Top Deals, Comments, Forum Posts, Members of The Month and Other Stats for April 2016

Sorry for the lateness of April's stats. Today is Click Frenzy and we already have a good amount of deals posted. Check out our Click Frenzy Mayhem Event Page to follow all of the deals.

User maximum has had some amazing competition wins in the past. She has had so many that she recently did an AMA where we were all hoping to absorb some of her luck. She has outdone herself again and has won flights and tickets to the UEFA Champions League Final 2016 worth $11,700.

Last month, we removed Qwibble from our cashback providers which means one less competitor in the cashback market. However, last week while attending the Total Retail expo, I had a chat with the Shopperdoo team (they were serving free ice cream) who offer a minimum of 10% cashback at retailers including eBay. I got the impression that they don't use 3rd party affiliate systems which can lead to delays in paying cashback but their own code that hooks into the retailer's system. Downside? It seems to cost $15/month however at 10% off at eBay which is over 7 times the rate of Cashrewards, you may be able to make that up in cashback and then some. I'm hoping to test it out soon.

Site Updates of Interest (Not a full list)

  • In forum dropdown menu, added a "new forum topic" link.
  • Coupon code included in the searchable text.
  • Increase number of search alerts per user to 20.
  • Added "View All" link at the bottom of deals/forums with multiple pages of comments.
  • Update title length from 96 to 128 characters. (No more complaints about not fitting everything in!)
  • Update OzB front page deals from 20 to 25. See announcement
  • Award 4th rep deal/week if 3 last deals reached 2 x frontpage threshold. See announcement.
  • Deal / competition tweets are delayed 10 minutes after posting. (Allows mods & power users to fix up titles + remove deals before being Tweeted.)
Members

Members of the Month

April 2016

  • RohBoat for the deal of the month, Free USB Host (OTG) Cable for Samsung Device Owners. It's meant to be for Samsung phone owners only (although didn't stop many others from trying), and we are not sure how many orders would Samsung honour as it got ozbargained after 2 days. We'll see.

  • Spackbace for the competition of the month, Win a New Suzuki Vitara Turbo. Spackbace also managed to beat jv for posting the most comments last month (827, +1.37 vote average). It's 2nd win from Spackbace this year and last time he won the comp of the month by posting a Mazda 3 comp. I must have entered a dozen or so "win a car" competitions already and so far nothing. Good luck to all who have entered :)

  • monty.melb for being the deals generator last month. He has been posting some pretty random deals. Besides posting 7 deals on behalf of EverBuying.net in April, Monty has also posted 146 other deals with a +24.91 vote average. 46 of them got onto the front page. 153 deals in a month also broke his own deal-posting record (comparing to 36 in March, nil in December-February).

  • boratsagdiyev for posting the Target Game Clearance deal with +437 votes and almost 50,000 clicks to view the PDF. For store employees who wishes to post similar deals but do not wish to reveal his/her account, feel free to send the deal to deals at ozbargain.com.au. Please see Anonymous Deal Submission thread for discussions.

Congratulations!

-Scotty

See more about members of the month

Moderation Stats:

  • Reports: 2413 (avg: 1 report every ~18 minutes)
  • Deals Removed: 370 (2413 published) —- Forum Posts Removed: 58 (1021 published)
    • Reasons:
      • Duplicate - 143
      • Requested by OP - 34
      • Sockpuppeting - 27
      • SPAM - 20
      • Targeted Offer - 19
      • No Bargains Listed - 22
      • Insufficient Quantity - 26
      • Referral SPAM - 19
      • Combine Posts - 11
      • Not Available to Australia - 10
      • Expired on Posting - 3
      • Banned Item - 4
      • Everything else - 90

Most Deals Posted by a User & Vote Avg (Top 10)

User Deals Avg Vote
monty.melb 153 25.46
lyl 69 51.51
altomic 54 19.61
tightarse 43 116.93
nocure 40 37.55
TRENT86 40 49.70
Spackbace 38 21.05
easternculture 32 32.88
Lysander 29 19.52
rawm 28 33.00

