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Why the sudden increase in hits?
4,294,967,295, yep that's the number on one hub no less. I know it's a screw up somewhere but I'll take it anyway I can get it.
A glitch similar has happened before, and the referring website was porn sites or other suspicious websites. It will probably be fixed within a few days. I think the numbers where in the negatives though.
Several people have made comments on losing comments and I lost some too but it would come back in a few minutes, so apparently it is just some technical glitch which will get fixed eventually. Bet it is nice though, think I would copy it, lol.
I got that as well today. That would be great if I could get paid for all of that.
It's a glitch in the software, probably the MySQL database. The number, which is seemingly random, is actually significant. That's the maximum possible value that you can store in a specific type of field (an unsigned int field).
An unsigned integer can only be positive, so if you accidentally try to store a negative number it will instead be converted into the maximum value (4,294,967,295). An unsigned integer seems like the logical choice to store the hub views, because there should be no way for you to ever have negative views.
It would appear that somebody goofed and forgot some error checking, and somehow a glitch in the software attempted to store a negative number in the views field, so it now reads as int_max / infinity.
One of my hubs also has got this number, and I presume it is a software glitch and will become normal soon.
Thanks for letting me know. I saw a big jump, but a believable one, so I wasn't sure.
That's a lot of hits but it's definitely a bug in the system.My hits have also gone up a little this week.
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