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#1 EBeditor

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:35 PM

As the year draws to a close it's time to remember the threads which captured our attention over the last 12 months. Here's what our analytics revealed as the top 10 most viewed threads* this year - you may be surprised at what made the list!

Team Sam or Greg
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=956594

Last place you would want to live
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=961832

Chrissie Swan -I was the other woman
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=975269

Campbell Newman, despair and loathing
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=999206

I'm sick of attachment parenting
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=979187

SILs wedding
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...owtopic=1028801

Help me complete my sibset
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=952495

It's our baby, not yours
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...owtopic=1027723

Did you have sex when pregnant?
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=510666

Chrissie swan and kids
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=980845
What were your top threads this year?

*Some threads relating to deceased or seriously ill relatives of members have been removed from the list.

#2 Fyn Angelot

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:36 PM

Ah, Amber, I don't think your links are working (at least, not for me).

#3 Jen1

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:37 PM

Not found here either!!

#4 EBeditor

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:37 PM

Oh drat. Give me a few minutes!

#5 Jen1

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:39 PM

QUOTE (EBeditor @ 20/12/2012, 07:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh drat. Give me a few minutes!
Crap, don't you hate that!!  tongue.gif


#6 #YKG

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:41 PM

SIL's wedding need to get a trophy for it's epicness. lol

#7 EBeditor

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:44 PM

OK! Try now original.gif

#8 Chelli

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:44 PM

QUOTE (YellowKittyGlenn @ 20/12/2012, 08:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
SIL's wedding need to get a trophy for it's epicness. lol


Yes, I wasn't surprised to see that one on the list wink.gif

#9 Jen1

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:45 PM

QUOTE
SIL's wedding need to get a trophy for it's epicness. lol
Sometimes with so much drama do you think someone has made it up??  Surely it couldn't happen??  unsure.gif

QUOTE (EBeditor @ 20/12/2012, 07:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
OK! Try now original.gif
Works for now.  biggrin.gif


#10 EBeditor

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:46 PM

QUOTE
Crap, don't you hate that!!


Copied and pasted from an email, lost in the pasting  blush.gif

This is why you should always preview your posts wink.gif


#11 ChunkyChook

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:48 PM

QUOTE
Sometimes with so much drama do you think someone has made it up?? Surely it couldn't happen??


I believe it, only because I have lived through similar. MIL is awesomely awesome. SIL just blows my mind EVERY time, I just think it can't get any better but she always just goes that bit further and tops her last effort every time.



#12 Jen1

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:51 PM

But you know what, I could spiel some stuff on here and you wouldn't have clue if I was telling the truth or not??





#13 #YKG

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:56 PM

QUOTE (Jen1 @ 20/12/2012, 08:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sometimes with so much drama do you think someone has made it up?? Surely it couldn't happen?? unsure.gif


majority of the time truth is stranger then fiction, but even if it was an epic screen play I say it deserves an award for creativeness.
But after seeing many a crazy bride wouldnt' be surprised that it occured original.gif

#14 ~Jam~

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:57 PM

some of the work,  others don't....

#15 Jen1

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:00 PM

Mine all work well here. I think EBeditor should be spending time with her family and not having to work tonight.  biggrin.gif

#16 niggles

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:22 PM

None of my favourites for the year there I don't think.

It occurs to me that you've potentially solved the mystery of who the best thread killers are... the ten posters who managed to kill the most popular threads of the year.

#17 RoxieHart

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:31 PM

Whoops...not my account! I forgot I was on my sisters account!

DH+Me+2

Edited by RoxieHart, 20 December 2012 - 08:33 PM.


#18 BetteBoop

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

QUOTE (niggles @ 20/12/2012, 08:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
None of my favourites for the year there I don't think.


No. I think that's because all my favourite threads crash and burn into ball of white hot fire leaving nothing but embers.

#19 Madeline's Mum

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:48 PM

Haha Tess should be proud about her epic thread to help name Remi!

And the SIL wedding thread was all sorts of awesome.




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