Just wanted to let you know that Metafilter has amassed the extra-ordinary total of 3804 total subscribers at Bloglines, which makes me wonder how many people are reading via other RSS readers and what the total readership of the site is on a daily basis. Scary.
Maybe you will even be mocked in a medium that people actually read. Ouch! I wonder if it would be possible/feasible to share stats among web logs. I'd bet that the combined readership a few blogs would beat the readership figures of mid-size newspapers like the Boston Globe.