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This Google search site:mathoverflow.net OR site:math.stackexchange.com mathoverflow.net/questions/31222 OR mathoverflow.net/q/31222 produces a list of posts on MathOverflow and Math.SE containing links to the question you mention. Actually you don't need both the "q" and "questions" form for the final search term, since in fact all the links provided ...


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Apparently there is nothing wrong with this: we even have a special badge, called "Populist" awarded for the answer which outscores the accepted answer by a factor of 2. The reasons of this phenomenon are simple: a better answer can be entered after some answer is accepted, and also the opinion of the person who asked the question may differ from the "...


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As I understand it, one destination has an Ethereal API to the Stack Exchange databases. Unfortunately one only has assembly language to write the routines to use it, and no linker: you have to compute your own entry points. Also, none of the keyboards work properly and you have to keep adjusting the display out of character mode. Another destination has ...


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I think the religion of copyism, which holds that information is sacred and must be preserved, is the one you should look into. The information as to who voted for what is certainly something you get in copyist heaven.


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There are several places where we assume the Community User's creation date is when the site was created - one of those places is on the /users list page for the "all" filters. For whatever reason*, Community's creation date was incorrect, having a value of 2010-11-10, instead of 2009-09-28, or when Anton's user was created. This would result in over a ...


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It appears that you are asking two separate questions. You express curiosity about where flurries of activity come from and also ask for a list of questions that link to yours. These are separate things. Even if you did build a list of all sites and other SE questions that link to one of yours, it would not have enough information to determine when those ...


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