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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Total posts: 1017
Posted:Wow got this email, but I got no idea how accurate this is.

quote: Independent market research has shown your site to be one of the most popular websites on the Internet. We at Ranking.com have spent over two years aggregating statistics from users who visit sites such as yours and found that homeofpoi.com is now ranked as the 45,667 most visited site on the Internet.


May your balls always burn

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:still dude we can better those figures dont you think??

PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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Liquid Prodigy


member


Total posts: 7
Posted:Wow-

Good job Malcolm!


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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Wow! Yer faymmis! Who knows? Next thing you know, you'll be the subject of the loving adoration of the masses at large (you already are for the spinners world) and you'll have limos and a private helicopter to take you everywhere, and then you can even start a talk show with beautiful scantily-clad women to escort guests onto the stage and... I'd better shut up, huh?

I wonder what the top 10 most popular sites on the internet are?


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Pele'sWhippingBoy


member
Location: Rochester, NY, USA

Total posts: 442
Posted:10 most popular:
passport.com
yahoo.com
msn.com
google.com
internetfuel.com
exitfuel.com
gator.com
passport.net
microsoft.com
geocities.com

I also found that Pele's site: Pyromorph.com is currently ranked at 259,593 for traffic and 336,055 for popularity.

For the record, HOP is at 219,169 for popularity.

I'm on a truck enthusiast's message board with a few thousand members. They're popularity for both is 756,936. I find that quite amusing that Pele's site is higher ranked.


FYI: I am not Pele. If you wish to reply to me and use a short version of my name, use: PWB.

English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. - Homer Jay Simpson

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:quote:Originally posted by Lightning (Formerly MikeGinny):
I wonder what the top 10 most popular sites on the internet are? my guess: #1 microsoft.com - for all those updates you have to download to get windows working correctly


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel


Total posts: 15414
Posted:porn probably...well that s the top 10 sites i go to. and i really shouldnt have said that...i will delete it now...shite.....my backspace key seems to be non functioning...ah...pants.

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:nasty to see gator.com is listed in the top ten, i wonder why, ****in spywarez.

PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:for traffic poiinthepark is :579,929

[ 07. March 2003, 11:15: Message edited by: 1112 Days Of Static.... ]


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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Pele'sWhippingBoy


member
Location: Rochester, NY, USA

Total posts: 442
Posted:Oh, there is a little under 800,000 total sites ranked.

FYI: I am not Pele. If you wish to reply to me and use a short version of my name, use: PWB.

English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. - Homer Jay Simpson

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:i think its all beef jerky, i just checked my server logs and my visits and trafic are way higher than stated on their site.

PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Total posts: 1017
Posted:quote:Originally posted by 1112 Days Of Static....:
i think its all beef jerky, i just checked my server logs and my visits and trafic are way higher than stated on their site. I agree. It says we have no sites linking to us

Another site sends us email saying we are the 10th most popular site in the Arts catagory. They want to charge us 1000's of dollars to find out who is ranked above us.


May your balls always burn

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Cantus
SILVER Member since Jul 2001

Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road

Total posts: 15965
Posted:Could they not find out for free and just give you hints and clues?

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:dont you just love automated junk sites

mind you my brain is contaminated with a automated random name changing program


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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LuNcHbOx...(Aka. Nathan)-un-single


member
Location: beneath a cloak of self-tortur...

Total posts: 536
Posted:I just wanna Say.....


YYYEEEEAAAAHHHH!!!!!!!



Non-Https Image Link



And One to Grow on!!!


-LuNcHbOx, Aka. Nathan...Give a man to fish, and that man knows where to come for more fish...Teach a man to fish and you have just destroyed your market base...

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Cantus
SILVER Member since Jul 2001

Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road

Total posts: 15965
Posted:Speaking of randomness, PK did you ever see Gordie's They write techno Random Generator?

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:quote: Gordie's an odly perverted vegetarian grifter gone bad. Si's a sharp-shooting Buddhist Raver prone to fits of savage, blood-crazed rage. They Write Techno quote: Gordie's a superhumanly strong overambitious stage actor in a wheelchair.

one for HoP!!
quote: Gordie's an underprivileged shark-wrestling poi swinger quote: Gordie's a depeche mode loving knob twiddling romance novelist gone bad. cant not quote that one.


cheers cantus


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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Kat
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Kat

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 2211
Posted:Of course HOP is popular! Go Malcolm!

