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2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 101

h2g2 Guide Editors

April Stats

The number of unique users is up by 20% - 74,900 vs 62,600 in March! The number of pageviews is up 23% (348,000 vs 282,000).

We are being linked to by a number of online teaching websites eg teachingenglish.org.uk

Another good mix of topical trending Entries this month: April Fool's Day A516791 How to Dance to Saturday Night by Whigfield A844986 Traditional Children's Songs A3577647 Lost Treasures of Pennsylvania, USA A536573 The Six Key Prophets of Islam A2875395 Great Dates in History A930205 Potato Crisps - a History A16455053 The No-eyed Big-eyed Wolf Spider A68278477 Bread Flour A2198586


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 102

h2g2 Guide Editors

Greetings stats fans - we've got a Mid-May report for your enjoyment.

The number of unique users is up by 37% compared to the previous 30 days - 90,100 vs 65,500! The number of pageviews is up 44% (438,000 vs 303,000).

29% of traffic was from the UK, 26% from the USA and 7% from Germany.

Apart from the usual suspect Entries, other trends included Thomas the Tank Engine A751961 How They Get Stripes in Toothpaste A1047836 The Ultimate Carry On Film Guide 1974-1992 A87934567 The Comic Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan A435737 and the Boston Smallpox Epidemic 1775-1776 A52964003


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 103

Bluebottle

Woo hoo! Finally, one of my entries trended!

<BB<


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 104

Still Incognitas, Still Chairthingy, Still lurking, Still invisible, unnoticeable, missable, unseen, just haunting h2g2

smiley - lurk


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 105

Still Incognitas, Still Chairthingy, Still lurking, Still invisible, unnoticeable, missable, unseen, just haunting h2g2

smiley - lurk


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 106

h2g2 Guide Editors

smiley - ok

Greetings Stats Fans - here are the May Stats. Sorry for the delay, what with one thing and another...

The number of unique users is up by 12% compared to April - 95,100 vs 84,900. The number of pageviews is up 29% (512,000 vs 397,000).

29% of traffic was from the UK, 22% from the USA and 12% from Germany.

Apart from the usual suspect Entries, other trends included The First Towel Day A557093 and Towel Day A87870531smiley - towel The Corbally Naas Branch of Ireland's Grand Canal A87868200 Billy Joel's 'We Didn't Start the Fire' A2441071 The Story of Nutella A2986112 Schock, a German Dice Game A593183 and The Mary Rose Museum A87970774


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paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

Nutella is an interesting case. I don't know why. It would seem odd to have a combination of chocolate and hazelnuts become popular enough to rate a well-attended guide entry. Perhaps Shakespeare is involved. Spectators at the Globe Theater snacked on hazelnuts.


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 108

Bluebottle

It is against the law to name your daughter 'Nutella' in France.smiley - shrug

<BB<


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 109

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - snork Good!


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 110

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

Explaining the French to the non-French can be hard. I prefer to be lazy and let someone else do it.


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 111

h2g2 Guide Editors

June Stats

The number of unique users is down by 14% compared to the previous month (78,900 vs 91,600). The number of pageviews is only 5% down (468,000 vs 494,000).

Trending Entries are How they Get Stripes on Toothpaste A1047836 (via a question on Quora) The Post <./>thepost</.> The Mystery of the Sweet Potato A1984421 Southampton's Statues, Monuments and Memorials A87751722 The World's Second Largest Ball of Twine A1170460 Centaurs A647129 Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell A425909 A Brief History of Map Making A3021634 Slugs A801631 and 'Wodwo' the Poem by Ted Hughes A1012492


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 112

h2g2 Guide Editors

Mid-July Stats

The number of unique users is down by 12% compared to the previous 30 days (73,000 vs 82,800). The number of pageviews is 11% down (429,000 vs 482,000).

Trending Entries are: Durham's Ghosts A311347 via ThisIsDurham, How to Play the Recorder A506387 via WikiHow, How they Get Stripes on Toothpaste A1047836 via Quora, The Comic Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan A435737 European Cities in Ohio, USA A3556820 The World's Second Largest Ball of Twine A1170460 The Last Words of the American Founding Fathers A32778570 Lobster Pots - a Mathematics Game A912494 The Post <./>thepost</.> A87980205 and Knocking on Doors - a How-To Guide A3682352


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 113

h2g2 Guide Editors

Greetings Stats Fans! Here's the August report:

August Stats

The number of unique users is down by 12% compared to July (70,900 vs 81,500). The number of pageviews is also 12% down (422,000 vs 481,000). Visitors mainly came from the UK, USA and Germany, then Spain, Italy, India, Australia, Canada, France and Denmark.

WordPress linked to Christmas Traditions of the Isle of Wight A690987 and Anglo Saxon Isle of Wight Legends A599709. WikiHow linked to How to Play the Recorder A506387

Trending Entries are: The Comic Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan A435737 European Cities in Ohio, USA A3556820 The Last Words of the American Founding Fathers A32778570 Mehram Karimi Nasseri A33471100 The Naval and Coastal Defences of Roman Britain A85981161 Knocking on Doors - a How-To Guide A3682352 Blood Potato - a Game A980615 Beer Laws A266942 and Stuck for a No-touch Greeting? Try Spock's Vulcan Salute A87991834


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 114

George

I didn't remember how much I cared about people sharing my interest in H2G2. Please continue.


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 115

h2g2 Guide Editors

smiley - ok


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

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You can call me TC

I'm confused. How could you know 4 weeks ago what the August stats would be?


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

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Still Incognitas, Still Chairthingy, Still lurking, Still invisible, unnoticeable, missable, unseen, just haunting h2g2

It's h2g2 and it has it's own time warp?smiley - winkeye

smiley - tea


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 118

h2g2 Guide Editors

smiley - laughsmiley - doh

We'll take the h2g2 time warp idea smiley - cool - the other explanation is just that, in the current circumstances, at least one Editor doesn't know what day it is smiley - silly


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

Post 119

h2g2 Guide Editors

Right, this time it is the August report smiley - winkeye

August Stats

The number of unique users is up by 6% compared to July (75,400 vs 70,900). The number of pageviews is 3% down (407,000 vs 422,000). Top countries were the UK (25%), USA (21%), Germany (13%) then Australia, Spain, India, Italy, Canada, China and France.

The Guardian newspaper Cricket reporters linked to Douglas' Tea Entry A61345smiley - teasmiley - biggrinhttp://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2020/aug/14/england-v-pakistan-second-test-day-two

Trending Entries are: The Naval Defences of Roman Britain A85981161 Australia A53650 Noble Gases A2524493 How to Evict a Sleeping Bat A87890700 The Neolithic Revolution A2054675 The Most Useful Things in the World A1022167 The Processes of Death and Decomposition A2451683 The Boston Smallpox Epidemic 1775-1776 A52964003 Beer Laws A266942 Sherlock Holmes A2773415 European Cities in Ohio, USA A3556820


2019-02-04 Announcement: Visitor Statistics

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Still Incognitas, Still Chairthingy, Still lurking, Still invisible, unnoticeable, missable, unseen, just haunting h2g2

smiley - tea


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