Here is a fun one for all you conspiracy buffs

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by chapped, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    I just was looking at some of the top thread in DS history when I noticed something really weird

    A thread with 87,000 views but only 18 replies??

    By comparison the thread with the next most views has 85,000 views and 1300 replies

    Now I am not asking for an explanation and to be honest a rational explanation is never as fun and to wondering WTF?

    Even the threads OP was puzzled...

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    http://www.dawgshed.com/showthread.php/111843-The-Howard-Stern-Show-Legacy
     
  2. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    That is really weird because the site was private at the time and wasn't being viewed by bots. If a thread title has certain words in it the bots go crazy, we had a thread at SFsN that had Marilyn Monroe and nude in the title, it had maybe 6 responses and a quarter million page views.
     
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    And the forum was also locked down at the time... :bigthink
     
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    chapped Well-Known Member

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    yea that would be the only explanation .... still is odd as hell since its the only thread like that

    its like flipping a coin and having it land on its side
     
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    The OP fucked 87,000 guys, Duh!
     
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    somone fell asleep on their f5 key
     
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    Effigy Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I remember when this happened. It happened very suddenly. I almost sent a pm to a mod, but I was but a lurker then and didn't want to bother them.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    :owned: :bigcry: :uscratch:
     
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    the majority of my threads generate an inordinate amount of views per post in a matter of hours, i've blamed it on a ghost in the machine or a benevolent mod [​IMG]
     
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