Well, that really bit. The Madcow cluster was the last to come back, too, so I have a lot of stuff to catch up on. It will probably take even longer for virtual space/time to recover from the rent in its fabric. While LJ was gone, the emo quotient of the Internet declined by 3.29%, the goth factor was reduced by .799, and twenty three online quiz companies went under. There's no telling what effect this will all have on the economy. On the bright side, the event provided no end of entertainment for the Slashdotards.