While the questions are interesting, although the bridge question is more engineering oriented and could be considered by some to be off-topic, what concerns me most is the rapid build-up of positive votes. It's almost like someone in a large group was chosen to post the question which would then be upvoted to get attention. The questions really aren't that outstanding, IMO.
What think ye? Public rabble, what think ye?
Is this an issue of concern, or am I simply letting a bit of jealousy cloud my perspective?