2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health:

                    <p align="center"><img style="border:1px solid #ddd;background:#f5f5f5;padding:20px;" src="http://s0.wp.com/i/annual-recap/meter-healthy5.gif" width="250" height="183" alt="Healthy blog!"></p>

            <p align="center">The <em>Blog-Health-o-Meter&trade;</em> reads Wow.</p>



            <h2>Crunchy numbers</h2>









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    <p>About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year.  This blog was viewed about <strong>35,000</strong> times in 2010.  If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.</p>



    <p><p>In 2010, there were <strong>347</strong> new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1117 posts. There were <strong>798</strong> pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 307mb. That's about 2 pictures per day.</p>



            <p>The busiest day of the year was May 15th with <strong>968</strong> views. The most popular post that day was <a style="color:#08c;" href="/blog/2010/05/14/meanwhile-in-a-parallel-universe/">Meanwhile, in a parallel universe..</a>.</p>

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            <h2>Where did they come from?</h2>



                        <p>The top referring sites in 2010 were <strong>wordpress.com</strong>, <strong>darkroastedblend.com</strong>, <strong>Google Reader</strong>, <strong>tweakers.net</strong>, and <strong>tokyobybike.com</strong>.</p>

                            <p>Some visitors came searching, mostly for <strong>aokigahara</strong>, <strong>aokigahara forest</strong>, <strong>neurosky mindset review</strong>, <strong>canon s90 firmware</strong>, and <strong>neurosky review</strong>.</p>

        <h2>Attractions in 2010</h2>

        <p>These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.</p>





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                <a style="margin-right:10px;" href="/blog/2010/05/14/meanwhile-in-a-parallel-universe/">Meanwhile, in a parallel universe..</a> <span style="color:#999;font-size:8pt;">May 2010</span><br />35 comments



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                <a style="margin-right:10px;" href="/blog/2008/07/06/aokigahara-the-twisted-forest/">Aokigahara: the twisted forest</a> <span style="color:#999;font-size:8pt;">July 2008</span><br />1 comment



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                <a style="margin-right:10px;" href="/blog/2009/10/30/mini-review-canon-s90-point-and-shoot/">Mini-review: Canon S90 compact</a> <span style="color:#999;font-size:8pt;">October 2009</span><br />4 comments



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                <a style="margin-right:10px;" href="/blog/2009/12/13/mind-control-for-the-masses-neurosky-mindset/">Mind control for the masses: NeuroSky Mindset review</a> <span style="color:#999;font-size:8pt;">December 2009</span><br />10 comments



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                <a style="margin-right:10px;" href="/blog/2009/11/04/s90-addendum/">S90 addendum</a> <span style="color:#999;font-size:8pt;">November 2009</span>
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