Traffic Report for January 2001

  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
The Humor List archives are being graciously hosted by www.catweasel.org

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 January, 2001.

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.

We are down slightly on jokes & contributors from last month. Let's see if we can do better 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 January 2001 Week Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 12 13 11 16 10 8 2 9 11 13 13 15 14 8 3 8 11 15 13 14 15 9 4 8 8 13 12 9 12 8 5 6 13 14 10 Jan Dec Jan Jan 2001 2000 2000 1999 # Jokes for the Month: 351 370 210 345 # days of submissions for the Month: 31 31 31 31 Average Jokes per day for the Month: 11 12 7 11 # Contributors for the Month: 33 37 36 58 # New Subscribers for the Month: * * * * # Members Unsubscribed for the Month: * * * * # Subscribers as of end of the Month: 6178 6205 7990 7644 # Contributors as of end of the Month: 611 611 599 588 # Countries as of end of the month: 84 85 89 116 * - 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, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, 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 1/1/2001 to 1/31/2001 Contributor # Posts *Les Pourciau at UMem 31 SSibert911 29 Mickey&Karen 29 Bill Stebbins 27 The Punk With The Stutter 26 Terry Galan 22 Paul Benoit 22 Randall Woodman 21 Rose Vos 19 Jimmy Farrar 17 chaps 15 Emko Witteveen 12 Stan Kegel 11 Jim Mica 9 RANEBOUX 8 * - 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: Chalapathi Rao Poduri
  • Chaps has been in the Top 15 previously, although he is not at the
    current time. He recently moved to the US from abroad, so had a lull
    in contributions for a while. Bur he's back and still in good form.
    Here is information about him, in his own words.

    I am, supposedly, a software engineer and a hard-working one at that.
    But others have different opinions, they call me hard-ly working.
    Nevertheless, I do a good job out of it, at least I think so :) Right
    now I am in Indianapolis, Indiana although I am an Indian from India.
    I've lost track of the number of INs in that sentence as India even
    has a country code of IN. You could say I am in In, IN from IN ;)

    The jokes, hmmm, those give me more satisfaction than work. Okay,
    let's say equal satisfaction, shall we? I like making people laugh,
    more than laughing myself. Ummm, most of the jokes are sent to be by
    my friends, however, I do latch on the local news and stuff and
    thanks to Stan Kegel, I have taken an inkling towards puns too.

    
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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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