- 245: hits received by the Madison Central New Gym/Renovation Project website since launched earlier this month. Superintendent Vince Schaefer crows about this popularity on the front page of last night's Madison Daily Leader.
- not mentioned: number of those hits coming from the Madville Times.
- 700: hits received by the Madville Times yesterday.
- 163: votes submitted to the Madville Times online poll on the school bond issue in one week.
- 109: views of MHS Tour Intro, the most popular of the 18 videos I shot and posted of the MHS facility tour last month.
- 60: views of MHS Locker Room Toilet, the second-most popular video of the MHS series.
- 17%: amount of $16.98-million bond issue projected for new gym.
- 75%: possible understatement of actual new gym cost.
- 0: individual components of plan that cost more than the new gym.
- 9: paragraphs you have to read through before encountering Chuck Clement's first use of the word gymnasium in last night's front-page 12-paragraph article on the project.
- 16: paragraphs you had to read through to find new gym in Clement's October 8 19-paragraph article on the project.
- 2: times Clement said "screw you" to me last March in response to my criticism of his journalism.
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