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Unless my memory tricks me, a few days ago the % answered was around 74%, and the next it drops to 63%. Any reason why?

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There was a bug in the algorithm that calculates IsAnswered. That field is used to calculate the % answered value.

The bug is now gone as of two days ago:

I've updated the query to check for nulls on the IsAnswered field - this will be deployed in the next build (rev 2014.6.16.1659, meta rev 2014.6.16.2312).

The query runs on a daily schedule, so may be a day or two before it kicks off.

(from Oded's answer)

Since this was fixed, our % answered is now... correct.

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  • I assumed that the 74% was correct but using a different algorithm (since I could see the stats here didn't agree with that). – Nick Dickinson-Wilde Jun 18 '14 at 14:25
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    Could also be that Nicolas and Frank ask too many too difficult questions, which confused the stats, which in turn dropped...? #D – Izzy Jun 18 '14 at 14:27
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    I want to create 50 very difficult (yet valid) questions per day, is there an app that can generate these 50 questions automatically for me? Open source, in Haskell, runs on z/OS. – Nicolas Raoul Jun 25 '14 at 6:25

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