Traffic Report for December 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 December, 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.

We're down slightly on number of jokes and number of contributors. Must be the holidays.


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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 December 2002 Week Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 9 9 11 12 10 12 9 2 10 9 12 15 11 10 11 3 10 10 11 11 14 10 10 4 11 12 7 9 11 8 10 5 9 11 11 Dec Nov Dec Dec 2002 2002 2001 2000 # Jokes for the Month: 327 334 325 370 # days of submissions for the Month: 31 30 31 31 Average Jokes per day for the Month: 11 11 10 12 # Contributors for the Month: 22 24 24 37 # New Subscribers for the Month: * * * * # Members Unsubscribed for the Month: * * * * # Subscribers as of end of the Month: 7638 7640 7536 6205 # Contributors as of end of the Month: 618 617 617 611 # Countries as of end of the month: 89 90 89 85 * - 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, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, French Southern Territories, 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, Panama, 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, 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 12/1/2002 to 12/31/2002 Contributor # Posts *Paul Benoit 31 *Les Pourciau 31 *Bill Stebbins 31 Terry Tubman 30 Rollo Tomasi 30 The Punk 29 Sandy - AKA Ms Sam 29 Terry Galan 27 Mickey&Karen 25 Randall Woodman 15 Tom and Carrol 8 Maurizio Mariotti 8 Grady Lacy 7 Emko Witteveen 5 Misnomeration 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 = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 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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