Wednesday, January 27, 2010

25 komiks titles' best-sellerness

so there's this thing where you type in the title of your book, and they tell you its chances of becoming a best-seller based on just the title itself.


naturally i took it 100% seriously and plugged in a bunch of komiks titles.

the scores are arranged from highest to lowest below. i threw in a few control values as well (in bold) just to compare:

  1. kiko machine - 72.5%
  2. funny komiks - 69.0%
  3. ang alamat ng pangit - 69.0%
  4. a tale of two cities (best-selling novel of all time) - 63.7%
  5. pugad baboy - 63.7%
  6. wasted - 63.7 %
  7. after eden - 63.7 %
  8. culture crash - 59.3%
  9. bayan knights - 59.3%
  10. kalayaan - 59.3%
  11. bearkdowns - 59.3%
  12. pilipino komiks - 45.6%
  13. lapu-lapu - 45.6%
  14. kubori kikiam - 45.6%
  15. elmer - 45.6%
  16. trese (name) - 45.6%
  17. nardong tae - 45.6%
  18. ang mundo ni andong agimat - 41.4%
  19. Ang Kagila-gilalas na Pakikipagsapalaran ni Zsazsa Zaturnnah - 41.4%
  20. the bible - 35.9%
  21. Album ng mga Kabalbalan ni Kenkoy - 35.9%
  22. mangaholix - 35.9%
  23. ang maskot - 35.9%
  24. operasyon -35.9%
  25. bukas luluhod ang mga tala - 26.3%
  26. war and peace - 22.9%
  27. trese (number) - 14.6%
  28. the mythology class - 10.2%
  29. el indio - 10.2%



pretty dismal showing by my own stuff, but hey, take that, leo tolstoy!

9 comments:

Miko said...

Haha, nice! :D

I'll take ANG MASKOT anyday, I never got to finish any of Count Lev's novels because they're too damn long with no pictures :p

mcoy said...

ako war & peace palang ang natatapos ko, andaya ng booksale di nila binababaan presyo ng mga tolstoy nila eh.

Mark said...

Ako din, ang maskot!

Albert said...

kumpetensya mo ang bible! hahaha!!

Anonymous said...

meron akong anna karenina. binasa ko nung high school, required kasi. bwahaha.

sinubukan kong basahin nung nakaraang bakasyon. hindi ko kinaya. iba talaga pala ang paningin ng isang 16 anyos sa 31 anyos pagdating sa mga ganitong bagay.

howell!

- lucy

mcoy said...

@mark, tenks tol :)

@albert, at least i'm in good company, no?

@lucy, required? kanya pala ganun ang mga taga-miriam hohoho

Anonymous said...

excuse me, required din sa min ang hope for the flowers.

bwahahah!

- lucy

mcoy said...

that just makes things even more twisted!

Anonymous said...

i knew you were going to say that.

- lucy

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