• Hey, Is That You?

    Posted by on June 10th, 2009 · Comments (20)

    For the fun of it, I just looked at the last 100 visitors to this site (in the last 55 minutes) by their location.

    Here are the locations for those last 100 visitors:

    Anchorage, Alaska
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Los Angeles, California
    Oakland, California
    San Francisco, California
    San Leandro, California
    San Diego, California
    Whittier, California
    Yorba Linda, California
    Sacramento, California
    Greenwich, Connecticut
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Middletown, Connecticut
    New Haven, Connecticut
    Newtown, Connecticut
    Norwich, Connecticut
    West Hartford, Connecticut
    Washington, District of Columbia
    Venezuela Caracas, Distrito Federal
    Altamonte Springs, Florida
    Gainesville, Florida
    Lake Mary, Florida
    Lake Worth, Florida
    Saint Petersburg, Florida
    Seffner, Florida
    West Palm Beach, Florida
    Verwoerdburg, Gauteng South Africa
    Atlanta, Georgia
    France Moulineaux, Haute-Normandie
    Buffalo Grove, Illinois
    Carol Stream, Illinois
    Wheeling, Illinois
    Connersville, Indiana
    Salina, Kansas
    Columbia, Maryland
    Potomac, Maryland
    Brookline, Massachusetts
    Feeding Hills, Massachusetts
    Lexington, Massachusetts
    Quincy, Massachusetts
    Tewksbury, Massachusetts
    Watertown, Massachusetts
    West Roxbury, Massachusetts
    Coldwater, Michigan
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Saint Louis, Missouri
    Allendale, New Jersey
    Bayonne, New Jersey
    Englewood, New Jersey
    Glen Ridge, New Jersey
    Hackensack, New Jersey
    Middletown, New Jersey
    Morris Plains, New Jersey
    Piscataway, New Jersey
    Princeton, New Jersey
    West Orange, New Jersey
    Mahwah, New Jersey
    Rockaway, New Jersey
    Trenton, New Jersey
    Bronx, New York
    Brooklyn, New York
    Cohoes, New York
    Farmingdale, New York
    Huntington, New York
    Jamaica, New York
    Levittown, New York
    New City, New York
    New York, New York
    Saint James, New York
    West Monroe, New York
    Westbury, New York
    White Plains, New York
    Oyster Bay, New York
    Staten Island, New York
    Yorktown Heights, New York
    Asheboro, North Carolina
    Durham, North Carolina
    Maysville, North Carolina
    Lorain, Ohio
    Norman, Oklahoma
    Acton, Ontario
    Toronto, Ontario
    Waterloo, Ontario
    State College, Pennsylvania
    Williamson, Pennsylvania
    Butler, Pennsylvania
    Costa Rica, San Jose
    Greenville, South Carolina
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Taiwan, Taipei
    Houston, Texas
    Austin, Texas
    London, United Kingdom
    Arlington, Virginia
    Fairfax, Virginia
    Reston, Virginia
    Chesapeake, Virginia
    Issaquah, Washington
    Seattle, Washington

    Now, I know that some of these visitors are mistake hits or some searchbot type thing. Still, it’s interesting to see the spread here. Yankees fans are everywhere, aren’t they?

    Comments on Hey, Is That You?

    1. Raf
      June 10th, 2009 | 4:59 pm

      Saint Louis, Missouri

      That’s prolly me :D

    2. Corey
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:00 pm

      interesting that NY readers are outnumbered by non NY readers

    3. jasyankfan
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:00 pm

      Greetings from Annapolis, MD. Yes, we are everywhere. As a former military member, I have been stationed in various states and have always seen a strong presence of Yankees fans.
      Keep up the good work. I enjoy visiting the site and the topics you write about.
      By the way, this is my first ever post on this site. I have visited frequently, just never registered. Once again, good job on this site. Well done.

    4. Corey
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:01 pm

      fyi i’d imagine this is me :
      Westbury, New York
      not exactly where i am, but its all about where your net is comin from

    5. Corey
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:01 pm

      hey raf, did u always live in cardinal town?

    6. Raf
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:06 pm

      Corey wrote:

      hey raf, did u always live in cardinal town?

      Nope, but that’s where the server is… When I log into MSN, I get the weather for the St Louis area

    7. thenewguy
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:20 pm

      Taiwan, Taipei
      —————-

      Must be CMW fan.

