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Originally posted by tothetenthpower
That is actually the whole point of the Fire Hose page, that it was a live, constantly updating page of new topics.
If you'd like a static page, you can always use the Recent Posts Page which also shows new threads as they are posted, but refreshes only when you want it to.
The Fire Hose page had been defunct until very recently, SO made some changes to have it working the way it's suppose to.