IP Addresses- My confession

Yes, an afternoon confession for all of you. I enjoy looking at my tracking software to see who has come to visit the shack. I find it very interesting, it is kind of a like a puzzle in which I have enough pieces to creat the skeleton of the puzzle, but I am not able to fill it in.

I look at the IP addresses and I can gather small details, little nuggets of information that I try to use to decipher the mystery that is you, the reader.

Sometimes I am provided with the name of the business/school/organization of your IP address. It is a nice addition. I look at it and try and imagine what you do for a living. Are you a spy, a teacher, a doctor, lawyer or something else. Who knows.

Maybe you are someone I know from the outside world who doesn’t know that I have a blog. There are endless possibilities.

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Comments

  1. Jack's Shack says:

    Did my ip show you that I’m a famous belly dancer?No, but it did show that you like red lipstick and green eyeshadow.

  2. Did my ip show you that I’m a famous belly dancer?

  3. Jack's Shack says:

    Hi April,

    When I look at the stats I can see where people are coming from, assuming that they have not used some kind of proxy or what have you to log in.

    Sometimes I see the name of their employer, but even if I see that usually do not know exactly who they are. It really depends on how much information they leave behind.

    A lot of it is guesswork based upon limited information, but from time to time I have enough pieces of the puzzle to make an educated guess.

    What I wonder about is how many people are consistent lurkers who do not post. It is all so very interesting to me.

  4. I would be very interested to find out what it says about me Jack. I often view but rarely post on your blog.
    Take Care

  5. I am a spy. Thanks for likeing the Marx Bros.

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