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Usenet Statistics (1997/02/28 – 1997/03/31)

Total feed size: 15487.94 Mb in 4578316 articles over 30.96 days

Average daily rate: 500.28 Mb, 147886 articles


Top 20 feeding sites by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 news.radio.cz 226.61 45.30
2 wirehub 180.27 36.03
3 news.iac.net 42.71 8.54
4 iris.global-one.nl 21.41 4.28
5 xs4all 20.74 4.15
6 news.elm.net 4.35 0.87
7 newsgate.unisource.nl 2.65 0.53
8 news.cistron.nl 0.95 0.19
9 news.cybercomm.nl 0.21 0.04
10 ifi.uio.no 0.17 0.03
11 excalibur 0.06 0.01
12 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 0.04 0.01
13 uw.edu.pl 0.04 0.01
14 news.bcca.org 0.04 0.01
15 news.interstroom.nl 0.01 0.00
16 news.ping.at 0.01 0.00
17 wish.net 0.01 0.00
18 news.hvision.nl 0.00 0.00
19 gmv.es 0.00 0.00
20 not-for-mail 0.00 0.00

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Top 20 feeding sites by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 news.radio.cz 89539 60.55
2 wirehub 32022 21.65
3 iris.global-one.nl 8922 6.03
4 news.iac.net 6976 4.72
5 xs4all 6730 4.55
6 news.elm.net 1965 1.33
7 newsgate.unisource.nl 1151 0.78
8 news.cistron.nl 397 0.27
9 ifi.uio.no 75 0.05
10 excalibur 24 0.02
11 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 23 0.02
12 uw.edu.pl 19 0.01
13 news.bcca.org 13 0.01
14 news.cybercomm.nl 10 0.01
15 news.ping.at 4 0.00
16 news.interstroom.nl 3 0.00
17 news.hvision.nl 1 0.00
18 wish.net 1 0.00
19 gmv.es 0 0.00
20 not-for-mail 0 0.00

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Top 20 newsgroups by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt.mag.playboy 13.99 2.80
2 misc.jobs.offered 7.09 1.42
3 alt.sex.pictures 6.65 1.33
4 alt.sex.pictures.female 4.68 0.93
5 alt.binaries.pictures.erotic.centerfolds 4.54 0.91
6 alt.fan.patricia 4.36 0.87
7 alt.fan.samantha-fox 4.18 0.84
8 alt.pantyhose 4.13 0.82
9 alt.sex.exhibitionism 3.98 0.80
10 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 3.76 0.75
11 alt.fan.traci-lords 3.66 0.73
12 ba.jobs.offered 3.56 0.71
13 us.jobs.offered 3.46 0.69
14 alt.amazon-women.admirers 3.42 0.68
15 biz.jobs.offered 3.36 0.67
16 alt.sex.fetish.fa 3.32 0.66
17 alt.test 3.26 0.65
18 alt.fan.julia-hayes 3.24 0.65
19 alt.sex.trans 3.05 0.61
20 alt.warez.ibm-pc.games 3.00 0.60

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Top 20 newsgroups by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 misc.jobs.offered 9630 6.51
2 us.jobs.offered 8044 5.44
3 biz.jobs.offered 6711 4.54
4 ba.jobs.offered 5094 3.45
5 comp.jobs.offered 5014 3.39
6 misc.jobs.contract 4215 2.85
7 us.jobs.contract 3218 2.18
8 alt.jobs 2314 1.57
9 us.jobs 1668 1.13
10 prg.jobs 1637 1.11
11 control 1456 0.98
12 misc.jobs 1387 0.94
13 news.newusers.questions 1202 0.81
14 comp.jobs 1192 0.81
15 jobs.offered 991 0.67
16 talk.politics.misc 948 0.64
17 la.jobs 868 0.59
18 alt.sex.pictures 786 0.53
19 alt.sex 776 0.52
20 alt.fan.rush-limbaugh 751 0.51

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt 270.01 53.97
2 alt.sex 83.62 16.72
3 rec 78.70 15.73
4 alt.binaries 55.73 11.14
5 alt.binaries.pictures 41.24 8.24
6 comp 38.46 7.69
7 alt.fan 34.44 6.88
8 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 30.35 6.07
9 soc 22.03 4.40
10 misc 20.55 4.11
11 alt.sex.fetish 19.99 4.00
12 alt.mag 16.62 3.32
13 soc.culture 16.34 3.27
14 alt.sex.pictures 14.22 2.84
15 rec.arts 14.08 2.81
16 alt.mag.playboy 13.99 2.80
17 rec.games 13.08 2.61
18 comp.sys 11.10 2.22
19 misc.jobs 10.36 2.07
20 alt.music 8.92 1.78

