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Usenet Statistics (1997/04/30 – 1997/05/31)

Total feed size: 15319.10 Mb in 4563201 articles over 31.00 days

Average daily rate: 494.17 Mb, 147200 articles


Top 20 feeding sites by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 news.radio.cz 149.19 30.19
2 news.iac.net 111.11 22.48
3 wirehub 86.15 17.43
4 btnet-feed3 85.52 17.31
5 newsgate.unisource.nl 16.54 3.35
6 iris.global-one.nl 11.46 2.32
7 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 11.31 2.29
8 xs4all 10.48 2.12
9 gmv.es 10.27 2.08
10 news.elm.net 1.80 0.36
11 news.cistron.nl 0.13 0.03
12 news.interstroom.nl 0.04 0.01
13 news.bcca.org 0.03 0.01
14 news.structured.net 0.03 0.01
15 ifi.uio.no 0.03 0.01
16 news.cybercomm.nl 0.02 0.00
17 wish.net 0.02 0.00
18 news.hvision.nl 0.01 0.00
19 uw.edu.pl 0.01 0.00
20 excalibur 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 54518 37.04
2 btnet-feed3 29684 20.17
3 wirehub 20042 13.62
4 news.iac.net 18535 12.59
5 newsgate.unisource.nl 8640 5.87
6 iris.global-one.nl 5148 3.50
7 xs4all 4883 3.32
8 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 3750 2.55
9 gmv.es 1304 0.89
10 news.elm.net 558 0.38
11 news.cistron.nl 65 0.04
12 news.structured.net 16 0.01
13 news.interstroom.nl 12 0.01
14 news.cybercomm.nl 11 0.01
15 news.bcca.org 11 0.01
16 ifi.uio.no 4 0.00
17 uw.edu.pl 4 0.00
18 news.hvision.nl 3 0.00
19 news-xfer.mccc.edu 0 0.00
20 excalibur 0 0.00

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Top 20 newsgroups by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 misc.jobs.offered 8.98 1.82
2 alt.fan.julia-hayes 8.65 1.75
3 alt.mag.playboy 8.63 1.75
4 alt.sex.fetish.fa 6.60 1.34
5 alt.fan.patricia 5.76 1.17
6 alt.sex.exhibitionism 5.26 1.06
7 alt.binaries.sounds.midi 4.18 0.85
8 alt.fan.oksana-bayul.small-tits 4.18 0.85
9 alt.fan.traci-lords 3.86 0.78
10 alt.sex.pictures.female 3.84 0.78
11 alt.binaries.pictures.erotic.centerfolds 3.80 0.77
12 alt.fan.jenny-mccarthy 3.70 0.75
13 es.alt.binarios.sexo 3.67 0.74
14 biz.jobs.offered 3.58 0.72
15 alt.sex.pictures 3.52 0.71
16 alt.sex.trans 3.49 0.71
17 alt.sex.fetish.wrestling 3.12 0.63
18 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 3.10 0.63
19 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.female 2.97 0.60
20 alt.sex.stories 2.70 0.55

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Top 20 newsgroups by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 misc.jobs.offered 9021 6.13
2 biz.jobs.offered 5896 4.01
3 us.jobs.offered 5741 3.90
4 misc.jobs.contract 3346 2.27
5 comp.jobs.offered 3322 2.26
6 us.jobs.contract 2483 1.69
7 alt.jobs 2172 1.48
8 us.jobs 1993 1.35
9 misc.jobs 1833 1.25
10 prg.jobs 1689 1.15
11 control 1479 1.00
12 jobs.offered 1217 0.83
13 comp.jobs 1171 0.80
14 news.newusers.questions 883 0.60
15 alt.sex.exhibitionism 835 0.57
16 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 804 0.55
17 alt.sex.pictures.female 779 0.53
18 alt.sex.pictures 764 0.52
19 alt.sex.erotica.marketplace 733 0.50
20 alt.sex 728 0.50

