The description of Lifesaver is as follows:

accepted answer to Tumbleweed

If I have a Tumbleweed question and answer it myself with 1 upvote, will I earn the hat?

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Most likely the answer is "no", judging by this answer by balpha, about the previous "version" of the hat in Winterbash 2015:

The answer was posted during Winter Bash and is not a self-answer.

Same goes for Winterbash 2014 Naruto hat, and Winterbash 2013 Marauder hat.

  • Related comment meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/312907/… Commented Dec 27, 2016 at 15:04
  • @BhargavRao yeah, was going to reference the answer there under "Sometimes your own things don't count", then found a better and much more related answer by balpha. :-) Commented Dec 27, 2016 at 15:05
  • Thanks, that was what I thought :D
    – Panda
    Commented Dec 27, 2016 at 15:11

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