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Millionth post?

  1. May 28, 2006 #1

    robphy

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    By the current reckoning of post numbers...
    we are at about 1 million.... I mean [tex]10^6[/tex].

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     XXX X    XXX     X     X   XXX     XXXXX  XX XX  
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     XX X XX  XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX   XXXXX  XXX XXX
     
     
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  3. May 28, 2006 #2

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  4. May 28, 2006 #3

    robphy

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    Last edited: May 28, 2006
  5. May 28, 2006 #4

    dav2008

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    Yeah I missed the 3 at the end there and quickly edited
     
  6. May 28, 2006 #5
    PF stats says,
    Threads: 98,235
    Posts: 915,919

    Not quite yet a million :)

    anyway, how many servers does Greg use to keep a database that big?
     
  7. May 28, 2006 #6

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    Wow! One million posts! Congrats to all at PF. I'm just ashamed that the one millionth post didn't display much physics. It does show though how many people don't actually show their work in the Homework Help forums (which is something that really annoys me :grumpy: but that's a story for another thread).

    One million posts, I haven't been here that long, how long has it taken?

    Well, in my opinion it would be pretty illogical if we did start counting at zero :tongue2:

    ~H
     
  8. May 28, 2006 #7

    robphy

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    Tell that to a C++ programmer :biggrin: .
    Maybe the posts are "indexed" starting from zero.

    I did notice that deleting a post doesn't free up the number that it occupied. That might account for the difference between the "number of posts" (reported in heartless's post) and the "post number".
     
  9. May 28, 2006 #8

    Hootenanny

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    Zero is defined as an empty set, therefore if the number of posts was zero, the set would be empty - no posts. I am not a programmer (I do dable occassionally, but I would not profess to be anything other than an amateur. :biggrin:

    ~H
     
  10. May 28, 2006 #9

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  11. May 28, 2006 #10

    Gokul43201

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    Mk, we're counting posts not threads. And I think the post count gets reset with every new version, so this is just the total postcount for the latest version (V3?).

    Also, the discrepancy between the postcount stats and the postcounts in the URL is probably from posts in the Mentors' Forum.
     
  12. May 28, 2006 #11

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    Also, if I'm not mistaken, the 5th birthday of PF v1 is coming up in about a month.
     
  13. May 28, 2006 #12

    dav2008

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    Deleted posts might factor in as well
     
  14. May 28, 2006 #13

    JamesU

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    hahaha..half of that 1,000,000 posts were wasted in GD...
     
  15. May 28, 2006 #14

    JamesU

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    hey, look at post #10,000...a very valuble post to PF
     
  16. May 28, 2006 #15

    dav2008

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    Half of which are probably yours.
     
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  18. Jun 8, 2006 #17

    Evo

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    Wow, a blast from the past.

    And all this time I thought GD was created for me. :frown:
     
  19. Jun 8, 2006 #18
    I thought it was created for yomamma.
     
  20. Jun 8, 2006 #19

    Lisa!

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    Another thread on ID and creationist?:bugeye:
     
  21. Jun 8, 2006 #20
    Post number....
    ...What the date was on tuesday and it's in mathmatics.
    And here's the thread that tribdog started before thread #63689
     
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