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Wikipedia Offline After Cables Cut

The popular user-generated encyclopedia Wikipedia went dark for roughly two hours yesterday after fiber optic cables from its Florida data center were severed. What do you think?

  • “This is why I always back up everything on floppy disk.”

    Howard Bartsch
    Occupational Therapist
  • “Thank God IMDb wasn’t down or I would’ve had nothing to prove my friends wrong with.”

    Matt Strano
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  • “I know. I was reduced to getting my unverified information from strangers who were physically near me. It was horrible.”

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    Highway Patrol Pilot

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