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Is it possible for an old question to get on the hot questions list? [duplicate]

We on travel SE are in beta and we're always watching the hot questions list to see if one of our questions has made it into the hot questions list. Now we observed that it seems that only new ...
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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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Why are there 403,517 “hottest” questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are “Hot” Questions Selected? If you click the `hottest` tab, you get: If you click the `newest` tab, you get: So, what are the 2058 questions that are not ...
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What are the criteria that make a question to be listed under “interesting” and “top questions”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are “Hot” Questions Selected? What is the list of interesting questions on stack overflow? Please do not shoot and kill me if this is answered already at ...
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How does the “hot” questions functionality of StackOverflow work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are “Hot” Questions Selected? How does StackOverflow generate the "hot" ranking of all these questions?
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What sorts of order in hot questions tab? [duplicate]

In hot questions tab Hot Questions, I can't determine which sorts of order was invoke. By hoverring on hot tab , below message was appeared. Questions with the most views,answers and votes over the ...
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How do “Hot Questions” work? [duplicate]

The other day I got one of my question on the hot question list, it mad it all the way to the top, in fact :) Does over-reliance on tools imply that you are lazy? So I got thinking how do these get ...
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How to know the ranking of a certain question in the hot question list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are “Hot” Questions Selected? Is there a way to know the ranking (appearance) of a certain question on Stack Overflow in the hot questions list?
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On what basis are the hot network questions displayed? [duplicate]

Are questions from the SE network randomly displayed in the "Hot Network Questions" list, or is there any specific criteria for the questions which are displayed there?
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What formula should be used to determine “hot” questions?

Right now the front page Popular tab is fairly broken -- it's a simple descending sort by views. As Joel said in podcast #18, it is "a self-fulfilling prophecy." But this is not intentional, it's only ...
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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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Why are there always flamewars over questions where many people know the answer? [closed]

I already came across questions to which many people "knew" the answer. Usually it gets many upvotes and downvotes, many answers and even more comments. It gets voted to be closed and re-opened again. ...
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Extend the new Hot Questions sidebar

I really like the new sidebar. With the new top bar eliminating the "Hot Questions" area there, I think this is the perfect place for it. One-click access to time-wasting questions about topics I may ...
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What is the difference between “hot” and “active” questions?

The two tabs have following tooltips Active : "Questions that have recent activity" Hot : Questions with recent interest and activity They seem to display different questions with some common ground....
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The “Hot” tab algorithm changed recently, does not appear to be working as intended [closed]

Someone add status completed on this question and then reject this edit Recently I have seen a lot of older high view count questions on the Hot tab. Was the algorithm recently changed? Before I ...

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