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What is the all time top Question in Stack Overflow in terms of maximum votes? I am interested to know the top questions (say top 100) by maximum votes, answers, and views. Besides learning from them, I want to study the correlation between these questions. How can I get them ? I am aware that Stack Overflow gives Top Questions by interesting, featured, hot, week, and month but not by maximum votes, answers, and views. Any suggestions ?

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And to find top voted answers stackoverflow.com/search?tab=votes&q=is%3aanswer –  Martin Smith Dec 30 '12 at 16:25

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Currently, it is Why is processing a sorted array faster than an unsorted array?. In the future, to find out what the top voted question is, just sort the question list by votes (www.stackoverflow.com/questions?sort=votes).

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You can compose all kind of queries on your own by using the Data Explorer. It gets updated on a weekly basis.

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It kind of depends!The link you have been provided will show you the most upvoted question in tags that you do not have ignored. For me, because I have a bunch of tags including it's The definitive guide to forms based website authentication but your milage may vary.

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