At the moment, the top 10 questions on EL&U are almost all about and its linguistics.

Top questions Top questions

Is there a problem with the prioritisation algorithm, is the tag is being purposefully advertised, or is this all a massive coincidence?

Related: mods bumping up old questions

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    Tags are being edited on a number of questions having to do with currency. That is all. No sinister plot. Move along. Nothing to see here.
    – Mitch
    Commented Sep 19, 2016 at 22:05
  • Phew, I was worried for a moment there. It's good to see that the site does get some TLC once in a while. Commented Sep 19, 2016 at 22:12
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    That was me, I did the money part of the currency re-tagging.
    – Helmar
    Commented Sep 19, 2016 at 22:16
  • I'll do smaller batches next time ;)
    – Helmar
    Commented Sep 19, 2016 at 22:18
  • @Helmar, yes, I've just noticed your call to action. Perhaps smaller batches could work, but honestly, it's not too bad. Keep up the good work! Commented Sep 19, 2016 at 22:18
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    @Helmar I prefer one large disruption (at a relatively quiet time on the site) to multiple disruptions spread out over several days.
    – Dan Bron
    Commented Sep 20, 2016 at 2:19
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    @BladorthinTheGrey can you accept Andrew's answer to keep this from bumping up if you agree that your concern has been addressed properly?
    – Helmar
    Commented Sep 25, 2016 at 13:22
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    @Helmar, certainly, my apologies Commented Sep 25, 2016 at 13:24

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It's not the top questions, it's active questions.

Tag edits bump questions. See Call to action: Let's tidy up the currency tag

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