Top 10 Posts 2010

These aren’t necessarily the ones with the most hits (since 30 March 2010) – though most are.

1 10 Sexiest Nerds

Blimey, you’re a shallow bunch! I wrote this as a bit of light-hearted fluff and it’s had about as many views as every other post put together! Still, if there’s one thing we love here, it’s sexy nerds. Of course, it was controversial when I first put it up: everyone complained that their favourite game developer had been omitted!

2 Fallout New Vegas: The First Hour

Everyone wants to know about Benny. It’s a good game and I’m still enjoying it, but I haven’t blogged about it lately because it would just read “number of radscorpions killed: 15. v good. Paralysed by choice: still not picked a side.”

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Top 10 Posts March-September

This little blog has been going six months now, and I just had a little look to see which posts had attracted the most attention. There were some surprises among the list, especially among the posts that didn’t get many views on their first day but crept up slowly over time. I keep in mind Jerry’s advice about blogs needing six months to establish themselves, and I’ve done almost nothing to promote the site, so it’s perhaps surprising it’s had as many views as it’s received. The main point is (and I remind myself of this often) that I’m enjoying the process of writing about the things I genuinely love here. If you stumble across your new favourite album, game or show through reading these pages, so much the better.

1. 10 Sexiest Nerds
That was just done on a whim. What can I say? I love brainy cuties!

2. How to be a rich, famous rock star
My husband (not rich or famous, but definitely rocking) suggested this one after becoming frustrated by people’s apparent ignorance about how “being in a band” really works. He says it’s changing pretty fast out there so I’ll probably have to follow it up some time in the future. For example, in my day *creak*, a standard demo tape (yes, cassette!) had only three tracks … Continue reading