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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 : 10/16/2017 04:07 pm EDT

 From issue January 1984 [1:1] thru Autumn 2017 [34:3]

 Number of issues: 167   (102 with quote)

 Number of articles: 2572   (409 with title different than index)

 Number of keywords: 173    (168 with link)

 Number of authors: 1368    (10 with name,  281 with email)

 Number of links: 2685   (401 updated, 232 with an error, 256 with Archive.org link, 2447 with local copy, 1 addendum link, 16 added when indexed)

 Number of addendum: 13

 Number of keyword/article cross references: 2914

 Number of articles indexed: 2572 or 100.00%

 Number of issues indexed: 167 or 100.00%

 Average number of articles per issue (all): 15.4

 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): 18.9

 Average number of articles per issue (last 5 years): 22.8

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

 Average number of pages per issue (all): 46.2

 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): 60.3

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

 Issue with most pages (latest one): Autumn 2017 [34:3] (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): 7720

 Total number of Article pages (including Letters/Fiction): 6360.440   (82.39%)

 Total number of Letter pages (part of Article pages): 1503.860   (19.48%)

 Total number of Fiction pages (part of Article pages): 81.230   (1.05%)

 Average number of pages per article (excluding Letters/Fiction): 2.001

 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 Prophet56..
Dragorn28..
lg0p8919..
Anonymous12..
The Piano Guy12..
Andy Kaiser11..
stankdawg11..
Lex Luthor10..
Metalx10009..
The Cheshire Catalyst9..
Not on this list are "Emmanual Goldstein" with 112 and "No Author Specified" with 337.

Top ten keywords:
Bit Bucket261
Phreaking229
Telecommunications171
Exploit170
Letters160
Computer Security105
Editorial101
Hack101
News98
Mischief94

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