Originally posted by Aussie Pete
I'll have a go:
One night John was smashed after drinking too much bourbon and mountain dew, stuffed down with copious amounts of Doritos. SO, he decided to start a site for his mis-aimed admiration of certain GM vehicles. That did him no good because the GM guys didn't give a sh!t and so he tried Ford (what the hell hey John?). Soon after a few BON members got pissed too and found the site - after that it all turned to crap when every man and his dog signed up and...........
hahaha Good on ya. I like that one.
Originally posted by NZinAUS
[B]Hey John, could you give us some facts and figures about ff.com?
What would you like to know? That stats page is good in some respect, but is missing a lot of data. Some of it is actually wrong and needs to have some code changes. Joy more work. Thanks for bringing that to my attention.
As far as other facts.....
I can give you this months since i am in there right now. Remember that this is not finished. This is Oct 1 - Oct 29 as of time of posting.
Entire site Pages Views: 11,500,723
Unique Visitors: 172,973
Members: 5279 < just pruned 1362 members as of Oct 7th >
Active members as of today: 3803
Average new members daily: 15.4 < averaged from Oct 1 - Oct 29th>
PMs in database: 16730
Forum Page Views: 8,627,687
Members online peak times: 103
members online Non Peak times: 5
We are crawled by spiders for search engines daily to the tune of 22 times a day.
Google is our number one referer in regards to search engines.
Peak usage hours are between 2am and 6am < Server Time so add 15 hours difference for Aussie time>
The database as of right now is 2.9gigs in size. I have pruned and fixed issues with it to reduce it from 4.3 gigs earlier this month.
The Gallery Database is 385.6 Megs in size.
Bandwidth used this month so far is 217gb 17gb above my projected purchase. No biggy there yet. We have spiked to 5.3 gb/sec on data transfers.
We are linked on 63 sites from info obtained in Google and Yahoo databases.
Time i spend on this site..... daily a minimum of 4 hours. Has been up to 2 days straight when new launches occur.