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Archaeological Haecceities

2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Archaeological Haecceities’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 156 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 753 posts. There were 47 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 106 MB. That's about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was December 21st with 1,646 views. The most popular post that day was 2012: A Swedish version of "Maya calendar" humor.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Archaeological Haecceities in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for 1+1=3, johan normark, quetzalcoatl 2012, garut pyramid, and patrick geryl.

Where did they come from?

That's 173 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Sweden & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Brief update

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Raymond Mardyks 72 comments
  • 2 Gilgamesh 49 comments
  • 3 MuxTun 38 comments
  • 4 John Major Jenkins 33 comments
  • 5 becoming corn 32 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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