Most Deals Posted by a New User & Vote Avg (Top 10)

User Deals Avg Vote
ozpensales 4 4.25
daqht93 4 3.25
charco 3 25.00
DisabledUser184971 3 11.00
Cshomes 3 1.67
Onlinedeals101 2 1.00
OKVR Australia 2 1.00
Lulupip 2 27.50
Mr Asobi 2 9.00
dunkyboy 2 7.50

Most Front-Page Deals posted by Users & Vote Avg (Top 10)

User Deals Avg Vote
lyl 49 67.22
monty.melb 48 57.81
tightarse 43 116.93
TRENT86 28 65.25
nocure 23 55.13
rawm 17 46.53
easternculture 16 55.69
altomic 13 52.46
Spackbace 9 57.11
IWantThatFlight 9 84.89

Most Front-Page Deals posted by Store Reps & Vote Avg (Top 10)

User Deals Avg Vote Comments Comments (Not OP)
IWantThatFlight 9 84.89 40 0
monty.melb 5 70.20 212 26
Masters AUS 3 218.33 6 3
banggood 3 46.33 5 0
Clear 2 49.50 494 353
myparcelbox 1 35.00 26 0
mobileciti 1 45.00 1 0
kevitkotw 1 74.00 9 0
DavidRJW 1 90.00 27 0
GeronimoJerky 1 93.00 3 0

Most Competitions posted by users (Top 10)

User Comps Avg Vote
Katie2014 93 4.68
altomic 41 3.39
neil 29 4.93
hamza23 26 9.85
JSQUARED 10 5.50
Spackbace 8 9.62
bluedolphinsmangos 5 8.40
beautyheaven 5 1.20
P3aker 5 13.40
kewforyou 5 2.00

Most Edits by a Power User

User Edits Uniques
Spackbace 284 261
Baysew 71 67
Steptoe 30 26
tonester 26 24
fchis 11 10
Make it so 11 11
IceCreamBandit 10 10
roughana 9 7
petestrash 7 7
TRENT86 6 6
Comments

Top 10 Commenters (# of comments, votes)

User Comments Avg Vote +5's +15's -5's -15's
Spackbace 827 1.41 75 8 3 0
jv 790 0.44 78 14 43 11
KaptnKaos 722 1.20 56 15 13 4
altomic 563 1.48 47 7 2 1
StewBalls 562 1.42 47 6 0 0
GameChanger 545 0.08 7 0 8 1
Clear 492 0.76 18 3 3 1
Bearosaurus 448 0.87 21 3 2 0
pointless martyr 407 1.20 35 5 8 0
Diji1 363 0.72 24 2 12 1

Top 10 positively voted comments

Comment Votes User Posted
I don't see a need to ban 268 bonezAU 2016-04-21
Well then you might as well 198 Savvyspender 2016-04-21
Buy $1000 worth of BigW 120 Ughhh 2016-04-21
..Type 2 Diabetes 118 Steptoe 2016-04-16
Finding a bargain. 106 28Degrees 2016-04-14
Lol you signed up to 104 pointless martyr 2016-04-02
All his mates told him 100 slipperypete 2016-04-22
Well that's Mother's Day 97 KaptnKaos 2016-04-22
This is a much polite answer 88 anonymous01 2016-04-22
@jv, it was $3 84 snoo 2016-04-09

Top 10 negatively voted comments

Comment Votes User Posted
I may sound a bit old -67 Twodogs 2016-04-22
Invalid +ve vote… -64 jv 2016-04-28
What if I told you your -59 PoorStudent 2016-04-13
every time a GP prescribes a -54 kamkam 2016-04-23
Meh alot of people have free -46 cdaddy 2016-04-16
Pay me to fly to India, and -40 Neo 2016-04-07
Great deal if you want to -37 jv 2016-04-07
I bough eGift card for 7.5% -36 lihong10 2016-04-21
Have a few more kids and -36 escimojoe 2016-04-28
These are Chinese… so -33 Tuba 2016-04-19

