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Usenet Statistics (1997/06/30 – 1997/07/31)

Total feed size: 12306.19 Mb in 4446715 articles over 31.00 days

Average daily rate: 396.97 Mb, 143442 articles


Top 20 feeding sites by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 news.iac.net 91.39 23.02
2 btnet-feed3 73.81 18.59
3 news.iaehv.nl 59.41 14.96
4 news.radio.cz 49.01 12.35
5 wirehub 32.98 8.31
6 newsgate.unisource.nl 25.77 6.49
7 xs4all 18.15 4.57
8 iris.global-one.nl 14.93 3.76
9 gmv.es 9.84 2.48
10 news-feed1.eu.concert.net 7.61 1.92
11 news.wisper.net 7.03 1.77
12 news.elm.net 5.22 1.32
13 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 0.86 0.22
14 news.interstroom.nl 0.28 0.07
15 ifi.uio.no 0.24 0.06
16 news.cistron.nl 0.18 0.04
17 news.structured.net 0.07 0.02
18 news-xfer.mccc.edu 0.07 0.02
19 news.bcca.org 0.03 0.01
20 news.hvision.nl 0.02 0.01

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Top 20 feeding sites by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 news.iac.net 30421 21.21
2 news.iaehv.nl 29214 20.37
3 btnet-feed3 23609 16.46
4 news.radio.cz 14838 10.34
5 wirehub 12253 8.54
6 newsgate.unisource.nl 11041 7.70
7 xs4all 7424 5.18
8 iris.global-one.nl 5496 3.83
9 news-feed1.eu.concert.net 2569 1.79
10 news.wisper.net 2148 1.50
11 news.elm.net 1910 1.33
12 gmv.es 1841 1.28
13 newsfeed.austria.eu.net 259 0.18
14 ifi.uio.no 131 0.09
15 news.interstroom.nl 81 0.06
16 news.cistron.nl 72 0.05
17 news-xfer.mccc.edu 43 0.03
18 news.structured.net 39 0.03
19 news.bcca.org 10 0.01
20 uw.edu.pl 8 0.01

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Top 20 newsgroups by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 news.lists.filters 9.70 2.44
2 alt.nocem.misc 8.80 2.22
3 misc.jobs.offered 7.08 1.78
4 alt.fan.oksana-bayul.small-tits 6.56 1.65
5 alt.sex.fetish.fa 5.61 1.41
6 alt.fan.patricia 4.66 1.18
7 es.alt.binarios.sexo 4.10 1.03
8 alt.sex.exhibitionism 3.88 0.98
9 alt.fan.julia-hayes 2.46 0.62
10 alt.sex.stories 2.19 0.55
11 biz.jobs.offered 2.13 0.54
12 alt.fan.samantha-fox 2.06 0.52
13 us.jobs.offered 1.99 0.50
14 alt.sex.fetish.hair 1.95 0.49
15 alt.sex.trans 1.92 0.48
16 rec.collecting.sport.baseball 1.87 0.47
17 rec.games.trading-cards.marketplace.magic.sales 1.69 0.43
18 alt.sex.fetish.wrestling 1.67 0.42
19 alt.fan.traci-lords 1.65 0.42
20 alt.binaries.sounds.midi 1.58 0.40

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Top 20 newsgroups by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 misc.jobs.offered 7934 5.53
2 us.jobs.offered 5065 3.53
3 biz.jobs.offered 4942 3.45
4 alt.sex 3257 2.27
5 misc.jobs.contract 3186 2.22
6 alt.jobs 3134 2.18
7 news.groups 3075 2.14
8 rec.games.mecha 3050 2.13
9 alt.gothic 3035 2.12
10 alt.slack 3015 2.10
11 alt.binaries.slack 2979 2.08
12 comp.jobs.offered 2976 2.08
13 alt.2600 2818 1.97
14 alt.drugs 2583 1.80
15 misc.test 2406 1.68
16 us.jobs.contract 2399 1.67
17 soc.penpals 2371 1.65
18 soc.culture.jewish 2364 1.65
19 news.admin.net-abuse.usenet 2341 1.63
20 alt.test 2324 1.62

