New community feature! There has been in the past a lot of talk about recs, how to get them, who gets the most, etc. Thanks to a tool offered by SB Nation, there is a relatively easy way to figure out a few things. And so I present to you the following for the period of Sunday, January 12th through yesterday, January 18th: Total # of comments by each Camden Chatter, Most rec'd comments, Most recs total by each Camden Chatter, and the very exciting recs per comment ratio. If this is something you all enjoy, I'll keep it up weekly.
First up, total number of comments. For the week we had 109 different commenters, with Jakubazookas leading the way with 257 comments, which is 36.7 comments per day. We had 16 people hit triple digits and 28 who left just a single comment. Here is the full list:
|Commenter||# of comments|
|the madman of birdland||201|
|Eat More Esskay||132|
|Astronaut Mike Dexter||101|
|PBR me ASAP!||100|
|Jokes & Burns||42|
|Birdland in NC||9|
|Knubles and Bits||4|
|Dan Duquette is my DD||1|
|j o incandenza||1|
|RED SOX are #1 in my heart||1|
Next up we have the most rec'd comments. If I listed every comment that got a rec, this table would be a mile long. So I limited it to three recs or more, which totaled 74 comments. The most rec'd comment of the week was tflach2's epic rant on the Rays' doctor who went on record backing up Grant Balfour. We had five individual posts with 10 recs or more. Here is the list of all comments with three or more recs (with link to comment in case you want to re-live the good times):
Are you tired of these long, giant tables? If so, let me know and I can pare it down for next week. Our next category is total recs by posters. Maybe you didn't get 15 recs on one comment, but it's possible that you're just a consistently rec'able guy. There were 50 total commenters who received at least one rec on the week. How do you stack up?
|29||PBR me ASAP!|
|24||Eat More Esskay|
|21||the madman of birdland|
|12||Astronaut Mike Dexter|
|2||Jokes & Burns|
Last but not least is what I think is a very interesting set of numbers: Recs per comments. We had two people this week that had more recs than they did comments, and two more who had a ratio of 1:1. In three of those four cases, the commenter had just one comment on the week, so chalk it up to small sample size if that makes you feel better.
Leading the way with six recs per comment is gio2chat, which is no surprise to anyone. However, gio only made one appearance this week and that one comment left you all wanting more. In second place is the esteemed (in my mind at least) PaulFolk, who spent the last two days defending his positions on instant replay and the O's offseason.
|Commenter||# Recs||# Comments||Recs:Comments|
|PBR me ASAP!||29||100||0.29|
|Eat More Esskay||24||132||0.18|
|Astronaut Mike Dexter||12||101||0.12|
|the madman of birdland||21||201||0.10|
|Jokes & Burns||2||42||0.05|
So there you have it. As I said at the beginning, please provide me feedback on if you like this feature. It's not difficult, but it is a little time consuming. Should I continue with the full lists, cut it back to top 15? Or just scrap the idea altogether?