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Are the maximum number of views allowed for tumbleweed-qualifying questions different between different members of the Stack Overflow trilogy?

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If the question in question is "Mac equivalent of FinePrint’s ability to merge print jobs", then it looks like the upvote on the question, as well as being marked a favourite, discounts it from becoming a Tumbleweed.

Now what you have to do is track down that person who clicked on the star and harangue them for denying you a Tumbleweed badge.

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I should've done this to that dude who answered my probable tumbleweed-worthy question. –  Randell Aug 17 '09 at 2:20
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The tumbleweed criteria don't mention marking as favorite or upvotes. –  Andrew Grimm Aug 18 '09 at 7:44
    
was right: the upvote killed it. –  Andrew Grimm Aug 16 '10 at 7:00
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While I don't know definitively, I'm guessing not. Why?

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There's a question I asked on superuser that hasn't yet earned tumbleweed, even though I think it has had fewer views than one that earned tumbleweed in stackoverflow. Also, they don't specify how many views disqualifies you for tumbleweed, and I assume they're hiding that info for a reason. –  Andrew Grimm Aug 17 '09 at 2:11
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I don't imagine that the criteria are any different. Are you sure that the question in question has gone on for the correct amount time?

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It's 15 days old (17 if you count from Horses' birthday), and it should be for one week. –  Andrew Grimm Aug 18 '09 at 7:41
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