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No Place For Sheep

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 No Place For Sheep’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 200,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 4 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe!

In 2012, there were 133 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 361 posts. There were 135 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 26 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 17th with 5,962 views. The most popular post that day was Some thoughts on being threatened with defamation by Melinda Tankard Reist.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on No Place For Sheep in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for no place for sheep, accidental nudity, accidental nude, pron, and jennifer wilson.

Where did they come from?

That's 163 countries in all!
Most visitors came from Australia. The United States & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Don’t let facts get in the way of hate...

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Hoffmann 2040 comments
  • 2 hudsongodfrey 904 comments
  • 3 paul walter 670 comments
  • 4 doug quixote 649 comments
  • 5 helvityni 342 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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