That was 2012

The most popular items on AOA in 2012

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At the end of each year we like to go the through the traffic stats on AOA to see which posts were most popular. It's a fun way to remember all the stuff that's happened.

So, here are the most popular items on AOA for each month during 2012...

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Favorite shows of 2012

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Sean Rowe was mentioned more than once...

With the end of the year coming up, we thought it'd be fun to ask a bunch of people about some of their favorite/most interesting things from the 2012.

Next up: Capital Region musicians, actors, and artists on their favorite local shows of 2012.

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Interesting stories to cover 2012

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St. Joseph's is part of one of the stories mentioned...

With the end of the year coming up, we thought it'd be fun to ask a bunch of people about some of their favorite/most interesting things from the 2012.

Next up: a handful of local journalists on the stories that were most interesting to cover this year...

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Favorite local foods 2012

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Multiple people picked burgers for their favorite. Among them: a deep-fried burger.

With the end of the year coming up, we thought it'd be fun to ask a bunch of people about some of their favorite/most interesting things from the 2012.

First up: favorite local thing to eat or drink this year.

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The Scoop

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