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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 08:02 AM
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Oh, this is too cool: a google-maps mashup for trace-route
Probably old hat for anyone in IT. It looks like it's been up for around a year or so but it's new to me.

http://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/visual-tracert

The visual tracert tool displays the path Internet packets traverse to reach a specified destination and is plotted on a Google Map...


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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 08:16 AM
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1. Kansas?
Okay, maybe Missouri.

Either way, that seems like a strange place for a bounce on a CA-PA link.

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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 08:21 AM
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2. Independence, Missouri
Those packets just have a mind of their own...
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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 08:22 AM
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3. Maybe the packet had the jones for some deep fried crawdads on the way to PA.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 08:29 AM
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5. Or maybe the odd bounce was the one to Florida
Maybe it wanted to see the shuttle launch...
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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 08:30 AM
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6. Or chicks in bikinis
Although it did start out in California - never mind.

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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-11-09 08:24 AM
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4. Thanks, that is pretty cool, I am going to be book marking this
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