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Why so many questions tagged C# on StackOverflow?

Are there more C# questions on Stack Overflow because it's used more, or because it's more difficult /confusing?

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Qualification: It's used more by people that use this site. More C# people use this site because more C# content is available. It's a vicious cycle. – Anthony Pegram Oct 15 '10 at 15:03
@Anthony - or virtuous, depending on how you look at it ;) – Joel Coehoorn Oct 15 '10 at 15:44
It is a matter of the population, like Anthony said. – Mark C Oct 15 '10 at 16:40
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because the developers of SO are from the .net community.

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To the extent that their blog followers came here in large numbers, yes. However, the technology behind the site doesn't impact the people who visit it. For all I know, they've secretly switched from ASP.NET MVC to PHP. – user27414 Oct 15 '10 at 15:48

There are more C# questions here because there are more C# answers here.

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That makes my head hurt... – user27414 Oct 15 '10 at 15:46
There are more C# answers because there are more C# people. And there are more C# people... – Mark C Oct 15 '10 at 16:41

More and more people are choosing C# as a primary development platform, plus its a fantastic language and technology, so there is lots of questions!

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You sound like a marketing drone. – Matti Virkkunen Oct 17 '10 at 9:45

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