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LJ Connect [Mar. 7th, 2002|01:28 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
This is extremely cool:
http://www.petekrawczyk.com/lj_connect/

I can't find a link longer than 3, try as I might.
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[User Picture]From: edmcbride
2002-03-07 01:36 pm (UTC)
edmcbride -> danigolden -> russian -> gregorysucks -> emohoe -> nickypoo -> woodysgurl143 (6 hops)
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[User Picture]From: shadowsong
2002-03-07 01:36 pm (UTC)
that's because everyone is connected to you. :) i found a five hop one, shadowsong to nekoes
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[User Picture]From: dormando
2002-03-07 01:37 pm (UTC)
first random try gave me someone 3 links away. second one scrolled the page for a while then gave up. Guess I'm not cool enough :)
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[User Picture]From: darksoul
2002-03-07 01:38 pm (UTC)
brad -> righellis -> sincityvixen -> reesepiece360 -> analsex (4 hops)
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From: sheehan
2002-03-07 01:41 pm (UTC)

my first try took 5

sheehan -> papaya (random) (5 hops)
-> base (4 hops)
-> dixiesong3131 (6 hops)
-> mimi_eve (6 hops)

you must be the center of the lj-universe brad! :P

both of the 6 hoppers were through evan...

--scott
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[User Picture]From: saveyoursanity
2002-03-07 01:44 pm (UTC)
that's very cool. six degrees of separation-y.
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From: opiummmm
2002-03-07 01:45 pm (UTC)
brad -> angelicdestiny -> jennamac -> grrlstar -> duffmcwhalen -> dick (5 hops)
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[User Picture]From: darksoul
2002-03-07 01:53 pm (UTC)

that's strange, he seems to be constantly 5 hops away from it...

brad -> katebate -> q -> brosely -> yosemchain -> franknbeans (5 hops)
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From: opiummmm
2002-03-07 01:52 pm (UTC)
I like this one:

Nobody is on kevin_bacon's friend-of list...
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[User Picture]From: darksoul
2002-03-07 01:54 pm (UTC)

j00 r 0wn3d!

brad -> mobley -> rachbomb -> ratling -> peetr -> kevinbacon (5 hops)
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From: evan
2002-03-07 01:56 pm (UTC)
getting users: evan fantod rockstarbob nighthawk patrick juliabee hiraya thegreenzebra cspecialist carley aberystwyth zdover nabinea oa lilly tsenft mspin wisdom quent nemo faith jbonne barbee jace sillyape hollybear evilamish deinos strangea bifteck bubbles510 zartan hajime mousetrout russ jenn headcase jag czircon midendian graydon olivetree ioapetra kill techstep nefarious personaljesus dystopia xaotica tallp_ll jeffr interimgamer brad changelog choric q yunicus mistake twiceshy snej u wutheringheight goldfischegirl otherlives w bram erikalacey ricecricket velvet lptran hachibambatar etyrniti b0rked grinchyjen ravengrrl sshhh markle toast bakatenshi ellenlouise sprote parkert slithytove mobley spot sheehan holyloki hijinx ginaberrry masque__ scan petit_chou scottbateman artifact toddv klayzen disolvent dougbxt jlb thespus bostonsteamer dstep yiyi aquariah harperwilla snowgddess chondrule decklin melberrry meena innertiger erik xian kiad chris blakethedog meenk rory edbook jtunison redglare pensebete ddelapp pbrane warmenhoven optic extra_josh warrend lie2me lizzimonster rustmuse dormando interimlover postmortal ff mz atypical_gnu ianuadiaboli sleepsucks qmdau ross beastule lisa philthpig smackaysmith jerauld johnmcelroy -- 5 new downloads

Wow, lots of stuff cached!
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[User Picture]From: youngoat
2002-03-07 03:49 pm (UTC)

Oh yeah!? Well...

I just had one that went through 3828 users, loading only 120 new ones. Of course, ratio-wise, that is fairly close to your results... It was fun to watch it scroll by 4000 usernames though. ;-] So anyway... Yeah. Major cachage going on...
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[User Picture]From: twistah
2002-03-07 02:54 pm (UTC)

The 6 Limit -- Or Is It?

This thing is amazing. I need to send the author a note of thanks. I've always wondered what kind of cool "analysis" you could do with all the data on LiveJournal. Turns out, I'm "related" to a girl at my high school through you, Brad, and to another guy at school through visions. Very weird.

Which brings me to my question: what's with "6" being the limit? I think I have you and evan on my friends list, and since you guys have so many people on your lists it short circuits the path, but I still haven't seen anyone find a chain over 6 people, even to random people. Is there a reason for this? It's very, very interesting.

(I hope I didn't ramble too much there. Running on no sleep ;)
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[User Picture]From: brad
2002-03-07 03:04 pm (UTC)

Re: The 6 Limit -- Or Is It?

Like, math or something. :P
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[User Picture]From: skittl1321
2002-03-07 03:29 pm (UTC)
try connecting yourself to some of the people who are on your friends of list but not your friends list. People you have never heard of. (Like me- I'm four away) Most of those will be over three, or if you put them in the wrong order... just one hop :)
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[User Picture]From: ironman1231
2002-03-07 05:56 pm (UTC)
I could swear I made a comment before.
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[User Picture]From: ladydiana
2002-03-07 06:26 pm (UTC)

Hah!

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[User Picture]From: jenn
2002-03-07 08:27 pm (UTC)

Haha, yay! Broke the 6 hop limit.

jenn -> warrend -> billiam -> maryatgsu -> starice -> statan -> sgbeatrix -> quinasgiantfork (7 hops)

SEXY.
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From: foreveralien
2002-03-07 09:59 pm (UTC)
um...i think it might be way more than 7 now--i don't know...it's still getting users. its been getting users for like 4 hours now.
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