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 alt 147169 99.51
2 alt.sex 50526 34.17
3 rec 46397 31.37
4 comp 31098 21.03
5 alt.binaries 26812 18.13
6 misc 23985 16.22
7 alt.binaries.pictures 21693 14.67
8 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 16295 11.02
9 misc.jobs 16160 10.93
10 soc 14242 9.63
11 us 14196 9.60
12 us.jobs 13997 9.47
13 biz 10436 7.06
14 soc.culture 10373 7.01
15 alt.sex.fetish 10048 6.79
16 misc.jobs.offered 9740 6.59
17 us.jobs.offered 8293 5.61
18 comp.sys 8227 5.56
19 rec.arts 7816 5.29
20 alt.fan 7384 4.99

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Average article size and count by day

Key Size (Mb) %age of total Relative size # Articles %age of total Relative count
1997/02/28 0.22 0.00 110 0.00
1997/03/01 325.99 2.10 114726 2.51
1997/03/02 251.10 1.62 92366 2.02
1997/03/03 328.98 2.12 128222 2.80
1997/03/04 326.88 2.11 128529 2.81
1997/03/05 345.65 2.23 132065 2.88
1997/03/06 354.61 2.29 135177 2.95
1997/03/07 335.58 2.17 145097 3.17
1997/03/08 300.66 1.94 113224 2.47
1997/03/09 174.52 1.13 57547 1.26
1997/03/10 156.70 1.01 55970 1.22
1997/03/11 734.34 4.74 257700 5.63
1997/03/12 517.97 3.34 162248 3.54
1997/03/13 523.89 3.38 164363 3.59
1997/03/14 559.44 3.61 160187 3.50
1997/03/15 536.55 3.46 154705 3.38
1997/03/16 621.46 4.01 141203 3.08
1997/03/17 626.24 4.04 157506 3.44
1997/03/18 601.93 3.89 175100 3.82
1997/03/19 586.73 3.79 133614 2.92
1997/03/20 778.69 5.03 190780 4.17
1997/03/21 597.86 3.86 164373 3.59
1997/03/22 145.98 0.94 60198 1.31
1997/03/23 1186.98 7.66 233733 5.11
1997/03/24 512.19 3.31 156016 3.41
1997/03/25 542.07 3.50 167405 3.66
1997/03/26 521.98 3.37 187405 4.09
1997/03/27 450.77 2.91 181039 3.95
1997/03/28 466.43 3.01 181703 3.97
1997/03/29 410.84 2.65 133632 2.92
1997/03/30 1049.49 6.78 161573 3.53
1997/03/31 615.19 3.97 150800 3.29

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Average article size and count by hour

Key Size (Mb) %age of total Relative size # Articles %age of total Relative count
00 678.60 4.38 233979 5.11
01 670.10 4.33 214587 4.69
02 735.38 4.75 223890 4.89
03 690.69 4.46 221286 4.83
04 698.07 4.51 212273 4.64
05 646.01 4.17 208975 4.56
06 681.52 4.40 206550 4.51
07 666.54 4.30 194108 4.24
08 636.07 4.11 172967 3.78
09 627.20 4.05 161003 3.52
10 643.29 4.15 139491 3.05
11 657.45 4.24 132636 2.90
12 614.30 3.97 133478 2.92
13 632.25 4.08 144456 3.16
14 627.90 4.05 158250 3.46
15 665.38 4.30 175754 3.84
16 643.94 4.16 190936 4.17
17 695.27 4.49 204523 4.47
18 648.14 4.18 203655 4.45
19 570.71 3.68 198294 4.33
20 561.70 3.63 200717 4.38
21 556.64 3.59 203731 4.45
22 576.11 3.72 205786 4.49
23 664.68 4.29 236991 5.18

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Average article size and count by weekday

Key Size (Mb) %age of total Relative size # Articles %age of total Relative count
Sunday 3283.55 21.20 686422 14.99
Monday 2239.30 14.46 648514 14.16
Tuesday 2205.23 14.24 728734 15.92
Wednesday 1972.33 12.73 615332 13.44
Thursday 2107.96 13.61 671359 14.66
Friday 1959.54 12.65 651470 14.23
Saturday 1720.03 11.11 576485 12.59

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