Punched the server?
The BBC is suffering a major outage, after its websites – including News and the public service broadcaster's iPlayer system – buckled in the past hour. It's unclear, at time of publication, what was behind the Beeb's technical woes. An unknown number of people attempting to visit various online BBC services were greeted with …
I miss the test card. I also miss ceefax. The digital text stuff we have these days is inferior in every way. Back in the old days, you'd press the text button, and it'd appear. These days, you press the text button, and you wait 5 - 10 seconds. Then when it appears, there is way less info than there was in the old days of teletext. I'm fairly sure this isn't just nostalga from me : ceefax and oracle were better than the modern equivalents.
I use a web browser to listen to the Popmaster quiz on Radio 2 every weekday at 10:30am. I can't say that I've had any real trouble for ages. (With the streaming. My pop knowledge is 50%.) Oh wait, once last week I had to use a 'real' radio but that's the only instance in many months.
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