Friday, July 29, 2016

Russia, if you are listening...

Oh, it seems you are.




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  1. That is interesting. I looked and I have received 21 views (of 35) from Russia this week. No doubt an AI has developed in Russia and is looking for ideas on conquering the world. :) Obviously much better ideas on your blog than mine. :)

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    1. It might well be the labels are what triggers the Russian interest. One of mine is Zvedza.

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  2. Many have been commenting on the increase in visits from Russia. Interestingly, my blog has not experienced any increase from the Russians. I suppose, I am below the Bear's radar!

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    1. I was going to say it must be the stealth design you use for your blog, but I see we both use the same design. You've even had a recent post with Russian in the title. I'm assuming when you say "increase" your current level is not already high? (as in the thousands)

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  3. It seems that the Cold War between Russian and USian spambots/webcrawlers has gone hot on my blog - 4265 v 7825 in the past week (compared to a paltry 793 from the UK).

    However, looking at stats for today, I think the US has won - 842 US v 76 for Russia so far (UK on 150).

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    1. Looks like we are in the frontline in the web wars. Just think, people will be gaming this in the future.

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  4. My blog likewise has received far more interest from over there. Might be because I've been consuming more vodka of late?

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    1. That would be it. Their spider sniff bots would be able to detect and home in on the merest molecule of vodka adhering to your keyboard.

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  5. Just out of interest, I had a look at my own blog stats. From the US 123, from the UK, 107, from France, 54 (nice from France!). From Russia: 3194. I like getting readers from Russia. But something is going on here...

    I would like to think the interest is genuine...

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    1. I ran back through my post list to see whether there was anything that was catching anyone's interest. There were a few things: the Army Men Project, and the modelling, especially scratchbuilding, postings. Not sure what to make of it.

      In the past, I have noticed that interest from Russia is apt to surge for a while, then drop off. Ukraine, similarly, as it happens... Never has it reached this level, though!

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    2. My guess is you are being investigated to see if you are related to the Romanovs :-)

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  6. Ñot a Trump-man are ya? Haha :)

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    1. No, and I don't have Hillary's emails either

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