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PostPosted: 12-12-2013 01:09    Post subject: 06-02-2012 Reply with quote

Most users ever online was 682 on 06-02-2012 12:34

So what happened on this date to bring all the people?
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PostPosted: 12-12-2013 06:22    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not people - search-engine spiders. Until recently we'd often get spikes around mid-morning to lunchtime GMT as it's the early hours on the US west coast.

IIRC the largest number of actual posters we had online in this incarnation of the board was about 300 in 2005, when the board went down for over a month after migrating to a new platform, and when it finally came back loads logged on just to make sure they still existed. Quite a few didn't (or were now called something else entirely..)
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PostPosted: 12-12-2013 09:18    Post subject: Reply with quote

stuneville wrote:
Quite a few didn't (or were now called something else entirely..)

Yes, I remember it well! Hmph
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PostPosted: 12-12-2013 09:36    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got all excited when over 400 people turned up to my website www.paranormalcamping.com

It was immediately after I'd tweeted out a news story posted on the site and I convinced myself it was real people flooding in to read my review of pop up tents...sadly it was friggin bots and spiders. That was around midday too.
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PostPosted: 12-12-2013 11:09    Post subject: Reply with quote

linesmachine wrote:
I got all excited when over 400 people turned up to my website www.paranormalcamping.com

It was immediately after I'd tweeted out a news story posted on the site and I convinced myself it was real people flooding in to read my review of pop up tents...sadly it was friggin bots and spiders. That was around midday too.

400! Wow! That's big time! My website
http://cornwalltidesreach.weebly.com/index.html
averages maybe 10 a day. But if I give it a mention on FTMB it might shoot up to 50 a day! Wink (But that never shows up until after noon...)

(Perhaps while I'm here, I'll mention the other one too:
http://haylenewbridge.weebly.com/index.html Cool )
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PostPosted: 12-12-2013 11:32    Post subject: Reply with quote

stuneville wrote:
Not people - search-engine spiders. Until recently we'd often get spikes around mid-morning to lunchtime GMT as it's the early hours on the US west coast.

IIRC the largest number of actual posters we had online in this incarnation of the board was about 300 in 2005, when the board went down for over a month after migrating to a new platform, and when it finally came back loads logged on just to make sure they still existed. Quite a few didn't (or were now called something else entirely..)


I was hoping for something a tad more exciting. Anyway, I have learned something new today.

Would you happen to know how many copies of FT sell in the UK and rest of the world per week?
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