Traffic Report for November 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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                Traffic Report for HUMOR, 26 November - 2 December
                  (Number of articles posted each day)

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

 26  Sunday          10        8       11       14        7
 27  Monday          16       15       18       21       20
 28  Tuesday         23       17       13       20       12
 29  Wednesday       18       18       13       14       16
 30  Thursday        13       15       20       10       23
  1  Friday          19       15       15        9       17
  2  Saturday        11       10       11        6        8

  Averages          15.7     14.0     14.4     13.4     14.7

Subscriptions       7,865    7,967    8,069    8,095    8,138
Countries             67       68       68       67       66
Contributors         625      640      649      654      660
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Here is a list of all non-concealed countries subscribing to HUMOR:
(let me know if your country is not listed here.)

  Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria,
Canada, Costa Rica, Cyprus, 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, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg,
Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand,
Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi-
Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USA, and 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.  These numbers include both concealed
and non-concealed subscribers.
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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

** The following are the goals of HUMOR:

To provide a daily average of 10-20 substantial examples of
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
  Conserve bandwidth: Avoid blank lines. No ASCII art. No
signature file.
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And now for my usual contribution of humor:

Subject:  Enlightening Thought 

  How many existentialists does it take to change a lightbulb?

  Two.  One to screw it in and one to observe how the lightbulb itself
symbolized a single incandescent beacon of subjective reality in a
netherworld of endless absurdity reaching toward a maudlin cosmos of

Jim Goldman, Traffic Reporter
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To leave the contributors list send LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU the command
To subscribe send LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU the command
SUBSCRIBE HUMOR Call-name FamilyName.
A command goes in the 1st line of the message field.

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