Half a million!

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by Star Wars Helmets, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. Star Wars Helmets

    Star Wars Helmets Sr Member

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    ThatÂ’s how many visitors www.StarWarsHelmets.com has received since it went live nearly four years ago. If anyone would have told me that it would hit the 500,000 figure IÂ’d say they were mad given it averaged just 50 per day early on (which stats fans would have meant it would have needed over 27 years to hit the 0.5m mark).

    Today it averages 500-600 visitors per day, reaching a peak of over 2,000 p.d. around the Sith premiere. Actually I do have a sneaking suspicion that in reality thereÂ’s actually only one, very sad individual who logs on and off five to six hundred times a day :lol

    For the number freaks there are over 2,700 photos, spanning more than 130 pages showcasing close to 200 different helmets (replica and original) based on 64 different characters from 50 different prop makers and producers.

    So this is just a quick note to say many, many thanks to all those who have supported the site over the years, either by visiting or sending in photos. Huge appreciation also of course to George Lucas and the many artisans who supported him in creating such a wonderful movie series.

    Cheers

    Jez
     
  2. Lord Abaddon

    Lord Abaddon Sr Member

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    Congrats Jez... Your site is fantastic and a wealth of knowledge, interviews, and information.
     
  3. xeno

    xeno Well-Known Member

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    make that 500,001, I just clicked the site....again
    congrats, it's because it's a great site :)

    Xeno
     
  4. eddie vader

    eddie vader New Member

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    Congrats. It really is a sweet site.

    E. Vader
     
  5. Boba Frett

    Boba Frett Sr Member

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    I am there about once a week, love your site Jez.
     
  6. fettster

    fettster Sr Member

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    its your own fault for making such a good website.lol
     
  7. Darth-Shawn

    Darth-Shawn New Member

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Boba Frett @ Apr 25 2006, 01:09 PM) [snapback]1232821[/snapback]</div>

    Well Done....Bravo Great site
     
  8. Darth Domain

    Darth Domain Well-Known Member

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    :cheers :cheers Congrats mate
    I would not know too much about vader lids if it was not for that site
    Cheers
     
  9. KevVader

    KevVader Sr Member

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    ....yeah, thanks for helping me get hooked on Vader & Trooper lids Jez....and my wife thanks you too. :p
     
  10. superjedi

    superjedi Sr Member

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    I'm responsible for many of those hits. :D
    Thanks for maintaining such a fantastic site.
    Eric
     
  11. Al May

    Al May Well-Known Member

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    Me too Jez awsome site,keep up the good work
     
  12. Funky

    Funky Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I frequently use your site for reference. Good stuff in there, been to it many, many times. It's even saved on my favorites. :D
     
  13. Star Wars Helmets

    Star Wars Helmets Sr Member

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    Thanks guys - glad you like it

    Its been fun.

    Cheers

    Jez
     
  14. Apollo

    Apollo Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Heres to a Million. :cheers
     
  15. yakcam

    yakcam Sr Member

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    Congratulations Jez :)

    I'm not surprised you've got that many hits, it is THE site for SW helmet's. You've done an awesome job on it, and now that you're expanding with the new Sci-Fi movies section, I'd imagine you'll reach a mil in no time.

    BTW, I think I'm responsible for about 50k worth of hits, and yes, it's at the top of my favourites list.

    Congrats again Mate :thumbsup

    Cheers.

    Kraig
     
  16. Jedirick

    Jedirick Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    At this time hits are at 500,408 and counting...

    Probably 17 RPF members are responsible for 99% of the hits.

    I know I've visited at least once a month.

    I never check, but do you have a guest log book?
     
  17. Star Wars Helmets

    Star Wars Helmets Sr Member

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    Thanks again guys

    Good idea with the guest book Jedirick - its something I should think about adding

    Cheers

    Jez
     
  18. temponaut

    temponaut Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Yup, I'm a frequent visitor, too. A tremendous reference library of the screen-used helmets as well as the ever-growing number of reproductions.

    Congratulations, Jez. :thumbsup :thumbsup :thumbsup
     
  19. Benkenove

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    Congratulationz mate ... I´m glad to hear that...

    Your web is a MUST in almost EVERY single DAY in my life... not joking ...

    Also you have a link in my work website ;)...

    I hope you reach the MILLION soon .

    Ben.
     
  20. dcarty

    dcarty Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(fettster @ Apr 25 2006, 11:10 AM) [snapback]1232822[/snapback]</div>

    Couldn't have put it better myself.. Congratulations Jez, thanks for all your help over the years, and much continued and deserved success.

    Dave C
     
  21. TK8410

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    Many congrats mate. Dog's bollocks site, I visit often and love it.

    Keep up the great work :thumbsup

    Cheers, Gord.
     
