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The Census ​Website​ Crashed And Everyone Lost Their Fucking Minds

This doesn't make any census...

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So tonight is census night, and everyone was totally amped to fill out the national survey... until they actually tried.

Hey @ABSCensus, your site isn't working!

Hands up who can't fill out their #census2016 because the site won't let you in!! #censusfail

In fact, people were finding it really difficult to use the site.

Who'd have thunk it? #census2016 #censusfail

20 attempts to hit the Complete My Census button and all achieved this ... #censusfail

Not only was the website not loading for some, but others were slogging through the census, only to have it crash at the last hurdle.

Fucking fuck. I got to the last question on the Census then got up to go and check something then when I got back session timed out!

Things really weren't looking good.

Remember when we thought the government was competent enough to spy on us? Oh, so naive! #CensusFail

Hey #census2016... You had literally one job. #censusfail

And thank god not EVERYONE was struggling.

We filled in the @ABSCensus tonight online - v easy to do. And so important for planning better Govt services & investment for the future

V easy to do, you guys. V easy.

Although the ABS has now acknowledged that their website is struggling with traffic and that some users may suffer difficulties.

The ABS & Census websites are currently experiencing an outage. We're working to restore the service. We will keep you updated. Thank you.

Honestly, who’d have thunk a website might struggle when 24 million people log on at once.

Get everyone to log on at the same time. What could possibly go wrong? #census2016

There's never been a more exciting time to fill out the census.

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