Query Exercise Answer: Beating ChatGPT at Finding Good Question Times

For this week’s Query Exercise, I asked you to write a better query than ChatGPT wrote. Your goal was to find the best days and times to post questions on Stack Overflow.

I found it interesting that a lot of the initial answers focused on the times when there were the most questions, or which questions were the most highly upvoted. For me, the best time to post a question is when you have the highest likelihood of getting the right answer, quickly.

When someone posts a question, they can accept an answer as the right one. You can see