Member numbers vs. actual user numbers

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Katy, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Out of the almost 95,000 members

    100 members have more than 5000 posts

    1150 members have between 1000 and 5000 posts

    1100 members have between 500 and 1000 posts

    5200 members have between 100 and 500 posts

    48,750 members have between 1 and 100 posts....the majority of these have less than 10 posts

    38,650 members have no posts at all!!!!!!!!!
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

  3. That's a lot of members with no posts.

    I was wondering the other day how many members have multiple BYC names / accounts.

  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    It seems fairly typical to me.

    I've been on one sort of discussion board or another since I came over from the Usenet back about 1998. There are always a handful of people with an enormous amount of posts (board staff not included), a group three to four times the size of the first that have a lot of posts, a third group still larger who have a handful to a fair number of posts, but by far once the board is over a year old most of the membership will have less than ten or twelve posts and many of them will have one to none. Many create an account, look around a bit then never come back and the rest simply prefer to lurk. Lurking is where it's at for quite a lot of the Internet population even on boards where there is no particular need for anonymity.
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    Interesting. I'm not a super frequent poster but I check in here several times a day.
  6. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    I Am One Of The 100!!!!!!! Yay Me!
  7. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    That's redonkerous!
  8. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Interesting...I am fairly new...(only 4 weeks) but i am helping out every chance i can [​IMG]
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    The vet tech at the clinic where I take my cats recognised my BYC T-shirt. She's a member, but only 1 post in 2009. She said she does come here occasionally and use search.

  10. PamB

    PamB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Dayville, CT
    I have noticed that many of the people that bid on the auctions are not active posters. So, I wonder if a lot of people just sign up so they can bid.

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