Everything looks better with a graph
January 12, 2006 1:05 AM   Subscribe

My awesomeness is at an all time high, as this chart will clearly demonstrate. And thanks to the magical people at Bellygraph.com, I can create & update charts to illustrate all the trends that matter to me, from my own personal awesomeness to total number of pugs owned or whatever other metric I choose.
posted by jonson (29 comments total)
Ahh, shoot, what should be five minutes of fun turns into seven because you need to first register. Pooh.
posted by Mach3avelli at 1:17 AM on January 12, 2006

Remarkable. Just like MS Excel - or indeed any other application, anywhere that lets you label the axes of graphs yourself. In fact, come to think of it, I might have been even been doing this sort of thing on graph paper at school.
posted by rhymer at 1:37 AM on January 12, 2006

My awsomeness went off the charts a long time ago.

True also of My Bathroom. When I try to plot how private a place it is, all I come up with is a straight line reading "very."

And HEY, my drunkenness chart is spiking!
posted by Astro Zombie at 1:46 AM on January 12, 2006

Application error (Rails)

Just because you can make a website in 20 minutes with Ruby on Rails, doesn't mean you should. Maybe put 40 minutes into it and sprinkle it with a little bit of css, shake, and presto!
posted by Mijo Bijo at 2:01 AM on January 12, 2006

Application error (Rails)

I guess we can't all be awesome like jonson.
posted by Rothko at 2:27 AM on January 12, 2006

posted by NinjaPirate at 2:46 AM on January 12, 2006

True also of My Bathroom.

Hey, His Bathroom is just like mine...

"a special place where I can stay, and cream, and dream"

Hmm. Perhaps I should plot those activities on Bellygraph?
posted by PeterMcDermott at 4:38 AM on January 12, 2006

Reminds me of MoodStats.
Wow, not updated since mid-2003 ! Guess the business plan didn't go as expected...
posted by XiBe at 5:30 AM on January 12, 2006

Your awesomeness has apparently plateaued. Your act is stale. You need to shake it up a bit - I'd like to see some growth in the next quarter of '06. I'm going to rate you a hold for now pending second quarter results.
posted by spicynuts at 5:55 AM on January 12, 2006

Just from looking at the graph, my guess is that your awesomeness is actually only so high due to some sort of shady leasing arrangement with a German town somewhere. Admit it, you sold your mediocrity to Germany, then leased it back, before writing it off as a loss, causing your awesomeness to spike.
posted by OmieWise at 6:34 AM on January 12, 2006

You're also getting significant competition from the Leah sector. I suggest introducing a second product line. Our focus groups are honing in on "mysterious edginess" as a desirable quality.
posted by Miko at 6:41 AM on January 12, 2006

Actually Leah made a decimal point error in the reports, she actually flatlined at 1 some time ago.
posted by NinjaPirate at 6:44 AM on January 12, 2006

While I agree with Miko about a second product line, I urge you to consider "radicallity", or perhaps even "knarliosity".
posted by ewkpates at 7:01 AM on January 12, 2006

Much to lazy to bother with all th info on th eform there, plus I have a copy of excel.
posted by delmoi at 7:04 AM on January 12, 2006

Check this out.
posted by monju_bosatsu at 7:13 AM on January 12, 2006 [1 favorite]

You made me make this.
posted by Citizen Premier at 7:14 AM on January 12, 2006

i tried dating a girl using charts and graphs.
posted by joelf at 8:18 AM on January 12, 2006

Carbon dating?
posted by spicynuts at 8:25 AM on January 12, 2006

The obligatory link to Why you should continue to date me.
posted by Armitage Shanks at 8:25 AM on January 12, 2006

monju - your link contains some real gems. Check out the comments section and look for "ben scott on December 7, 2005
thought this is a great idea and got round to collecting a few links that are of use for many academics (science infomatics)"

Totally awesome. Thanks, bookmarked
posted by nostrada at 8:31 AM on January 12, 2006

Where's the background MIDI of "Feed The Trees"?
posted by rolypolyman at 8:47 AM on January 12, 2006

joelf, those charts would have had me at hello...who could resist?
posted by genevieve at 9:44 AM on January 12, 2006


General Disagreeableness of some random person vs. vegetation
posted by blue_beetle at 9:51 AM on January 12, 2006

I know, those graphs were the charmingest thing ever, joelf. Did she have a heart of steel? I bookmarked them for potential V-day use, myself.
posted by Miko at 10:16 AM on January 12, 2006

Joelf, I loved your charts,and I am stunned at their lack of efficacy. Clearly she wasn't the right person for you if she couldn't appreciate your fancy chartwork.
posted by jonson at 10:27 AM on January 12, 2006

actually, jonson, it looks like your awesomeness is at an all-week high instead. In order to accept your all-time awesomeness, I'd need to see somethign that dates back to at the very least your birth.
posted by shmegegge at 10:28 AM on January 12, 2006

Add A Metric (Please use this responsibly)

Hmm, like moths to a flame...
posted by patricio at 10:42 AM on January 12, 2006

Jeez, jonson, way to self-link!
posted by Aknaton at 3:30 PM on January 12, 2006

she had no sence of humor. It's ok though. She wan't right for me obviously.
posted by joelf at 4:12 PM on January 13, 2006

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