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Is the description for the L’Chaim hat correct?

How can people who did not vote on December 16th get the LChaim hat?

I am just curious :-)

I assume that it is a Hanukkah themed hat, so it was recieved on Hanukkah, but there were no hats then! And it was a Sunday.


[Must remember to get the new years and xmas hats fyi :-P]

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marked as duplicate by ChrisF, McCannot, Martijn Pieters, Shadow Wizard, Bo Persson Dec 19 '12 at 16:23

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From now on we have to vote every single day, just in case! – Bo Persson Dec 19 '12 at 16:23
@BoPersson I guess so :-P – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 19 '12 at 16:24
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They can't. If you posted that day, you were awarded the hat today, otherwise you were not.

Think of it as the Winter Bash equivalent of the Precognitive badge.

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Hehe I wonder why the chose the Sunday of Hanukkah. Shouldn't it have been any post during the holiday? ^_^ – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 19 '12 at 16:15
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA they wanted to do that, but schedule was too tight: "We wanted to celebrate Hannukah, but we couldn't make the deadlines work" – Shadow Wizard Dec 19 '12 at 16:18
@ShaWizDowArd eh? what do u mean? just set the script to find all during the 8 days of Hanukkah :-P – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 19 '12 at 16:18
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA sorry, thought you meant why they didn't activate the hats sooner. :/ – Shadow Wizard Dec 19 '12 at 16:19
@ShaWizDowArd nope ^_^ – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 19 '12 at 16:19
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA kk, for the record Sunday was the last official day of Hanukkah that's all. – Shadow Wizard Dec 19 '12 at 16:20
@ShaWizDowArd I know that :-P but sunday was a sunday – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 19 '12 at 16:20
@Amanaplan Also, 8 days' worth of activity? Literally everyone would have a hat. That's a lot of hats! We awarded over a thousand immediately to begin with, and that's just people who said yes within a couple of hours of launch! – Aarthi Dec 19 '12 at 16:31
@Aarthi hehe so a free head start ^_^ – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 19 '12 at 16:31
@amanaPlanaCAnalPAnaMA: A hat start.. – Martijn Pieters Dec 19 '12 at 16:32
@MartijnPieters awesome – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 19 '12 at 16:32
@MartijnPieters for the win. just all the wins. – Aarthi Dec 19 '12 at 16:32

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