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Ten Thousand Instructables! Answered

I don't know if anyone else noticed, but sometime yesterday the ten thousandth Instructable was contributed to the site. Congratulations to everyone who has contributed to the site and helped create such a vibrant and growing community!

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ry25920
ry25920

12 years ago

OH YEAH!!!!! INSTRUCTABLES ROCKS!!!!!!

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Flumpkins
Flumpkins

Reply 12 years ago

Omg your icon!!! I luv gir!!! Ps look down 3 comments

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Plasmana
Plasmana

12 years ago

Now about 14,000 instructables!

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

12 years ago

Where can I see how many Instructables we have?

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Weissensteinburg
Weissensteinburg

12 years ago

I remember that someone posted a somewhat useless instructable at just the right time in order to have the 3,000th instructable.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

What's more amazing, this data is well out of date - it's almost 14,000 projects (over 12,400 Instructables, the rest are slideshows and videos).

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shammallamaman
shammallamaman

Reply 12 years ago

that's awesome, do you know how many members there are that have contributed?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

Not a clue!

It's a lot, though - most members have well under a hundred projects. I have 70, so if they are all as prolific as me, that's only 200 active contributors.

However, it's probably nearer 10 times that number - maybe if any admin are passing, they could check the database to find out exactly how many people have posted projects on the site?

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shammallamaman
shammallamaman

Reply 12 years ago

Okey Dokey Smokey Artichokey

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zachninme
zachninme

12 years ago

As of now, there are about 9900 instructables -- soo close!

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nerfer192
nerfer192

12 years ago

as strongbad would say, "HOLY CRAP!"

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fungus amungus
fungus amungus

Reply 12 years ago

Yeah, and we're almost up to 11,000 already. I just checked and the total is currently at 10,988.

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dan
dan

Reply 12 years ago

so that's 1000 new projects in exactly 30 days. wow! that internet is quite something.

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

12 years ago

WOOT!!

And I proudly contributed 8 of 'em

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Kiteman
Kiteman

12 years ago

Cool - there were about 3000 when I joined.

That's amazing, when you consider that most of the projects are actually rather good, and there are very few repeats.

There was some data on the blog (checks) - in the top 50 project posters last year, none had reached three digits in the number of 'ibles they created. Trebuchet03 was top with 72 (it must be higher now) (Reference)

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fungus amungus
fungus amungus

Reply 12 years ago

That's only for last year. TimAnderson's up to 141

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

Yoinks! How about updating those lists, then? Or providing a button that links to a continuously-updating list?

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

Reply 12 years ago

Features like that are on the way.

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dan
dan

Reply 12 years ago

the statistics for those lists are in some cases fairly misleading since they only include projects entered in 2007 (ie - not including stuff *before* 2007). in some cases you have to think a bit to understand what the data is really saying and what is omitted.

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littlechef37
littlechef37

Reply 12 years ago

Theres About 1000 knex instructables...... I have nothing against knex, but the instructables for them are in the way.

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Brennn10
Brennn10

12 years ago

That is awesome! Nice job everyone!

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

12 years ago

Sweet, the only problem is that as we grow that large it's going to be harder and harder to sort and store all this information, I wonder if that why the servers had trouble before?