Comments competition

Less than 100 comments to go. The lucky 10,000th commenter gets a prize - a choice from the Clock Store or perhaps one of the anthologies....

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This blog is slowly approaching a nice round number - 10,000 comments. I know this is not Pharyngula where this would take an hour or two to fill, but still, we can get the remaining 200+ comments in over the next few days, can't we? The person who posts the 10,000th non-spam comment will get a…
Dr. Isis made the 10,000th comment here on Aard earlier today! Flatteringly, she said that I had made half the women on the Internet lose their shit. I simply know not my own strength. It took two years and almost ten months to get to 10,000. As her prize, I hereby offer to call the good doctor…
Guys, keep commenting! A lot. Because if you do, and you are lucky, you will be eligible for a prize: ....one lucky reader will win an all-out science adventure -- a trip for two to New York City and exclusive science adventures only ScienceBlogs could give you access to. The trip includes…
Here's an interesting finding, which is summarized by Kevin Lewis in the Boston Globe Ideas section: If you've ever had to take a test in a room with a lot of people, you may be able to relate to this study: The more people you're competing against, it turns out, the less motivated and competitive…

Why are we so obsessed with round numbers? This is ScienceBlogs for goodness sake! Aren't there some numbers that are interesting for more reasons than being one followed by some quantity of zeroes? :-)

I still haven't received my prize for completing the sciblog survey!

Round numbers. Depends on which science. From the point of view of mathematics, all numbers are equal. From the point of view of psychology, round numbers are important - that is why we even have the term 'round numbers'. They are cute and fun and they can be useful markers.

Wouldn't it be funny if your 10,000th comment was also the one millionths' comment on Sb. And the one Zillionth comment on the entire internet? (There is a prize for that, yes?)