Fun:How to get around web blocks
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Let's say you happen to be at work (or school) and you're... doing something online. When you try to go to the URL you want, the Accursed Web-Block comes in and keeps you away from all that is awesome! Well, worry no more, because here's how to get around the web block. Most geeks would already know this method, but here's a guide for the rest of us!
(This method only works on Windows computers. Sorry Macs, but that's what you get when you pay extra just so it looks "sleeker".)
- On the desktop, hit both "Shift" and right-click simultaneously. Select "open command window here" on the drop-down box that appears.
- In the command prompt, type in "ping" (without quotes) followed by the URL of the website you want to go to.
- 3. Among some other shit you won't need, the IP address will appear on the first line of output, in brackets.
Pinging www.rationalwiki.org [126.96.36.199] with 32 bits of data...
(More shit you don't care about.)
- 4. Enter the IP address that comes up into the URL bar, hit enter, and wait for the Daemon of Buffering to subside.
Congratulations, you've made it around web-blocks. Just make sure your boss isn't nearby when you're doing your... thing. There's a reason for NSFW labels. I accept payment by cash, credit card, or goat, in ascending order of preference.
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