Top 10 controversial comments

Comment +Votes -Votes User Posted
I will only affix these 27 26 KaptnKaos 2016-04-30
Thanks. 16 14 barghunt1 2016-04-17
save your money and just 13 14 mikokik5 2016-04-11
Oh here we go with the 13 13 cryptos 2016-04-30
Post your question properly 12 12 illumination 2016-04-16
The difference between 12 11 sagiballs 2016-04-18
don't do it they're rubbish, 11 9 Chef-Johnson 2016-04-30
now this is seriously 11 9 nswfireman 2016-04-30
Or use AusPost's Parcel 10 9 Spectator 2016-04-08
Virgin are discriminating 10 8 kevin22 2016-04-09

Comments with a net vote between 2 and -2 where the comment has 6 or more positive votes.

Top 10 VERY controversial comments

Comment +Votes -Votes User Posted
Yeah, they read "CAUTION, 36 40 cryptos 2016-04-30
I will only affix these 27 26 KaptnKaos 2016-04-30
Thanks. 16 14 barghunt1 2016-04-17
save your money and just 13 14 mikokik5 2016-04-11
The difference between 12 11 sagiballs 2016-04-18
now this is seriously 11 9 nswfireman 2016-04-30
don't do it they're rubbish, 11 9 Chef-Johnson 2016-04-30
Virgin are discriminating 10 8 kevin22 2016-04-09
US links also did not work 10 12 DoctorOwl 2016-04-28
JB is free delivery or in 10 8 Porthos 2016-04-10

Comments with a net vote of + or - 20% with pos vote count of 10 or more.


Deals

Top 10 fastest deals to the front page

Deal Votes User Posted Mins to Front
eBay 15% off Selected Stores (Bing Lee, Kogan, Masters, SCA, BCF + More) 482 tightarse 2016-04-21 5.80
Spend $200 @ Myer eBay & Get a $100 Myer eBay Voucher 282 tightarse 2016-04-14 9.97
Box of Dick Smith Shopping Bags - $5 @ Dick Smith 262 psyche9 2016-04-25 16.75
2-for-1 Burgers at Grill'd on Sunday 8th May (Mother's Day) 379 roughana 2016-04-21 16.80
Uber: $20 off Your First Ride - New Users & VIC Only 231 patchyz 2016-04-15 17.98
Eneloop Battery Clearance Minimum 49% Off @ Masters Online and Instore 489 Masters AUS 2016-04-19 18.73
Free USB Host (OTG) Cable for Samsung Device Owners 512 RohBoat 2016-04-06 19.23
KFC $5 Box (with Hot & Spicy) 359 snackbox 2016-04-16 19.52
20% off Everything @ Peter's of Kensington eBay 184 tightarse 2016-04-26 20.10
Stanley 117 Piece Tool Set for $20 at Bunnings Warehouse 193 niagraBzO 2016-04-13 20.30

Top 10 fastest deals to 100 votes

Deal Votes User Posted Mins to +100
eBay 15% off Selected Stores (Bing Lee, Kogan, Masters, SCA, BCF + More) 482 tightarse 2016-04-21 23.08
Free USB Host (OTG) Cable for Samsung Device Owners 512 RohBoat 2016-04-06 48.87
Eneloop Battery Clearance Minimum 49% Off @ Masters Online and Instore 489 Masters AUS 2016-04-19 58.57
Spend $200 @ Myer eBay & Get a $100 Myer eBay Voucher 282 tightarse 2016-04-14 71.42
Target Gaming Clearance - Complete List (Consoles Highlighted in Yellow) - Xbox One Consoles $329 440 boratsagdiyev 2016-04-13 88.53
Uber: $20 off Your First Ride - New Users & VIC Only 231 patchyz 2016-04-15 91.03
ALDImobile Plans with Unlimited SMS/MMS - from $15 to $45/Month 415 Gershom 2016-04-19 96.83
100 $0 eBooks (Sorted by Category) @ Amazon 269 tightarse 2016-04-14 97.68
18" Barnyard Rooster Silhouette, $18 Click and Collect (Was $45) Masters - Chullora, NSW 273 OzDJ_ 2016-04-24 115.78
KFC $5 Box (with Hot & Spicy) 359 snackbox 2016-04-16 125.02

