Traffic Report for December 1996

  1. Introductory Comments
  2. HumorList Information
  3. Traffic Report
  4. Countries Information
  5. Contribution of Humor
  6. Month Index
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Hi, everyone!  This is Jim, HUMOR's Traffic Reporter, comin' at you with
the first Report of 1997.  (Those of you who use the Julian calendar, that
is...)  Every Sunday it is my responsibility to send this Traffic Report to
the Contributors' list, and on the first Sunday of each month, I send it to
the entire HUMOR list.  Welcome to January of 1997.

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reading them weekly, and would like that honor/privilege (and, by
extension, the honor/privilege of being allowed to contribute your own
brand of HUMOR to the list), you need to take a short exam, and you can do
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command, like all commands to this email address goes in the body of the
text of an email.

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or SET HUMOR MAIL if you want it in mail format -- that is, to receive
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Have a great month of January, and may 1997 provide all that you would
hope for.

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            Traffic Report for HUMOR, 29 December - 4 January
                  (Number of articles posted each day)

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

 29  Sunday          10       12       11        9        7
 30  Monday          19       21       22       18        9
 31  Tuesday         15       19       24        9        8
  1  Wednesday       20       21       16        6        7
  2  Thursday        18       27       16       10       10
  3  Friday          25       21       15        6       11
  4  Saturday         6        8        6        7       11

  Averages          16.1     18.4     15.7      9.3      9.0

Subscriptions      9,307    9,374    9,368    9,431    9,594
Countries             89       89       89       89       89
Contributors         839      834      836      835      848

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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HUMOR is dispatched daily to the following countries:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Brunei
Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica,
Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador,
Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece,
Guam, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran,
Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea,
Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico,
Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern
Ireland, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania,
Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Soviet Union,
Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey,
Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe

                             Total countries: 89
                 Email me if your country is not listed here.

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And now for my usual/obligatory contribution of humor:
Subject: Performance review 

What three two letter words can best dampen a man's ardor in bed?
 -- "Is it in?"

   Jim Goldman,  HUMOR list Traffic Reporter and Webmaster

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