big pipe in. That's pretty much what the plan is. Hope that all makes sense. :)

Note that "Internal server errors" are database related and not bandwidth related (although they tie pretty closely together in some respects - although, I don't really want to try and explain that, let's keep things simple. ;)).

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 01:12:16 Reply

hot dame

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 04:13:58 Reply

im supprised how quick you got back to us after this one.

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 04:18:05 Reply

At 4/30/03 04:13 AM, Bigmanbrainy wrote: im supprised how quick you got back to us after this one.

Im supprised how hard you are trying to come up with something to post


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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 04:19:00 Reply

what are you talking about? (dont answer that)

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 04:21:34 Reply

At 4/30/03 04:19 AM, Bigmanbrainy wrote: what are you talking about? (dont answer that)

use your brain


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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 04:22:25 Reply

At 4/30/03 04:21 AM, thisisasignin wrote:
At 4/30/03 04:19 AM, Bigmanbrainy wrote: what are you talking about? (dont answer that)
use your brain

plkeas just stop for 15 seconds! please!

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 04:25:50 Reply

At 4/30/03 04:22 AM, Bigmanbrainy wrote: plkeas just stop for 15 seconds! please!

stupid ass


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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 04:46:51 Reply

At 4/30/03 04:25 AM, thisisasignin wrote:
At 4/30/03 04:22 AM, Bigmanbrainy wrote: plkeas just stop for 15 seconds! please!
stupid ass

i love you

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 07:09:35 Reply

doesnt matter me.

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 10:46:20 Reply

At 4/30/03 07:09 AM, clockslayer wrote: doesnt matter me.

that is why you are foolish...and shouldn't have posted here...I doubt you even realize that with such low bandwidth NG's performance has suffered...that's why we have gotten all those annoying error messages lately (oh, and those have pretty much stopped for me Tom). Back to your stupid little clock hating topics with you.


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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 10:49:22 Reply

the quality on newgrounds makes the bandwith thingy look tiny

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-04-30 20:43:36 Reply

In fact, the site needs more bandwidth as it grows.

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-05-01 22:12:55 Reply

hey tom and wade that realy sucks.. are you on contract with the bandwith provider can they really make changes to the deal that sucks....but i guess it is good that you found an alternative of useing comps as routers. well i hope we get em soon when ng drags it drags but fear not..even if this sited dragged like dsl was on your side of the comp idd still live my life on ng.. i keep my comp on all day and night with my web browser to new grounds.. im loyal i guess.. Hey wade thanks for replying to my email about the web cam question i had.... both of you stay kewl...sincerley froggystomper

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-05-02 02:00:55 Reply

At 4/28/03 03:13 PM, koryo wrote:
anyway i said i was going to admit to something and here it is, i have posted 3 outwar signs on newgrounds

outwar is a pain in our asses, stop all the spamming of shit like that

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Response to Bandwidth Busted... 2003-05-02 03:16:46 Reply

That sux. Hopefully, the makeshift routers will do just as well as if you bought a big-time router.