Citations implies trustworthy, peer reviewed research.
The poster was referring to some prose, so verse is appropriate.
But mercury is a metal.
And metals are strong.
And mercury doesn't fatigue.
So all their claims must be true.
Initially it looked to me like an attack on their DNS servers, not the game itself.
A dig would work or not depending on which name server you were randomly allocated.
If you managed to resolve the required names you could get in and play just fine. Was fun having NPC null almost to myself.
They've brought the lot down now of course, but don't just assume that it's a problem with the game code.
Of course it does. That's how they know it's there. They're just not sure what is making it... maybe aromatics.