Whenever I read a nice question, I used to mark it as a favorite question. Today, while I was looking at my profile's favorite section, it was as follows:

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Why does my favorite count vary on my profile? Is it a bug, or am I missing something with respect to the favorite section of my profile? I marked the areas causing confusion with circle in the picture.

Kindly clarify

  • Hi Lonely. I'll migrate this to the Stack Exchange meta as it will be an implementation bug or feature
    – Rory Alsop
    Jul 26, 2013 at 12:43
  • What is that bizarre OS you're running there?
    – user1228
    Jul 26, 2013 at 14:24

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The count shows the number of comments and new or edited answers on your favourite question, not the number of favourites you have.


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