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Stackoverflow taking down the evil Experts Exchange

According to my query on Alexa, this week the traffic to stackoverflow.com exceeded that to a competing knowledge exchange site with a hyphen in its name.

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marked as duplicate by jjnguy, Jeff Atwood Sep 29 '09 at 22:28

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"... traffic to stackoverflow.com exceeded that to a competing knowledge exchange site with a hyphen in its name." We finally surpassed ask-questions.com? That's impressive, considering we don't have even one Q&A on home improvement. – Hilarious Comedy Pesto Sep 29 '09 at 19:15
    

Google trends for the two sites:

http://trends.google.com/websites?q=stackoverflow.com,+experts-exchange.com

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That is beautiful. – user27414 Sep 29 '09 at 19:56
    
What happened at the turn of the year? haha, everyone on break? EE saw that huge drop, but even SO experienced one. – Troggy Sep 29 '09 at 22:30

I wonder when other sites will respond to the competition?

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What's interesting to me is that the expert sex change thing is not in decline. At worst, SO has merely eaten into their growth.

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Not according to the graph in Espo's answer :) – squillman Sep 29 '09 at 19:33
    
Oh, wow! I had not seen his answer. Ouch. – Stu Thompson Sep 29 '09 at 21:15

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