Hit by an Outlier

Yesterday something weird happened on this blog. Usually I’m pleased to have between 100 and 250 so called page views on workdays. But yesterday there were 751. This Saturday morning everything is back to normal again:

I have no clue about who visited and why. I didn’t write anything very clever yesterday. Most views were on the home page. The count of referrers indicates a quiet day in the office:


Also the search terms counter doesn’t help:

Well, I guess I just have to consider this an outlier, being an observation that appears to deviate markedly from other members of the sample in which it occurs.

That is anyway my gut feeling without performing the Grubb’s test for outliers

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