Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Bloggy stats

Every now and again I have a look at the stats just to see what's what.

Below is a weird happening in page views, I think that's what you would call a spike!

Graph of Blogger page views

In Jan 2016 I had  71,140 page views, more than any other month
Graph of Blogger page views

What was happening in January 2016?

Colin was diagnosed with cancer, was it this that made everyone look or was it because I posted on 29/31 days or was it because it was winter and everyone had nothing to do except peruse blogs?

Then there was that odd month with dozens of mysterious page views from Russia............ that made the Russian bit of the all time map turn green

Graph of most popular countries among blog viewers
Although  on a normal day  it looks like this
Graph of most popular countries among blog viewers

According to one bit the most page views over all time are......
31 Jul 2015, 17 comments
31 Dec 2015, 64 comments
17 Oct 2016, 90 comments

But look, what about this post with 1698 page views it ought to be in that list above
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(Whoops,it's disappeared over to the right, cant get it back!)
And so should this with 1773
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And on the post page number one should say 2211 not 1837

Oh goodness me, there have been 16,028 comments!



But enough of this fiddling about...........................

Do you know this quote................
Lies, damned lies, and statistics. ... The term was popularised in United States by Mark Twain (among others), who attributed it to the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."

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