which is not fixed: articles towards the end of the AfD day
attract much less input than articles at the beginning of the day.
Does anyone have a good idea for fixing that?
Have the "current debates" page, or whatever it's called, contain the
last 2 days, rather than the last day. That way you would move only
debates at least 24 hours old off the page at midnight UTC, rather
than moving all debates (including ones only 5 minutes old).
That's probably the best suggestion so far, either combined with Luna's
order reversal or not. The easiest way to implement this is probably
simply having the current day's page transclude the previous day's one
at the top (or bottom) of the nomination list, and removing that line
from the previous page whenever a new page is started.
(We could maybe even wrap that line in <noinclude> tags, as a
belt-and-suspenders approach to make sure we don't get huge transclusion
chains even if people forget to remove it.)
You can see a similar system in use on my user talk page: