When you post a link to your blog or site on your profile, it will get picked up when search engine bots crawl through your profile page looking for updates.
That's visitors, not hits, and doesn't include bots.
Sarah said, February 7, 2006 @ 10:31 am I was getting those, but they're automated bots.
Those bad links were caused by our email masking meant to keep out bad bots.
The competition will be to design a bot which will the be set against other competitors bots in a showdown.