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We have two very similar questions: One with A lot of views and other with Very few

I can't understand why this difference of upvotes and views. The second question is more generic, and I find more attractive. So the question is: Why the first one have more views?

I'm not looking for a generic answer - I'm interested in specifics.

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It was probably linked somewhere, that can often generate a lot of traffic and absurdly high vote scores. – Daniel Fischer May 1 '13 at 13:15
Any way to discover the sites that linked this question? – fotanus May 1 '13 at 13:18
The only way to get specifics rather than generic guesses would be if an employee looked up referers. Not sure this is a good use of their time. – Martin Smith May 1 '13 at 13:19
It is a strange thing we can talk about generics like "give keywords that are searched on google" and can't point one keyword in one of these questions - this means that we can't know how to create good questions? – fotanus May 1 '13 at 13:22
@fotanus A popular question is not necessarily a good one. Also, what made a popular question popular may have absolutely nothing to do with the question itself. Most questions I've shared around I did so because they had stellar answers. – Yannis May 1 '13 at 13:26
It appears the question was indexed by many other sites: google.co.uk/… – Shadow Wizard May 1 '13 at 13:26

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When someone searches with keywords/tags, then in Is it possible to create inline pseudo styles? only CSS tag is used.

While in other one HTML and inline-style are also there. So while searching this will be seen on either of the three tags, resulting in a click and one more view count.

And one human behavior is to go with public, they see 80+ votes and shares this question as link to other answers, so this shown up and we go on to see this as well.

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