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internet address question

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all,
tried to edit a gumtree ad yesterday evening, and this morning got an email from GT saying ad had been pulled.... all I did was lower price by £75..

email from GT tonight said

'Sorry you re having issues. Can I ask you to let me know your internet provider please as there appears to be an issue with the location of where you re posting from. The site only accepts UK posted ADs and I need to see if there s a technical issue affecting your account.'

is there a way I can find out where I am , so to speak? :twisted:

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Go to http://whatsmyip.org" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and that will show your current external IP address.
Copy the IP address and use the Location link on the left of their website to find out where it thinks you are.

Interestingly the majority of your posts on here are not from the UK (your post above is though)

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Diss in Norfolk, Xac..

where am I also from, and what does it all mean... ;) ?

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ok did a trace route, and there were 13 hops
the first 3 were waveform.net
then 5 were level3.net (Detroit, NY and then London)
then an unknown level3.net
finally 5 hops with as13285.net / one of these was a .static.
total time 94ms

208.
4.
212.
78.
62. were the IP address starter numbers of the hops

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Trace route shows what is between you and something else on tinternet

According to the forum, your current IP is assigned to a Manchester based ISP that regularly tops the charts for worst customer service and most complaints.

The majority of your posts come from an IP address allocated to a Dutch company.

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I am with TalkTalk, who are useless..

the dutch thing is interesting though.. is that normal?

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as13285.net is talktalk
but suing something called Hurricane Electric who seem to be based in the 'Dam

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Well there aren't many IP address ranges left so it could be TT have leased some from the dutch company.

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thanks for help Xac, got a panic on there thinking I was Nigerian or something
;)

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My tracerts get hung up on "10gigabitethernet" as one of two bottlenecks.

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addo wrote:My tracerts get hung up on "10gigabitethernet" as one of two bottlenecks.
It can be that the routers beyond that are set to not respond to ICMP traffic or you've hit the hop limit.