Can someone with access to relevant analytics, please shed some light on how the following question got bigger traffic as compared to other posts. 2000+ views in less than 24 hours. We would like the same to happen on other posts as well, so it might be able to learn something from this post.
It was selected to become part of the "Hot Network Questions" panel that exists on all SE sites, which encourages cross-site exploration. I (and many others it seems) spend much time idly browsing the Hot Network Questions to discover new and interesting things.
I don't know what the criteria are for auto-selection to the list, but I think it is based on number of answers without acceptance and number of comments... Or something...