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Question timeline is showing a question got on the HNQ more than once. (A very hot question?)

I saw this (Can a symbol carry different meanings throughout a film or a book?) question show up in my hot network questions feeds. I immediately went to the timeline and saw this: From the ...
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Knowing if a question hit the HNQ

Instead of commenting on an answer to an unrelated question, I'm creating a new question. Q: How many entries out of all from the contest went into HNQ? A: Sadly the new event that shows ...
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Feature Request: Can I opt out of the Hot Network Question?

Since this was brought up in another thread, I'll make it a question just so it can be "official". I asked a question yesterday and got 5 great answers. However, the question seems to be a Hot ...
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How does a question become a Hot Network Question?

I see that one of my questions became a HNQ -- what did it? Was it active here and THEN became "hot", or did I use some words that drew the HNQ attention, and then it got more views? I just want to ...