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Why is this the most forked GitHub repo of all time? #217

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dandv opened this Issue Dec 14, 2014 · 22 comments

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dandv commented Dec 14, 2014

https://github.com/search?o=desc&q=stars%3a%3E1&s=forks&type=Repositories

I don't mean to diminish the value of the README, but 63 THOUSAND forks?

Was there some sort of spam influx as we can see these days?

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DreamSea commented Dec 14, 2014

Forking this repo is part of a 'learn to git' assignment for a class on Coursera.

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pssguy commented Dec 14, 2014

Like the most forked R rdpeng/ProgrammingAssignment2
The power of the MOOC

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chuan92 commented Aug 14, 2015

finally got the reason...

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dandv commented Aug 14, 2015

122,885 forks.

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imerkle commented Jan 7, 2017

164996

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JefMari commented Jun 19, 2017

172,814

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minatle commented Jul 15, 2017

174,047

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denrasulev commented Jul 16, 2017

Come on, folks, stop these useless comments about number of forks. Everyone can perfectly see the number of forks in the top right corner. So what's the point of posting it as a comment?!

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gayanW commented Aug 24, 2017

175,903

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shahyash1993 commented Feb 13, 2018

182682!!!

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josecebe commented Aug 24, 2018

188,502

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khanof89 commented Sep 13, 2018

Common, folks, stop these useless comments about number of forks. Everyone can perfectly see the number of forks in the top right corner. So what's the point of posting it as a comment?!

Come on, not common

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mavanmanen commented Nov 21, 2018

190,853

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callumfrance commented Nov 22, 2018

Hey guys I'm on mobile, can someone give me an update? Thanks

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gayanW commented Nov 22, 2018

@callumfrance sure, it is now at 190,863.

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oae commented Nov 22, 2018

it is now at 190,870 forks

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denrasulev commented Nov 22, 2018

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IamLupo commented Nov 24, 2018

190,911 forks ! :O

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ajrussellaudio commented Dec 3, 2018

191,096

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jagdishjadeja commented Dec 13, 2018

191,352

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IamLupo commented Dec 14, 2018

191,382
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ozcanyarimdunya commented Feb 11, 2019

192,779

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