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    tinyurl.com

    does anyone know how tinyurl.com works?? i'm just asking out of curiousity.

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    im guessing you give them the link, then they make a directory that when visited redirects to your site.

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    so when i submit my link it adds it to a database and then when the person enters the address (http://tinyurl.com/whatever) it checks if its in the database and then gets my link and pulls the site out??

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    bingo! at least thats what my understanding is but it only makes sense.


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