A funny thing happened on the way to the forum Jo Atherton www.oakislandtreasure.co.uk Jo Equipment Excavations The Road to Oak Island The Curse of Oak Island Be gone Jo Or good luck…? 30 years of Oak Island/Jo History Speaks at Reads about Explore Oak Opens online forum, Island Days, Oak Island in connects attends 4pm Born into Marvels & Mysteries Oak Island fans tour of life of piracy of the Unexplained (world domination) Oak Island 1979 1988 2002 2008 1981 2001 2005 2009 Creates website Finds treasure, Presented with Oak Island Treasure Visits Oak Island retires to Vegas first bucket and for first time spade, learns to dig Unique visitors to Oak Island Treasure Oak Island Treasure - unique visitors 20000 18000 16000 14000 12000 10000 8000 6000 4000 Unique visitors 2000 0 Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct- Nov- Dec- Jan- Feb- Mar- Apr- May- 07 07 07 07 07 07 07 08 08 08 08 08 What is the forum? Number of posts 56022 Number of topics 2688 Number of users 1684 Posts per day 30.91 Topics per day 1.48 Challenges treasureseeker99 Name - Shirley Sex - Female Age - 42 Occupation - Housewife Location - Toronto Interests - tennis, gardening treasureseeker99 Name - Mad Dog Sex - Male Age - 61 Occupation - Hell raiser Location - Texas Interests - taxidermy, weapons Internet Trolls Key features •posts irrelevant or off-topic messages •disrupts normal on-topic discussion •smells of cabbage The war against internet spam Netiquette WAKE UP!!! HAVE YOU NEVER READ A BOOK ON OAK ISLAND?!!!! Wake up! Have you never read a book on Oak Island? The Oak Island Treasure moderator swat team What has been achieved on the forum? Oak Trees The Jollicure Treasure vs The Birch Island connection The Oak Island Code International bestseller Tank & Karcy fan club Hollywood blockbuster??