As part of my waking up routine, I turn to the questions page and I see the following:

votes and views

How can a question get more upvotes than views?


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I think (and m0sa's terse comment seems to back me up) that this happened because the question was migrated: the votes were migrated along with the question, but the view counter was reset.

  • This is indeed the probable reason; I suspected a possible problem on my end, but your explanation convinces me. Thanks.
    – user4686
    Nov 11, 2013 at 16:17
  • @Jake, What happens to the reputation? Do you get rep on the new site for the migrated questions?
    – Pacerier
    Feb 27, 2015 at 17:03
  • @Pacerier: I don't think so
    – Jake
    Feb 27, 2015 at 17:16

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