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Questions tagged [winterbash]

For questions generally relating to the annual Winterbash event.

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Love hats; slightly miffed. Why no hat for getting gold badge?

Is there a reason, or was it merely oversight, that no hat is awarded for getting a gold badge? There is a hat for getting a silver badge (which I have and like), but there should be an extravagant ...
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Where are the hats?

Are we getting hats this year, and if so, where and when will they be announced? I am told that my first draft (the sentence above) did not meet ELU's quality standards. Funny, I thought brevity was ...
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Can questions on meta earn the It’s Always 5 O’Clock Somewhere hat?

If one were to ask a question on meta when it's 17:01 on Friday somewhere in the world (say, Bangkok), which is subsequently upvoted, would it be hatworthy?
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Shall we just toss the Winter Hats into the bin?

Winter Bash 2015 is under way and EL&U is taking part. Should we turn this whole hat malarkey off for the whole site, and we can concentrate on the finer points of the English instead? As always ...
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Can I choose another hat?

My hat looks like a cheeseburger with a cherry on top. Some of the other hats are really neat! Is there anything I can do to get a hat with more je ne sais quoi? Or do I just have to wait until ...
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Will there be hats this winter (2015)?

People like hats. Will there be hats? Will there be new hats? Hats?
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Are people putting bounties on old questions to get a hat?

Looking at the featured questions page, there are a pile of really old questions that have new bounties. One even has an accepted answer. Does this happen every year as an attempt to get all the ...
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Hats are coming [closed]

Winterbash 2014 is on its way. It will run from 15 December 2014 to 4 January 2015. For those who are unfamiliar with the Winterbash hat dash, it is a time of festive fun and hats. Each person can ...
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Final Winter Bash 2013 standings for EL&U

Winter Bash 2013 is now over and the site will soon be taken down. What are the final leaderboard standings for the EL&U site? (Network screenshots can be found here.)
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Answering your own meta question

I saw on the Winter Bash site that I could earn a hat for posting a question (+1) on meta, and also that I could earn a hat if I answered my own question. But my question is now meta: Can I get the ...
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Are there any ELU-specific hats?

Is it true that some sites have site-specific hats? If so, I believe these may all be secret ones. For example, there is a rumor of tinfoil hats available over at Area 51, but this is not confirmed ...