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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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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2006, 09:38:06 am »
This is just wrong:



Edit: By the way, Who's Online was six pages long.
« Last Edit: December 20, 2006, 09:44:05 am by Oviraptor »

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2006, 12:02:44 pm »
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.

I like it!
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2006, 01:37:54 pm »
One of the bots was looking at my plastic topic.

I had a chuckle thinking of what sent it there...

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2006, 08:07:12 pm »
maybe our google bombs finally went off :P
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2006, 12:39:49 am »
I was hoping the fact the PC gamer with the vehicle editor finally got to the store shelves (and my mailbox  :) while I couldn't read  :( ), but all the guests being soulless robots makes more sense really.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2006, 01:36:52 am by Slartibartfast »

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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #20 on: December 21, 2006, 03:47:57 am »
There always seems to be at least 6 Guests reading the "Porn attack on Gaming Steve?" thread. And occasionally one will read my profile.
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2006, 08:31:47 am »
There always seems to be at least 6 Guests reading the "Porn attack on Gaming Steve?" thread. And occasionally one will read my profile.

They just know what you do in spare time Balthamael. And by the way you should really stop doing that.

You'll never know why.
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #22 on: January 02, 2007, 12:25:19 pm »
I'll have you know collecting Stamps is totally cool.
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Re: Many, Many Guests
« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2007, 12:41:24 pm »
There always seems to be at least 6 Guests reading the "Porn attack on Gaming Steve?" thread. And occasionally one will read my profile.

I wonder what search terms would make that thread come up.
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