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Is the maximum value at 4 hearts?

Is there any reason to try to 'increase' something when it's already shown at 4 hearts? For example, if Questions is at 4 hearts, could I try to increase the Questions value or slow decay with Ask?
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What is the fastest way through the early phases?

How would I get past the private beta and public beta phases faster? Is it based on 'surviving' for a number of days? Is it based on getting several stats at a certain level of stars, or does it ...
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What determines the number of required voters?

Just as the title says, what determines the number of required voters? From its help page: Voting There is a minimum number of players who are required for a round to count. This number starts at one ...
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Which action is chosen in case of a tie?

If two (or more) people force a tie between say, Answering and Closing, what happens? Do both actions occur? Does it pick the first action chosen or are they chosen at random? Further: Are certain ...
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Downvoting when User hearts are already empty

Choosing Downvote when User hearts are empty, will add to Quality and doesn't immediately mark Users as red (needing attention). Is there any downside to boosting Quality in this way, or would it be a ...
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Is there a random element to the Stack Egg game?

Is there some element of randomness to the Stack Egg game? If so, what is it? If not, is it then possible to determine the exact effects of each action and therefore construct an optimal path to ...
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What happens if you don't attend to a critically low stat?

If you were to just ignore users, or quality, for example, will it cause problems beyond not having the hearts?
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What happens if no vote is given in a single round?

If in a given round not a single vote is given, what happens? Is this the same as not reaching the vote threshold? If it's different, can somebody explain what happens in both cases?
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What do each of the actions increase, numerically?

There are several options available as your site progresses towards winning the internet: Ask Answer Upvote Downvote Flag Nothing Restart Besides the Restart action (self-explanatory), what exactly ...
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At what point would a site be better to restart than to continue on?

Murgatroid99 made a comment on how in all cases it is never worth restarting, and that trudging forward is the best option in any scenario. @Wipqozn not really. It's never faster to start a new run ...
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How can we get more moderator flags?

Is there a way to receive more moderator flags, or are we capped at the maximum of 1 flag? The description reads "You have a limited amount of flags", but that seems to imply there are more than a ...
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How do we win the internet? [duplicate]

In StackEgg there's this fairly ambiguous "progress toward winning the internet" bar. So far no action has made a noticeable affect on it, and it doesn't appear to mention it in the FAQ. Which ...
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What is the optimal strategy for the launched site in Stack Egg?

Some of the sites seem to have a much better performance than others. In particular, during Stack Overflow's first round, I found that the stats always seemed quite low, with no traffic, and no ...
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How to get "Traffic" on StackEgg?

I've graduated my site on StackEgg, and now a new stat called "Traffic" appeared alongside the other four. However, whatever I do, it doesn't seem to gain hearts. What am I missing?
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