One of my firsts posts was some statistics regarding the top 50 stories of all time. It wasn't really about finding the top stories as much as the stats behind them, but nevertheless, I get referrals from people who are looking for the top dugg stories. Obviously people are interested, so I decided to list the Top 10 and show you how to find them on your own.
1. 13577 Diggs: New Digg v3 Launched
2. 11753 Diggs: Optimus Keyboard February 1st!
3. 10572 Diggs: THE Crocodile Man, Steve Irwin, is dead.
4. 9942 Diggs: Tired of prying eyes at work?
5. 9289 Diggs: Abusive New York Camera Store Threatens Blogger
6. 9097 Diggs: Simple Key Mod Makes Most All Current Locks Obsolete
7. 8158 Diggs: A new way to test your bandwidth (and it looks pretty cool too!)
8. 8038 Diggs: RIAA loses in file sharing case
9. 7825 Diggs: SkypeOut now FREE for US & Canada!
10. 7772 Diggs: Help Bring Back TechTV (buried)
(as of 9/20/06)
So now for the How to portion:
Step 1: Go to http://www.digg.com/search
Step 2: set advanced options as 'All Stories', 'From All Time', 'Sort By Most Diggs', and check 'include buried stories'
Step 3: search for http://
Step 4: hit search and voila!