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Recent Trouble With Popularity

It was quite interesting to observe impact of this meta post on the listed questions ("meta effect"). Or, more precisely, lack thereof. First thing I noticed is there were no attempts to improve / ...
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How do I find what made a question extremely popular?

"Hot Questions List is optimized for bikeshedding questions..." This was an easy question that got 10 answers in about 10 hours according to timeline. At our site this means it was doomed to get into ...
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What's up with this 10K+ views question, is it useful or interesting?

The terribly flawed premise of the question is something that I've heard numerous times (in one form or another) from newer developers. The content may not be interesting to a seasoned developer, but ...
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