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2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Thoughts of a pretired French Teacher’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 16,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 328 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,553 posts.

The busiest day of the year was November 10th with 224 views. The most popular post that day was Not overdoing a loss....

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Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Thoughts of a pretired French Teacher in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for little prince, soufflenheim pottery, the little prince, richard koerner, and richard koerner french.

Where did they come from?

That's 73 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. France & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Ali, a beloved family member (2000 - November 8, 2012)

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Richard Koerner 10 comments
  • 2 Will Philipp 4 comments
  • 3 Kathy Pilat 2 comments
  • 4 John & Cheryl 2 comments
  • 5 Bill Stewart 2 comments

See you in 2013

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