As requested, here is a 2016 recap like I did for 2015.
In 2016, we gained 1,345 new users, up from 1,273 in 2015.
There were 9,686 stories submitted (way up from 6,859 in 2015),
with the most common tag again being programming used on 1,477 stories, followed by security being used on 1,097 stories.
The top 5 most frequent (non-moderator) submitters of stories in 2016:
pushcx with 1,022 stories (down from 1,304 in 2015 - Son, I am dissapoint)
calvin moving up three positions with 569 stories (up from 125 in 2015)
av moving up two positions with 398 stories (up from 160 in 2015)
angersock on the board with 313 stories
flyingfisch moving down two positions with 302 (up from 176 in 2015)
The top 5 most frequent non-moderator commenters in 2016:
The most upvoted non-moderator comment in 2016 was this by angersock.
There were 128 git commits to the code that runs the site, among 12 contributors. There were not very many new features, but lots of tweaks on existing ones and adjustments to voting and commenting rules.
Thanks to everyone for being here in 2016!