Yesterday, http://arqade.com gave a "We're offline" message while http://gaming.stackexchange.com was up. Today, the DNS entry is gone entirely: Chrome says ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

Now http://arqade.com was fixed but the following issues remain:

This breaks our close reasons due to the character limit.

What happen?

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    It's not just you
    – fredley
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 8:42
  • (Yes, I do use arqade.com on a daily basis - ctrl-t ar enter)
    – badp
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 8:43
  • If I click the arqade.com link I get redirected to gaming.stackexchange.com, so it's working for me.
    – Arperum
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 8:49
  • I've got the same problem, link
    – Damek
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 9:44
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    Apparently arqade.com doesn't work but www.arqade.com does. (I hate domains that do that.)
    – badp
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 9:56
  • If I type the address in or open the link in a new tab, it works fine, but if I open the link regularly, it doesn't. Using FF 29 on Win8.1
    – MBraedley
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 10:52
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    @badp www should just go away already. It is, and has always been a terrible terrible thing.
    – fredley
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 11:03
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    nslookup arqade.com returns "*** No internal type for both IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses (A+AAAA) records available for arqade.com"
    – 3ventic
    Commented Jun 3, 2014 at 11:14
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    @3ventic ...and meta.arqade.com/q/<x> points to gaming.stackexchange.com/q/<x>
    – badp
    Commented Jun 8, 2014 at 16:31
  • "www.arqade.com" doesn't work for me either nor "arqade.com" I have to type "gaming.stackexchange.com" it only stopped working about 3 weeks ago for me Commented Jun 11, 2014 at 13:09
  • I can still confirm www.arqade.com does work.
    – badp
    Commented Jun 11, 2014 at 13:10
  • I typed it all in directly just this minute and "This Page Cannot Be Displayed" pops up... Commented Jun 11, 2014 at 13:12

1 Answer 1


Not sure exactly how it happened, but something must have gone a little sideways during our datacenter move - sorry about that!

Should now be fixed, let us know if not.

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