Top 10 most popular deals by votes

Deal Votes Clicks User Posted
Free USB Host (OTG) Cable for Samsung Device Owners 512 19522 RohBoat 2016-04-06
Eneloop Battery Clearance Minimum 49% Off @ Masters Online and Instore 489 13378 Masters AUS 2016-04-19
eBay 15% off Selected Stores (Bing Lee, Kogan, Masters, SCA, BCF + More) 482 12830 tightarse 2016-04-21
Target Gaming Clearance - Complete List (Consoles Highlighted in Yellow) - Xbox One Consoles $329 440 50129 boratsagdiyev 2016-04-13
ALDImobile Plans with Unlimited SMS/MMS - from $15 to $45/Month 415 8933 Gershom 2016-04-19
2-for-1 Burgers at Grill'd on Sunday 8th May (Mother's Day) 379 5434 roughana 2016-04-21
KFC $5 Box (with Hot & Spicy) 359 5282 snackbox 2016-04-16
Free Evening/Weekend Parking at Secure Parking 347 6338 d-hunterz 2016-04-04
Jetstar - Melbourne to Tokyo (NRT) Return Economy Airfare for $348 (Cairns $249, Syd $422 etc) 311 13305 cheap-skate 2016-04-14
Free Billabong Sticker Pack 293 8859 cheesesticks 2016-04-09

Top 10 most popular deals by clicks

Deal Votes Clicks User Posted
Target Gaming Clearance - Complete List (Consoles Highlighted in Yellow) - Xbox One Consoles $329 440 50129 boratsagdiyev 2016-04-13
Hungry Jacks Vouchers - Vaild 'till 16 May 171 25502 Food 2016-04-02
Stanley 117 Piece Tool Set for $20 at Bunnings Warehouse 193 23238 niagraBzO 2016-04-13
50% off KitchenAid (Excl Refurbs) eg KSM150 $414.50 w/ Free Delivery. KitchenAid.com.au 108 20409 OzDJ_ 2016-04-27
Free USB Host (OTG) Cable for Samsung Device Owners 512 19522 RohBoat 2016-04-06
Adidas - 50% off Entire Online Outlet,20% off Selected Full Price Items 135 18200 DisabledUser181426 2016-04-07
Culture Kings Shoe Sale - Up to 80% off 79 15197 hrmmUsername 2016-04-14
Eneloop Battery Clearance Minimum 49% Off @ Masters Online and Instore 489 13378 Masters AUS 2016-04-19
Jetstar - Melbourne to Tokyo (NRT) Return Economy Airfare for $348 (Cairns $249, Syd $422 etc) 311 13305 cheap-skate 2016-04-14
eBay 15% off Selected Stores (Bing Lee, Kogan, Masters, SCA, BCF + More) 482 12830 tightarse 2016-04-21

Top 5 most popular deals by traffic (in pageviews)

  1. Target Gaming Clearance - Complete List (Consoles Highlighted in Yellow) - Xbox One Consoles $329 - 79,458
  2. eBay 15% off Selected Stores (Bing Lee, Kogan, Masters, SCA, BCF + More) - 44,448
  3. ALDImobile Plans with Unlimited SMS/MMS - from $15 to $45/Month - 38,954
  4. Jetstar - Melbourne to Tokyo (NRT) Return Economy Airfare for $348 (Cairns $249, Syd $422 etc) - 37,401
  5. Spend $200 @ Myer eBay & Get a $100 Myer eBay Voucher - 36,003

