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#1 Offline dspdrew - Posted February 19 2015 - 2:39 PM

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This forum has been growing pretty fast since it was started less than a year and a half ago, so I thought maybe some of you might like to see this graph.

 

This is the forum's growth over the last 12 months. :)

 

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Thanks everyone for all the great posts that make this place what it is.


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#2 Offline Chromerust - Posted February 19 2015 - 3:17 PM

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Formiculture.com RULES! :yahoo:


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#3 Offline kellakk - Posted February 19 2015 - 4:31 PM

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Glad to be a part of that. :D


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#4 Offline Crystals - Posted February 20 2015 - 9:34 AM

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Interesting.

Can you also create one showing number of topics created and posts made?  :D

 

It will be really interesting to see how this progresses as the years go by.  In 3-5 years I will be very curious to see if there is a true pattern, or if it varies a bit (probably due to location of members, flights, and activities).


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#5 Offline dspdrew - Posted February 20 2015 - 10:21 AM

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The application that generated this chart wouldn't be able to generate a chart for that information. It would have to be done some other way.



#6 Offline Crystals - Posted February 20 2015 - 10:29 AM

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Does the forum keep information on how many topics and posts were made each month?  Even if put into an excel spreadsheet, we can make some pretty neat graphs.


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#7 Offline dspdrew - Posted February 20 2015 - 10:45 AM

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Well sure all the data is there in the data base. It would just take the right SQL query.



#8 Offline dermy - Posted February 20 2015 - 12:41 PM

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I find it funny how it's more active during non anting season.


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#9 Offline Michaelofvancouver - Posted February 20 2015 - 2:14 PM

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What program did you use to track your progress?


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#10 Offline dspdrew - Posted February 20 2015 - 6:34 PM

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I use a few; some hosted, and some desktop applications. This particular chart came from http://statcounter.com (with a little creative modification of course).



#11 Offline Foogoo - Posted February 20 2015 - 10:52 PM

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Aside from having a good number of CA members (but not solely, that would be boring), these are the reasons this is the primary board I visit:

 

  • Organic forum. I.e. not supported by a forum network (which to me is a hassle with logging in, settings, etc.).
  • No apparent bias - not attached to a store or brand.
  • Forum is the website. Don't need to click, click, scroll, oops back button, click, to get to the forum.
  • Clean layout.
  • no grammer rulez,###

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#12 Offline antmaniac - Posted February 21 2015 - 12:06 AM

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Nice, maybe non-anting season is when people have time to come and read the journals while sipping coffee.


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#13 Offline dspdrew - Posted February 21 2015 - 6:57 AM

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Aside from having a good number of CA members (but not solely, that would be boring), these are the reasons this is the primary board I visit:

 

  • Organic forum. I.e. not supported by a forum network (which to me is a hassle with logging in, settings, etc.).
  • No apparent bias - not attached to a store or brand.
  • Forum is the website. Don't need to click, click, scroll, oops back button, click, to get to the forum.
  • Clean layout.
  • no grammer rulez,###

 

 

You spelled rules wrong. :lol:


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#14 Offline Jonathan21700 - Posted February 21 2015 - 12:32 PM

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Formiculture is awesome!


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#15 Offline AntsAreUs - Posted March 3 2015 - 11:53 AM

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I wouldn't like to walk on that graph!


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#16 Offline dspdrew - Posted March 3 2015 - 11:55 AM

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Yeah, October would be a painful month.


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#17 Offline Carl - Posted March 4 2015 - 7:09 AM

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Thanks for your work dspdrew. The community really needed this!

The only other forum I've used had a moderator who very poorly represented the community. But I've started lurking here instead, and pleased that half of the content here isn't about grammar!


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#18 Offline Jake - Posted March 7 2015 - 5:58 PM

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I am so glad! I wish been more into ants! But I am glad you did it, I still remember when we talked about you doing this! 


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#19 Offline BugFinder - Posted March 7 2015 - 6:00 PM

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I really like this group and I'm really happy I found it.


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#20 Offline antsinmypants - Posted March 21 2015 - 11:08 AM

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Aside from having a good number of CA members (but not solely, that would be boring), these are the reasons this is the primary board I visit:

 

  • Organic forum. I.e. not supported by a forum network (which to me is a hassle with logging in, settings, etc.).
  • No apparent bias - not attached to a store or brand.
  • Forum is the website. Don't need to click, click, scroll, oops back button, click, to get to the forum.
  • Clean layout.
  • no grammer rulez,###

 

 

 

Sounds like a nice Declaration of Independence. We need a flag or logo that tells the ant world who we are. Any artists reading this?


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