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Happy post-holidays, everyone!

This year, our quizlings earned 160 +1 bonuses, or about 3.56 +1s per quiz.
Since Quiz One, a total of 622 quizlings have now earned a +1, a 2.3% increase over last year, and 294 have now earned a minus of some kind, an increase of 3 quizlings.
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But, first, for the first time anywhere, I have the per-year annual rankings of +1 subject areas:

2004
115 +1 bonuses were given
1. The Simpsons, 5 mentions
2. "Good answer", 4
2. The Princess Bride, 4
4. "Abusing CV", 3
5. Airplane!, "Bitterness, Eddie Izzard, "Lyricalicious", all with 2

2005
247 +1 bonuses were given
1. The Simpsons, 17 mentions
2. Monty Python's Flying Circus, 10
3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 8
4. "Making a pun", 7
5. The Princess Bride, and South Park, 6

2006
228 +1 bonuses were given
1. The Simpsons, 7 mentions
2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 6
3. Monty Python's Flying Circus, 5
3. Back to the Future, 5
5. Animaniacs, "Making a pun", and STING!, 4

2007
181 +1 bonuses were given
1. The Simpsons, 10 mentions
2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 9
3. Monty Python's Flying Circus, 5
4. South Park, 4
5. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Spaceballs, 3

2008
264 +1 bonuses were given
1. Monty Python's Flying Circus, 11 mentions
2. The Simpsons, 8
3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 5
4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 4
4. The Princess Bride, 4

2009
241 +1 bonuses were given
1. Blazing Saddles, 8 mentions
2. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 6
3. The Simpsons, 5
4. A seven-way tie: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Flying Circus, South Park, Spaceballs, Star Trek: the Next Generation, Star Wars: Episode IV, and Weird Al, 4

2010
212 +1 bonuses were given
1. The Simpsons, 9 mentions
2. Finding Nemo, 7
2. South Park, 7
4. Blazing Saddles, 5
4. Spaceballs, 5

2011
160 +1 bonuses were given
1. Monty Python's Flying Circus, 7 mentions
2. Firefly, 6
3. Conan the Barbarian (For once, not for the same quote. Every. Damn. Time), 5
3. The Simpsons, 5
5. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Batman, and The Princess Bride, 4
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Combined totals for all years--The Top 20 +1 Bonus-Getters:
1. The Simpsons, 66 mentions (Last rank: 1)
2. Monty Python's Flying Circus, 45 (3)
3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 40 (2)
4. South Park, 29 (4)
5. The Princess Bride, 27 (5)
6. Blazing Saddles, 21 (6)
7. (tie) Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 20 (7)
7. (tie) Spaceballs, 20 (7)
9. Airplane!, 18 (9)
10. The Tick, 16 (9)
11. (tie) Conan the Barbarian (For the same quote, (nearly) Every. Damn. Time) (16)
11. (tie) Firefly, 14 (19)
11. (tie) Making a pun (9)
14. Ghostbusters, 12 (12)
15. (tie) Finding Nemo, 11 (12)
15. (tie) Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope, 11 (12)
17. (tie) Animaniacs, 10 (19)
17. (tie) Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, 10 (16)
17. (tie) Futurama, 10 (19)
17. (tie) "Going old school", 10 (12)
17. (tie) Pulp Fiction, 10 (19)

Up-and-comers: Eddie Izzard, They Might Be Giants, Batman, Saturday Night Live, Star Trek: the Next Generation
Falling off the radar: "Lyricalicious", Monty Python's The Life of Brian, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Weird Al, Army of Darkness, "Correct answer"
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Now is the time for individual achievement--the Top 20 +1 bonus-getters:
1. [livejournal.com profile] i_calql8, 72 (18 more +1s since 2010, previous rank: 1)
2. [livejournal.com profile] astridsdream, 52 (0, PR: 2)
3. [livejournal.com profile] etcet, 37 (8, PR: 4)
4. [livejournal.com profile] thepikey, 34 (3, PR: 3)
5. [livejournal.com profile] sskipstress, 28 (0, PR: 5)
6. [livejournal.com profile] squeegibo, 25 (5, PR: 6)
7. [livejournal.com profile] barbarienne, 24 (11, PR: not ranked)
8. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] akiyasan, 22 (5, PR: 11)
8. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] chloma, 22 (6, PR: 13)
8. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] n5iln, 22 (7, PR: 15)
8. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] wiredwizard, 22 (6, PR: 13)
12. [livejournal.com profile] drbear, 21 (4, PR: 11)
13. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] blindgeoff, 20 (2, PR: 8)
13. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] umbralcorax, 20 (0, PR: 6)
13. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] zihuatanejo, 20 (6, PR: 18)
16. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] fizrep, 18 (0, PR: 8)
16. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] kristinmachina, 18 (7, PR: not ranked)
16. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] marasca, 18 (0, PR: 8)
19. [livejournal.com profile] cmzero, 16 (1, PR: 15)
20. [livejournal.com profile] babybokal, 15 (0, PR: 15)

Dropping off the radar: [livejournal.com profile] woap, [livejournal.com profile] spatialrift47.

And, finally, the Clean Living Squad (most +1s with no minuses):
1. [livejournal.com profile] barbarienne, 24
2. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] chloma, 22
2. (tie) [livejournal.com profile] n5iln, 22
4. [livejournal.com profile] zihuatanejo, 20
5. [livejournal.com profile] mark_laura, 12

That's it, folks. Comments and questions are welcome; cash, as always, is gratefully accepted.

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