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On MSO's sidebar right now there's a small list of frequently asked questions. The first and last one right now are both Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange. This is likely to be a bug.

Speculation: The question appears twice because it is tagged and voted highly, and , which pins questions to the sidebar.

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Your speculation was correct, it's a simple fetch of questions trying to get 10, if that fails it then gets 10-n questions.

In the next build it won't do this so blindly, you shouldn't see dupes anymore.

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Just curious: is this MSO specific? (It seems things are different on TeX, which right now shows two links, out of which one seems to be just a regular post.) – Arjan Apr 7 '12 at 18:11
    
Ah, Jeff explained here. – Arjan Apr 7 '12 at 21:18

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