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Usenet Statistics (1997/05/31 – 1997/06/30)

Total feed size: 12655.09 Mb in 4557335 articles over 30.00 days

Average daily rate: 421.84 Mb, 151911 articles


Top 20 feeding sites by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 news.radio.cz 121.50 28.80
2 btnet-feed3 114.90 27.24
3 news.iac.net 75.33 17.86
4 wirehub 43.69 10.36
5 newsgate.unisource.nl 26.23 6.22
6 iris.global-one.nl 11.11 2.63
7 xs4all 10.80 2.56
8 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 8.57 2.03
9 gmv.es 7.14 1.69
10 news.elm.net 2.20 0.52
11 news.cistron.nl 0.12 0.03
12 news.interstroom.nl 0.06 0.02
13 news-xfer.mccc.edu 0.06 0.01
14 ifi.uio.no 0.04 0.01
15 news.cybercomm.nl 0.03 0.01
16 news.structured.net 0.02 0.00
17 news.bcca.org 0.02 0.00
18 excalibur 0.01 0.00
19 uw.edu.pl 0.01 0.00
20 wish.net 0.01 0.00

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Top 20 feeding sites by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 news.radio.cz 41199 27.12
2 btnet-feed3 40679 26.78
3 news.iac.net 23673 15.58
4 wirehub 15683 10.32
5 newsgate.unisource.nl 14348 9.45
6 xs4all 5494 3.62
7 iris.global-one.nl 5452 3.59
8 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 2977 1.96
9 gmv.es 1504 0.99
10 news.elm.net 717 0.47
11 news.cistron.nl 57 0.04
12 news-xfer.mccc.edu 39 0.03
13 news.interstroom.nl 30 0.02
14 ifi.uio.no 13 0.01
15 news.cybercomm.nl 11 0.01
16 news.structured.net 9 0.01
17 excalibur 5 0.00
18 news.bcca.org 5 0.00
19 uw.edu.pl 2 0.00
20 news.hvision.nl 2 0.00

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Top 20 newsgroups by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt.fan.patricia 10.94 2.59
2 alt.fan.oksana-bayul.small-tits 7.67 1.82
3 misc.jobs.offered 7.54 1.79
4 alt.fan.pam-anderson 4.98 1.18
5 alt.binaries.multimedia.erotica 3.77 0.89
6 alt.fan.jenny-mccarthy 3.76 0.89
7 biz.jobs.offered 3.31 0.78
8 alt.sex.exhibitionism 2.75 0.65
9 us.jobs.offered 2.57 0.61
10 alt.sex.stories 2.54 0.60
11 alt.sex.fetish.fa 2.38 0.57
12 alt.fan.traci-lords 2.31 0.55
13 alt.binaries.pictures.celebrities 2.22 0.53
14 es.alt.binarios.sexo 2.18 0.52
15 alt.sex.trans 2.14 0.51
16 news.lists.filters 2.00 0.47
17 alt.fan.julia-hayes 1.85 0.44
18 alt.binaries.sounds.midi 1.84 0.44
19 alt.sex.fetish.hair 1.80 0.43
20 alt.fan.winona-ryder 1.72 0.41

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Top 20 newsgroups by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 misc.jobs.offered 9242 6.08
2 biz.jobs.offered 6868 4.52
3 us.jobs.offered 6386 4.20
4 comp.jobs.offered 3912 2.58
5 misc.jobs.contract 3797 2.50
6 alt.jobs 3724 2.45
7 us.jobs.contract 2998 1.97
8 us.jobs 1973 1.30
9 prg.jobs 1774 1.17
10 misc.jobs 1742 1.15
11 comp.jobs 1193 0.79
12 control 1183 0.78
13 jobs.offered 1088 0.72
14 misc.test 844 0.56
15 alt.evil 774 0.51
16 tx.jobs 770 0.51
17 rec.collecting.sport.baseball 724 0.48
18 alt.games.final-fantasy 689 0.45
19 alt.sex.exhibitionism 678 0.45
20 alt.test 658 0.43

