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SITE HISTORY FOR THE YEAR 2001


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  • 12/27/2001 - With splitout of some individual cities in the town and type section, the site reaches 50 Megabytes in size, 25% of the allowed capacity.
  • 11/30/2001 - 900% WebsAwards Approved Site. No other site in the world has more than 700%. This site is now the leading candidate for site of the year, based on that result.
  • 11/3/2001 - 1200th award received.
  • 10/26/2001 - 800% WebsAwards Approved Site. No other site in the world has more than 400%. This is based on the number of awards received rated by the WebsAwards program.
  • 9/26/2001 - 9th most awarded website in the world with 1150 awards. #10 Black Russian Terrier has 1149. I will not report new weekly numbers unless the ranking changes.
  • 9/23/2001 - 600% WebsAwards Approved Site. No other site in the world has more than 300%. This is based on the number of awards received rated by the WebsAwards program.
  • 9/23/2001 - 1131st award received made Texas Precancel Club one of the TEN top awarded websites in the world.
  • 9/19/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1125 awards +8) 5 below #10 Steen's Little Corner (1130 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 3039 awards +4.
  • 9/12/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1117 awards +12) 13 below #10 Steen's Little Corner (1130 awards +1) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 3035 awards +15.
  • 9/5/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1105 awards +6) 24 below #10 Steen's Little Corner (1129 awards +1) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 3020 awards +16.
  • Webmaster/Secretary's U.S. precancel collection now the 10th reported largest in world with 38,146 different "towns and types".
  • 8/29/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1099 awards +9) 29 below #10 Steen's Little Corner (1128 awards +4) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 3004 awards +21.
  • 8/22/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1090 awards +8) 34 below #10 Steen's Little Corner (1124 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2983 awards +13.
  • 8/15/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1082 awards +5) 42 below #10 Steen's Little Corner (1124 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2970 awards +34.
  • 8/8/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1077 awards +9) 47 below #10 Steen's Little Corner (1124 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2936 awards.
  • 8/6/2001 - Family Safe Logos/Awards summary
  • 8/1/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1068 awards +4) 56 below new #10 Steen's Little Corner (1124 awards) passed by new #9 Black Russian Terrier (1125 awards +7) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2936 awards +20.
  • 7/25/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1064 awards +9) 54 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1118 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2916 awards +16.
  • 7/18/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1055 awards +3) 63 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1118 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2900 awards +37.
  • 7/23/2001 - 10,000 visitors since 5/23/2000
  • 7/11/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1052 awards +15) 66 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1118 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2863 awards +15.
  • 7/11/2001 - Site moved to Texas.net. This computer is dialing the site successfully with Windows 3.11 and Trumpet Winsock, an ancient configuration. FTP complained about the number of files, so subdirectories are being created for graphics files.
  • 7/5/2001 - Notified by ISP that dialups, URL and e-mail will change again by July 25, after recently forcing a previous change in March, 2001. Consequently, I will be moving to a different ISP since I have to change anyway.
  • 7/3/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1037 awards +3) 81 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1118 awards) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2858 awards
  • 6/27/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1034 awards +7) 84 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1118 awards +2) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2858 awards +8
  • 6/20/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (1027 awards +29) 89 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1116 awards +4) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2850 awards +24
  • 6/15/2001 - added section color pastel logo strips on left side of pages
    horizontal size of logo sections = 111 - 3 to 4
    vertical size calculator for logo sections x 112 (subtract 6 to 7)
    1. 112 -6 = 1062. 224 -6 = 2183. 336 -6 = 3304. 448 -6 = 442
    5. 560 -6 = 5546. 672 -6 = 6667. 784 -6 = 7788. 896 -6 = 890
    9. 1008 -6 = 100210. 1120 -6 = 111411. 1232 -6 = 122612. 1344 -6 = 1338
    13. 1456 -6 = 145014. 1568 -6 = 156215. 1680 -6 = 167416. 1792 -6 = 1786
    17. 1904 -6 = 189818. 2016 -6 = 201019. 2128 -6 = 212220. 2240 -6 = 2234
    21. 2352 -6 = 234622. 2464 -6 = 245823. 2576 -6 = 257024. 2688 -6 = 2682
    25. 2800 -6 = 279426. 2912 -6 = 290027. 3024 -6 = 301828. 3136 -6 = 3130
    29. 3248 -6 = 324230. 3360 -6 = 335431. 3472 -6 = 346632. 3584 -6 = 3578
  • 6/13/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. Ulrich Leive has a new site, referenced on my criteria page. (998 awards) 114 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1112 awards +2) #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2826 awards +58
  • 6/11/2001 - 9000 visitors since 5/23/2000
  • 5/31/2001 - 1000th judged award received.
  • 5/31/2001 - pastel section color backgrounds, actually lightest available of browser safe colors
  • 5/30/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. Ulrich Leive has had problems updating the master site, so this count was obtained from the sites themselves. (998 awards) 112 below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1110 awards +12)
  • 5/30/2001 - Town and Type counts form (maximum, and webmaster's collection)
  • 5/9/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (955 awards +17) 143 awards below #10 (1098 awards +7). #1 has 2768 awards +25.
  • 5/6/2001 - published article titles for newsletters from 1992-2001
  • 5/3/2001 - 8000 visitors since 5/23/2000
  • 5/2/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (938 awards +12) 153 awards below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1091 awards +3). #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2743 awards +18.
  • 4/27/2001 - Forward/Backward Site tour added
  • 4/26/2001 - Texas Precancel Club Award of Excellence now rated 3.0 by Focus Award Sites
  • 4/25/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (926 awards +15) 162 awards below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1088 awards +8). #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2725 awards +21.