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt 280.16 56.69
2 alt.sex 101.65 20.57
3 rec 68.30 13.82
4 alt.binaries 59.61 12.06
5 alt.fan 46.86 9.48
6 alt.binaries.pictures 46.03 9.32
7 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 34.26 6.93
8 comp 31.93 6.46
9 alt.sex.fetish 27.97 5.66
10 misc 20.90 4.23
11 soc 19.31 3.91
12 soc.culture 13.93 2.82
13 misc.jobs 12.35 2.50
14 rec.arts 12.05 2.44
15 rec.games 11.79 2.39
16 comp.sys 9.71 1.96
17 alt.mag 9.61 1.94
18 alt.sex.pictures 9.56 1.93
19 misc.jobs.offered 9.04 1.83
20 alt.fan.julia-hayes 8.65 1.75

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 alt 133815 90.91
2 alt.sex 45670 31.03
3 rec 39697 26.97
4 comp 26109 17.74
5 alt.binaries 24177 16.43
6 misc 21785 14.80
7 alt.binaries.pictures 19379 13.17
8 misc.jobs 14991 10.18
9 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 14234 9.67
10 soc 12874 8.75
11 us 11372 7.73
12 us.jobs 11148 7.57
13 biz 9332 6.34
14 soc.culture 9161 6.22
15 misc.jobs.offered 9127 6.20
16 alt.sex.fetish 8792 5.97
17 comp.sys 7148 4.86
18 alt.fan 6976 4.74
19 rec.arts 6573 4.47
20 biz.jobs 6339 4.31

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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
1997/04/30 0.25 0.00 103 0.00
1997/05/01 595.04 3.88 162196 3.55
1997/05/02 479.10 3.13 140139 3.07
1997/05/03 549.27 3.59 152524 3.34
1997/05/04 448.79 2.93 110197 2.41
1997/05/05 384.09 2.51 143926 3.15
1997/05/06 613.74 4.01 169272 3.71
1997/05/07 577.78 3.77 154710 3.39
1997/05/08 481.90 3.15 128509 2.82
1997/05/09 669.82 4.37 169292 3.71
1997/05/10 599.27 3.91 141119 3.09
1997/05/11 725.55 4.74 142441 3.12
1997/05/12 519.36 3.39 146376 3.21
1997/05/13 433.77 2.83 136661 2.99
1997/05/14 498.71 3.26 154046 3.38
1997/05/15 608.92 3.97 167987 3.68
1997/05/16 466.07 3.04 145279 3.18
1997/05/17 587.09 3.83 145502 3.19
1997/05/18 456.11 2.98 128694 2.82
1997/05/19 432.17 2.82 156037 3.42
1997/05/20 476.41 3.11 170191 3.73
1997/05/21 533.29 3.48 172472 3.78
1997/05/22 460.37 3.01 140915 3.09
1997/05/23 357.06 2.33 131491 2.88
1997/05/24 363.28 2.37 129882 2.85
1997/05/25 407.69 2.66 122438 2.68
1997/05/26 440.84 2.88 131436 2.88
1997/05/27 417.11 2.72 144910 3.18
1997/05/28 407.60 2.66 160415 3.52
1997/05/29 490.12 3.20 181060 3.97
1997/05/30 425.67 2.78 146540 3.21
1997/05/31 412.85 2.70 136441 2.99

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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
00 611.63 3.99 197414 4.33
01 614.30 4.01 197468 4.33
02 477.94 3.12 146558 3.21
03 463.85 3.03 165248 3.62
04 516.69 3.37 173166 3.79
05 611.60 3.99 187160 4.10
06 731.53 4.78 206971 4.54
07 748.38 4.89 200206 4.39
08 706.18 4.61 184901 4.05
09 769.02 5.02 190185 4.17
10 703.54 4.59 173822 3.81
11 744.12 4.86 174342 3.82
12 645.14 4.21 167843 3.68
13 668.18 4.36 170455 3.74
14 689.37 4.50 185556 4.07
15 660.96 4.31 193381 4.24
16 633.93 4.14 202100 4.43
17 650.69 4.25 211798 4.64
18 622.08 4.06 202211 4.43
19 627.50 4.10 211363 4.63
20 604.90 3.95 202778 4.44
21 616.31 4.02 205852 4.51
22 588.52 3.84 205733 4.51
23 612.74 4.00 206690 4.53

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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 2038.14 13.30 503770 11.04
Monday 1776.46 11.60 577775 12.66
Tuesday 1941.03 12.67 621034 13.61
Wednesday 2017.64 13.17 641746 14.06
Thursday 2636.35 17.21 780667 17.11
Friday 2397.72 15.65 732741 16.06
Saturday 2511.76 16.40 705468 15.46

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