Grumpy Rumblings 2015 Year in blogging

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 270,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 12 days for that many people to see it.

There were 110 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 53 MB. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 3rd with 1,587 views. The most popular post that day was Just spend the money? Why the answer to Mr. Money Moustache is not Spend All the Things.

In 2015, there were 261 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,635 posts.

These are the posts that got the most views in 2015.

[Ed: Note that NONE of these are from 2015 and only one of them is from 2014(!)  That #2 post is from students trying to plagiarize a really common composition assignment.  Not sure about the popularity of the other posts.

According to our stats, here’s the most popular 2015 posts:

Ask the Grumpies: Dissertation Student from Hades

Making friends as a professor or as an adult

How do raises work where you work?

More thoughts on class

Do you think there’s any point…


The top referring sites in 2015 were:


[Visitors came from] 169 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Your most commented on post in 2015 was Do you think there’s any point …

These were your 5 most active commenters:

Yay Chacha!  This means you get to tell us where to donate our most recent month’s proceeds from amazon sales.  Either tell us and link up in the comments (if you want more exposure) or email us at grumpyrumblings at gmail if you want it to be more secret-like.

Any blog commentary or highlights from the grumpy gallery?  Also, congratulate Chacha in the comments.  :)

8 Responses to “Grumpy Rumblings 2015 Year in blogging”

  1. Leah Says:

    congrats to Chacha! I see that I’m a distant second.

  2. chacha1 Says:

    LOL Leah, clearly I was very involved in 2015. Two months off work post-surgery probably contributed. In any case, Grumpies, thank you very much and I would be pleased and honored to have the Big Mouth Award donated to Planned Parenthood.

  3. Cloud Says:

    Ah… solid evidence of what I’ve suspected: my blog commenting fell off in 2015. I like comments, though- both writing them and reading them. So perhaps I’ll try to do better in 2016!

    Congrats, Chacha1!

  4. hollyatclubthrifty Says:

    Congrats ChaCha! That’s dedication! =)

  5. Linda Says:

    Congrats ChaCha! Great cause to choose, too!

  6. Where Chacha’s donation went and why you should donate too | Grumpy Rumblings (of the formerly untenured) Says:

    […] won our “most commenting of 2015″ contest (even though she wasn’t aware she’d entered, she had, oh, she had).  That means she […]

  7. MutantSupermodel Says:

    I didn’t do this for my blog this year! Bad blogger!

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