First and foremost: it seems that having the ability to count comments also comes with the temptation to procrastinate counting those comments. I have become everything I once criticized. I should have sent myself multiple emails about it, but instead Rob harassed me until I got this done.
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Welcome to the Triumphant Return of Comment Counting! This article counts comments and recs received for every user in 2019 for Open Threads only.
Special thanks to SBN user TJ Gorsegner over at Twinkie Town for showing me how to count comments per batch of articles. I need the URL of every article I use, hence these counts only reflecting Open Threads.
I batch these a month at a time and then combine and aggregate the data. I'll be showing the top 20 commenters (3,800+ comments) and the top 21 rec'd comment of the year. If anyone outside of the top 20 is curious about their comment count, let me know in the comments below and I'll look up your number.
Top 20 Commenters (2019)
onCongrats to fil for being the biggest loser (LOL)
Oofda edged out ppb for 2nd place.
CCHOF and viking22 round out the top 5.
Congrats to everyone who made the top 20 list!
The most rec'd comment of 2019 belongs to FeartheNorthMen:
link to comment
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I am sorry it took a government mandated shut-in to get me to write this fanpost. I can't believe Diggs is gone. Gregg Williams sucks, VOX blows, and love is love. Here's to a great 2020 at DN.