○Irrelevant forum posts on frontpage (bad sorting?)

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○Irrelevant forum posts on frontpage (bad sorting?)

The sample forum posts displayed on the frontpage are not the newest or the most active:

★★★★★★★★★★★★ [1 second conversion] Convert...
★★ [4.3 sec conversion]★★: Convert to Athei...
★★ The human race is inherently atheistic (...
”Inuma ilu awilum”…When the gods were men... (Page: 1, 2)
“…be fruitful and multiply” - but much less...
“You Can’t Prove A Negative.” (Page: 1, 2, 3)
“You are the answer to my prayer.”
“Vicious haters of all things Christian,”...
“Radical” Atheists Can’t Tell Schools To Ob...

It looks like you are sorting all the posts in descending title order (and so the star and the round double-quotes are "winning".

(I'm even putting a character with high unicode code in the beginning of this post's title to test this: "○", U+FFEE, "halfwidth white circle".)

EDIT: My post (still?) didn't make it to the frontpage with this trick. Anyway, change the sorting criteria to show more relevant posts on the frontpage.

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Nyarlathotep's picture
That is not how the site is

That is not how the site is normally sorted. Perhaps you encountered that when something was wrong with the server. If it is still happening, let us know.

Ensjo's picture
It still looks the same to me

It still looks the same to me — save that, as expected, now this post is on the top of the list because of the high Unicode character at the beginning. I even opened it on another browser to check if it was due to a cookie or something, but it's the same:

○Irrelevant forum posts on frontpage (bad s...
★★★★★★★★★★★★ [1 second conversion] Convert...
★★ [4.3 sec conversion]★★: Convert to Athei...
★★ The human race is inherently atheistic (...
”Inuma ilu awilum”…When the gods were men... (Page: 1, 2)
“…be fruitful and multiply” - but much less...
“You Can’t Prove A Negative.” (Page: 1, 2, 3)
“You are the answer to my prayer.”
“Vicious haters of all things Christian,”...

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CyberLN's picture
you're seeing this on the

you're seeing this on the home page, correct? Are you using a translator utility?

Ensjo's picture
No, nothing of the sort. Just

Yes, homepage. No, nothing of the sort. Just plain Google Chrome (44.0.2403.125 m) and Internet Explorer (9.0.8112.16421) on Windows (7 Professional).

Ensjo's picture
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