If you refresh (F5 in chrome) repeatedly (you don't even have to wait for the page to fully refresh) while looking at a question it increases the view count, I'd have thought there would be something clever going off behind the scenes to stop this but it appears any daft user can get himself a 'Famous Question' badge this way :-)
The question has been closed for the following reason "The question is answered, right answer was accepted" by Daz Liquid 13 Jul '11, 18:05
"A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon." - Napoleon
In other words, hand out the badges!
answered 13 Jul '11, 15:25