Traffic Report for September 2000

  1. Introductory Comments
  2. Archive Information
  3. Traffic Report
  4. Countries Information
  5. Top 15 Contributors
  6. HumorList Information
  7. Contributor Spotlight
  8. Contribution of Humor
  9. Month Index
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Hi, everyone, this is Doug, with this month's traffic report. Once a month, during the first part of the month, I send the report to the entire HUMOR list. Welcome to the month of September, 2000.

I am going to make you work for the Contributions of Humor. The jokes themselves will not be shown, only the link. Follow the link if you want to see what the joke is. For more information on this, see the Contribution of Humor section.

Welcome our new Contributors Dara Fong, Emko Witteveen & Mickey Hennigan. Emko is on the Top Contributors list already. We also got 90 new members on the Humor List this month.

Jokes are down a little bit this month. Let's see if we can beat this months next month.


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These are the current sites for the archives:
  • humor.catweasel.org (HTML, Text, and Zip copies of Digests and Yearly and Monthly Traffic Reports) Back to Top = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Traffic Report for September 2000 Week Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 9 5 2 5 7 9 7 9 7 4 3 5 8 6 10 9 8 9 4 11 9 11 12 8 11 10 5 10 9 8 8 11 11 7 Sep Aug Sep Sep 2000 2000 1999 1998 # Jokes for the Month: 253 260 278 375 # days of submissions for the Month: 30 31 30 30 Average Jokes per day for the Month: 8 8 9 12 # Contributors for the Month: 30 30 45 64 # New Subscribers for the Month: * * * * # Members Unsubscribed for the Month: * * * * # Subscribers as of end of the Month: 6342 6359 * 7639 # Contributors as of end of the Month: 607 607 * 609 # Countries as of end of the month: 84 84 * 120 * - Statistics not available The above statistics are based on addresses registered to our listserver. It does not include addresses which receive HUMOR by other than direct mailings. The numbers include concealed/non-concealed subscribers Back to Top = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = The HumorList is sent daily to the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Ciacos Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Email me if your country is not listed here. Back to Top = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = And now, the Top 15 Contributors. This will show you which Contributors are sending the most contributions of Humor each month. Those who are posting every day are noted. Top 15 Contributors from 9/1/2000 to 9/30/2000 Contributor # Posts *Les Pourciau at UMem 30 *Bill Stebbins 30 Terry Galan 29 Randall Woodman 23 Paul Benoit 21 SSibert911 19 Emko Witteveen 12 Jim Mica 10 Stan Kegel 8 RANEBOUX 8 Maurizio Mariotti 8 Mickey&Karen 7 Jack Shea 5 Lee_Bradley 4 Felix Chirciu 4 * - Contributed Every Digest/Day Back to Top = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = The Humor staff is comprised of: Jay Harman, Listowner Larry Randall, Examiner & Rules Enforcer Doug Harter, Archivist and Traffic Reporter Bill Edwards, Founder and Listowner Emeritus HUMOR GOALS A daily average of 10-20 examples of humor. A diversity of humor: sources, forms, subjects. Freedom of expression for contributors. Protection of sensitivities for readers (heading warning requirement). HUMOR CONTRIBUTOR RULES (brief version) Subject line should disclose the subject of the humor. Subject line should include warning if potentially offensive. One contribution per day. Only substantial examples of verbal humor should be posted. Discussion, requests, and criticisms are not to be posted. No personal attacks, apologies, reactions or retractions. Articles should normally be shorter than 25 lines (99 lines max). Conserve bandwidth: Avoid blank lines; No ASCII art or sig file. A contributor who violates the rules may be suspended. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = To Subscribe to the Humor List: Send an e-mail to: leave the subject area blank; in the BODY of the letter, type: SUB HUMOR yourfirstname yourlastname - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A few of the more widely used commands: Send an e-mail to: leave the subject area blank; in the BODY of the letter, type: GET HUMOR GUIDE become a contributor QUERY HUMOR check your settings SIGNOFF HUMOR leave the main list (unsubscribe) SIGNOFF HUMOR-P leave the contributor's list SET HUMOR NOMAIL stop all mail for a temporary period SET HUMOR MAIL receive humor as it is posted SET HUMOR DIGEST daily collections of humor (default) SET HUMOR CONCEAL conceal your address from spammers Back to Top = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Now the Contributor Spotlight: Featured this month: Les Pourciau at UMem
  • Les Pourciau is the retired Director of Libraries at the University of

    Memphis in Tennessee. During the past ten or so years, he has travelled

    extensively in China, Russia, Ukraine, and several other republics of

    the former Soviet Union. While these travels were not for the purpose of

    collecting humor, his inclination to anticipate humor and to collect it

    has allowed for some interesting examples. He currently maintains a "jokes"

    distribution list which includes people from several countries and continents..



    Les gets most of his humor from the people on his "Jokes" distribution list

    and from various others who know of his fondness for humor. Of all forms of

    humor, his favorite is the shaggy dog story.

    
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    And finally, the one feature which has been featured in all
    Traffic Reports, the contribution of Humor. Since, I am not a
    real regular contributor, I will not be providing new Humor.
    Instead, I will provide a joke from the archives. It will be at
    least 14 months old, so most of you won't remember it. I
    will only provide a link to the joke, not the actual joke, although I
    will provide the Subject line (Topic). Since there are now HTML
    versions of all Digests, it will point to the joke itself.
    
    My contribution of Humor from the Archives:
    
    
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