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### Prevent questions with movie/tv shows/game spoilers from appearing in the hot questions list

I've noticed that occasionally "hot questions" from SciFi and the Movies & TV network contain major spoilers about the movie/show discussed. The Matrix spoilers: I like browsing through those ...
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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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### Add an audit log to record when particular question enters and leaves hot list [duplicate]

The Hot Network Questions page displays a constantly changing list of 100 questions, since it deals with time since recent activity. But are changes in this list ever recorded anywhere for posterity (...
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### Is Unicode in Hot Network Questions question titles allowed?

One of my recent questions on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf, titled ☁ A Little Cloud ☁, was renamed in an edit to Little Chandler is sad. Draw him a cloud to cheer him up. I don't mind the title ...
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### Is there a new algorithm for hot network questions?

I've noticed some extremely un-hot mathematics questions pop up on the hot network questions list. Low number of upvotes, only one answer, etc. Even odder, there's always at least one MathOverflow ...
At the moment, one of the questions in the "hot questions" tab of the StackExchange global inbox is this one from Math.SE. Its title appears as Prove Inequality $\frac{\left(1-\alpha\right)\left(1+{... 2answers 98 views ### General strategy to post something that *avoids* landing on the Hot Network Questions Based only loosely on How are questions in the 'hot' tab selected? Some people seem to enjoy landing with their posts on the frontpage, possibly influencing their reputation quite massively (either ... 2answers 103 views ### Are all bounty question tweeted (on per-site twitter acounts)? I have had a look at the twitter feed of Math.SE. Looking at the recent post, I only see questions with bounty. According to this answer, the bot chooses which questions should be tweeted according ... 0answers 136 views ### Suppress Hot Questions containing MathJax markup on non-MathJax sites homepage [duplicate] The Hot Questions list sometimes includes topics from TeX and mathematics sites. These sites have MathJax enabled to permit users to better ask questions. When a question with such markup in the title ... 1answer 121 views ### Markup in the allboard “hot questions” list The all-boards "hot questions" list that you can access if you click the StackExchange button at the top left doesn't support tex markup, which leads to some akward looking hot topics. In particular, ... 0answers 30 views ### Hot Network Questions uses LaTeX if title has$ in it [duplicate]
Hot Network Questions renders $USER$ in this AskUbuntu question as LaTeX, when it is viewed in Biology. There is an earlier question which proposes question titles that intentionally have LaTeX are ...