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Did HN's antispam measures get a lot more aggressive recently? The last handful of Jepsen reports have really struggled to make it to frontpage, despite significantly higher vote-to-age ratios than comparable posts. Once they're on FP, they reliably hit top 10, but Dgraph's actually had to get rescued by a mod, and yesterday's Mongo post never made it past mid-second-page.

To be clear, I don't encourage anyone else to submit or upvote, don't pass around HN page links, submit exactly once, etc.

I mean like... 91 points and never even *touched* front page? I know, I know, never read Hacker News, but this is... weird behavior. I know Jepsen's gotten accidentally nuked by the voting ring detector in the past; maybe that's happening again.

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