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How does a question become a Hot Network Question?

"Hotness" is automatically computed based on some combination of votes, number of answers, and velocity -- a new question that quickly gets a bunch of answers and/or votes will score higher. As far ...
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Feature Request: Can I opt out of the Hot Network Question?

You can see the Hot Network questions here. As of writing this your question is on the third page and is therefore shown all around the network, which means that other users might see the title and ...
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Knowing if a question hit the HNQ

You can see a posts revision history even if it has never been edited. This is the revision history for the unedited question you mentioned. There is just no navigable link to follow when a question ...
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Knowing if a question hit the HNQ

We can use a chatbot Over on rpg we are using a chatbot to monitor the HNQ feed for our site. See this meta where we discussed it. The folks on the main meta site created feeds for each sites HNQs. ...
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Feature Request: Can I opt out of the Hot Network Question?

As of right now you can flag a post for a moderator to kick the question from the HNQ list, which will also mean that it will not go back up on that list. See the very recent MSE post Updating the ...
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