Some 2012 datawankery, courtesy of the infodumpster
Who made the most posts
posted by zarq to MetaFilter-Related at 10:00 AM (120 comments total)
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- quin (226)
- Artw (221)
- the man of twists and turns (174)
- fearfulsymmetry (156)
- zarq (155)
All-time record holder: homunculus with 1193
Who made the most comments
- Artw (6905
- The Whelk (5853
- homunculus (4954
- delmoi (3425
) (All-time record holder with 32717)
- elizardbits (3299)
Whose posts were most favorited
- flex (7588
) (By nearly 3000 favorites!)
- Artw (4856
) (All-time record holder with 14675)
- zarq (4546
- the man of twists and turns (4208
- filthy light thief (3769
Whose comments were most favorited
- elizardbits (21174
- The Whelk (21143
) (All-time record holder with 57168)
- griphus (15857
- Artw (12724
- shakespeherian (11640
Which posts had the most comments
- gerryblog's US election
post (8185) (All-time record holder)
- gerryblog's Mitt Romney fundraiser "47%" comment
- Brandon Blatcher's Obama / Romney Rap Battle
- booksherpa's Hurricane Sandy post
- sallybrown's Thrilla or Vanilla?
A history of some of the longest threads on Metafilter, AskMe, Music and MetaTalk can be seen at the mefi wiki.
Which posts had the highest favorites to comments ratio?
- the neurochemistry of attraction and rejection
by nickyskye (15:1)
- Wonders Of The World (Wide Web)
by Bora Horza Gobuchul (15:1)
- A Compendium of Public-Domain Essays
by misteraitch (30:2)
by ocherdracho (29:2)
- I keep the tank in Wales, I don't bring it down my road...
by obscurator (14:1)
All-time record holder: Education For All by Bora Horza Gobuchul (32:1)
Which posts were the longest?
- High Weirdness By Mail
by JHarris (82386)
- Coronet Instructional Films
by Blasdelb (65816) (Blasdelb is by far the most prolific in this category, with six of the top ten longest posts this year, and three of the top ten of all time)
- The best free games from across the web
by Rhaomi (60738)
- Annotated Filmography of Charlie Chaplin
by Blasdelb (53227)
- Animating Medicine
by Blasdelb (46517)
Which comments had the most favorites?
- codacorolla on the importance of public libraries
(1040) (By more than 400 favorites)
- kyrademon tells a story, font-style
- charlie don't surf regarding his forensic analysis of the Rodney King video
- Slarty Bartfast takes his son to the perfect game
- Admiral Haddock went to the NYC premiere of The Princess Bride, but had not counted on meeting Andre the Giant in the lobby
All-time record holder: Astro Zombie's Pixar story
Which comments were longest?
- delmoi's FIAMO
- Blasdelb's analysis of biblical passages regarding homosexuality, and how they apply to Christian doctrine
- Blasdelb on microbial evolution
- Z303 updates her "Demoscene - The Art of the Algorithms" post
- Rhaomi provides some "OLDNEW DAVESECRETARYATWORK STORIES"
All-time record holder: bigmusic, with a lot of exclamation marks
Who had the most best answers in Ask MetaFilter during 2012?
- Ruthless Bunny (248
- Sidhedevil (242
- griphus (149
- Sara C. (148
- DarlingBri (145
All-time record holder: Jessamyn (1099)
Who made the most posts?
- Anonymous (2302
) (Current record holder: 15661)
- griphus (40
- JoannaC (37
- DisreputableDog (36
- jsturgill (36
- Admiral Haddock (34
Non anonymous all-time record holder: zardoz (224)
Who made the most comments?
- Sidhedevil (3269
- Ruthless Bunny (3088
- griphus (1894
- Sara C. (1813
- DarlingBri (1749
All-time record holder: Jessamyn (10805)
Whose posts were most favorited?
- Anonymous (16060
- griphus (930
- goosechasing (679
- PuppetMcSockerson (627
- DisreputableDog (610
- Blasdelb (587
All-time record holders: Anonymous (94684) and jasondigitized (2310)
Whose comments were most favorited?
- Sidhedevil (7963
- DarlingBri (7461
- the young rope-rider (7255
- griphus (6793
- Ruthless Bunny (6403
All-time record holder: DarlingBri (17595)
Which posts have the most comments?
- Cat lost at Devil's Tower
- help by k8t (380)
- How do you spot an amateur?
by Blasdelb (373)
- Is my boyfriend controlling or am I making this into an issue when it's no big deal?
by CheeseandRice (243)
- Gold teeth and a curse for this town were all in my mouth
by holdkris99 (208)
- Is asking for immediate help from your partner unreasonable?
by Anonymous (197)
All-time record holder: You were doing it wrong by colinmarshall (945)
Which posts have the highest favorites:comments ratio?
- Interior design blogs for us plebians?
by zardoz (142:5)
- Language learning website using bilingual stories?
by pont (96:4)
- Like all those fashion blogs. But for hair
by Charity Garfein (43:3)
- Stuff. On my eyelids. How does it work?
by Windigo (198:14)
- What are your five favourite websites of the last year?
by rudhraigh (339:24)
All-time record holder: Freelance writing websites similar to textbroker and demand studios? by Tres
Which posts are the longest?
- how to get over an ex completely?
by teaforone (17966)
- Hypomania or hype?
by terretu (12685)
- I need a doctor who can help me with my problem, but what exactly IS my problem?
by Argyle_Sock_Puppet (12570)
- hello i am a transperson; should i go to grad school?
by BEE-EATING CAT-EATER (12373)
- I'm thinking of breaking up with you because you're depressed
by Someone Else's Story (12273)
All-time record holders: Please suggest ways to improve my situation in life. by Anonymous and Why doesn't this page display correct in IE6? by mickbw
Which comments have the most favorites?
- rumposinc on the lessons one can take from a medical cadaver
- psoas on a guy who invites you on a date and wants you to pay
- cortex regarding the placement of mugs on The Daily Show set
(from an anonymous commenter) (248)
- Monsieur Caution on regretting being honest
- jessamyn offers an insight from an anonymous commenter
All-time record holder: tangerine on Ask Culture vs. Guess Culture(1391)
Which comments are the longest?
- satori_movement following up
on the "How do I make a clean break?" post (22684)
- cairdeas gives relationship advice
- mondaygreens on mastering elementary mathematics to prepare for the GRE
- Blasdelb reposts a great comment
from a previous askme about selling gold without getting ripped off (17080)
- nickrussell: In order to understand Los Angeles, one first must understand San Francisco.
All-time record holder: RichardP finds 2589 permutations for a set (while running into the AskMe comment character limit) (124514)