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Like it says in the title, is the total favorite count of a question exposed anywhere via the API? I know about the favorites method, but that looks like it will give you the specific favorites of a user, and not the number of times (or by who) a particular question has been favorited. Am I missing anything obvious?

("No" is a valid answer — I just want to make sure I'm not missing something obvious)

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you wana won the world by asking asking such a good question,,,+1 for this – Zaffar Saffee Feb 10 '13 at 20:09
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You just need to create and pass in a filter that will return favorite_count. For example, this query will return the information for this question, including

"favorite_count": 18
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this advice – hippietrail Feb 9 '13 at 23:43

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