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Locate The Instructables Servers !!! Answered

I have Firefox 3.0 and an add-on that tells me the location of the websites servers and displays it on Google maps, Here is what came up when i searched for instructables servers :
http://geotool.servehttp.com/?ip=72.249.66.26&host=www.instructables.com

Eric Has confirmed this location and he also says they wear 10 Gallon hats :D

P.s. i know this is super geeky :P

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ewilhelm (author)2008-06-18

I can confirm that our servers are in Dallas.

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So Squid Labs/Instructables is in Calafornia, but the servers are in Dallas? Explain that.

I'm not very far from Dallas actually. couple minutes and I'm there.

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n8man (author)ewilhelm2008-07-06

I just went through Dallas on my way to/back from Florida

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ewilhelm (author)ewilhelm2008-06-18

They wear 10 gallon hats.

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=SMART= (author)ewilhelm2008-06-18

If THIS is the guy running the instructables servers, im afraid we may not last very long........ probably try to ride it ....

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killerjackalope (author)=SMART=2008-06-18

Actually this time it wasn't him... I... Well... Got a bit carried away and... errrr....

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=SMART= (author)killerjackalope2008-06-19

hahaha :D, you have a new avatar!

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killerjackalope (author)=SMART=2008-06-19

Yep It's Guinness, which you probably know of...

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=SMART= (author)killerjackalope2008-06-20

yea i know of Guinness :P

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killerjackalope (author)=SMART=2008-06-20

Nicer over here though...

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=SMART= (author)killerjackalope2008-06-20

Yea :D, its best in Ireland and south wales, England they use the gas pumps in the pubs and its crap

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killerjackalope (author)=SMART=2008-06-21

That and it doesn't travel too well...

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xACIDITYx (author)=SMART=2008-06-19

*Guinness* I'm sure it's something safe like Iced tea. *He told me all about pitchers 'o Guinness on his orangeboard*

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Errr other people guessed: Motor oil Coke Coffee Grape juice Tea Black aftershock (it's like purple only harder to make) - Note must make a jug of after shock, may die...

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Labot2001 (author)ewilhelm2008-06-18

I'm in Dallas!

I'm near the servers... I am not worthy...

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ewilhelm (author)Labot20012008-06-18

Great! I'll call you when they need a new power supply or something.

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littlechef37 (author)2008-06-21

Somebody's a Stalker....LOL..... COOL

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NachoMahma (author)2008-06-18

. I think they moved the servers to the DFW area a month or so ago.

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whatsisface (author)2008-06-18

No, it's in San Francisco. That's probably their ISP.

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