Unusual traffic in the classics section?

dmgtz96

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Sort the classics section by views, descending. The results look... off..
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Can someone explain why Pulser - Cloudwalking and Steve Callaghan - Shelter (Evasive remix) have 19 thousand and 12 thousand views respectively, while the third most-viewed track (As the Rush Comes) only has 852 views?
Trancefix is a small forum, so I cannot imagine why those two tracks would have an abnormally high # of views compared to the other classics.
 

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Ha good spot, not sure why thats happening. Knowing the amount of bots that come to the forum daily, even these numbers seem a too high for that alone.
 
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That's because [REDACTED]. It's probably spiders that go around data sniffing for pure analytics purposes to get to see which classics are getting attention and which aren't to generate the next hype train so they can [REDACTED]. It's basically them trying to sell products that fit the description the audience want which is we so they are going back in time to see what made people tick and what doesn't.
Ha good spot, not sure why thats happening. Knowing the amount of bots that come to the forum daily, even these numbers seem a too high for that alone.
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they are going back in time to see what made people tick and what doesn't
Which is why they looked at Steve Callaghan - Shelter (Evasive Remix), the most popular trance track ever.
 
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Invision Board (I know this uses XenForo but still) had a bug where topic views could go up to the billions if a certain caching method (Redis) was being used in some edge-cases. Could simply be a bug of the forum duplicating or even triplicating (or 4x?!?!) the views?
 
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