Trackback spam works

Today I looked at the stats of my blog. The most read article by far (461 hits) was this one. A really uninteresting entry about my wisdom tooth (BTW he is still happily where he belongs, in my mouth). The reason it is read so often are the two trackbacks i send to the MovableType Blog and Tima’s blog because of the MT licensing debate. Probably a lot of people wondered what my wisdom tooth has to do with the MT license. To make it clear, my teeth are not available under any license.
Second is the Wikipedia article (179 hits), where I also send a number of pings to popular blogs. The third one is the first article, who is read because of search engine hits, BSD and USB Webcams (91 hits).