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I have just aquired a new hat as a part of the Winter Bash celebrations.

I was wondering, what can be done with my hat?

I have worked out I can wear it, take it off, admire it in my collection of hats, and feel smug about having a hat.

  • Are there any other things that this hat can be used for?
  • Can I turn it over and use it to busk for rep?
  • Do different hats have different uses?
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You only posted this for another free hat, didn't you? :P – Ren Dec 19 '12 at 9:04
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"Can I turn it over and use it to busk for rep?". This is sad. Do you remember your reputation doesn't really mean much more than some virtual hats ? Just wear it and dive in the snow ! – Denys Séguret Dec 19 '12 at 9:04
    
@dystroy Atleast rep won't disappear in a few weeks. – Austin Henley Dec 19 '12 at 9:05
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What about:

  • Bragging about it
  • Complimenting other users for their hats
  • Try to collect them all
  • Find a suitable gravatar to fit with the hat
  • Thank the developers for including a piece of joy into our life

Remember, the christmas thought, it is not about the food and the presents, it is about caring for each other and having a good time.

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Joy??? More like stress. Now I am freaking out about getting all these stupid hats at 3am. – Austin Henley Dec 19 '12 at 9:06

No, it's just a decoration to your gravatar. Nothing more, nothing less.

Other users might admire you for having a nice or secret hat.

You might attract more women this way if you choose the proper hat. :-)

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I hope not, one woman is more than enough ;-). – Toon Krijthe Dec 19 '12 at 8:55
    
"you might attract more women" - genius :-) – Rory Alsop Dec 19 '12 at 9:15
    
So @Rory can you confirm this is true? :-D – Shadow Wizard Dec 19 '12 at 9:19
    
I went for the mask option and can confirm it is absolutely true: fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/… – Rory Alsop Dec 19 '12 at 9:21

Read Winter Bash FAQ and you will know what you can do.

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