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Questions about sizes and other quantities of MathOverflow, e.g., number of questions, GB/day transferred, voting statistics, etc.

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Traffic from the list of hot network questions

To better understand the advantages and disadvantages of having MO questions featured in the list of hot network questions, as discussed here and here, it would be useful if Stack Exchange could ...
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the number of on line users at a given moment

Is there a way to realize that, at a given moment, how many users are (MO) on line? Thank you
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Slight downward trend in Q & A

I thought MO users might be interested in this graph constructed by Neal Young in a discussion at meta.cstheory about the more pronounced downward trend in cstheory. It shows MO Q&A activity ...
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2019: a year in moderation

Since the start of the new year, I've been posting questions on various sites detailing how the various moderation actions taken on these sites break down between Moderators and ordinary members of ...
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2018: a year in moderation

Good morning, all! I'm a Community Manager here at Stack Exchange; some of you might remember me from classic answers such as a temporary change now approaching 6 years live and a list of possibly ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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User retention rates on MathOverflow

A two-input table : First input : number of users with more than $500, 1000, 2500, 5000$ or $10000$ reputation points. Second input : number of users not seen for more than $1/12, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2$ or $...
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"A year in moderation" post on MathOverflow?

You might have noticed than many Stack Exchange sites have some statistics about both community moderation and moderators' activity posted on meta under the title "2018: a year in moderation". Here is ...
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What areas/aspects of mathematics are underrepresented on MO?

The question: What areas/aspects of mathematics are underrepresented on MO?
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Does the number of answers really drop over years?

This was caused by an answer of mine to the question Slight downward trend in Q & A. I was adding another update to that answer when I noticed that the query I was using there now can be run for ...
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Development of the MathOverflow community

From the Stack Exchange Data Explorer one can obtain the following data: Number of people who joined MO in the last 4 years and have collected at least 10000 points: 96 Number of people who joined ...
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What statistics would be interesting for a usage report?

Suppose MathOverflow were to start having quarterly or annual usage reports. What statistics would you like to see reported there? Some are obvious — new questions, new answers, new users, etc. ...
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Site statistics: Effectivity of the advice to edit a question which is closed as "unclear what you're asking"

When a question is closed as "unclear what you're asking", it gets attached the following message: Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight exactly what you ...
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Number of questions posed per day

Right now the sites statistics page shows that MathOverflow is seeing an average of 38 questions per day. Is there a plot of this average over time somewhere? My perception is that it has been ...
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The number of MO users

Is there any statistics/diagram that shows and compares the number of MO users in the course of time?
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An error in calculations of percents in reputations?

Looking at the MO reputation league I found that it shows up 1767 screens, all screns but the last one show up 9x4=36 users and the last screen shows 27 users. So totally MO has 1766x36+27=63 603 ...
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