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November 11th, 2007, 08:44 AM   #1
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mymathforum.com's First Anniversary Celebration!

Today is mymathforum.com's first anniversary celebration! Now, we can celebrate!
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November 11th, 2007, 09:59 AM   #2
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WOOOOO!

A fun question for the celebrations, not too difficult;

Express the number of seconds in 6 weeks as x!

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November 11th, 2007, 12:48 PM   #3
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Express the number of seconds in 6 weeks as x!
x=(3600 sec. * 24)(42)
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November 11th, 2007, 01:10 PM   #4
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By the exclaimation mark I meant as a factorial (3! = 1*2*3 = 6)
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November 11th, 2007, 01:20 PM   #5
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Like this: x!=(3600 sec. * 24)(42) ? I don't know how to convert the big numbers into factorials. (I know that 24=4!, but I am not sure about 42 and 3600 part).
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November 12th, 2007, 12:37 AM   #6
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Let's give a few statistics about the forum, one year after its inception:

Here's the raw data: there have been 7909 messages posted in 1733 threads, for 1142 users. This represents around 21.61 posts a day, and 4.73 topics/day. An average of 3.12 users join us every day.

Geographically, 50.63% of our users come from the USA, 6.92% from the UK, 4.82% from Canada, 4.29% from France, 3.79% from China, 3% from India, 1.94% from Australia, 1.84% from the Philippines, 1.44% from Germany, 1.20% from Vietnam, 1.17% from Iran, 1.06% from Croatia, 1.06% from Korea, and then all the other countries fall under the 1% bar. (Only 2 people visited us from Iraq)

The top 3 browsers used are MSIE 6 (38.16%), Firefox 2 (27.88%), and MSIE 7 (17.89%). Only one person has already visited our website with an Iphone (crazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzy !)

89.74% of the visitors use Windows, 4.26% MAC, 3.04% Linux/Unix.

As for the search engine traffic, 74.08% of it is brought by Google, 23.79% by Yahoo, and the rest is shared among the other players (including Live search by msn, which performs very poorly).

Eventually, let's note that the top 10 posters concentrate 63.7% of the posts, which would tend to confirm Pareto's law that 80% of the stuff is usually produced by 20% of the entities ...
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November 12th, 2007, 04:04 PM   #7
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Happy birthday!

I refuse to leave until this site is as old as I am... for any and all ages of me.
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November 12th, 2007, 06:49 PM   #8
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I refuse to leave until this site is as old as I am...
Congratulations, cknapp! You will finally be able to leave when you are infinitely old.
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November 12th, 2007, 07:00 PM   #9
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How much traffic do we get compared to other mathematics forums? How has our traffic varied over the past year?
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November 12th, 2007, 08:46 PM   #10
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So far our traffic is modest and has been roughly increasing (taking into account seasons, and the artificial effect of stumbleupon) to reach a natural peak in October 07 with 8300 unique visitors for a total of 43549 visits (on the homepage). November seems to lose a little momentum due to several factors. However, I'd say we'll have roughly 35,000 visits. Compared with other websites, well, a large math forum would have around 15 times as much traffic I guess ...
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