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The Trolley Dodger

2015 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2015. 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 The Trolley Dodger’s activity in 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

The busiest day of the year was April 28th with 1,866 views. The most popular post that day was Chicago Rapid Transit Mystery Photos - Solved.

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 108 new posts, not bad for the first year!

Longest Streak

21 January - 23 January

Best Day

with 18 posts total

Attractions in 2015

These are the posts that got the most views on The Trolley Dodger in 2015.

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

That's 100 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Germany & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2015 was Online Store

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Andre Kristopans 71 comments
  • 2 sderailway 28 comments
  • 3 George Foelschow 27 comments
  • 4 Bob Lalich 24 comments
  • 5 Chuck Amstein 19 comments

See you in 2016

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2015. We look forward to serving you again in 2016! Happy New Year!


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