Traffic Report for March 2002

  1. Introductory Comments
  2. Archive Information
  3. Traffic Report
  4. Countries Information
  5. Top 15 Contributors
  6. HumorList Information
  7. Contribution of Humor
  8. 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 March, 2002.

Effective with the February 2002 Traffic Report, I am stopping the Contributor's SpotLight. With only about 20 people contributing, I have run out of Contributors willing to be featured in the SpotLight. It is not worth keeping it for just new Contributors.

I have finished archiving the Digests from 1993 and 1994. We now have Digests all the way back to the inception of the HumorList in April 1993. I will have some highlights of that first year in the next Traffic Report.

Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend in the USA. Remember to reset your clocks.

A slight increase in Contributors and jokes this month. Keep it up.


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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 March 2002 Week Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 13 11 2 12 13 11 11 12 15 13 3 9 9 11 8 11 10 9 4 10 14 12 10 10 10 8 5 9 13 10 11 10 11 12 6 8 Mar Feb Mar Mar 2002 2002 2001 2000 # Jokes for the Month: 335 323 322 227 # days of submissions for the Month: 31 28 31 31 Average Jokes per day for the Month: 11 12 10 7 # Contributors for the Month: 27 26 33 35 # New Subscribers for the Month: * * * * # Members Unsubscribed for the Month: * * * * # Subscribers as of end of the Month: 7584 7564 6222 7498 # Contributors as of end of the Month: 619 618 614 607 # Countries as of end of the month: 88 88 84 87 * - 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, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, 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, Namibia, 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, Tuvalu, 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 3/1/2002 to 3/31/2002 Contributor # Posts *The Punk 31 *Terry Tubman 31 *Les Pourciau 31 *Bill Stebbins 31 Terry Galan 28 Stan Kegel 26 Rollo Tomasi 26 Sandy - AKA Ms Sam 20 Paul Benoit 20 Randall Woodman 15 Emko Witteveen 15 Mickey&Karen 14 Rowe, Tom 7 Lee_Bradley 6 Rose Vos 5 * - 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 = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 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. You will either see the joke below or 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:

    This joke is too long for the Traffic Report. The link will be shown.

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