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Unofficial MoT Site Stats

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Post by BostonCharlie » Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:50 pm

Maybe MoT is recording this elsewhere. But meanwhile:

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Site launched Dec 18, 2018 11:27 am (MoT's user creation timestamp)

Site stats grabbed from the front page Dec 31, 2018 10:40 pm:
Total posts 2662 • Total topics 99 • Total members 274
Most users ever online was 77 on Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:09 pm
These users liked the author BostonCharlie for the post:
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Post by watchpalooza » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:57 am

Not too shabby...!
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Post by BostonCharlie » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:25 pm

MOT's max user count was 77 until last night. Now:
Most users ever online was 123 on Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:06 pm
I wonder why it spiked last night?

Presently:
In total there are 32 users online :: 9 registered, 0 hidden and 23 guests
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Post by BostonCharlie » Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:58 am

Site stats grabbed from the front page Jan 31, 2019 8:55 am:
Total posts 7175 • Total topics 188 • Total members 372
Most users ever online was 123 on Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:06 pm
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Post by BostonCharlie » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:40 pm

10k posts! Look like we'll hit close to 500 members by the end of the month.

Site stats grabbed from the front page Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:36 pm:
Total posts 10011 • Total topics 254 • Total members 467
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Post by yinzburgher » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:56 pm

BostonCharlie wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:40 pm
10k posts! Look like we'll hit close to 500 members by the end of the month.

Site stats grabbed from the front page Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:36 pm:
Total posts 10011 • Total topics 254 • Total members 467
Total members is deceiving though. If you've been watching the growing list of members, especially over the past few weeks, you've seen that increasingly many of our new members have zero posts and very spammy websites associated with their accounts. It would be great if those new members from Togo and Uzbekistan were actual people and real watchgeeks with something to contribute but I'm afraid not. Hopefully there is no actual harm in having these bots(or whatever they are) in our ranks. What love to know if anyone has ideas about how all those accounts get created.

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Post by watchpalooza » Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:01 pm

yinzburgher wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:56 pm
BostonCharlie wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:40 pm
10k posts! Look like we'll hit close to 500 members by the end of the month.

Site stats grabbed from the front page Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:36 pm:
Total posts 10011 • Total topics 254 • Total members 467
Total members is deceiving though. If you've been watching the growing list of members, especially over the past few weeks, you've seen that increasingly many of our new members have zero posts and very spammy websites associated with their accounts. It would be great if those new members from Togo and Uzbekistan were actual people and real watchgeeks with something to contribute but I'm afraid not. Hopefully there is no actual harm in having these bots(or whatever they are) in our ranks. What love to know if anyone has ideas about how all those accounts get created.

http://manontime.com/memberlist.php?mod ... memberlist
Very good point. Perhaps it would be a good idea to have a maintenance process to disable any accounts that have 0 posts after 90 days? Seems if you can’t contribute even a single “Got my answer” post in 3 months, then you might be a bot, or worse.
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Post by Bbrou33 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:48 am

FTE wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:01 pm
then you might be a bot, or worse.
A SPY??!!
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Post by watchpalooza » Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:59 pm

Bbrou33 wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:48 am
FTE wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:01 pm
then you might be a bot, or worse.
A SPY??!!
Or a spammer, like the one last week who posted religious crypto currency propaganda in nearly every thread. But yeah...spies, too. :D
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Post by BostonCharlie » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:58 am

Site stats grabbed from the front page Feb 28, 2019 9:49 am:
Total posts 10828 • Total topics 278 • Total members 578
Most users ever online was 123 on Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:06 pm

Saw a big boost in membership after MoT made the deals threads visible only to members! And that was just a few days ago (2/25?).
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Post by ManOnTime » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:05 am

BostonCharlie wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:58 am
Site stats grabbed from the front page Feb 28, 2019 9:49 am:
Total posts 10828 • Total topics 278 • Total members 578
Most users ever online was 123 on Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:06 pm

Saw a big boost in membership after MoT made the deals threads visible only to members! And that was just a few days ago (2/25?).
Member number is about to go down.

I don't like to do it, because it does impact SEO, but I am going to delete a large number of obvious spammer/bots.
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Post by The Sultan of SoWhat » Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:01 pm

"spammer/bots"

The propagators of them should burn in hell!
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Post by watchpalooza » Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:18 pm

The Sultan of SoWhat wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:01 pm
"spammer/bots"

The propagators of them should burn in hell!
Here, here...I’ll drink to that!
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Post by BostonCharlie » Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:16 pm

Post-purge site stats for Feb 28, 2019 6:14 pm:
Total posts 10905 • Total topics 279 • Total members 542
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Post by ManOnTime » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:30 pm

Here is some behind-the-scenes info some of you might find interesting:

We're getting roughly 9k unique visits a month with an about 6% increase in unique visits month-to-month. We're on track to have the best month yet; we're at 42% of February's unique visitors as of today (March 8).

Page views and hits are approximately 830,000 page views and 1.8 million hits per month. Those numbers are increasing by roughly 11% month-to-month.

As for data, we're transferring roughly 53GB per month with similar increases as the other stats.

We're growing, slowly but surely.
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