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The unanswered question feed is kind of cool but it feels a tad general to me.

Can anybody think of a different query on data explorer that takes into account the tags I am good at answering and lists those unanswered questions first?

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Remember to vote for this: Interesting Tab –  Lance Roberts Jun 16 '10 at 21:39
    
@Lance, Which also brings up a good point, I can do this kind of manually by adding interesting tags, but it would be cool to see an automatic query –  waffles Jun 16 '10 at 21:59
    
After looking at SEDE, I see there are quite a few fields missing, including anything to tell what a user's interesting tags are. –  Lance Roberts Jun 16 '10 at 22:40
    
@Lance, which fields ? –  waffles Jun 17 '10 at 0:30
    
@waffles, I haven't looked at the actual database to know what the fields would be, but there isn't one for 'Interesting Tags' or 'Ignored Tags'. There was something else I noticed wasn't there, but can't remember what it is right now. –  Lance Roberts Jun 17 '10 at 0:40
    
@Lance true, perhaps we should add that to the data dump. Nonetheless you can get a full list of a users activity and work it out that way. –  waffles Jun 17 '10 at 0:52
    
Hold on, there's an unanswered question feed?!?! –  Maxim Zaslavsky Aug 16 '10 at 3:46

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Here is my take:

http://odata.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/s/180/find-interesting-unanswered-questions

It takes into account your 20 most upvoted tags, question score and askers reputation.

You may want to play around with this line: (sum(t.[Count]) / 10.0 + us.Reputation / 200.0 + p.Score * 100) as Weight

Which can be used to determine the score.

I just ran it with my user id and got a very interesting list, which is much better for me (imho) that the current unanswered list.

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