  • 4/24/2001 - Event confirmation for 2 day Mar 8-9 2002 College Station bourse with 5 precancel dealers
  • 4/18/2001 - Added PICS code for ICRA, RSACi and SafeSurf content rating organizations.
  • 4/18/2001 - Added privacy statement.
  • 4/18/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (911 awards +20) 169 awards below #10 Black Russian Terrier (1080 awards). #1 IAS & Manjushri Mandala has 2704 awards +21.
  • 4/17/2001 - Rejoined Top 25 Collectibles List, which had been down for awhile.
  • 4/15/2001 - 1 year anniversary of Texas Precancel Club site
  • 4/12/2001 - 900th judged award received.
  • 4/11/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (891 awards +6) 189 awards below #10 (1080 awards +6). #1 has 2683 awards +9.
  • 4/10/2001 - Joined Top 100 Hobby list
  • 4/4/2001 - 16th winner of Award Sites Halls of Recognition (Hall of Honor Site Award)
  • 4/4/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (885 awards +11) 189 awards below #10 (1074 awards). #1 has 2674 awards +21. #13 Felix Bonger has 753 awards +1.
  • 4/1/2001 - Joined World's Smallest and World's Largest Webrings for World's Smallest Certified Government Precancel Device and World's Largest Certified Precancel Wwebsite
  • 3/28/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (874 awards +10) 200 awards below #10 (1074 awards +5). #1 has 2653 awards +10. #13 Felix Bonger has 752 awards +26.
  • 3/22/2001 - 7000 visitors since 5/23/2000
  • 3/21/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (864 awards +9) 205 awards below #10 (1069 awards +6). #1 has 2643 awards +11.
  • 3/14/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (855 awards +10) 208 awards below #10 (1063 awards +12). #13 Felix Bonger has 726 awards +16. #1 has 2632 awards +12.
  • 3/7/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (845 awards +17) 206 awards below #10 (1051 awards +8) #1 has 2620 awards +19.
  • 3/5/2001 - Crosswinds.net site reaches 30 Mb.
  • 3/1/2001 - Eden.com domain will go away at any time since it has been sold. A referral page was previously sent to the new domain. Messages to rets0f@eden.com will no longer be forwarded.
  • 2/28/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (828 awards +14) 215 awards below #10 (1043 awards) #1 has 2611 awards +18. #13 Felix Bonger has 710 awards +11.
  • 2/26/2001 - Text only award links in eden.infohwy.com removed to save space and confusion.
  • 2/21/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (814 awards +6) 229 awards below #10 (1043 awards) #1 has 2592 awards +15. #13 Felix Bonger has 699 awards +8.
  • 2/20/2001 - Edenco.com, the new owner of eden.com, authorizes a referral page for the home page. Subpage referrals will be lost.
  • 2/14/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 11th most awarded website in the world. (808 awards +27) 235 awards below #10 (1043 awards) #1 has 2577 awards +15. #12 Anonymomma has 805 awards. #13 Felix Bonger has 691 awards +20.
  • 2/12/2001 - 800th judged award received.
  • 2/12/2001 - Notified by ISP that e-mail address changes AGAIN from rets0f@mail.eden.infohwy.com to rets0f@eden.infohwy.com immediately with no forwarding after March 1, 2001 (!)
  • 2/11/2001 - Notified by ISP that this website address will change from www.eden.com/~rets0f/txpcclub.htm to www.eden.infohwy.com/~rets0f/txpcclub.htm. FTP information is still uncertain. An upload refreshes both sites, so one would appear to be a pointer. That precludes making the old one into bookmark pages.
  • 2/11/2001 - Notified by ISP that e-mail address changes from rets0f@eden.com to rets0f@mail.eden.infohwy.com immediately with no forwarding after March 1, 2001 (!)
  • 2/7/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 12th most awarded website in the world. (781 awards +23) 262 awards below #10 (1043 awards +10) #1 has 2562 awards +13. #14 Felix Bonger has 671 awards. #13 Arden Pages has 685 awards.
  • 2/6/2001 - 6000 visitors since 5/23/2000
  • 1/31/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 12th most awarded website in the world. (758 awards +11) 275 awards below #10 (1033 awards) #1 has 2549 awards +17.
  • 1/30/2001 - Eden site down for a day because of DNS server problems. Returned e-mail should be resent.
  • 1/24/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 12th most awarded website in the world. (747 awards +14) 286 awards below #10 (1033 awards +1) #1 has 2532 awards +38.
  • 1/20/2001 - 27 Mb, 1326 files uploaded to Crosswinds in two days, after they allowed FTP access again.
  • 1/18/2001 - I had not been able to upload anything to the Crosswinds version of my site (awards images in addition to regular site) since November 29, almost two months ago. The good news is that Crosswinds has finally upgraded their site after being down for two weeks. The bad news is that they lost all websites with an ID starting with D, F, G, H, K, L, N, P and R. I will have to reload the whole site, but since about half of the pages had changed, I was considering that anyway.
  • 1/17/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 12th most awarded website in the world. (733 awards +33) 299 awards below #10 (1032 awards +4) #1 has 2494 awards +4.
  • 1/10/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 12th most awarded website in the world. (700 awards +20) 328 awards below #10 (1028 awards +4) #11 Anonymomma's World has 805 awards. #13 Arden Pages has 685 awards. #1 has 2490 awards +25.
  • 1/9/2001 - 700th judged award received.
  • 1/3/2001 - Top 10 candidate for the 13th most awarded website in the world. (680 awards +21) 344 awards below #10 (1024 awards +9) #14 Dobermanns has 667 awards. #1 has 2465 awards +13.
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