Just a few last ends about the 2011 MEFAs.
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3. 2011 STATS
For all you MEFA-wonks out there, Aranel has tracked down some statistics for this year's awards. These are also available at our website.
TOTAL # OF NOMINATIONS: 538
TOTAL # OF REVIEWS - 3,540
TOTAL REVIEW POINTS - 17,448
TOTAL # OF REVIEW CHARACTERS - 1,814,549
AVG. REVIEW SCORE - 5
AVG. # OF REVIEW CHARACTERS - 513
AVG. TOTAL POINTS PER NOMINATION - 32
AVG. TOTAL CHARACTERS PER NOMINATION - 3,364
LONGEST REVIEW - 3,364
REVIEWS >2,000 CHARS - 18
MAX PTS FOR SINGLE NOMINATION - 117
MAX # CHARACTERS FOR SINGLE NOMINATION - 18,324
MAX # OF REVIEWS FOR SINGLE NOMINATION - 101
# OF REVIEWERS - 101
# OF AUTHORS - 131
# OF NOMINATORS - 76
# OF PARTICIPANTS - 179
You can compare this to previous years:
Thank you, one and all!