Top 10 scariest posters to comp.lang.c 
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 Top 10 scariest posters to comp.lang.c

Top 10 posters for the 7 day period ending Friday October 30, 1998.

posts kbytes  name                         address










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403    727.9  Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
  412 posters
  1391 articles
  2569.4 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
  2.43% of the posters
  28.97% of the articles
  28.33% of the bytes

Averages:
  3.38 articles / poster
  1.85 kbytes / article
  6.24 kbytes / poster

304 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 804 articles altogether.



Tue, 17 Apr 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 scariest posters to comp.lang.c
Top 10 subjects for the 7 day period ending Friday October 30, 1998.

posts kbytes   subject
100   176.60   "The C programming Language" now online                        
 30    49.47   void main()                                                    
 28    49.08   do you think C is worth learning????                            
 23    46.76   Do we need a new c news group?                                  
 22    51.15   Test your knowledge of 'C' at new site! (And a question for the
 20    32.66   side effects                                                    
 18    35.35   How do I read arrow keys from the keyboard?                    
 16    28.85   Pointer question                                                
 16    23.75   can anyone help with this problem?                              
 16    18.27   simultaneous equations... AGAIN! :)                            

1391 articles on 316 subjects
  1139 were followups (81.88%)
  246 were crossposts (17.69%)

2569.4 kbytes total
  headers:       1029.6kb  40.07%
  quoted text:    480.4kb  18.70%
  original text:  912.0kb  35.50%
  signatures:     147.4kb   5.74%

Averages:
  4.40 articles / subject
  1.85 kbytes / article
  8.13 kbytes / subject



Tue, 17 Apr 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 scariest posters to comp.lang.c

Quote:

> Top 10 subjects for the 7 day period ending Friday October 30, 1998.
> posts kbytes   subject
> 100   176.60   "The C programming Language" now online
>  30    49.47   void main()
>  28    49.08   do you think C is worth learning????
>  23    46.76   Do we need a new c news group?
>  22    51.15   Test your knowledge of 'C' at new site! (And a question for the
>  20    32.66   side effects
>  18    35.35   How do I read arrow keys from the keyboard?
>  16    28.85   Pointer question
>  16    23.75   can anyone help with this problem?
>  16    18.27   simultaneous equations... AGAIN! :)

[Spirits assisted me in noticing these as well...]

Top 10 subjects for the 7 day period ending Saturday October 31, 1998.
 posts kbites   subject
 666   176.60   "The Cult Programming Language" now online
 666    49.47   It came from the the void main()
 666    49.08   do you think C is worth dieing for????
 666    46.76   Do we need a new c news groupie?
 666    51.15   Test your knowledge of 'C' at new site! (and win Ben Stein's money!)
 666    32.66   side-show effects of undefined behavior
 666    35.35   How do I read arrow keys from the Oiuja Board?
 666    28.85   Pointer used as weapon of mass destruction question
 666    23.75   Who ya gonna call?
 666    18.27   Zombie simultaneous equations... AGAIN! :)



Thu, 19 Apr 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 scariest posters to comp.lang.c
Well, that's a pretty scary set.  But the originals were scary enough.

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Thu, 19 Apr 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 scariest posters to comp.lang.c

Quote:

> Well, that's a pretty scary set.  But the originals were scary enough.

Yep, I think they were enough to summon those spirits that directed
my hand as I typed ...


Thu, 19 Apr 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Top 10 scariest posters to comp.lang.c

Quote:

> Top 10 posters for the 7 day period ending Friday October 30, 1998.

> posts kbytes  name                         address











MIIIIIIIIKEEE !!! Your robot freaked out !
I guess it was UNDEFINED BEHAVIOUR caused by the fact that you never
anticipated Lawrence Kirby being not in the list, right ? Hard coded
him to position 1 didn't you ? And now he's on a vacation and ... BOOOM

:-)

Stephan
(initiator of the campaign against grumpiness in c.l.c)



Fri, 20 Apr 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 
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