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TR Community scoreboard for Feb. 18, 2011 - Internet kill switch

In this weekly recap, you'll get a quick look at the top discussions and members on the TechRepublic forums.

Michael Kassner's post about creating a kill switch for the Internet created quite a stir in the discussions forums. Find out what other posts and TechRepublic members were the most active on the boards.

Top 5 discussion threads:

  1. What the experts think about the viability of an Internet kill switch (Michael Kassner)
  2. The happiest and unhappiest cities in which to work (Toni Bowers)
  3. You can do more for less with the Coby Kryos tablet (Donovan Colbert)
  4. Microsoft-Nokia deal: The challenges and opportunities (Jason Hiner)
  5. It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: February 2011 (Mark Kaelin)

TR members with the most total posts on the forums

  1. AnsuGisalas (145 posts)
  2. seanferd (62 posts)
  3. Neon Samurai (54 posts)
  4. robo_dev (49 posts)
  5. apotheon (47)

TR members with the most Votes Up in the Discussions forum

  1. AnsuGisalas (46)
  2. Palmetto (36)
  3. Neon Samurai and Maxwell Edison (23)
  4. Sterling "Chip" Camden (22)
  5. seanferd (21)

TR members with the most Votes Up in the Q&A forum

  1. OH Smeg (12)
  2. seanferd (9)
  3. robo_dev (8)
  4. Mehul Bhai (5)
  5. CG IT, Peconet Tietokoneet, and Tony Hopkinson (4)

Top spam busters

  1. PurpleSkys (13)
  2. seanferd (7)
  3. Mehul Bhai (6)
  4. Palmetto and Michael Jay (5)
  5. AnsuGisalas and Hal 9000 (4)

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20 comments
Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

Are there any stats that you'd like to see in this post - or ones that I should discontinue?

NickNielsen
NickNielsen

Between work, a nasty cold, and the difficulty in finding updates to the threads I've subscribed to, I've been remiss in my commitment to TR. I suppose I'll have to try harder next week.

Tigger_Two
Tigger_Two

Now that I have removed all the Silly String, of course. I have had a pretty busy week which might account for something. Edit to remove feline assisted remarks

seanferd
seanferd

We seem to have amassed a bit of a collection here. :^0 How about a differential showing how much posting traffic has dropped from formerly dedicated users? Or total posts per week in general? Because it still seems to me to be way down. :(

PurpleSkys
PurpleSkys

OH this should be fun ....and funny no doubt...I'll see if I can get Darryl right on this one Did I really nail that much spam last week? Holy catfish batman!!! Have a good weekend Soni :) and everyone!

santeewelding
santeewelding

You can't be eliciting comments from the muzzled and silenced, yapping dogs they be?

boxfiddler
boxfiddler

the dialup contingent headed for the hills, arms waving wildly, groaning in bewilderment and sorrow.

HAL 9000
HAL 9000

Doesn't matter how many times I reread the [i]TR Community scoreboard for Feb. 18, 2011 - Internet kill switch [/i] I see absolutely nothing about a Camera Challenge. I know I'm easily confused but Purple you don't have to try so hard. ;) Col

Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

We need this option after every post that you make, even when it's not in the Q&A forum. ;)

AnsuGisalas
AnsuGisalas

Only better. We need to terraform, think out the box, and out of the hat inside that box, too. The cafe is a good concept. Keep the good stuff in one place; keep up the synergies, shielded from the draining cold of the trackless sea. Like a floating club-house. Do we create a specialized one for general zanity? One thing; we should keep them small-ish, to reduce the eyestrain. Maybe like this: We make a thread for our stuff, free-for-all, but if the thread is already over fifty long, we don't add new root-level stuff to it - in stead we make a new one and link it to the old, two-way. Someone nice could even link them backwards, connecting all the motes into a teleporter weave, eventually. Secret tunnel #1 : http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/discussions/102-341511?tag=forum-selector;discussion-table

NickNielsen
NickNielsen

It's third in the list of a "few other links you should check out".

seanferd
seanferd

Awesome. And it took me over a minute to associate (then dismiss) the homophonous relation to police lingo.

AnsuGisalas
AnsuGisalas

do not rise back up. We are the Gandhian zombie apocalypse :D

AnsuGisalas
AnsuGisalas

Gloves are off. We come at them, unarmed hands bearing flowers as our weapons.

santeewelding
santeewelding

The 14.5mm of the autocrats trained on those who gather by their own name in the un-named square. Don't bet on it.

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