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Europe
48% (383 votes)
Asia
5% (39 votes)
Africa
2% (14 votes)
North America
25% (202 votes)
South America
5% (38 votes)
India
3% (23 votes)
Australia
5% (42 votes)
Antartica
1% (4 votes)
Galaxy Far Far Away
7% (54 votes)
Total votes: 799

Interesting demographics

I found it very interesting that most of my visitors hail from Europe as opposed to the US. I really expected to see the other way around, but I guess lumping all of Europe into one category helped. Europe is a big ole place. Big Grin

I also found it extremely interesting that there were 4 visitors from Antartica. I was fairly sure Antartica was unsettled except by a few scientists and various other kinds of workers part of the year. If my concept of Antartica is correct - isn't that wonderful? I'd love to hear more of the population in that area - how many, how long, etc. Or maybe it was penguins. Big Grin

I'm glad Africa, India, and Asia had some representation as well. Isn't the internet a wonderful thing?

I guess the most surprising was all the extraterrestrial visitors I have. This might explain all those lapses in time I keep having. Big Grin

Thanks to all who participated in this poll.

Re: Interesting demographics

Almost 500 million people live in Europe vs 300 million in the US. So it isn't such a surprise half of the voters are European. Some countries are pretty Linux minded, e.g. Germany (home of SuSE) and France (Mandrake). And Finland of course Smile Unlike the Netherlands (where I live), people over here are much more Windows oriented (and Microsoft in general). Nowhere MSN has a larger market share and Firefox has a smaller one. What a shame.

Maybe you should plot some graphs from your webserver statistics? Per country I mean. That should be interesting!

re: I live near International data group

He was just kiddin around with ya.

re: I live in...

I voted for "Galaxy Far Far Away" since I've lived in Germany, Japan and the US, plus I didn't want ATANG1 to be left alone in this category!

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