vote on Node 1000000 will be:
The node IDs from 1 through 1,000,000 were used for the following purposes:
2,436 Categorized answers
120,560 Root nodes
4,028 PM Discussions
1,869 Code catecombs*
1,827 Perl news
786 Categorized questions
160 Book review
147 Module review
99 Inner scriptorium
83 Editor requests*
26 Off-topic non-section
33,126 User scratchpads
15,254 Zombie users
1,590 User images
5,017 Patches to PM code
1,312 Replies to patches
2,149 Infrastructure nodes
755 Perl documentation
381 Site documentation
985,156 Total nodes
14,844 Reaped, deleted, and lost nodes
11,460,400 Votes cast (approximately)
(Just in case anybody was curious.)
spam is a leading contender. Even if we haven't seen much of that any more.
Maybe my 1000th post?
Including, among spam, the home node / private|public scratchpad of a spammer. I don't suppose the nodes of a soon-to-be zombie count as spam, but they're another possibility.
We've been getting a lot of homework-style questions lately -- that's my bet.
Alex / talexb / Toronto
"Groklaw is the open-source mentality applied to legal research" ~ Linus Torvalds
... part of the meta discussion about node 1e6.
a comment on this thread...
When your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like your thumb.
Node 1000000 will be the end of the world as we know it... not December 21 as predicted by the Mayan Calendar! :-)
Take that, subspace! Additionally, Re: Perl Module for a community site?
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Node 1000000 will be: Stolen :)
Ada Lovelace for the palindrome
Albert Einstein for having smelly feet
Alfred Nobel for his contribution to battlefield science
Burkhard Heim for providing the missing link between science and mysticism
Claude Shannnon for riding a unicycle at night at MIT
Donald Knuth for being such a great organist
Edward Teller for being the template for Dr. Strangelove
Edwin Hubble for pretending to be a pipe-smoking English gentleman
Erwin Schrödinger for cruelty to cats
Hedy Lamarr for weaponizing pianos
Hugh Everett for immortality, especially for cats
Isaac Newton for his occult studies
Kikunae Ikeda for discovering the secrets of soy sauce
Larry Wall for his website
Louis Camille Maillard for discovering why steaks taste good
Marie Curie for the shiny stuff
Nikola Tesla for the cool cars
Paul Dirac for speaking one word per hour when socializing
Richard Feynman for his bongo skills
Robert Oppenheimer for his in-depth knowledge of the Bhagavad Gita
Rusi P Taleyarkhan for Cold Fusion
Sigmund Freud for his Ménage ā trois
Theodor W Adorno for his contribution to the reception of jazz
Wilhelm Röntgen for the foundations of body scanners
Yulii Borisovich Khariton for the Tsar Bomba
Other (please explain why)
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