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Why not move the upvotes too??

308 points!!

The other one has only 180 points and therefor will vanish from the frontpage a lot sooner. It's already on 24th instead of 1th (as it would be otherwise), so it seems like...

If you think about how to do this in a fair or precise way you soon realize that it's hopelessly complicated. For example, we can't just move the points because some people will have voted for both.

The ranking of a story like that is determined by a lot of different factors, not just points and timestamp, and I'm not sure that it's important for it to stay on the front page for much longer than it has. But I appreciate that you feel differently about it, so we'll roll back the clock on it a bit (easier than adding points but will have a similar effect).

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