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#1 Maverickb7

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 02:12 AM

I was wondering if someone could help me with something. I have a table in my database and within one of the columns is the user id of whom ever created the row. Now what I would like to do is display the top x posters. So I need to somehow count how many times each user id is listed then display the top x users. Does anyone know how I would go about doing this?

#2 .josh

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 05:14 AM

SELECT username, count( * ) AS blah FROM tablename GROUP BY username ORDER BY blah DESC LIMIT 10

you might have to play with that a bit but that should get you going.

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