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Was the introduction of revival and reanimator intended to be close to Halloween?

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Yes. It was decided in a conspirative meeting by Jeff Ratwood, Bill the Wizard, Jarrod Nixon, and Kevin Monstrous. –  Pëkka Nov 3 '10 at 13:31
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Benjamin Doomke was also said to have had a part. –  Pëkka Nov 3 '10 at 13:49
    
What's "reanimator"? I don't see it anywhere. –  mmyers Nov 3 '10 at 15:51
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I'm glad to see @Michael Myers has joined the Halloween discussion :) –  user27414 Nov 3 '10 at 16:32
    
@Michael: Good catch. It was proposed, but doesn't seem to exist. I thought it did though. –  Andrew Grimm Nov 3 '10 at 22:27
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You give us far more credit than we deserve. Planning -- what is that?

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I recall planning to press the build button. Does that count? –  waffles Nov 4 '10 at 0:44
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[zombie]: your question is deleted and then undeleted.

[vampire]: you only post at night (local time)

[frankenstein]: your answers are primarily made up of copy-and-pasted text from other answers.

[ghost]: your account has been inactive for 30 days or more but you continue to receive badges.

[skeleton]: your bare-bones answer consists of only a hyperlink (courtesy of Andrew the Grim)

[werewolf]: you have > 1,000 rep but get flagged as offensive/spam at least once per month.

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[skeleton] your bare-bones answer consists of only a hyperlink. –  Andrew Grimm Nov 3 '10 at 11:40
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-1, we all know SO doesn't care about local time. –  Pops Nov 3 '10 at 14:22
    
[werewolf]: posts good answers in some tags and bad answers in others. (Would have been more logical if it were time-dependent instead of tag-dependent, but this is the Stack Overflow Way™.) –  mmyers Nov 3 '10 at 18:57
    
@Michael - How'd I do? (I can think of a few users who should get that badge!) –  user27414 Nov 3 '10 at 19:38
    
Hey, not bad at all. I like it better than my version. –  mmyers Nov 3 '10 at 19:50
    
Is anyone else bothered by the inconsistency of including Frankenstein (the creator of a monster) in a list of monsters? ... No? –  detly Nov 4 '10 at 1:48
    
@detly - Doctor Frankenstein create a monster by patching together body parts from corpses. If you patch together an answer by copying and pasting from other answers, you get the [frankenstein] badge. –  user27414 Nov 4 '10 at 1:57
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@Jon B - actually, that does make sense. So is the real monster actually... man? tan tan tannnnn –  detly Nov 4 '10 at 2:03
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