Heavy Hitters

GraniteGrok’s Top Ten Heavy Hitters for July 2018

by Steve MacDonald August 1, 2018

It’s Already August, and you know what that means? There are only 145 Shopping Days ’till Christmas. It seems like a long time, so we’re here to help fill some of that in with the latest installment of Heavy Hitters! It was an excellent month for blogging with another 200+ opportunities for you to get […]

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GraniteGrok’s Top-10 Heavy Hitter’s for June 2018

by Steve MacDonald July 1, 2018

You had over 250 new posts to choose from for “June 2018” our first full month back to reporting on reader favorites after a brief respite at the hands of hackers in faraway lands. And yes, there are a few that just went up in late June that could “make the cut,” in July. So. I’ve […]

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A Belated and Partial ‘Grok Heavy Hitters’ for April 2018

by Steve MacDonald June 11, 2018

On June 1st I added a low profile hit counter (back) into the back end so we could continue tracking page hits until Grok 3.0 goes live. The new site is coming along and thanks again to everyone who donated. Grok 3.0 will include some detailed tools to do what the plugin does for Grok 2.0 so […]

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No Heavy Hitters for April?

by Steve MacDonald May 9, 2018

Did you miss the published post for April’s heavy hitters? No. There wasn’t one and this feature may have to wait for its “official” return until the new site goes up. Why? We had a number of issues in April that made an accurate calculation impossible. First, we had to do a site restore that erased […]

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Top Ten Heavy Hitters for March 2018

by Steve MacDonald April 1, 2018

Out of the nearly 350 new articles published last month on this site these March Heavy Hitters got the most attention (which means the most unique page hits) for March 2018. Opioids, Guns, Vote Fraud, Gun Free Zones, Jerry DeLemus, Anti-Gun Rallies, and Trump’s Wall all made the cut as did Guest posts by Ken […]

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Top Ten Heavy Hitters for February 2018

by Steve MacDonald March 1, 2018

We’re back for another round of heavy hitters. These are the posts that got the most attention which means the most unique page hits in February 2018. News about the Windham School Board Transgender bathroom policy captured three spots in this February top-ten. Republicans voting for income taxes, the Florida Shooting, and the Death of […]

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GraniteGrok Top Ten Heavy Hitters for January 2018

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2018

For several years I’ve been posting a top-twenty most commented posts for the year. It’s fun, but it is also a flawed metric. So I’ve added a plugin that gives me a better idea of how many unique hits any given article gets. Unique page hits are a better guide than comments because most folks are reader […]

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