The recently deployed realtime updates display some questions that they shouldn't, based on what would be expected to appear on the front page's active question list:

example of questions that should likely not be displayed

In the first instance, a question with too many negative votes to be shown on the active list is displayed anyway.

In the second case, there's no registered activity on the question, but the question was displayed as if something had happened (I submitted an edit without changing anything, so it was completely a noop).

In a third case, I saw Kevin's edit (which you can't see in the revision history because he reverted it, for anyone confused by this) of this deleted question appear.

It doesn't make much difference whether or not they're displayed, but since they wouldn't appear if you were to refresh the page, it seems a little inconsistent.

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    Voting to close as off-topic: this is AngryDeletionFest.SE now, not MSO. – user149432 Mar 3 '12 at 22:08
  • I figured a little mild-manner sanity wouldn't hurt...although I couldn't come up with a ridiculous title, so I suppose I've failed Meta. – Tim Stone Mar 3 '12 at 22:10
  • Is this still going on? I haven't seen one of these popup on the front page in a while (perhaps @GeoffDalgas fixed it already?) – Josh Darnell Jun 8 '12 at 20:43
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    @jadarnel27 Hmm, I'm not sure. I actually kind of liked when I could see the deleted/low-vote questions, so in some sense I was hoping it'd be marked status-bydesign. I'm less interested in the no-op edit, but that's partially another issue (and a pretty contrived example on my part). – Tim Stone Jun 8 '12 at 20:44

Low voted posts will no longer show up via realtime updates.

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