Cantus - love the link I got quote: Gordie's a love-fuelled ninja poi swinger on the run. Si's a strong-willed trip-hop DJ in the witness protection scheme. They Write Techno Lovin' it!


Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats

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Pink...?
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There

Total posts: 6140
Posted:Well done Malcolm!



Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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arashi


arashi

Pooh-Bah
Location: austin,tx

Total posts: 2363
Posted:i'm afraid its all my fault sorry
i check the boards about that many times a day...(seems like it) hey man i get bored just sitting here in front of this box all day! plus i keep waiting for the bender monster to surface! and then there's the cassandra updates... i gotta keep up!


-Such a price the gods exact for song: to become what we sing
-Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
-When the center of the storm does not move, you are in its path.

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Pele'sWhippingBoy


member
Location: Rochester, NY, USA

Total posts: 442
Posted:I agree that it's probably bogus. Many of those sites on there are listed in alphabetical order. I'll bet only the first couple hundred or maybe thousand are ordered correctly.

if you look at the numbers from around 100,000 to 700,000 they're very similar. only ordered based off of alphabet.
It's still neato for some of them.


FYI: I am not Pele. If you wish to reply to me and use a short version of my name, use: PWB.

English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. - Homer Jay Simpson

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twirlywhirlyfiregirlie (nancy)


member
Location: Matlock,derbyshire uk

Total posts: 78
Posted:yay for hop hip hip hooray for malcolm i havent been here long although i have made some of the best friends of my life on here and i have recieved some really helpful and lovley advice from folk on here thankyou u lot thankyou for hop malcolm im glad its a popular as it is theres always room for more of us

Who are you? Who slips into my robot body and whispers to my ghost?

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FireSpirit
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

FireSpirit

Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
Location: South Lake Tahoe

Total posts: 743
Posted:Here, Here
It seems to me that these rating .commers are really Rating .Conners! 1000's of dollars!?! That doesnt sound right? Someone always wants a piece of the cake, even when there is no cake!
Anyway this is a great sight, told by statistics and the folks on it!
Thanks Malcolm!


~Fire Spirit


FIRE IS ALIVE!
IT LIVES AND BREATHS!
IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
BUT WE CONTROL IT,
AND DANCE WITH FIRE!!

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:Fake or not, I still like hearing that HoP is doing well as it makes Malcolm smile and that is a good thing!

I also think it is funny hearing that my site is "doing so well". LOL...need to get those upgrades going then!


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Flynt
SILVER Member since May 2002

Flynt

Intrepid Penguin


Total posts: 5635
Posted:the email you got was probably Bogus Malcolm, but then if you wanted to take a good sample of how popular HoP is, just talk to any spinning backpacker travelling round the world.

Last night we were approached by a spinner who'd lost her staff and was looking to buy another one locally. When we mentioned buying one online, the first words out of her mouth were, "oh yeah! home of poi, i should look there..."

I think i've lost count of the number of times i've given out the address for HoP, and even more for the times they've recognised the address halfway through and said, "oh yeah! home of poi!"

something to be proud of Malcolm, this site just goes from strength to strength, and i for one, am very very glad it exists!

Thankyou for all your amazing work and enthusiasm!


Currently on the right side up of the world.

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Raymund Phule (Fireproof)


Raymund Phule (Fireproof)

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Location: San Diego California

Total posts: 2905
Posted:Sweetness, I think it is cool that someone would atleast target Malcolm with that message even if it could be spam. It must mean that he is big enough to get noticed

Some Jarhead last night: "this dumb a$$ thinks hes fireproof"

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Puk
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

Puk

Sweet talented nutter
Location: Brisbane Oz

Total posts: 2615
Posted:Yayness for you malcom alway's trying to upgrade or do something to this wonderful site.

that shrewd and knavish sprite

Called Robin Good Fellow ; are you not he that is frighten of the maidens of the villagery - fairy

I am the merry wander of the night -puk

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Twirl'N'Burn


Booojakasha
Location: Brisbane QLD Australia

Total posts: 121
Posted:I have been coming to and from this site for about a year and a half now. I have recently just come back to this site after a few months of not posting. And there are all of these new people here, fake stats or not this site is getting very popular.

Most people who ask me about fire twirling and want to know more about it, I just send em to HOP.


Simply an excuse to play with fire.

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Cassandra


Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !

Total posts: 4224
Posted:what is this home of poi website everyone talks about ? is it some hippie stuff where they juggle with fire and all that

I HOP

shine on
Cassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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