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For Such a Time as This

2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


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 For Such a Time as This’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.

In 2012, there were 82 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 45 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 4 MB. That's about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was June 7th with 178 views. The most popular post that day was UK Open Prelims, Round 1 and Round 2.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on For Such a Time as This in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for splinter cell blacklist, banjo kazooie, best video game characters ever, and carpathia boat.

Where did they come from?

That's 45 countries in all!
Most visitors came from United Kingdom. The United States & Romania were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Is Microsoft Windows really as Cheap as Everyone Thinks?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 CalvynS 10 comments
  • 2 A 8 comments
  • 3 Alex Jones 4 comments
  • 4 Jim Fitz 4 comments
  • 5 A 3 comments

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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