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Offline mikeypedersen

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Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« on: August 18, 2010, 03:00:50 PM »
Whoops.  I guess I'm on here too much.  I work for a school district so they have the tendancy to block stuff on the web pertaining to alcohol.  However, they have to be tipped off to a lot of things due to traffic.  Well, I guess I'm on here too much, because I just got back from a 2 week vacation in europe and came home and I can't get onto the site....    >:(  :(  :o

Boo-Hoo.  I'll miss you guys while I'm working!  :'(

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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2010, 03:12:28 PM »
I fear the same for me. There is a pretty fierce firewall here. I have lucked out. Some days though,
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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2010, 04:05:53 PM »
Whoops.  I guess I'm on here too much.  I work for a school district so they have the tendancy to block stuff on the web pertaining to alcohol.  However, they have to be tipped off to a lot of things due to traffic.  Well, I guess I'm on here too much, because I just got back from a 2 week vacation in europe and came home and I can't get onto the site....    >:(  :(  :o

Boo-Hoo.  I'll miss you guys while I'm working!  :'(

Awe man. That sucks. Productivity is way overrated.  ;D
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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2010, 06:07:34 PM »
Whoops.  I guess I'm on here too much.  I work for a school district so they have the tendancy to block stuff on the web pertaining to alcohol.  However, they have to be tipped off to a lot of things due to traffic.  Well, I guess I'm on here too much, because I just got back from a 2 week vacation in europe and came home and I can't get onto the site....    >:(  :(  :o

Boo-Hoo.  I'll miss you guys while I'm working!  :'(

same thing just happened to me - can't even look at the sports page in the local newspaper anymore.

thank god for the Iphone  ;D
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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2010, 06:18:18 PM »
thank god for the Iphone  ;D

A big +1 to that!
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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2010, 08:30:22 PM »
thank god for the Iphone  ;D

A big +1 to that!

And again.

I got Tastybrew blocked at work from the guest wireless (somehow) ::) I think AHA is too...
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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2010, 06:03:37 AM »
Whoops.  I guess I'm on here too much.  I work for a school district so they have the tendancy to block stuff on the web pertaining to alcohol.  However, they have to be tipped off to a lot of things due to traffic.  Well, I guess I'm on here too much, because I just got back from a 2 week vacation in europe and came home and I can't get onto the site....    >:(  :(  :o

Boo-Hoo.  I'll miss you guys while I'm working!  :'(

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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2010, 10:01:02 PM »
I suppose a proxy server is out of the question?
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Re: Whoops - Got the site blocked at work!!!!
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2010, 06:20:22 AM »
I suppose a proxy server is out of the question?

If the IT folks have even half a brain, the first thing blocked is proxy servers.
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