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[SOLVED] Select "popular" topics only


Jaguar

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I need to do soemthing like this.

 

SELECT * FROM topics ORDER BY replies/date LIMIT 10;

 

I want to get the top 10 "popular" topics from my forums. I define popular as the total number of replies divided by time elapsed since the topic was created.

 

---topics---

date (date) (date topic was posted)

replies (mediumint) (total number of replies)

------------

 

Will I have to do math in PHP to get the number of days (or minutes or seconds) passed since the date? That could get bad if I actually ever get a lot of forums.

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