What Happens When You Hit #1 on Hacker News on Launch Day?

Going from 0 to 30,000 views on my Substack Debut in 24 hours

Last Sunday, my post “Are You Trading or Gambling?” hit #1 on Hacker News. This happened during the debut of my substack newsletter — Investing Lessons. Unfortunately I was asleep when this happened, so I was notified of the news by one of my readers.

Below is a screenshot of my post ranking #3. Here is some of the craziness that followed.

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