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt 214.22 50.78
2 alt.sex 74.74 17.72
3 rec 71.24 16.89
4 alt.fan 50.48 11.97
5 alt.binaries 33.90 8.04
6 comp 31.45 7.46
7 alt.binaries.pictures 23.30 5.52
8 misc 20.15 4.78
9 soc 18.02 4.27
10 alt.sex.fetish 17.77 4.21
11 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 16.52 3.92
12 soc.culture 13.14 3.12
13 rec.arts 12.84 3.04
14 rec.games 11.94 2.83
15 alt.fan.patricia 10.94 2.59
16 misc.jobs 10.71 2.54
17 comp.sys 9.46 2.24
18 alt.music 9.00 2.13
19 alt.fan.oksana-bayul 7.67 1.82
20 alt.fan.oksana-bayul.small-tits 7.67 1.82

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 alt 124244 81.79
2 alt.sex 44014 28.97
3 rec 42915 28.25
4 comp 26937 17.73
5 misc 23365 15.38
6 misc.jobs 15612 10.28
7 alt.binaries 13257 8.73
8 us 12418 8.17
9 us.jobs 12238 8.06
10 soc 11751 7.74
11 biz 10137 6.67
12 alt.binaries.pictures 10052 6.62
13 misc.jobs.offered 9351 6.16
14 alt.sex.fetish 9200 6.06
15 soc.culture 8535 5.62
16 alt.fan 8424 5.55
17 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 7306 4.81
18 biz.jobs 7259 4.78
19 comp.sys 7214 4.75
20 rec.arts 7199 4.74

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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
1997/05/31 0.08 0.00 57 0.00
1997/06/01 502.02 3.97 142603 3.13
1997/06/02 523.03 4.13 164078 3.60
1997/06/03 460.74 3.64 186433 4.09
1997/06/04 418.80 3.31 164124 3.60
1997/06/05 407.25 3.22 139783 3.07
1997/06/06 254.67 2.01 103332 2.27
1997/06/07 376.09 2.97 138669 3.04
1997/06/08 446.34 3.53 153386 3.37
1997/06/09 372.21 2.94 151038 3.31
1997/06/10 367.32 2.90 145707 3.20
1997/06/11 402.55 3.18 163749 3.59
1997/06/12 474.69 3.75 183634 4.03
1997/06/13 453.14 3.58 162837 3.57
1997/06/14 274.74 2.17 109985 2.41
1997/06/15 307.45 2.43 103828 2.28
1997/06/16 151.54 1.20 62274 1.37
1997/06/17 343.03 2.71 123309 2.71
1997/06/18 505.71 4.00 164516 3.61
1997/06/19 569.98 4.50 182834 4.01
1997/06/20 435.67 3.44 158046 3.47
1997/06/21 543.40 4.29 173506 3.81
1997/06/22 565.06 4.47 162570 3.57
1997/06/23 469.22 3.71 157361 3.45
1997/06/24 407.40 3.22 151324 3.32
1997/06/25 389.02 3.07 145273 3.19
1997/06/26 494.05 3.90 192143 4.22
1997/06/27 411.10 3.25 172372 3.78
1997/06/28 407.96 3.22 160783 3.53
1997/06/29 491.35 3.88 160266 3.52
1997/06/30 429.47 3.39 177515 3.90

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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
00 592.30 4.68 213782 4.69
01 588.63 4.65 217546 4.77
02 409.80 3.24 147589 3.24
03 345.18 2.73 147153 3.23
04 389.01 3.07 153821 3.38
05 410.11 3.24 158581 3.48
06 529.26 4.18 188347 4.13
07 571.38 4.52 201905 4.43
08 382.63 3.02 132134 2.90
09 640.47 5.06 200236 4.39
10 685.07 5.41 186066 4.08
11 619.65 4.90 191152 4.19
12 615.03 4.86 195548 4.29
13 605.61 4.79 194898 4.28
14 559.72 4.42 192333 4.22
15 529.23 4.18 195872 4.30
16 518.17 4.09 196511 4.31
17 501.52 3.96 207597 4.56
18 499.06 3.94 210243 4.61
19 507.63 4.01 205732 4.51
20 528.95 4.18 202669 4.45
21 561.71 4.44 204296 4.48
22 522.90 4.13 204958 4.50
23 542.07 4.28 208366 4.57

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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 2312.23 18.27 722653 15.86
Monday 1945.48 15.37 712266 15.63
Tuesday 1578.49 12.47 606773 13.31
Wednesday 1716.08 13.56 637662 13.99
Thursday 1945.97 15.38 698394 15.32
Friday 1554.58 12.28 596587 13.09
Saturday 1602.27 12.66 583000 12.79

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