Traffic Report for May 1995

  1. Introductory Comments
  2. Traffic Report
  3. Countries Information
  4. HumorList Information
  5. Contribution of Humor
  6. Commonly Used ListServ Commands
  7. Month Index
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Hello everyone, and welcome to the month of June...  Allow me to introduce
myself...  My name is Jim and I'll be your traffic reporter (for the
evening?)...  Once a month I will post this report to the HUMOR mailing
list...  I have chosen the day after the first Saturday of the month as the
date when you shall all be tortured by my posting of the report...  Mark your
calendars...

As you can see, for the past week we averaged 16.0 posts a day...  This is
good.  HUMOR goes out to 6,642 subscribers, both concealed and non-concealed,
in a total of 61 countries...  518 of us, myself included, grace the pages of
this list with random and sultry examples of our humor...  If you are among
the 6,124 subscribers who do not submit, just send LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU
the command GET HUMOR GUIDE      There you will learn everything you would
possibly need to know...

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 Here is the current weekly traffic report:

                Traffic Report for HUMOR, 28 May - 3 June
                  (Number of articles posted each day)

                  4 Weeks   3 Weeks   2 Weeks   1 Week     Last
Date   Day          Back      Back      Back     Back      Week

 28  Sunday          13         8         7        6        11
 29  Monday          17        15        12       17        11
 30  Tuesday         15        23        21       16        19
 31  Wednesday       16        19        14       20        18
 1   Thursday        19        13        16       30        22
 2   Friday          12        18        13       14        20
 3   Saturday         9         9         9        9        11

  Averages          14.4      15.0      13.1     16.0      16.0

Subscriptions       6,436     6,525     6,544    6,564     6,642
Countries            55        57        57       60        61
Contributors         488       487       491      506       518
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Here is a list of countries with unconcealed members:

Argentina, Australia, Austria,  Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada,
China, Columbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia,
Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hongkong, Hungary,
Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan,
 Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique,
Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Phillipines, Poland, Portugal, Romania,
Saudi-Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela
These are based on addresses registered to our listserver. It does not
include addresses which receive HUMOR via local bulletin board,
area distribution lists, etc.
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The purpose of the Posters list is to protect our readers from
careless, quarrelsome, and selfish contributors. To become a
member request the instructions by sending the command GET HUMOR
GUIDE from our LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU address.

** The following are the goals of HUMOR:

To provide a daily average of 10-20 substantial examples of
humor.
To provide a diversity of humor: sources, forms, and subjects.
To provide freedom of expression for contributors and protection
of sensitivities for readers.

** The following are the brief version of HUMOR's rules:

1) Three rules protect HUMOR from complaints.
  Subject line should disclose the subject of the humor.
  Subject line should include warning if potentially offensive.
  A contributor who violates rules may be suspended.

2) Six rules protect HUMOR members from excessive traffic.
  Only substantial examples of verbal humor should be posted.
  Discussion, requests, and criticisms should not be posted
  One contribution per day.
  No personal attacks, no apologies, and no reactions.
  Articles should normally be shorter than 25 lines (99 lines
max).
  Conserve bandwidth: Avoid blank lines. No ASCII art. No
signature file.
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And now for a sampling of humor from the Soviet Union (when it still WAS the
Soviet Union)   >non-offensive<

     A schoolboy sees a picture of a dear, and he had never seen a deer
before, so he askes his teacher, "What is this?
     The teacher responds, "Why, that is a creature they write all of the
poetry about..."
     So the schoolboy immediately says, "So that's what Lenin looks like!"



Jim Goldman, Traffic Reporter   (jimgphynn@aol.com)
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To leave the contributors list send LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU the command
SIGNOFF HUMOR-P.
To leave HUMOR send LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU the command SIGNOFF HUMOR.
To subscribe send LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU the command SUB HUMOR Call-
name FamilyName. A command goes in the 1st line of the message field.

To leave the contributors list send LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU the command
SIGNOFF HUMOR-P.
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