TR Community scoreboard for June 17, 2011 - Cloud battle

In this weekly recap post, you'll get a quick look at the top discussions and members on the TechRepublic forums.

Jason Hiner's post about the philosophical differences between Apple and Google's cloud generated the hottest discussion thread of the week. You'll also find out what other topics and members were the most active on the boards.

Top 5 discussion threads:

  1. Apple cloud vs. Google cloud: The philosophical differences (Jason Hiner)
  2. 10 principles the Linux community should revisit (Jack Wallen)
  3. The Linux desktop circus (Jack Wallen)
  4. Why clean code is more important than efficient code (Chad Perrin)
  5. Six things geek dads REALLY want for Father's Day (Jason Hiner)

TR members with the most total posts on the forums

  1. AnsuGisalas (126 posts)
  2. seanferd (72 posts)
  3. Palmetto (66 posts)
  4. apotheon (54 posts)
  5. Neon Samurai (51 posts)

TR members with the most Votes Up in the Discussions forum

  1. apotheon (74)
  2. AnsuGisalas (68)
  3. Neon Samurai (62)
  4. Palmetto (59)
  5. smcdonough (52)

TR members with the most Votes Up in the Q&A forum

  1. OH Smeg (8)
  2. UAnimosity, seanferd, pj.hutchison, and robo_dev (4)
  3. EricKs2008 (3)
  4. TheChas, Who Am I Really, and mastersataberdeen (2)

Top spam busters

  1. Hal 9000 (22)
  2. PurpleSkys (14)
  3. OH Smeg and seanferd (10)
  4. Johnson.Charles.C and sperry532 (4)

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Starting next week, the TR Community scoreboard will appear as a discussion thread instead of a blog post. Hal 9000 will also start posting his Questions of the Week as a discussion. Other posts from TechRepublic bloggers and guest contributors that appeared in the TR Out Loud blog will now appear in other TechRepublic blogs, based on the blog topic.


Sonja Thompson has worked for TechRepublic since October of 1999. She is currently a Senior Editor and the host of the several blogs.

Darryl~ moderator

I can't seem to post on the latest scoreboard, just checking to see if I can post to this one.

Peconet Tietokoneet
Peconet Tietokoneet

I will have to see it and find out if it will produce the goodies that we ALL once had on here. Here is hoping. :)


But I can't help thinking that the numbers would be better if they hadn't broken-I-mean-changed the forums.

Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

but I'll still be around... that counts for something, right? ;)

HAL 9000
HAL 9000

To the last [b]TR Community scoreboard.[/b] Seems like the end of an era which I'll miss. :_| Col


but I tried darnit...I do like new shiny things ( I am a woman afterall) and I had really tried to keep an open mind in the beginning with the new format...but I give over sometimes. Trying to post stuff and it just won't post...trying to follow different threads...trying to fine TR Community Scoreboard was sometimes a task...I'm thinking the new discussion thread will be easier for folks to find. Soni...great job, as always, you rock...will see ya on the flip side :D !


To think that I used to put out 50% more posts... and have tight competition for the top spots :o Crazy...


I hope you are stilll around for a long time to come. Cheers!

Michael Jay
Michael Jay

without you the place would be, well, without the queen bee. Doing it outside of a blog will give you the freedom to make it special, more like it was in the olden days, right?

Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

for agreeing to continue highlighting the Questions of the Week. ((((hugs))))


is something I can only imagine. ...Better stop before I sprain something.

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