Today it’s the DreamHost Discussion Forum’s 5 years birthday. The first “Test Message” was submitted by “Jeff @ DreamHost” the 18th of April 2001, and has since been followed by more than 40000 messages.
I’ve been digging deep into the archives to come up with the following Birthday Stats:
In 5 years the forum have had 43881 posts, in 9703 threads, submitted by 5779 registered users (plus countless of anonymous users).
Most active boards:
|4889||907||Curious About DreamHost?|
|4447||1208||3rd Party Software & Scripts|
|664||129||* Beta Testing *|
Most active users (all-time):
|777||Jeff @ DreamHost||DH DreamNinja|
|614||user919||DH Grizzled Veteran|
|566||TorbenGB||DH Grizzled Veteran|
Former DreamHost employee Will Yardley leads the pack with 1940 posts since he joined the forum in May 2001.
Most active users (last year):
|335||Raz2133||DH Smarty Pants|
|328||guice||DH Smarty Pants|
College student “matttail” (known for his always helpful replies) has written an impressive 1268 posts in the last 12 months, almost the same as Simon Jessey (known for his work with the wiki) and Bob (known for his cryptic signature) together.
Most active threads:
|Posts||Thread||Started by||Started on|
|322||DreamHost Word Association||wjd||05/21/05|
|76||Policy on affiliate links…?||Jeff @ DreamHost||04/05/05|
|65||Domain Hijackers ?||Father Luke||03/25/05|
|65||Favorite Browsers 2005ed||sierko||03/18/05|
|57||What Would You Like to See DH Add In The Future?||wjd||10/12/03|
|55||So, no backup power supply at DH???||chrisjj||09/13/05|
|53||Major email problem||jon_potter||01/21/03|
|53||Cannot send mail||sdesigns||07/03/05|
|52||Replacement for FrontPage||theMezz||05/22/05|
|51||New e-mail address control panel?||PatrickD||08/15/04|
|48||anyone have problems with DB?||limicell||04/15/05|
|46||Support que 552, now 335||IAmAtMyWitsEnd||03/17/05|
|44||MySql down again! grrrrrr||archon810||04/21/05|
|43||Vote for Ruby on Rails||bluecrab||03/14/05|
Anyway, Happy Birthday DreamHost Discussion Forum! I will now prepare my birthday surprice and get ready for the party! Hope to see you all in the forum soon.