Most Popular Deals by Category

Category Deal Votes Clicks User Posted
Automotive Free Evening/Weekend Parking at Secure Parking 347 6338 d-hunterz 2016-04-04
Books & Magazines 100 $0 eBooks (Sorted by Category) @ Amazon 269 1114 tightarse 2016-04-14
Business & Office Hippo Blue Free Name Labels - National Name Day $2.99 Delivery 148 4654 bluedufflecoat 2016-04-10
Computing Sony Xperia Z3 8" Compact 16GB Tablet $299.40 Delivered (Save $200) @ Sony Online Store 150 6714 tightarse 2016-04-11
Education 44 $0 Udemy Courses (Links Inside) 176 398 tightarse 2016-04-09
Electrical & Electronics Eneloop Battery Clearance Minimum 49% Off @ Masters Online and Instore 489 13378 Masters AUS 2016-04-19
Entertainment Optus PrePaid Offers Data-Free Music Streaming from May 2 (Spotify, Pandora, Google Play) 188 2149 tightarse 2016-04-29
Fashion & Apparel Adidas - 50% off Entire Online Outlet, 20% off Selected Full Price Items 135 18200 DisabledUser181426 2016-04-07
Financial AmEx Statement Credit: Apple Pay (Spend and Credit Varies) 107 1949 forumninja 2016-04-09
Food & Grocery 2-for-1 Burgers at Grill'd on Sunday 8th May (Mother's Day) 379 5434 roughana 2016-04-21
Gaming Target Gaming Clearance - Complete List (Consoles Highlighted in Yellow) - Xbox One Consoles $329 440 50129 boratsagdiyev 2016-04-13
Health & Beauty $0 Delivered Safe Sex Kit [Multiple Condoms, Badges, Stickers & Lube] @ RedAware 103 6154 monty.melb 2016-04-09
Home & Garden 18" Barnyard Rooster Silhouette, $18 Click and Collect (Was $45) Masters - Chullora, NSW 273 3208 OzDJ_ 2016-04-24
Internet Unlimited VPN Annually 3 GBP (~ $6 AUD) @ VPN.sh 55 2441 naru6705 2016-04-02
Mobile Free USB Host (OTG) Cable for Samsung Device Owners 512 19522 RohBoat 2016-04-06
Other eBay 15% off Selected Stores (Bing Lee, Kogan, Masters, SCA, BCF + More) 482 12830 tightarse 2016-04-21
Pets $20 off at My Pet Warehouse (Min. Spend $40); Free Shipping for Orders $50+ 95 3274 Easton 2016-04-30
Sports & Outdoors Free Billabong Sticker Pack 293 8859 cheesesticks 2016-04-09
Toys & Kids 'Batman' 140pc Building Block Toy USD$2.22 (~AUD$2.87) Delivered @ Everbuying 92 4163 rawm 2016-04-29
Travel Jetstar - Melbourne to Tokyo (NRT) Return Economy Airfare for $348 (Cairns $249, Syd $422 etc) 311 13305 cheap-skate 2016-04-14

Competitions

Most Popular Competitions (by votes)

Comp Votes Clicks Entered User Posted
Win a New Suzuki Vitara Turbo Worth $35000 47 2068 154 Spackbace 2016-04-16
Win a Renault Clio Dynamique from SBS 39 1889 146 nmat 2016-04-30
Win a 15-Day Scandinavian Cruise for Two Worth $39,800 from SBS 26 978 108 Katie2014 2016-04-05
Win 1 of 500 Nude Magique Cushion Foundations (Valued at $30ea) from L’Oréal 25 887 70 hamza23 2016-04-11
Win a Mother's Day Prize Pack (8 Products - ~$1,050 Value) from Rushfaster 23 612 82 JSQUARED 2016-04-10
Win an Ultra HD Smart TV (Valued at $1,000) from World Movies 21 1365 107 hamza23 2016-04-18
Win a 72-Piece Set of Copic Markers Worth $395 21 673 70 Katie2014 2016-04-17
Win One of Ten WD Red and Synology NAS Bundles from Hexus Valued at $504 21 539 73 P3aker 2016-04-19
D-Link DIR-895L AC5300 MU-MIMO Ultra Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router from Mwave (RRP $649) 20 773 65 gadget guy 2016-04-12
Win RT Flights for 2 to Melbourne, 2nts Hotel, Dinner at Heston B. Rest., $1000 FCUK Wardrobe 20 763 82 neil 2016-04-06

