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Offline Mr. Wizard

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Many, Many Guests
« on: December 18, 2006, 03:14:45 pm »
How is it that, right after the forum comes back up, we break our "most users online" record? ???

Especially since the mainpage hasn't had an update in ages!

Did I miss something amazing? Or is there some technical difference in how the updated format counts users?



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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2006, 03:20:49 pm »
I would imagine that our regular lurkers and members are checking back more often to see if the forums are back up.

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2006, 03:21:23 pm »
I bet someone did something stupid, and their post is spreading over the internet like wildfire.

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2006, 03:27:14 pm »
I bet someone did something stupid, and their post is spreading over the internet like wildfire.
Seems to be the most likely explanation.

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2006, 05:32:36 pm »
It just hit a new record again.


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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2006, 09:17:12 pm »
Even I can't believe how many guest are on the forum. I guess we have a ton of lurkers.

Also the minute I installed the new version spambot logins when from tons a day ... to zero. Oh so nice.
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2006, 09:19:19 pm »
Also the minute I installed the new version spambot logins when from tons a day ... to zero. Oh so nice.
Great, sounds like the update is working like it should  ;)

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2006, 03:53:26 am »
Don't forget people like me, who'd left the forums but still like to check up once in a while....
What have you got against intellectual midgets? They're quite smart little guys as far as i can tell.

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2006, 06:14:50 am »


we broke the record again! We must have a sweet link to something cool?
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2006, 07:10:33 am »
Steve, any idea where all these guests are being referred from?

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2006, 07:12:24 am »
Steve, any idea where all these guests are being referred from?

I actually most are search bots, and not real people.

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2006, 07:16:09 am »
Perhaps the search engines are attracted to sites which have recently undergone a large update of this kind
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2006, 07:23:03 am »
Like a man who's recently had his arm surgically reattached in the vat full of piranhas that is the internet.

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2006, 07:39:06 am »
What who you guys think of something like this?

http://mods.simplemachines.org/index.php?mod=143

I think it would bake the guest number seem more logical.

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2006, 07:41:45 am »
we'll I caught 80 of then in the spore forums, darn spiders
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