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Always Friday in Iceland? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Many Memes of Meta Just because I can't find where this has been asked before, could someone explain the always-friday-in-iceland meme?
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Is there a joke about “Freehand Circles” that I'm oblivious to? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Many Memes of Meta Someone commented one of my answers (on Arquade ) saying they down voted because of the lack of "freehand circles" is this a joke? Could someone ...
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Can someone let me in on the 6-8 weeks joke? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Many Memes of Meta I have seen this joke so many times, but I guess I started reading Jeff's blog too late to get it. Where did the 6-8 weeks joke start?
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Why there are so many unicorns among top-level SO users? [duplicate]

These top users have the same cartoon rainbow unicorns in their avatar: http://stackoverflow.com/users/61974/mark-byers http://stackoverflow.com/users/218196/felix-kling ...
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Where's that three weeks for any deadline page? It had a jQuery slider on it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Many Memes of Meta I remember there was a joke page relating to how Jeff Atwood said any task takes three weeks to complete. Someone made a webpage that asks you ...
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291answers
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Jon Skeet Facts

I'm looking for Chuck Norris Facts style answers. In case anyone is curious, this question was inspired by Jon's own comment to this question. EDIT: If you're into cryptography, you may enjoy these ...
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Fastest Gun in the West Problem

I feel like there's a problem with Stack Overflow, as the number of people prowling it increases. Each question's answers are sorted by descending score and then by descending time of posting. This ...
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The new top bar is out on meta. Consider it a beta

EDIT Dec 4 - We're doing it live! Please post bugs or concerns as questions tagged [top-bar] We have rolled out our 95% completed top bar for feedback. Note: We are still adding a few final ...
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My God—it's full of unicorns!

Based on this comment, I have started building a unicorn avatar maker. It's still quite ugly, and the results aren't different enough yet, but this is what it looks like so far: Question list / ...
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29answers
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Recent Reputation History Changes

Update: This has been rolled out to all sites in the network. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of the issues we're aiming to ...
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41answers
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Should the weight of downvotes be increased?

When we started Stack Overflow, we wanted to make sure that downvotes were more of a visual and psychological motivator than a punitive action. That's why upvotes are +10 downvotes are -2, and cost ...
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What are Stack Overflow unicoins? [closed]

Recently I saw a widget on the Stack Overflow website which says Stack Overflow now has its own currency called "unicoins". According to this widget, a user can earn reputation, customize Stack ...
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<kbd> elements are way intrusive

<kbd> is a great way to mark up text to be entered. But when you use it on Stack Exchange sites, it's really difficult to read. For instance, say I typed this sentence by starting with a ...
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44answers
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Question title that doesn't describe the problem

Pre Edit 4: Pointing out that thread's popularity is a direct result of programming community interest in said subject, and that someone likely stands to become rich and/or famous by solving ...
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Operation 'Split, All The Metas!' Shall Commence On April 16, 2014

Update 2014-04-17 04:47 UTC: Stable, with some odds and ends to clean up The main MSO/MSE sites are stable, but there are plenty of corners left to sweep. For details, see: The Status Of The ...

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