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Will the site be celebrating the festive season at all?

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    We could have a Christmas tree and a heap of presents: xkcd.com/835 :D Dec 18, 2010 at 17:06
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    Does someone want to port cornify to reindeerify?
    – Ether
    Dec 18, 2010 at 17:35
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    If OP was American I'd assume we were being baited into the War on Christmas(TM) ;)
    – Brad Mace
    Dec 19, 2010 at 1:27
  • @Ether I think Yi Jiang does! :-) Dec 22, 2010 at 13:50
  • We could always add special holiday hats and crates that you need to pay $2.49 to open. Oh wait, sorry, that's Team Fortress 2.
    – Powerlord
    Dec 22, 2010 at 16:08
  • It would be a good idea to have a theme/decoration/something based on Christingles theme christmasgenius.com/christingles-service-history-xmas as that is what I see the least.
    – Sandeep
    Mar 11, 2020 at 9:07

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Introducing the

StackExchange™ Christmasify™ Decoratingnator™

Yes, that is a jsfiddle link - SO won't allow JavaScript in anchors for security reasons.

Bookmark the link you see, and run the bookmarklet repeatedly. I'll let the results speak for themselves:

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Alternatively, run repeatedly this in your browser's developer tools console:

(function(){if(window.merryChristmas){window.merryChristmas.run();}else{var s=document.createElement('script');s.src='http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1722364/Christmas/christmas.js';document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0].appendChild(s);}})();

(Wait a second after the first run for the script to load first before Chrismersifying to your heart's content)

As a bonus, here's a userstyle to let all of you enjoy the Christmas spirit all the time without having the click on that bookmarklet all the time: http://userstyles.org/styles/41559

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Now working with chat too!


In addition, if you want just the snow, use this script:

var s = document.createElement('script');
s.src = 'http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1722364/Christmas/snow-packed.js';
document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0].appendChild(s);

The script will also run on other websites, though not as nicely. I'll work on the script for a little longer, so things might break occasionally. Any suggestions welcome!

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    An eyebreaking work of staggering gaudiness :) Dec 22, 2010 at 9:41
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    You are a dangerously insane person :P
    – Tim Stone
    Dec 22, 2010 at 9:41
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    @j_random Customers who enjoyed this userstyle also enjoyed the Hot Dog Stand Theme
    – Yi Jiang
    Dec 22, 2010 at 9:51
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    I want to upvote but this answer is missing a certain something... Could you perhaps do something to the image that might highlight what the script does? Dec 22, 2010 at 13:47
  • Love the christmas decoration! I need to get me that user style.
    – Pekka
    Dec 22, 2010 at 14:42
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    The green/red bar kinda makes me want to cry. Dec 22, 2010 at 17:10
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    Only for users who have been good for the whole year, though.
    – balpha StaffMod
    Dec 18, 2010 at 17:16
  • what counts as being good on Stack Exchange?
    – studiohack
    Dec 18, 2010 at 18:18
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    @studiohack You have to ask that on meta.santa.northpole.xmas
    – balpha StaffMod
    Dec 18, 2010 at 19:12
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    @balpha: your dead-end link took me to the middle of nowhere...big white empty space. you sure?
    – studiohack
    Dec 18, 2010 at 19:35
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    @studiohack Sounds about right. If you see a little gnome dressed in green with weird shoes trying to feed reindeers: That's Jeff.
    – balpha StaffMod
    Dec 18, 2010 at 20:00
  • @balpha: I see. good to know.
    – studiohack
    Dec 18, 2010 at 20:01
  • I'm not coming unless there's milk too
    – Brad Mace
    Dec 19, 2010 at 1:28
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    @bemace there might be milk using HTML 5 local storage but you'd need a really modern browser for that
    – Pekka
    Dec 19, 2010 at 2:59
  • @bemace If someone brings IE6, there'll be milk (albeit, spoiled). hothardware.com/News/… Dec 21, 2010 at 19:13

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