OCAU Forums Online Users Record
Current record: Most users ever online was 2,076, Today at 5:20 AM.
The current record was set when a forum thread was linked on Slashdot, resulting in a massive spike in guest users.
- 2076 - 27th August 2009 - Gigs' Concrete Slab Watercooling hit the front page of Slashdot, a week after we moved to the "sun" and "surf" servers.
- 1495 - 11th January 2009 - Rainwulf's Project Monolith linked on Engadget
- 1188 - 14th October 2008 - Again nothing in particular, people reported Whirlpool slow, perhaps that helped.
- 1165 - 1st September 2008 - Another one due to gradual growth and forum guests
- 1147 - 11th August 2008 - This one just happened without any organising, not sure why :)
- 1143 - 11th of February 2008 - Organised record break attempt by Vulkanyaz - first one with guest browsing enabled
- 1100 - 27th February 2007 - Organised record break attempt by -KoMoD0-
- 1059 - 6th March 2006 - Organised record break attempt by WaLLLY
- 829 - 9th August 2005 - About 10 minutes after the successful landing of the highly publicised Space Shuttle Discovery. There were also some mis-priced Dell HDD's.
- 808 - 9th August 2004 - Big Brother 2004 ended
- 652 - 13th January 2004 - SCO versus the rest of the world (IBM and Novell by then)
- 612 - ?
- 607 - 5th August 2003 - SCO versus Unix?
- 542 - 26th February 2003 - ISOnews closed, taken over by US Government
- 528 - ?
- 486 - 3rd June 2002
- 427 - 20th May 2002
- 422 - 9th April 2002
- 404 - 26th Feb 2002
- 267 - 29th October 2001
- 244 - 29th August 2001
- 205 - 30th July 2001
Entries marked with ? are mentioned in later news posts but I couldn't find the date for them.