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The top page of Stack Overflow has the tabs Interesting and Hot, which I understand as 'the reverse order of time questioned,' and 'the reverse order of time of some activity on it', but when I filter the questions with a tag, the tab labels change to Newest and Active, which I understand to mean the same thing. Is my understanding correct? If so, why are the labels different? If there is no particular reason, I would prefer them to be unified.

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These are indeed different from Newest and Active.

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Thanks. I didn't know that. So there is no way to see all the questions in the reverse time order without filtering with some tag? –  sawa Mar 23 '11 at 16:12
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Click on the Questions button. –  Jakub Hampl Mar 23 '11 at 16:13
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@sawa: stackoverflow.com/questions?sort=newest –  balpha Mar 23 '11 at 16:13
    
@Jakub and @balpha Thanks. –  sawa Mar 23 '11 at 16:16

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