Questions tagged [hnq]

Questions about the "Hot Network Questions" feature, including requests for manual question-removal from this list by moderators.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
54 views

What's the probability that if a POTUS name appears in the question title, it will reach HNQ?

POTUS = President of the United States. HNQ = Hot Network Questions. I'm curious how much "clickbait" HNQ-"guarantee" does a US president's name confer to Skeptics SE questions. ...
  • 52.5k
1 vote
2 answers
214 views

Are we ignoring quality problems blissfully if we see a chance to fight some strawmen from 'the other camp'?

We see a lot of substandard questions here. Some are more troublesome than others. Some good questions get deplatformed for being mistaken as "push" or whatever. This meta post is about ...
  • 43.6k
1 vote
1 answer
159 views

Why was the veal q removed from HNQ?

I see that the veal q was also removed from HNQ https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/posts/49953/revisions Why?
  • 52.5k
1 vote
1 answer
110 views

Can a/the mod explain why the quadrillion question was removed from HNQ?

https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/posts/49969/revisions Is it really that bad of a q? Why?
  • 52.5k
0 votes
1 answer
81 views

Have these COVID-19 questions with thousands of views not been HNQ'd?

I've looked at the timeline and edit history of Is COVID-19 more dangerous than typical annual coronavirus variants? which has 4K views presently, but I see no HNQ note anywhere. So what explains the ...
  • 52.5k
18 votes
2 answers
476 views

Does featuring a question regarding propaganda on HNQ help do its work?

There's a question featured on HNQ at the moment. The question asks if a headline from a website named Sputnik News is true. As soon as the premise is examined it quickly falls apart and is easily ...
  • 101