I think it would be nice to have:

questions with a minimum number of favorites

as a new search option in the Advanced Super Ninja Search Options, since usually the number of favorites is strongly tied to their importance and helpfulness in a future.

Example: favorites:3 apples oranges, will perform a normal fruit search but filtering out any questions that do not met with the "at least 3 favorites"

  • I concur. This is a feature that I've looked for but haven't found a workaround for. This would enable SO to auto build FAQs and knowledge bases without the limitation of specific keyword based searching. – hhbilly Nov 2 '12 at 13:28

I've created a few queries on data.SE which filter questions with a minimum number of favorites:

Hope they are useful for future reference.

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