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Re^3: Never! Too much Front Paging (stats)

by tye (Sage)
on Sep 24, 2004 at 20:40 UTC ( #393659=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Never! Too much Front Paging
in thread Too much Front Paging

So you are assuming that my statistics are based on number of downloads?

One of the easy statistics is how much more voting happens on threads that get front-paged. This means that even if we restrict to monks who have votes (which excludes a large fraction of our audience), we have a pretty large bias towards use of (not downloading of) the front page. (Yes, you can argue that better nodes are more likely to get front-paged and also more likely to causing voting, but I'm pretty sure that many are quite convinced that such an explanation just doesn't cut it.)

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