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How to avoid “Hot Network Questions” on the sidebar

This may sound like a 'first world problem', but I am quite easily distracted by the 'Hot Network Questions' sidebar, as I find them quite amusing and some of them quite intellectual But where the ...
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2014 SO Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection [closed]

In connection with the Stack Overflow moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Filtering “hot” questions [duplicate]

Is there a way to filter the "hot questions" displayed in the Stack Exchange menu? I have a profile on Stack Overflow and that's pretty much it. Therefore the list as it is now is pretty ...
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3answers
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Prevent specific sites from being overrepresented in the hot questions list [duplicate]

Some sites appear far more often in the hot questions list than other sites. I don't have any hard data on that, as that kind of data is just not publicly available, but I'm pretty sure my subjective ...
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3answers
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Don't show questions with ignored tags on Hot Network Questions

There are some types of questions I don’t want to see, and so I hide questions with certain tags. However, I've found that questions with these tags can still show up in Hot Network Questions. For ...
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Has anything been done to improve HNQ since October 2018?

Refering to this I and probably many people are not happy with the state of HNQ, and I personally wonder if, and if not, why there is nothing done about it. My personal 3 most disliked features of ...
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Excluding a set of sites from a filter

My problem / use case: I'd like to know when someone creates a question with the a certain tag on the StackExchange network, so that I can (1) answer the question, or, if necessary, (2) advocate that ...
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Let me opt-out of certain sites for Hot Network Questions to avoid TV spoilers posted by inconsiderate people [duplicate]

While I was using Stack Overflow at work, someone's just spoilt the twelve-hour old Game of Thrones season finale for me with an extremely ill-advised question title over on SFF.SE. Hot Network ...
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1answer
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I want to be able to filter the Stack Exchange front page to remove specific sites [duplicate]

The front page contains hot questions from many sites. However, some sites I am not interested in and I want to permanently blacklist them. Can this feature be added (unless it is already present, in ...
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1answer
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Is it possible for me to exclude certain sites from my view of Hot Network Questions? [duplicate]

There are some SE sites I am simply not at all interested in, and never will be. Is it possible for me to filter certain sites from showing up in the Hot Network Questions list, and if not, can this ...
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0answers
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Should Hot Network Questions (HNQs) be customizable? [duplicate]

I apologize if this has already been suggested elsewhere; I did a cursory search that did not return any results. At the least, it looks like this suggestion does not have it's own question on Meta. ...
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0answers
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Block networks from appearing in the 'Hot Network Questions' list [duplicate]

I see this was asked a couple of times about three years ago and at the time the feature request was apparently denied: Filtering "hot" questions Can you filter out certain SE sites from ...
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Block communities from “Hot Network Questions” [duplicate]

Give the option to users to not see questions from some communities on the "Hot Network Questions" tab.
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How do I delete “CodeGolf” from my list of questions when I go to stackexchange.com?

I've tried clicking "My Filter" and editing Code Golf out, but it still shows up. I find the questions from this particular community really bad. (think when Reddit had /r/politics and /r/atheism as ...
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1answer
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Customizable HNQ lists, but better

Note: Surprisingly, only 2 questions seem to mention customized HNQs: Should Hot Network Questions (HNQs) be customizable? Filter "Hot Network Questions" by excluding sites ...

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