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This web site is a work in progress, currently I'm going back and cleaning up some things and working on the todo's.
The current issue will be indexed as soon as possible - please be patient as the initial info (cover jpg, etc) comes from store.2600.com and I also need time to receive, read and write the article information and update the host server.

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Database

Status as of : 04/24/2017 04:12 pm EDT

 From issue January 1984 [1:1] thru Spring 2017 [34:1]

 Number of issues: 165   (100 with quote)

 Number of articles: 2522   (397 with title different than index)

 Number of keywords: 173    (168 with link)

 Number of authors: 1344    (10 with name,  277 with email)

 Number of links: 2583   (371 updated, 232 with an error, 240 with Archive.org link, 2345 with local copy, 1 addendum link, 16 added when indexed)

 Number of addendum: 13

 Number of keyword/article cross references: 2861

 Number of articles indexed: 2522 or 100.00%

 Number of issues indexed: 165 or 100.00%

 Average number of articles per issue (all): 15.3

 Average number of articles per issue (before 1988 when 2600 was a monthly): 6.7

 Average number of articles per issue (since 1988 when 2600 became a quarterly): 18.8

 Average number of articles per issue (last 5 years): 22.6

 Issue with the most articles (latest one): Winter 2011 [28:4] (32)

 Average number of pages per issue (all): 46.0

 Average number of pages per issue (before 1988 when 2600 was a monthly): 11.3

 Average number of pages per issue (since 1988 when 2600 became a quarterly): 60.2

 Average number of pages per issue (last 5 years): 68.0

 Issue with most pages (latest one): Spring 2017 [34:1] (68)

 Article with most links (latest one): 'HACKER SPACES - EUROPE' Summer 2009 [26:2] (34)

 Issue with most links (latest one): Summer 2009 [26:2] (114)

 Total number of Issue pages (including front, back, index, marketplace, etc): 7584

 Total number of Article pages (including Letters/Fiction): 6245.400   (82.35%)

 Total number of Letter pages (part of Article pages): 1480.200   (19.52%)

 Total number of Fiction pages (part of Article pages): 79.230   (1.04%)

 Average number of pages per article (excluding Letters/Fiction): 2.003

 Top ten articles by number of pages:
Summer1988A Solution To Viruses17.000..
Autumn1997How To Get Busted by the Feds15.000..
Winter2000Sub7 - Usage, Prevention, Removal15.000..
Summer1989A Guide to PRIMOS14.000..
Spring1995The Gold Card13.500..
Winter1996Chipcards Explained12.000..
Summer1993A Guide to the 5ESS11.000..
Summer1990PRIMOS Conclusion11.000..
Winter1989PRIMOS, Part Two11.000..
Spring1989Payphones Explained10.250..

 Top ten authors by articles written (ties in alphabetical order):
The Prophet54..
Dragorn28..
lg0p8919..
Anonymous12..
The Piano Guy12..
stankdawg11..
Andy Kaiser10..
Lex Luthor10..
Metalx10009..
The Cheshire Catalyst9..
Not on this list are "Emmanual Goldstein" with 110 and "No Author Specified" with 335.

Top ten keywords:
Bit Bucket254
Phreaking229
Exploit169
Telecommunications169
Letters158
Computer Security101
Editorial99
Hack98
News98
Mischief93

(Note: I add a Letters article to each issue as I index)