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StackExchange's question selection is horrible [duplicate]

Update Thiings are looking so much better right now. Thank you. Right now, by looking at the tin (my connection sucks and I can't open every one) Hidden features of Google -- list of X What is your ...
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Vote counts wrong in hot questions [duplicate]

Here is an example from right-now's hot questions list: The ServerFault question (What are the advantages of tape drives?) actually has 19 votes. The Code Review question (https://codereview....
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0answers
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What does“Questions with most views, answers and votes” mean? [duplicate]

What does"Questions with most views, answers and votes" mean? I just don't get it, how does SE arrange questions with hotness? It does not seem to arrange questions with the most views or votes.
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How is the hot questions list on Stack Exchange generated? [duplicate]

The first page of stackexchange.com is the hot questions list. How is it generated? How often does it refresh?
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0answers
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What is the algorithm to calculate “hotness of questions” on SE sites [duplicate]

Can you tell me the algorithm for calculating hotness of questions on all SE sites? Which factors are considered to calculate it? Also if the code behind it is not of military level top secret which ...
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0answers
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Hot question generally have high views as well as high votes? [duplicate]

Recently having few observation stack exchange site , I noticed that hot question is high voted. When question is said to be hot question all the user sees it first or user sees that question before ...
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11answers
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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37answers
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How do we encourage edits to obsolete/out of date answers?

As the network ages and we have answers that are 7+ years old, we run into situations where changes in technology, etc. result in a once great answer becoming out-of-date, obsolete, or somewhat ...
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28answers
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Let’s improve our site navigation

A Release Candidate has been announced A.k.a. the 2015 Questions to Answer Refactoring Konversion (QuARK) A.k.a. the great cheese move of 2015. TL:DR; we are looking to change the navigation of ...
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44answers
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Propose a new 20k reputation privilege [closed]

Right now, the maximum privilege "unlock" is at 10k reputation: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges We're considering adding a new 20k reputation privilege, but having a hard time figuring out ...
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15answers
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Dealing with “Find out who's going to buy the croissants” [closed]

On Stack Overflow at the moment, there is a popular question which is currently high in the Hot Questions feed: https://stackoverflow.com/q/17807531/42473 So far it has been closed twice (once by the ...
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9answers
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What is the Goal of “Hot Network Questions”?

There has been a tug-of-war in the hot-questions list. Community members like JonW seem to be unhappy with the traffic that it brings to their site: 'But we want to encourage people to post, that'...
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Let's move some negatively scored answers from the top spot

Internally, we've been discussing how we can deal with obsolete or out-of-date answers. A few weeks ago, I requested some feedback on how to encourage edits to these types of answers, while I'm still ...
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5answers
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Don't let questions stick to the top of the hot questions list forever [duplicate]

I've noticed that some very highly upvoted questions stay in the list of hot questions (also displayed in the Stack Exchange menu on the top left) for a very long time, often for several days. One ...
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2answers
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What are the criteria for questions to be selected for Hot Network Questions?

I really like the new Stack Exchange home page, where certain questions from the Stack Exchange Network are presented, along with a hotness rating that is described as "arbitrary" in its tooltip. Such ...

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