Most Popular Competitions (by clicks)

Deal Votes Clicks Entered User Posted
Win a New Suzuki Vitara Turbo Worth $35000 47 2068 154 Spackbace 2016-04-16
Win $50,000 from My Kitchen Rules on Channel 7 8 1915 34 UNiTz 2016-04-14
Win a Renault Clio Dynamique from SBS 39 1889 146 nmat 2016-04-30
Win an Ultra HD Smart TV (Valued at $1,000) from World Movies 21 1365 107 hamza23 2016-04-18
Win a $9,000 Gold Coast Holiday from Gold Coast Tourism Corporation 20 1277 114 bluedolphinsmangos 2016-04-14
Win 1 of 29 Instant Win Prizes (KitchenAid, Nespresso, Nixon P900 etc) Valued at $10,714 from TVSN 11 1229 90 hamza23 2016-04-28
Win a My Genie X750 Intelligent Robotic Vacuum Worth $999 from Women's Day 17 1173 93 Katie2014 2016-04-23
Win Pandora Jewellery Pieces (Worth $1000) from Pandorra 16 1143 67 neil 2016-04-02
Win a Trip to The French Open 2016 Valued at over $12,000 from Lacoste 15 1125 88 lacoste-au 2016-04-26
Win a Trip for 2 to Hong Kong Worth $6,350 from Fairfax Media 14 982 91 Katie2014 2016-04-07

Other stats

Top 5 most popular forum thread by traffic (in pageviews)

  1. [Price Error] Samsung 10kg Top Load Washing Machine $148 + Free Delivery (Original Price $998) @ JB Hi-Fi - 21,975
  2. [AMA] I Work at Officeworks. AMA - 20,797
  3. Dear Tailgaters - What Do You Want? - 18,278
  4. Interpreting the traffic rules differently and fined by Police. Should I go to court? - 16,617
  5. BigW can't let u buy Gift card by eGift card, and won't allow u to shop then refund - 15,387

Top 5 most popular wiki pages by traffic (in pageviews)

  1. List of Birthday Deals/Frebies - 11,135
  2. List of Cheap Chinese Online Buying sites - 3,438
  3. American Express Referral Wiki 1,928
  4. Cards with No Overseas Transaction Fees - 1,844
  5. AirBNB Referral Links - 1,606

Top 5 most popular stores (in pageviews of their store page)

  1. Dominos - 97,445
  2. Hungry Jacks - 19,629
  3. KFC -15,448
  4. Woolworths - 14,006
  5. Secure Parking - 12,012

Top 5 most popular stores (amount of published deals posted)

Store Count Avg Vote
Harvey Norman 69 27.51
Target Australia 67 37.10
Amazon 57 26.18
Woolworths 53 28.42
JB Hi-Fi 52 19.08
Coles 52 28.50
Everbuying 41 33.93
Myer 39 25.13
Masters Home Improvement 39 45.23
BIG W 33 25.39

Top 10 most subscribed to store

Store # of subscribers
I Want That Flight 599
DeliveryHero 313
Specsavers 208
Selling Out Soon 137
Pinchme 136
American Express 123
Coke Rewards 115
Dick Smith 114
Woolworths 105
Masters 96

Top 10 Search Alerts

Query Count
eneloop 153
lego 118
ps4 117
dyson 110
specsavers 102
sonos 92
wii u 74
xbox one 72
playstation 4 63
bose 62

Top 5 sites referring traffic to OzBargain (sessions)

  1. Facebook - 127,552
  2. Whirlpool Forums - 105,942
  3. Twitter - 32,452
  4. Oursteps - 22,299
  5. Lifehacker - 21,992

Top Browsers (by Sessions)

  1. Chrome 58.30%
  2. Safari 24.47%
  3. Firefox 8.83%
  4. Internet Explorer 3.85%
  5. Safari (in-app) 1.81%

Everything else

Real time stats from our wiki
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