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt 192.75 48.56
2 alt.sex 79.92 20.13
3 rec 69.21 17.43
4 comp 32.58 8.21
5 alt.fan 31.95 8.05
6 alt.binaries 29.68 7.48
7 alt.sex.fetish 22.41 5.65
8 alt.binaries.pictures 22.33 5.63
9 misc 19.04 4.80
10 soc 18.61 4.69
11 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 16.85 4.25
12 news 14.45 3.64
13 soc.culture 13.61 3.43
14 rec.arts 12.11 3.05
15 rec.games 11.62 2.93
16 comp.sys 9.98 2.51
17 misc.jobs 9.82 2.47
18 news.lists 9.73 2.45
19 news.lists.filters 9.70 2.44
20 alt.nocem 8.80 2.22

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 alt 161914 112.88
2 alt.sex 59403 41.41
3 rec 48697 33.95
4 comp 26939 18.78
5 misc 24063 16.78
6 alt.binaries 22617 15.77
7 soc 19495 13.59
8 alt.binaries.pictures 15128 10.55
9 misc.jobs 13845 9.65
10 soc.culture 13357 9.31
11 alt.sex.fetish 12062 8.41
12 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 12046 8.40
13 news 10135 7.07
14 us 9983 6.96
15 us.jobs 9872 6.88
16 alt.fan 9222 6.43
17 sci 8739 6.09
18 rec.games 8313 5.80
19 misc.jobs.offered 8061 5.62
20 rec.music 7587 5.29

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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
1997/06/30 0.14 0.00 90 0.00
1997/07/01 471.47 3.83 176032 3.96
1997/07/02 424.38 3.45 153728 3.46
1997/07/03 413.91 3.36 145605 3.27
1997/07/04 456.13 3.71 151933 3.42
1997/07/05 499.29 4.06 147605 3.32
1997/07/06 465.73 3.78 148246 3.33
1997/07/07 407.39 3.31 146476 3.29
1997/07/08 347.33 2.82 134023 3.01
1997/07/09 257.22 2.09 98668 2.22
1997/07/10 300.60 2.44 112266 2.52
1997/07/11 304.09 2.47 117922 2.65
1997/07/12 327.75 2.66 113235 2.55
1997/07/13 353.77 2.87 123359 2.77
1997/07/14 283.49 2.30 105615 2.38
1997/07/15 294.32 2.39 117274 2.64
1997/07/16 305.48 2.48 123003 2.77
1997/07/17 260.85 2.12 106372 2.39
1997/07/18 172.31 1.40 74858 1.68
1997/07/19 313.82 2.55 119071 2.68
1997/07/20 347.79 2.83 118792 2.67
1997/07/21 245.47 1.99 88848 2.00
1997/07/22 497.39 4.04 178340 4.01
1997/07/23 611.33 4.97 227969 5.13
1997/07/24 546.57 4.44 199625 4.49
1997/07/25 602.64 4.90 209302 4.71
1997/07/26 488.05 3.97 162963 3.66
1997/07/27 619.06 5.03 202231 4.55
1997/07/28 514.85 4.18 189497 4.26
1997/07/29 396.05 3.22 164796 3.71
1997/07/30 446.92 3.63 167198 3.76
1997/07/31 330.61 2.69 121773 2.74

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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
00 528.11 4.29 203103 4.57
01 535.14 4.35 208462 4.69
02 414.60 3.37 149763 3.37
03 375.61 3.05 147578 3.32
04 407.22 3.31 155308 3.49
05 394.04 3.20 153589 3.45
06 480.59 3.91 177471 3.99
07 554.96 4.51 200386 4.51
08 139.63 1.13 48215 1.08
09 365.19 2.97 127918 2.88
10 607.16 4.93 201159 4.52
11 562.83 4.57 193891 4.36
12 603.12 4.90 191803 4.31
13 590.85 4.80 184529 4.15
14 602.91 4.90 198409 4.46
15 570.43 4.64 191477 4.31
16 559.42 4.55 206508 4.64
17 607.48 4.94 225604 5.07
18 583.07 4.74 218416 4.91
19 601.53 4.89 214095 4.81
20 576.10 4.68 213391 4.80
21 568.08 4.62 211235 4.75
22 537.54 4.37 213612 4.80
23 540.55 4.39 210793 4.74

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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 1786.34 14.52 592628 13.33
Monday 1451.35 11.79 530526 11.93
Tuesday 2006.57 16.31 770465 17.33
Wednesday 2045.33 16.62 770566 17.33
Thursday 1852.53 15.05 685641 15.42
Friday 1535.16 12.47 554015 12.46
Saturday 1628.91 13.24 542874 12.21

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