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Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:41 am
by DNS
Manopubbangama wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:21 pm
I'd say the same for your shirt, but I'd be lying! :jumping:
Thanks David!
As a token of my appreciation I may be sending you a Jets t-shirt........
It looks like both the Raiders and Jets are in the rebuilding phase with the 4-12 finishes.
Nice mala beads!
Thanks, they are sandalwood, which according to some adherents, have some spiritual significance:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandalwood#Religion

Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:07 pm
by DNS
DHARMAWHEEL.NET IS 10 YEARS OLD TODAY!!!

Dhamma Wheel (DWT) was established on December 30, 2008 and just 3 months later Dharma Wheel (DWM) was established on April 5, 2009.

Updated stats:

Dhamma Wheel (DWT) 491,818 posts, est. December 30, 2008
Dharma Wheel (DWM) 461,818 posts, est. April 5, 2009
Dharma Paths (DP) 5,730 posts
Dharma Wheel Engaged (DWE) 5,158 posts

Total posts from all DW forums: 964,524
(as of this date)

Now we're only about 35,000 posts away from the big ONE MILLION posts mark.

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Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 4:21 pm
by sentinel
DNS

谢谢你,大维
This is your Chinese name David

:thanks:

Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 10:48 pm
by SarathW
:twothumbsup:

Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 10:58 pm
by DNS
sentinel wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 4:21 pm
DNS

谢谢你,大维
This is your Chinese name David

:thanks:
Thanks

by the way, only about 3,000 more posts for us to hit the half-million mark here at DW (Theravada).

:popcorn:

Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:55 pm
by DNS
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DWT has surpassed half a million posts!


Dhamma Wheel (DWT) 500,016 posts, est. December 30, 2008
Dharma Wheel (DWM) 467,879 posts, est. April 5, 2009
Dharma Paths (DP) 5,858 posts
Dharma Wheel Engaged (DWE) 5,320 posts

Total posts from all DW forums: 979,073
(as of this date)

Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:59 pm
by Sam Vara
Congratulations and thanks, David.

And well done SarathW! Keep going!

Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:54 am
by DNS
A good stat for seeing the success of a forum is Active topics. However, that is typically measured over the last 7 days, so doesn't give a long-term picture. I've seen active topics over the last 7 days fluctuate from a low of around 40 to a high of 120+ here at this forum and others.

Total members can get inflated, especially if admins, moderators don't remove spammers from the list. So the best stat in my opinion is the total number of posts over the history of the site.

As far as I know, no Buddhist forum has had over one million posts, except for e-sangha which was the only forum with a good forum software similar to this one at that time. The other forums at that time were all on google or yahoo, or other bad formats. E-sangha died about 10 years ago.

In the video in the OP I mentioned how we were nearing one million posts. We were about 59,000 posts short of that about 7 months ago . . . . until now! And this happened only about 3 days after Asalha Puja Day, which commemorates the Buddha's first teaching, the first turning of . . . . .
THE DHAMMA WHEEL!

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Dhamma Wheel (DWT) 504,281 posts, est. December 30, 2008
Dharma Wheel (DWM) 484,298 posts, est. April 5, 2009
Dharma Paths (DP) 5,959 posts
Dharma Wheel Engaged (DWE) 5,462 posts

Total posts from all DW forums: 1,000,000
(as of this date)

Thanks again everyone!
:woohoo:

Re: DW 10 y.o. video msg from me (DNS)

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:14 am
by retrofuturist
Greetings,
DNS wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:54 am
Thanks again everyone!
... and thank you.

:anjali:

Metta,
Paul. :)