/r/whyisthisathing metrics (Why is this a thing?)

A place for answering the most fundamental human question: Why the fuck is this a thing?


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Sep 26, 2019 /r/whyisthisathing hits 1K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/whyisthisathing hits 500 subscribers
Jun 16, 2012 /r/whyisthisathing is born
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Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/whyisthisathing.
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How /r/whyisthisathing growth compares with growth of 2,440,513 other subreddits.
No. 2,296,808Fastest growing yesterday
No. 2,429,163Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 2,433,889Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 2,434,264Fastest growing last 90 days




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