When it came back up there were two new front page stories with no comments.
Power outage maybe? I remember reading that slashdot moved its servers to Chicago, and parts of that city (sadly serviced badly by Amerin) have been without power for a week since some storms rolled through. Backup power ran out of gas? Router melted? Someone linked slashdot from slashdot and slashdotted slashdot? I'm curious."
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