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The thousand post club

Postby neufer » Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:08 pm

emc wrote:Art, Man you have a lot of posts! I wonder what the record is for most postings?

Well, I hold the record for most posts per day since joining two years ago
(as well as having the most posts from the Northern Hemisphere).

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Harry               2821  / 1.84 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005
Neufer              2278  / 3.10 ppd since Mon Jan 21, 2008
Chris Peterson      2088  / 1.91 ppd since Wed Jan 31, 2007
BMAONE23            1958  / 1.09 ppd since Wed Feb 23, 2005
bystander           1733  / 1.39 ppd since Mon Aug 28, 2006
orin stepanek       1519  / 0.92 ppd since Wed Jul 27, 2005
makc                1391  / 0.72 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004
apodman             1173  / 1.31 ppd since Wed Aug 15, 2007
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby emc » Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:27 pm

Hi Art,

Interesting! Now I figured Bystander or MakC would have pulled the stats but I see you’re quite a statistician yourself! Congratulations on holding the record for the most posts in the northern hemisphere.

And congratulations to Harry for the most planet wide!

I believe it's quality not quantity that matters BTW. And that makes it somewhat subjective doesn't it.

I think that's a close race.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby neufer » Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:58 am

emc wrote:Hi Art,

Congratulations on holding the record for the most posts in the northern hemisphere.

I believe it's quality not quantity that matters BTW.
And that makes it somewhat subjective doesn't it.

I think that's a close race.

Well, yes; but to paraphrase George Costanza of _Seinfeld_:

    I'm never gonna have another child at this point.
    So if I lose this Asterisk high score,
    that's pretty much it for me. :cry:
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby Chris Peterson » Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:55 am

neufer wrote:Well, I hold the record for most posts per day since joining two years ago
(as well as having the most posts from the Northern Hemisphere).

You may well hold those records. I have no easy way of counting my own posts. I actually signed up in 2004, using the handle 'cloudbait', to participate in the discussion about the Darwin "meteorite". I entered into occasional discussions after that, but at some point the account simply stopped working. It wasn't recognized as existing, but at the same time any attempt to create it again failed with the complaint that the account already existed. You can still find my posts in old discussions, but the 'cloudbait' member name doesn't link to any profile. So I just created a new account as 'Chris Peterson' in 2007. My actual posting statistics are split across those two accounts- one of which isn't even in the database. Ain't computers grand?
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby neufer » Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:55 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:
neufer wrote:Well, I hold the record for most posts per day since joining two years ago
(as well as having the most posts from the Northern Hemisphere).

You may well hold those records. I have no easy way of counting my own posts. I actually signed up in 2004, using the handle 'cloudbait', to participate in the discussion about the Darwin "meteorite". I entered into occasional discussions after that, but at some point the account simply stopped working. It wasn't recognized as existing, but at the same time any attempt to create it again failed with the complaint that the account already existed. You can still find my posts in old discussions, but the 'cloudbait' member name doesn't link to any profile. So I just created a new account as 'Chris Peterson' in 2007. My actual posting statistics are split across those two accounts- one of which isn't even in the database. Ain't computers grand?

Well, I'll be happy to grant you 1500 extra then
( = 1.91 ppd since from Tue Dec 07, 2004 to Wed Jan 31, 2007)

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Chris Peterson      3588  / 1.91 ppd since Tue Dec 07, 2004
Harry               2821  / 1.84 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005
Neufer              2278  / 3.10 ppd since Mon Jan 21, 2008
BMAONE23            1958  / 1.09 ppd since Wed Feb 23, 2005
bystander           1733  / 1.39 ppd since Mon Aug 28, 2006
orin stepanek       1519  / 0.92 ppd since Wed Jul 27, 2005
makc                1391  / 0.72 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004
apodman             1173  / 1.31 ppd since Wed Aug 15, 2007
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The thousand post club

Postby neufer » Fri Feb 05, 2010 7:11 pm

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Chris Peterson      3627  / 1.93 ppd since Tue Dec 07, 2004  / Expert Cloud Angler
Harry               2883  / 1.84 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005  / G'day G'day G'day G'day
Neufer              2380  / 3.19 ppd since Mon Jan 21, 2008  / Quotidian Quotationist
BMAONE23            1968  / 1.09 ppd since Wed Feb 23, 2005  / Commentator Model 1.23
bystander           1830  / 1.46 ppd since Mon Aug 28, 2006  / Science Officer
orin stepanek       1526  / 0.92 ppd since Wed Jul 27, 2005  / Resident Geezer
makc                1421  / 0.73 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004  / Best Title in the Universe
apodman             1173  / 1.30 ppd since Wed Aug 15, 2007  / Teapot Fancier (MIA)

Am I missing anyone?
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby geckzilla » Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:05 pm

Just FYI, I did a database query and Chris's old account had precisely 28 posts.
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby neufer » Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:13 pm

geckzilla wrote:Just FYI, I did a database query and Chris's old account had precisely 28 posts.

