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Millennianet Communications

Usenet Statistics (1996/12/17 – 1996/12/20)

Total feed size: 660.46 Mb in 186423 articles over 2.79 days

Average daily rate: 236.43 Mb, 66736 articles


Top 20 feeding sites by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 news.webspan.net 113.10 47.84
2 uunet 81.87 34.63
3 news-out.internetmci.com 41.45 17.53
4 newsmaster 0.01 0.01
5 acme 0.00 0.00
6 TOTAL-SIZE 0.00 0.00

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Top 20 feeding sites by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 uunet 38270 57.35
2 news.webspan.net 26097 39.11
3 news-out.internetmci.com 2361 3.54
4 newsmaster 6 0.01
5 acme 0 0.00
6 TOTAL-SIZE 0 0.00

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Top 20 newsgroups by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt.binaries.games 7.83 3.31
2 alt.binaries.warez.ibm-pc 7.11 3.01
3 alt.binaries.multimedia.erotica 5.14 2.17
4 alt.games 2.74 1.16
5 alt.sex.pictures 2.37 1.00
6 alt.mag.playboy 2.33 0.99
7 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.female 2.27 0.96
8 alt.binaries.pictures.leek 1.99 0.84
9 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 1.93 0.82
10 alt.binaries.pictures.erotic.centerfolds 1.93 0.82
11 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.hornyrob 1.88 0.79
12 alt.binaries.warez.ibm-pc.games 1.76 0.74
13 alt.sex.pictures.female 1.61 0.68
14 ba.jobs.offered 1.56 0.66
15 alt.fan.patricia 1.55 0.65
16 alt.binaries.misc 1.53 0.65
17 misc.jobs.offered 1.49 0.63
18 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.gaymen 1.41 0.60
19 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.male 1.39 0.59
20 alt.2600.programz 1.37 0.58

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Top 20 newsgroups by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 misc.jobs.offered 2184 3.27
2 us.jobs.offered 1798 2.70
3 ba.jobs.offered 1761 2.64
4 biz.jobs.offered 1475 2.21
5 comp.jobs.offered 1087 1.63
6 misc.jobs.contract 842 1.26
7 us.jobs.contract 597 0.90
8 alt.jobs 578 0.87
9 prg.jobs 559 0.84
10 comp.jobs 466 0.70
11 news.newusers.questions 417 0.63
12 us.jobs 321 0.48
13 tw.bbs.comp.hardware 302 0.45
14 alt.sex.pictures 296 0.44
15 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 276 0.41
16 alt.sex.pictures.female 269 0.40
17 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.female 259 0.39
18 talk.politics.misc 246 0.37
19 alt.politics.usa.republican 234 0.35
20 alt.fan.rush-limbaugh 232 0.35

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt 123.26 52.13
2 alt.binaries 67.29 28.46
3 alt.binaries.pictures 33.42 14.14
4 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 25.08 10.61
5 rec 22.17 9.38
6 alt.sex 18.06 7.64
7 comp 12.63 5.34
8 alt.binaries.warez 10.97 4.64
9 alt.binaries.warez.ibm-pc 9.52 4.03
10 alt.binaries.games 8.09 3.42
11 tw 6.37 2.70
12 tw.bbs 6.29 2.66
13 soc 5.93 2.51
14 misc 5.93 2.51
15 alt.binaries.multimedia 5.90 2.50
16 alt.sex.pictures 5.50 2.33
17 alt.binaries.multimedia.erotica 5.25 2.22
18 alt.fan 4.76 2.01
19 rec.arts 4.46 1.89
20 soc.culture 4.31 1.82

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 alt 32202 48.25
2 rec 13281 19.90
3 comp 10677 16.00
4 misc 5951 8.92
5 tw 5921 8.87
6 tw.bbs 5884 8.82
7 alt.sex 5416 8.12
8 alt.binaries 5258 7.88
9 soc 4261 6.38
10 alt.binaries.pictures 4174 6.25
11 misc.jobs 3408 5.11
12 us 3192 4.78
13 soc.culture 3191 4.78
14 us.jobs 3092 4.63
15 alt.binaries.pictures.erotica 3036 4.55
16 comp.sys 2900 4.35
17 biz 2681 4.02
18 ba 2455 3.68
19 rec.arts 2228 3.34
20 misc.jobs.offered 2224 3.33

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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
1996/12/17 22.52 3.41 6179 3.31
1996/12/18 359.74 54.47 100967 54.16
1996/12/20 278.20 42.12 79277 42.53

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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 26.94 4.08 6924 3.71
01 30.55 4.62 9594 5.15
02 36.36 5.51 9644 5.17
03 28.18 4.27 8845 4.74
04 32.02 4.85 9512 5.10
05 34.61 5.24 9231 4.95
06 44.60 6.75 8585 4.61
07 31.04 4.70 8735 4.69
08 24.97 3.78 6736 3.61
09 21.55 3.26 6738 3.61
10 45.79 6.93 9584 5.14
11 30.28 4.59 9277 4.98
12 27.06 4.10 9237 4.95
13 28.28 4.28 8646 4.64
14 30.86 4.67 9293 4.98
15 26.64 4.03 8691 4.66
16 22.82 3.46 8942 4.80
17 15.07 2.28 4674 2.51
18 14.35 2.17 4494 2.41
19 17.99 2.72 4483 2.40
20 16.69 2.53 4907 2.63
21 18.88 2.86 5572 2.99
22 34.35 5.20 9225 4.95
23 20.58 3.12 4854 2.60

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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
Tuesday 22.52 3.41 6179 3.31
Wednesday 359.74 54.47 100967 54.16
Friday 278.20 42.12 79277 42.53

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