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2012 in blogging

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About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2012. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on This is a very simple game...’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

5,000 people attended the Aspen Food and Wine Festival. This blog had about 23,000 views in 2012. If each view were a foodie, this blog would power 5 festivals.

In 2012, there were 84 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 265 posts. There were 287 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 33 MB. That's about 6 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 10th with 308 views. The most popular post that day was Peter Bourjos is so fast....

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on This is a very simple game... in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for peter bourjos, carlos pena moneyball, mike trout swing, angels cowboy hat, and mark trumbo.

Where did they come from?

That's 90 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & Mexico were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Jered Weaver is a beast, that is all. Well, maybe not all...

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

See you in 2013

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!


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