I can't recall anything strange per se but there was this time when I read that creating controversy on your site can be a good way to create links. For instance, you can highlight two opposing instances in your niche then look at the different viewpoints without creating a bias. This can make you an avenue through which other people create attention for you.
Dude you awoke my curiosity, can you please tell me how you steal traffic from other websites, that to for free. I know we can get some traffic by leaving links of our sites in the comment box but besides that is there any other way to do it , if there is one, then please share.