I'm not sure if anyone else uses http://www.statcounter.com/ to track information about visitors to their websites, but if so, then you may be familiar with its "Keyword Analysis" section, which graciously tells you the search engine phrases that people have recently used to find your site.
I have to confess that I love seeing what phrases people enter into Google. It's a mixed bag of crazy -- ranging from the mundane to the amusing to the disturbing, and everything in between. In case anyone else gets enjoyment out of peeking into the Google searches run by others, I thought I'd start a thread (which I may update occasionally in the future) with the search terms that have recently led people to my site:
san marco site:games.fooville.net/
find san juan game store in nyc
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are there any online board game sites other then bsw?
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shadow emperor site:http://games.fooville.net
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alan moon godzilla
in the shadow of the emperor review martin wallace
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ny female gamers
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Yes, "alan moon godzilla" was my favorite too. It's a Linux user from Illinois. Anyone care to come forward and explain themselves? Perhaps Moon is somehow associated with the Godzilla variant for Seyfarth's Manhattan? In the meantime, I hope the person from Connecticut finds that bananagram cult they're looking for, and the person with the unspecified location figures out that In the Shadow of the Emperor wasn't designed by Martin Wallace. I wish I could direct the person from Pennsylvania to SpielByWeb and MaBiWeb as BSW alternatives. Alas, sadly this Keyword Analysis is a one-way street.
- Last edited Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:36 am (Total Number of Edits: 1)
- Posted Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:35 am
An update a few months later for the hordes of people who found this interesting
The current list of recent Google searches directing people to my site is as follows:
how to play san marco board game instructions
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crokinole boards for sale
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why do the dice hate me
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where can i buy bananagrams in nyc?
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Yeah, I'm wondering about that "paranoia statistics graph," and had no idea how it was linked to my site, until I realized it was finding my Battlestar Galactica review (Paranoia at its Finest), so I guess there's a surprisingly small amount of a paranoia on the Internet since my review comes up as one of the top 10 results for paranoia!
I also love when people Google URLs (like http://games.fooville.net/nycgamer-article-mapsgalore.html) rather than just putting the URL into the address bar, good times.
Looks like the bananagram cult that someone searched for last June might have another member on the way since someone is now searching for "where can i buy bananagrams in nyc?"
I'd love to know what this "crokinole controversy" is all about, seems like such an uncontroversial game, and Googling the phrase didn't help, so anyone out there know what the controversy is by any chance? If it helps, the person searching for information about the "crokinole controversy" (besides myself now of course) is in Natick, Massachusetts, and using Windows XP with Firefox 3.5.5.
Lastly, there's a person in Rotterdam, Netherlands using Windows Vista and Internet Explorer 8.0 who wants to know why dice hate him or her, can anyone help figure that out?
- Last edited Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:07 pm (Total Number of Edits: 2)
- Posted Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:04 pm