  22. natty15d

    natty15d Well-Known Member

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(TK8410 @ Apr 26 2006, 12:26 PM) [snapback]1233340[/snapback]</div>
    couldnt have said it better myself :)

    Nathan
     
  23. vaderdarth

    vaderdarth Master Member

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    Excellent site Bingobongo.... I refer to it often. :)

    Dave
     
  24. Bountyhunter Niko

    Bountyhunter Niko Well-Known Member

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    Hi there.

    I sold my Star Wars Toys collection two years ago . I had decided back then – ‘ Why have toys when I could have FULL SIZE ACTION FIGURES . ‘
    – Yours was one of the first sites I started visiting

    Your site is GREAT . Thanx Bro.

    Niko.
     
  25. rigormortis

    rigormortis Well-Known Member

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    Congrats, Jez. You deserve it for the years of hard work you've put into the site as an invaluable resource for collectors like me.

    I look forward to a cool million hits next. ;)
     
  26. DrStranglove

    DrStranglove Sr Member

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(KevVader @ Apr 25 2006, 01:28 PM) [snapback]1232827[/snapback]</div>


    Huh?.?.?. Really?????? Your kidding.... My GF's tend to HATE the RPF and anything related to my props...

    Congrats Jez, I do have to admit it is a nice site.

    (And for comparison's sake the OT went live in 2003 and has 2,083,123 hits. But we are all conflict junkies.)
     
  27. STEVE THE SWEDE

    STEVE THE SWEDE Sr Member

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    Congrats my friend. It's without doubt THE best Star wars site on the web. I can't think of any other site that covers a singel subject like this any better. I'm for one am proud to have some of my work displayed there.

    :cheers

    Steve.
     
  28. StarWars Collector

    StarWars Collector Well-Known Member

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    Congratz Jez... :thumbsup

    The greatest resource on the web. By far.

    Cheers,

    Leo
     
  29. xaoslord

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    Congrats. Looking at the photos of FP's Boba Fett on your site is what pushed me over the edge into starting my own Fett...HEY. So technically it's your fault. :lol

    Great site. :thumbsup
     
  30. Stormtrooper

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    Well done Jez... that's a helluva lot of people you've helped to inform and entertain over the years :thumbsup

    Definitely one of my favourite websites... keep up the good work, mate. :)

    Cheers,
    John
     
  31. kell

    kell Well-Known Member

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    Congrats Jez... Love your site, its very well put together. Thanks for all the info ...

    Kell
     
  32. voice in the crowd

    voice in the crowd Sr Member

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    Congratulations Jez your site is the mutts nuts. Hopefully there will be many new fan made and screen used Star Wars helmets to add in the future :)

    Cheers Chris.
     
  33. Star Wars Helmets

    Star Wars Helmets Sr Member

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    Thanks guys - got to love the way only us Brits could refer to something good as a Canine's testicles :lol

    I'm always looking for new pics, especially the real/original stuff so if anyone has anything cool then please send them on me at "jez (at) StarWarsHelmets (dot) com"

    Cheers

    Jez
     
  34. KevVader

    KevVader Sr Member

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(DrStranglove @ Apr 26 2006, 10:00 AM) [snapback]1233397[/snapback]</div>


    Huh?.?.?. Really?????? Your kidding.... My GF's tend to HATE the RPF and anything related to my props...

    Congrats Jez, I do have to admit it is a nice site.

    (And for comparison's sake the OT went live in 2003 and has 2,083,123 hits. But we are all conflict junkies.)
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    That was my little bit of sarcasm, Doc.....Jez's site was partly responsible for my addiction to spending large chunks of $ on multiple SW helmets...much to my wife's chagrin.
     
  35. gonk27

    gonk27 Sr Member

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    Well deserved Jez. You've created an extremely informative and entertaining resource, congrats on the half mill mark :)

    Thanks to all the photo contributors too.


    Jeremy
     
  36. Trooper TK409

    Trooper TK409 Well-Known Member

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    Good for you Jez. I loved the comparison pages when I first got into it and the chroming C3po study. Awesome stuff. Thanks for doing it. Dog's testicles... and um .. all that. :p
     
  37. foxbatkllr

    foxbatkllr Sr Member

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    I love your site Jez, I visit it about once a week.
     
  38. jedilos

    jedilos Well-Known Member

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    Man that is amazing, great job and outsanding site, i wish i would get as many hits some day in my little page haha. anyone wana help. LOL cingratulations
     
  39. Darth Kahnt

    Darth Kahnt Sr Member

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    Congrats Jez. Your site has done wonders for the Vader costuming community.
     
  40. SithLord

    SithLord Sr Member

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    Cheers, Jez. To see your site grow as the Star Wars prop helmet field grows has been terrific...looking very much forward to seeing what happens during the next 500,000 hits :)...many more interesting prop discoveries I'm sure.

    best regards,

    Thomas
     
  41. AceVader

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    Big congrats, and a thank you for putting it together. It's an incredible resource and without it I wouldnt know HALF of what I do about SW lids, and Vader in particular. It's a great site.
     
  42. PHArchivist

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    Congrats.
     

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