Traffic Collapse

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Louis Epstein

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Apr 5, 2022, 9:52:50 PMApr 5
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So how much of the decline in traffic on this group is due to
lowered altnet activity on the whole,how much to Potter books
no longer being new,and how much to transmaniac hostility to
Rowling stating hard truths about sex/gender?

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Apr 8, 2022, 2:36:28 AMApr 8
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06 April 2022 at 1:52, Louis Epstein wrote:
Traffic Collapse (at least in part)

>So how much of the decline in traffic on this group is due to lowered altnet
>activity on the whole, how much to Potter books no longer being new,

We do have the films ? FBaWTFT, CoG & SoD

>and how much to transmaniac hostility to Rowling stating hard truths about
>sex/gender?

It's a sign of the times we live in, The same folks who are going to rename
Tulse Hill, London, UK (named after 17th century, Lord Mayor of London, Sir
Henry Tulse)

Igenlode Wordsmith

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Apr 8, 2022, 7:06:37 AMApr 8
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On 6 Apr 2022 Louis Epstein wrote:

>So how much of the decline in traffic on this group is due to
>lowered altnet activity on the whole,how much to Potter books
>no longer being new,and how much to transmaniac hostility to
>Rowling stating hard truths about sex/gender?

Entirely due to Usenet collapse -- the traffic on
rec.games.roguelike.angband has also vanished, for example, yet the game
is still being discussed widely on Web forums. Harry Potter fiction is
still being written and shared online, and indeed my recent Harry Potter
oneshot (self-plug: https://archiveofourown.org/works/31317815 )
received more reader activity than any of the works I put far more
effort into in other fandoms.

In the last ten years an entire generation has arrived online with no
access to Usenet, let alone any interest in it. Even the
comp.sys.* activity has largely moved to the Web, although if you post
there you are at least likely to receive a reply from people who are
still passively subscribed.

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Biden has now been President for 1/3rd of his allotted term, or 487 days.
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