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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Grossman
    How does SiteMeter or any other non-java stat tracker know how long you stayed on a page? By the difference in time between page views. Since this blog has all its recent posts in full right on the homepage, most visitors probably only read the one page. There's no way to determine the length of time the person stayed on the page if they don't view another, so it's set at some default, like 3 seconds. The average time might be 5 minutes for all we or SiteMeter know.
    Good point, that never occured to me.

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    blogs like engadget look alot bigger, that number isn't surprising.

    lol at "links: dailykos"

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    kidbuu ::
    yea i did it on my site and many other sites and it was almost the same as the real traffic try it on yours!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Capisco
    kidbuu ::
    yea i did it on my site and many other sites and it was almost the same as the real traffic try it on yours!
    I did, and it was way off.


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