The top question, answer, and views all goes to Why does the Death Star have a trash compactor? asked by sttenbergh and answered by Yakk. In the time frame, it had a score of 179, answer accepted answer score of 293, and 31357 views.
With a split of 73 up-votes and 72 down-votes, the most controversial question was What is “DON’T PANIC” a reference to on the dashboard of Elon Musk’s car? asked by Jesse and answered by Rand al’Thor.
There were 24 bounties awarded for a total of 3000 Rep.
I don’t want to toot my own horn too loudly but I really enjoyed researching this answer of mine:
It ended up being a lot more research than I had planned and I eventually got pointed to the language creator for an answer. I put in a lot of work and ended up finding the answer to the question a few years after it was asked. This answer would fall under “Maybe you feel like you answered one really well, even if it didn’t receive a lot of votes.”
From both a question and answer stand point I really enjoyed:
The questions hits on something that many people might have a assumed was common in that part of the universe. Something so important, but yet somehow just operating in background.
The answer goes right to the source, getting a WOG tweet (which has been done quite a few times on this site but is never-the-less impressive). It’s always nice to see our humble community have an impact on the greater world of the stories we love.