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Response order (read: I like rep points)

If you refresh a question whose answers have equal votes, the answers will appear in a different order.

Is this order explicitly randomly generated? Or does it just have to do with some sort of race condition in loading the page?

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This has to be a dupe, from like thirty times over –  jcolebrand Jun 29 '11 at 4:57
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marked as duplicate by jcolebrand, Jeff Atwood Jun 29 '11 at 6:57

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It's deliberately random to prevent voting bias.

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My voting bias is to upvote a randomly-chosen answer. –  Josh Caswell Jun 29 '11 at 5:54
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