I am assuming that is due to a glitch in the records unless Chris states otherwise.
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby geckzilla » Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:15 pm

Why must you torment me?
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby makc » Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:37 pm

Chris Peterson was around since 2004 :shock: I seem to remember him posting only last year or so... and how could he beat Harry is beyond me.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby RJN » Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:40 pm

If I click on "Members" and then twice on "Posts", a list comes up listing Asterisk posters ranked by how many posts they have made. It seems to give the same names but different numbers. Are these numbers accurate?

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby Chris Peterson » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:20 pm

neufer wrote:
geckzilla wrote:Just FYI, I did a database query and Chris's old account had precisely 28 posts.

I am assuming that is due to a glitch in the records unless Chris states otherwise.

28 sounds a little low, but your estimate is almost certainly very high. I posted occasionally from 2004 to 2007, but I'd be surprised if the number of posts was more than one or two hundred. I'm perfectly happy to just use the value reported for my current account, since that's where I've made the vast majority of posts.
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby neufer » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:26 pm

RJN wrote:If I click on "Members" and then twice on "Posts", a list comes up listing Asterisk posters ranked by how many posts they have made. It seems to give the same names but different numbers. Are these numbers accurate?

Well, that does make life a lot easier. :)
Let's try:

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Harry               2833  / 1.84 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005  / G'day G'day G'day G'day
Neufer              2384  / 3.19 ppd since Mon Jan 21, 2008  / Quotidian Quotationist
Chris Peterson      2155  / 1.93 ppd since Tue Dec 07, 2004  / Expert Cloud Angler
BMAONE23            1969  / 1.09 ppd since Wed Feb 23, 2005  / Commentator Model 1.23
bystander           1833  / 1.46 ppd since Mon Aug 28, 2006  / Science Officer
orin stepanek       1526  / 0.92 ppd since Wed Jul 27, 2005  / Resident Geezer
makc                1422  / 0.73 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004  / Best Title in the Universe
apodman             1173  / 1.30 ppd since Wed Aug 15, 2007  / Teapot Fancier (MIA)

The next 'very active' member to join the club will probably be geckzilla (but he still has a ways to go).
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby geckzilla » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:33 pm

Some old posts could have been deleted but the count is as accurate as possible. 26 of the posts were from the bug photo and none after January 2005. I really do wonder what happened to this board that would have caused such a thing.

neufer wrote:(but he still has a ways to go)


:lol:
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby Chris Peterson » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:39 pm

neufer wrote:The next 'very active' member to join the club will probably be geckzilla (but he still has a ways to go).

Before she becomes a very active poster, or before she becomes a he?
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby geckzilla » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:41 pm

Aw Chris, that was too overt. I was hoping to dance around it a little longer. :wink:
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby Chris Peterson » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:48 pm

geckzilla wrote:Aw Chris, that was too overt. I was hoping to dance around it a little longer. :wink:

Sorry. Your post wasn't there when I responded, so I was unaware of the dance.
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby makc » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:57 pm

now that's more like it, I knew Harry is #1

btw,
aristarchusinexile 976 + Sputnick 458 > 1000 (not to mention other accounts)

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby neufer » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:59 pm

geckzilla wrote:Aw Chris, that was too overt. I was hoping to dance around it a little longer. :wink:

OMG! Did I miss something in the posts that gave it away?

Are there other regular members of the fairer sex here?
(I'll have to watch my language now.)
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Re: The thousand post club

Postby makc » Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:01 pm

Nereid was "she", too.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby geckzilla » Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:08 pm

It's ok Chris, there are plenty of other things to joke about. :mrgreen:

Sputnik doesn't count until he actually succeeds at getting a single account to 1000 posts. And re: girls - the only other female I know of who has not yet been mentioned is FieryIce. I'm sure there's a few others who only posted once or a couple times, though. I noticed science does tend to bore the average girl, though. I mean, there are so much more interesting things out there! Like George Clooney's hair or what Michelle Obama wore last week!
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby makc » Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:13 pm

I would look silly if I spoke about girly matters to other men. I assume same goes to girls, hence not many of them dare to cross the line.

edit: waht's up with his hair, btw?

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby bystander » Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:19 pm

makc wrote:Nereid was "she", too.

Was? Did something change?

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby RJN » Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:19 pm

I never knew the gender of Nereid. Of course it never mattered. I did stumble across a post by Nereid to a different board that gave the impression that Nereid was an older gentleman, however. I don't have that link available, though. Are you sure, makc, that (our) Nereid was a "she"?

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Re: The thousand post club

Postby bystander » Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:24 pm

I assumed Nereid was a she. Seems an odd moniker for a he.


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