A HUGE Milestone For BYC: 15,000 Members! You Win A Prize! ;)

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Nifty-Chicken, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Congratulations to our amazing community, we hit 15,000 members 2 days ago and we did this in only 20 months!

    What's even more amazing is that this is usually the beginning of a slower time of year for BYC and we expected a bit of a drop off in new member signups.

    For example a year ago, last August, we were adding 13.87 members per day… a pretty decent number. Well, this month - August, we’re averaging 41.65 new members every single day!!! While this number is a little bit of a drop compared to our crazy busy time a few months ago, it is still THREE TIMES higher than last year! [​IMG]

    It is because of you, our amazing community, and the great work you do spreading the news about BYC, posting such fun and helpful information, and supporting our terrific byc staff members that we are able to lure so many people to our addiction! [​IMG]

    To celebrate this great news and to thank you for all you do to support BYC, we’d like to announce a 50% increase in Private Message storage space effective immediately!

    Make sure you also thank each of our BYC Forum Premium Sponsors for their wonderful support of this community. Without them we wouldn’t be able to keep this forum running so smoothly and adding new features and upgrades!

    www.EggCartons.com

    www.Henspa.com

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    www.RandallBurkey.com (Our Newest BYC Forum Sponsor!)
     
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
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  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    That's awesome! I've been trying to hold on to things in there and always fighting being from 94 to 98% full! I was just thinking about this today. Thanks!
     
  4. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

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    I just had to share..

    Happened at 11:11 Est time.
     
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks, Nifty, for all you do to make this such a fun community to be a part of.

    (Thanks for being a little lax with allowing a few political threads, too... I'd rather discuss the issues that are important to me with the cool people here I already respect -- even if we respectfully disagree on some things -- rather than go elsewhere to find someone to share this historic election season with...). It might be sort of neat to do a BYC poll around the real election time; does this board have polls that can be enabled?
     
  6. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Polls are top of the list for a future addition!
     
  7. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    Thank you to BYC and the sponsors. I visit MANY, MANY fishing forums, and this is BY FAR the most user friendly of them all.

    I love that I can check for new/recent posts almost anywhere, any page! most every other site I visit or have visited, you need to return to the index page. To me, that is a most awesome quality.. especially on such a busy forum! I don't usually STAY at busy forums because it is too hard to keep up on things... But BYC is just incredibly awesome!
     
  8. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    So, who was number 15,000? Did balloons drop magically from the air when they signed up?
     
  9. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
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  10. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 1, 2007
    CT
    [​IMG] I sure needed that extra storage space. Thanks Nifty!
     

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