Since the bubble popped in June, the monthly stats for new forum topics, new posts, new members, and most online users has been in perpetual decline... until now!
Yesterday, the forum had 530 users online at the same time; the most recorded since October 17th. As a result, January 2012 broke the seven month trend of perpetual decline in forum statistics.
While it has been well established that these numbers are lagging indicators, the trend break is definitely a sign that we're out of our rut.
In other news, I need to get a life.