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Old 09-27-2019, 06:08 PM
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The Trump Impeachment Inquiry thread seems to have grown more rapidly than virtually any I've seen on this board - 20 pages in three days.

I know there are lots of threads that have grown huge over the years (with some of them still active), but do we know which ones grew fastest (defined, say, as most pages added in a 24 hr period)?

(I wasn't active here very much during the early Trump epoch but wonder whether some threads from late 2016 to early 2017 might be the winners.)
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Old 09-27-2019, 06:25 PM
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Probably something from the morning of September 11, 2001.
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:08 PM
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IIRC the Election Day threads from both 2008 and 2016 got really big, really fast, as well.
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:30 PM
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It's real dumb, and I'm ashamed for even thinking it, but there's a tiny part of me that's like, fuck yeah, I started the impeachment thread!
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:52 PM
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Probably one on fasting & dieting.
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Old 09-27-2019, 08:52 PM
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In 24 hours most of the above threads sprang to mind; 9/11 I believe spawned several that went basically viral in the internet/Facebook use of the word. More than 24 hours I would personally be curious about the record for one week. What thread not just caught our collective notice but maintained it for a full seven days.
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I'd like to comment, but I need to go catch up on the OP's fast-growing thread before I get too far behind.
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The Trump Impeachment Inquiry thread seems to have grown more rapidly than virtually any I've seen on this board - 20 pages in three days.
The Official 2016 US Presidential Election thread grew by 25+ pages in just one day.
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It's real dumb, and I'm ashamed for even thinking it, but there's a tiny part of me that's like, fuck yeah, I started the impeachment thread!
It was a great idea!
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Old 09-28-2019, 12:16 PM
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The Official 2016 US Presidential Election thread grew by 25+ pages in just one day.
Sounds like it could be the winner.
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More than 24 hours I would personally be curious about the record for one week.
Yeah, I agree. One week would be interesting, too. There is probably no 'best' metric for fasting growing.
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