posted by Benedict Townsend

We look at how they did it – and also reveal who made number 1

Tumblr has released some official numbers and one of their lists was (delightfully) about the most reblogged ships of 2015. What pair made it into second place? Why Dan and Phil, but of course. We’re hardly surprised as Dan and Phil shipping has been out of control for as long as we can remember. Oh and when we say Dan and Phil shipping we don’t mean this:


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We mean this:


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If you don’t know what shipping is. Here’s hours of research I did to give you a scientific explanation:


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Basically it’s wanting two people to be in a relationship of some kind.


So Just How Popular Is Dan and Phil (aka. Phan) Shipping?

Really, really popular:


Super duper popular actually:


Why Do People Ship Them?

This sums it up:


But Who Was Number On The Shipping List ???????

As is we have to tell you…


Maybe 2016 will be Dan and Phil’s year!