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09/17/2003 11:52:20 AM · #1
I just noticed there's over 10,000 profiles listed in the community. Yet, there's typically only about 200 votes cast per entry during each challenge. Seems a little slim to me. That's at most about 10% of the people actually casting votes.

By way of comparison, if just 50% (5,000) voted on the minimum 20% for a challenge with 200 submissions, that would be a total of 200,000 votes cast, or roughly 1,000 votes per entry.

Sounds a lot like the American electorial process: a lot of citizens, very few votes.
09/17/2003 12:05:14 PM · #2
Whoa we hit 10,000? Did #10,000 win a prize? ; )

At a guess I would say that only 1000-2000 users are active (log on at least once a week). The rest have come and gone over the lifetime of the site, or have just joined and are lurking a while before jumping in (or running away once they see what we're like!).
09/17/2003 02:36:36 PM · #3
i have been on a sabbatical for the last couple of months.

i had to take a break cos there was lots of newcomers, who came across aggressive on the forums, so went to indulge other favourite hobbies.
09/17/2003 02:53:39 PM · #4
Lots of people sign up here and never participate beyond that.
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