      I guess I didn’t log on recently enough to get a hit for Poughkeepsie, NY.

    8. June 10th, 2009 | 5:33 pm

      Taiwan, Taipei…

      Actually, I know who that one is…

      It’s one person…who, according to the handle they use here, which they also use everywhere else that they post, must spend about 12 hours a day doing nothing else but sitting on the computer posting comments to every baseball site, blog, and discussion forum on the internet. This person has comments – everywhere. (I guesss there’s nothing else to do in Taiwan?)

      And, funny enough, many of their comments on other sites are ripping me.

      They recently lost their rights to comment here because it was brought to my attention that this person has been lifting pictures of me off this blog, and posting them in a discussion forum on another Yankees site, making comments about my appearance.

      And, at first, I laughed at that…writing it off as miscreant and immature behavior. But, then I saw that they also lifted pictures of me with my kids and posted them there as well. And, that crossed the line.

      You want to rip me on other sites? That’s fine. Everyone is entitled to an opinion. You want to make fun of the way I look? Hey, I can’t stop you. But, when you start bringing family members into it…well, again, like I said, I’ll be damned if I will then let you post on my site.

    9. Corey
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:39 pm

      @ Steve Lombardi:
      agreed, that’s all kinds of messed up. I hope it’s not someone i recognize. Out of curiosity, how are you stopping them from commenting? Blocking their ip? Or did u just ban that 1 account and they could just make another one

    10. Raf
      June 10th, 2009 | 5:45 pm

      Wow… All kinds of crazy people in this world. I thought Donnie & Chewie were bad

    11. June 10th, 2009 | 5:47 pm

      I try not to block IPs – because that might block someone else who did nothing wrong. And, anyone who tries to create another account, after being banned, will have that new account closed. It’s pretty easy to figure out when someone tries this – and it’s not issue to keep banning them until they get tired of trying to play games.

    12. June 10th, 2009 | 5:51 pm

      Raf wrote:

      Wow… All kinds of crazy people in this world. I thought Donnie & Chewie were bad

      Hey, I’ve said it before…

      There’s always good and bad with providing a watering hole on the Internet. I’ve met some wonderful people through the site – and I know that others have met each other and established friendships from those meetings. However, there are also people who surf the ‘net who have severe mental or emotional issues. And, when you open up your cyber-doors, you’re going to have to deal with them at times as well. And, that’s something that rarely brings joy into one’s life.

      That’s the internet, right?

    13. thenewguy
      June 10th, 2009 | 6:15 pm

      @ Steve Lombardi: I just did a web search for you to see if there was anyone commenting about you on other sites…. All I could find is that you double as a Pro Wrestler whose stage name is The Brooklyn Brawler. Apparently the Brawler’s job is to lose almost every time he goes into the ring.

    14. June 10th, 2009 | 6:28 pm

      The Seattle, WA is me…. i live in SoCal but my companies’ proxy is in Seattle… :-))

    15. June 10th, 2009 | 6:32 pm

      @ Steve Lombardi:

      thats awful Steve… what pleasure one gets by getting personal is beyond me.. whatever happened to the ‘agree to disagree’ idea…

    16. JeremyM
      June 10th, 2009 | 7:02 pm

      I’m assuming I’m Sioux Falls, South Dakota based on me checking it at work, as that is company headquarters. It’s odd because this site was blocked by Surf Patrol and within a month or so that block was lifted- it smells like a setup :)

      The Brooklyn Brawler, oddly enough, wore Yankees gear to the ring. Terrible wrestler that supposedly worked his way up the food chain by sleeping with a male booker- nice company to be in, Steve! :)

    17. Jeet
      June 10th, 2009 | 9:02 pm

      Brooklyn, NY was probably me

    18. June 10th, 2009 | 11:38 pm

      Corey wrote:

      interesting that NY readers are outnumbered by non NY readers

      I should have said this…
      I took out the multi-lines. So, in the cut of 100, there were many, many “New York, New York” hits, and some dupes on the “New Jersey” spots – and I only counted once for each location.

    19. June 11th, 2009 | 8:20 am

      London, United Kingdom

      Nah that’s too far darn sarf for me

    20. nicksincere
      June 12th, 2009 | 12:01 am

      the seattle, wa could be me too, but I’m a red sox troll so that might not count

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