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Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by MikeBCda, Jul 20, 2005.

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  1. MikeBCda

    MikeBCda Registered Member

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    Maybe this belongs more properly over in Ten-Fwd (and if so, feel free to move it), but it does involve overall board operation so this seemed like the logical place to start.

    Anyone remember if there was something special happening then, or was this just one of those statistical flukes?
     
  2. beetlejuice69

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    Isn`t that when Wilders had the free give-a-ways?
     
  3. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    I always wondered about that too, it wasn't the giveaway day tho??

    What could it be.......bet cha someone knows.... now if they will just enlighten us! :)
     
  4. LowWaterMark

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    There was nothing special about that particular day and time. Also, there was not an unusual number of members online, so it was some form of guest traffic. Guest traffic includes different things. First there are the real guests, which are usually around 3-4 times the number of members that are logged in. The rest are just different kinds of bots (search engines and the like). When you see a surge like that on any forum, it most likely was just a concentrated period of bots or spiders indexing some part of the site.
     
  5. MikeBCda

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    Thanks, LWM -- live and learn, I never knew that search-bots got counted as "visitors".
     
  6. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    Yeah!? Ya mean we might be talking to bots[​IMG]

    Thanks for the answer tho.....![​IMG] (I think?)
     
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    Well whatever the reason was, I am thinking it has something to do with what person was showing online actually.

    Just like today....I happen to spot Bo Derek on here, if I remember the name right.
    And you know how "star-crazy" some people get. :rolleyes:
     
  8. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    That may be true, Nat, but I still would like to know....how can ya tell the aliens, the spiders and the bots apart?

    Dog and I agree that Bid Ed is prob an alien, but I might be to, spiders are fast and I don't move fast unless I want to.......a bot? Naww, unless they have crazy bots[​IMG] Is that like bots in the belfry?!


    So, whose the bots, whose the spiders, and whose the aliens, we all have been talking to!! That's what I want to know!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Marja[​IMG]
     
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    The never ending possibilities can sure get you speculating can't it? :D :D
     
  10. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    HONESTLY, I AM NOT A BOT!!

    WHO PUT THAT THERE!

    HOW CAN I STAY UNDERCOVER NOW!! :eek: :eek:


    BigC, you are right, too many to go into today, that's for sure!!!:D




     
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    Pixel did it :ninja:
     
  12. Blackspear

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    ROFLMAO, oh of course you are :eek: ;) :D :cool: :ninja:
     
  13. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    If I am a bot, what are you, B>S>??

    You! Dog! gonna get you for this!! :p
     
  14. dog

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    No no no ... You have to thank him -> *puppy* <- for your special gift :p :cool:

    Yours very truly, :p

    ~dog bot~

    :ninja: *puppy* :ninja:
     
  15. MikeBCda

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    Now why, pray tell, am I now getting the idea that (most of) this thread should have been over in 10-F after all? :rolleyes: :D
     
  16. dog

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    Ah ... things happen :oops: Sorry we shouldn't have taken your tread off topic. My apologies Mike. ;)

    Regards,

    Steve
     
  17. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    I think this bot, spider, alien stuff warrants further investigation.....maybe it should be moved, I am sure MikeBC understands......

    Now, who should I be thankin for my 'gift', Dog??



    Heard there were spiders in a FW thread, gotta go check it out! :cool:
     
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    The only reason:

    I was online the whole day and my fans (mostly female) wanted to see me.
    :ninja:
     
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    Yeah...like taking the 'TREAD' off topic is like dropping banana peels on a busy sidewalk!!!

    Slippin n' aslidin, bid ed
     
  20. Bubba

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    Since the question has been answered....I'll take you up on that offer and move it in the direction it's heading....Ten-Fwd it is.

    Enjoy....and let the fish stories begin :cool:

     
  21. ~*Nat*~

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    Ooh gerard....[​IMG]

    You could be very well right ! ;)


     
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    Maybe the bots were dancing on the scroll.. :D :ninja:


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    Must have been the left over easter eggs. *puppy*
     

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