My beautiful hot network questions are all gone :(

I see a Recent Tags section

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And a Recent Badges section

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neither of which I remember seeing before (and as a side-note, I don't see the value of these additional sections; can't see myself ever using them).

Is this just A/B Testing, or is this the end of HNQ? If this is the end, is there a blog post explaining this? Because I am distraught.

Edit: Right after posting this, I see them again! So was this just a glitch then?

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    This used to be the homepage layout back during the era of the old, pre-2014 top bar, back when "hot questions" was accessed there instead. Feb 20, 2019 at 21:41
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    I can confirm that they disappeared for a few minutes for me too.
    – pbfy0
    Feb 20, 2019 at 21:59
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    "I don't always test my code, but when i do..."
    – Kevin B
    Feb 20, 2019 at 22:02
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    Oooh, how do I sign up for the B group?
    – jscs
    Feb 21, 2019 at 0:40
  • Oh which site did this error occur to you? Feb 21, 2019 at 8:43
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    @MEEisJohannGambolputty... I saw this on multiple sites. The two I remember for sure are SO and MSE.
    – pushkin
    Feb 21, 2019 at 14:37
  • @pushkin okay because I was wondering whether this was on MathOverflow, because it would be by design then, but thanks. Feb 21, 2019 at 15:52


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