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Current Pulse of HCL--counts, and other data

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  1. Dec 15, 2017 #1

    Weedygarden

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    I hope this won't be annoying, but more of a journal or diary about the state of the forum. If it bothers you, you can scroll on by.

    Now I know I am not Rain Man, or even close, and I know that other people find it unusual when I say things like, "There are 14 dogs here at the dog park now."

    I am a counter, and everyday I check in to see how many members there are who have registered. I sometimes do it in the morning and later in the day. It is a weird thing I do, going back to when I used to do headcounts at school--how many students are there here, how many on the playground, coming back from somewhere. It also tells me the health or pulse of the forum. I used to do this same thing elsewhere, and sometimes the counts were abysmal.

    Today, at this time, there are 141 registered members. That includes the administrator, Angie, whom I think has two registrations. If there is anything else that throws the numbers off, please advise me.

    From what I see, there are 31 active threads today.

    If there is anything else that reads the pulse, please add it in. If there is anything else ever, please enter it. If I am missing in action, as I have been today due to the internet being down in my area, and you are interested please enter it!
     
  2. Dec 15, 2017 #2

    Sentry18

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    Nothing wrong with keeping count and monitoring the metrics.

    By my calculations 97.87% of the current members are not spies or trolls. :D
     
  3. Dec 15, 2017 #3

    gumpy

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    Even God keeps track and tallys thing's out. He even wrote a book about it. Numbers!
     
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  4. Dec 15, 2017 #4

    TMT Tactical

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    I like accurate stats, as long as I don't have to collect them. Number can lie but in most cases it is the person collecting the numbers that creates the lies. keep the number coming I enjoy them.
     
  5. Dec 15, 2017 #5

    Flight

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    Need a spreadsheet for weedy.
    :welcome:
     
  6. Dec 15, 2017 #6

    Weedygarden

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    I'll bet you are correct, there are spies or trolls here. But there are many wonderful members from our old hangout, and all the doings here has renewed us and drawn us closer. :)
     
  7. Dec 15, 2017 #7

    Weedygarden

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    144 registered members and 49 active threads today!
     
  8. Dec 16, 2017 #8

    Weedygarden

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    152 registered members this morning, including Admin.
     
  9. Dec 17, 2017 #9

    Meerkat

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    Well who are the 2.13% suspects? :cop::popcorn:
     
  10. Dec 17, 2017 #10

    Sentry18

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    Oh I can't name names. But believe me, they are under surveillance. [​IMG]
     
  11. Dec 17, 2017 #11

    Angie

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    You have to count me as two, I'm me and test 1. Also share Admin account with tech.
     
  12. Dec 17, 2017 #12

    phideaux

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    Sentry calls it surveillance ,

    I call it stake out...I'm old school.
    :lil guy:
    :coffee:
    I love stake outs...
    Food, Drinks, etc...



    Jim
     
  13. Dec 17, 2017 #13

    TMT Tactical

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    Good stats and good info. A former site , not to be mentioned continues to have more robots than members on site. Posting average 3 to 4 a day. Earlier today there wee 3 members present and 8 robots. I think Terminator day is headed their way. The robots are going to take over the site. :LOL:
     
  14. Dec 17, 2017 #14

    Weedygarden

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    I will be curious how that plays out. Anyone who has submitted any worthy files should copy and share here.

    The active thread count is also going down. I could monitor that also, but I won't.
     
  15. Dec 17, 2017 #15

    phideaux

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    I am soooooo excited about our new home here,

    It's just getting going,
    and new things happening, and plans for more exciting things to come...

    It just takes time,

    I hope yall are as excited to be here as I am..

    :green man:


    Jim:pluggin in:
     
  16. Dec 17, 2017 #16

    Sewingcreations15

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    Equally as excited as you are @phideaux and look forward to years to come and starting some new and interesting threads myself too :Thankyou: .
     
  17. Dec 17, 2017 #17

    UncleJoe

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    I just finished doing that tonight. I had almost 400 threads I had started and it's taken some time to get through it all

    I've been going back and copying links and bookmarking them. If there was no link I copied things into a word doc. Now if that place closes up shop I have all the info I contributed where I can find it. :)
     
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  18. Dec 17, 2017 #18

    phideaux

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    Thats great,

    Wish I could do that,

    I got good pics over there,

    I can't even set up another account there.



    Jim
     
  19. Dec 17, 2017 #19

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    I couldn't do anything with pics. They were all reduced to thumbnail size and when I tried to see them full size I got an error message.

    "You must log in or sign up to do that"

    There were some I would have liked to get and I still might. ;)
     
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  20. Dec 17, 2017 #20

    AtomicFarmer

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    I've always wondered about the 'bots. Why are they around and what are they doing?
     
  21. Dec 17, 2017 #21

    Weedygarden

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    Looks like we have a total of 164 members today.

    70 active threads today!
     
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  22. Dec 17, 2017 #22

    TMT Tactical

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    Now I have to ask the question, why have a captcha (I am Not a Robot) and then have more robots on site than members? The next question if the bot (robots) can get past the captcha, why list that. fact? That does not compute. If the bots can beat your test, stop using the test, counter productive and wastes my time and serves no purpose. JM2C
     
  23. Dec 17, 2017 #23

    havasu

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    Do you love stake outs, or do you love steak outs?
    :LOL:
     
  25. Dec 18, 2017 #25

    Flight

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    Im not 100% on the computer bot thing as im not 100% on computers but from what I know about bots. For example we all know Google. Google sends out bots (web crawlers) or whatever you want to call them. The bots will go through the (say things one) web site and collect all the info on it. Then (bot) will go back to Google and say this is what I found. Google will then categorize (determin how important) it 8s and put it away for the time being.

    So then TMT will do a internet search on Google and ask "why have a captcha" and Google ( if your lucky) will say Tmt asked this question in this forum. And some flight guy tried to answer it but should have given the wiki link instead of typing it out on his phone lol. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_bot
     
  26. Dec 18, 2017 #26

    phideaux

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    YEP,



    Jim;)
     
  27. Dec 18, 2017 #27

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    Well the Bots a still winning at the dying site. No member on line and 12 bots. No new posts today and only about 3 posts yesterday. New and wonderful site (HCL) members outnumber the bots and about 30 some new posts. It always amazes me when supervisors, managers or a techadmin forgets who the real customers are and then pee in the pool. It should not take much longer for the few remaining folks over there to start looking for the missing members. That is my update, for statistical information, return for an update by Weedygarden.
     
  28. Dec 18, 2017 #28

    havasu

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    I really appreciate reading the progression here. Poor Angie has been working 16-20 hour days here, fine tuning it to fit the needs of the members. We all owe her a huge chunk of gratitude for this!
     
  29. Dec 18, 2017 #29

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    [​IMG]
     
  30. Dec 18, 2017 #30

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    So True. Thank You so much Angie, and a big Thanks to all who had a Hand in this Wonderful Forum where our Family and Friends can gather and Share with one another.
     

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