Test topics appear to be treated pretty much like "How to use" pages. Just taking the "top" pages of various forums currently (by linear correlation) -
...edit, it is suprising how may views this little test topic has had.
TEST Views 1272 + 151 per reply
HOW TO USE - Forum, Reporting Views 1735 + 374 per reply
HELP - Reporting, BL, Mail, Mailhosts Views 72 + 33 per reply
LOUNGE Views 25 per reply
Fairly obviously the length of time any given topic spends on the forum's "front page" has a lot to do with it.
(Some correlations are "weak" - they do not account for much of the variance - but all are assured by high confidence levels - the least of which indicates 1/34,543 probability of chance attribution).
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