4/1/2005 04:14:00 PM|||peter patnaik|||I'll be taking the Stagolee files down on Sunday. So get them while they are hot. Thanks for the words of encouragement.|||111239142327152240|||Everything Should Be Up4/2/2005 12:01:51 PM|||dieblucasdie|||For some reason, when I save your files now, Firefox insists on saving them as .htm files even though their mp3s. Not that I'm complaining or anything; I can work around it, just thought you should know.

Love the site, here's hoping this is the end of your problems!4/2/2005 02:55:01 PM|||kingblood|||I get the same result in IE. I was hoping to grab these files before they come down. Anyone know how to download these gems as mp3's?4/3/2005 05:37:47 AM|||darwin|||The links on the Staggerlee files seems to be failing a referrer check or something.

HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://prewarblues.blogspot.com [following]

HTTP response code 302 is "redirect" which says to me that this is new anti-hotlink stuff.

I'm sure our gracious host will straighten things out soon. Thanks for your tireless efforts..

=darwin4/3/2005 03:38:38 PM|||Tuwa|||Have you considered blocking certain bots and IPs rather than blocking direct linking? Might work, but I'm not sure. I don't think I ever had as much traffic as you do.4/3/2005 07:11:40 PM|||dieblucasdie|||darwin: they are the mp3 files, they are just have the wrong extension for some reason. You can either change the extensions, or just force Winamp/whatever you use to open them by selecting "all files"4/3/2005 07:59:55 PM|||peter patnaik|||i'm not sure what's going on really. i could not pinpoint the bots/ips that were causing the traffic - so i can't just block the ips that were causing the trouble. i might just turn everything off once the stagolee files are down cause no one hotlinks just any ole blues tracks. I'm working on raring and making a torrent for the stagolee files to avoid this problem, but to allow people to share the stagolee love.

for the moment. i found that FireFox and Opera for windows download the files fine for whatever reason, while IE has issues. Firefox in Linux doesn't seem to work, but Konqueror downloads them fine. i'm not sure why any of this happens, but hopefully it will be working by Monday.4/3/2005 11:46:09 PM|||comat0se|||So... bad... ass!

Thanks, I've been thinking about doing this very same thing for a while now. Thanks for saving me the trouble!4/3/2005 11:49:09 PM|||comat0se|||Oh, if you do put up a torrent of it. I'd highly suggest NOT rar'ing it up and then people can download the individual songs that they want vs forcing them to download the entire RAR.

Thanks again! I'll help seed if I see it...4/4/2005 12:49:25 AM|||comat0se|||You forgot to add the Toast version to the big list...4/4/2005 12:58:48 AM|||comat0se|||You forgot to add the Toast version to the big list...