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Description of Hello World

make your very first post during Winter Bash, scoring 1 or more

This was my first post during winter bash. +1 and an accept. Why didn't I get it?

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(You make a fair point - "first" is an ambiguous modifier here.) –  Jaydles Dec 16 '13 at 18:30
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@Jaydles indeed, something like "make your very first post on the site during Winter Bash, scoring 1 or more" will prevent such confusions. –  Shadow Wizard Dec 16 '13 at 18:37

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up vote 15 down vote accepted

While that was your first post during Winter Bash, it was not your very first post. To get Hello World, you have to post something (that gets upvoted!) on a site you've never posted on before.

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Oh yeah. I didn't understand that description. THANKS!!!!! –  Tijesunimi Dec 16 '13 at 18:25
    
I'm assuming this is the same for this year's Kofia hat? –  Doorknob 冰 Dec 16 at 2:32
    
@Doorknob冰 I believe so. –  abby hairboat Dec 16 at 2:33
    
Does that mean that we aren't eligible for Kofia on most of our sites, then? :/ –  starsplusplus Dec 21 at 20:13

That was not your very first post ever on Stack Overflow. You had a lot of posts before Winterbash.

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