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Close Votes review: I'm going on a strike! [closed]

I know this question is going to make me unpopular here – but I feel I have no other options. I have been concerned by the size of the close votes review queue for quite a while. When I ...
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The robo-approvers are killing my will to review edits

Already I have lost all hope of looking at late answers etc. It's just a parade of meh. I can't make any kind of intelligent decision because I can't see the other answers to the question, for ...
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Why are date-based hats awarded too early? [duplicate]

I just got the And I Feel Fine hat which states "post or vote on December 21". Does SE have a time machine now?
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14answers
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The mysterious Epic Punyon Beard [closed]

I have just seen the hat known as Epic Punyon Beard for the first time. Does anyone have any information (or hints if you don't want to spoil it) on this mysterious hat!?!? Here are the given (but ...
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10answers
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How do hats modify users' behavior?

How are users modifying their behavior because of Winterbash 2014? What have you seen, positive and negative? I've seen some comments on various Winterbash posts about the behaviors the hats ...
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7answers
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Why is Winter Bash 2020 participation so high?

It may be the eye of the beholder, but Winter Bash 2020 seems to be much more popular than years before. Some evidence for this can be found in SEDE; I've tried to display the progress of some values ...
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5answers
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Winter Bash 2017: When will it start this year?

When will Winter Bash 2017 start?
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Has Winter Bash made you a better, more contributing, user? Please share your story

Winter Bash 2013 came and went leaving behind satisfied users who had their share in the fun. 35 "ordinary" hats and 10 secret hats, users went hat hunting all over the place. My question is,...
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5answers
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All I want is a well-fitted hat!

I just got a new hat! :D screaming with joy Looking at so many users looking all exquisite with their stunningly 'fitted' hats, I'm wondering if there's an option to resize or rotate a hat? PS: Happy ...
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What do hats get me after winter bash is over?

the hats get put back in their boxes on January 4th Do the hats affect me in any way after the 4th? A badge or something in my profile about how many I unlocked? Edit: Can I request some form of ...
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2answers
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How about multiple hats?

I earned two hats on a site, and I think it would be great if we can wear both at the same time. Can this please be made possible?
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3answers
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Provide incentives for reviewing close votes in upcoming Winterbash 2013

Winterbash (hopefully) is coming up! Meaning fun and hats! We have a lot proposals how to reduce the close vote queue like a close party or free mugs. Why don't we put most attention to the review ...
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2answers
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Can we wear hats in chat?

I want to wear my hat in chat. Any chance of this happening? I spend a lot of time in chat, so showing off my achievements in chat would be something that interests me. HAT GET. :)
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Are we going to have statistics when Winter Bash is over, or will it just vanish into thin air?

Winter Bash seem to attract lots of attention and I see many users wearing all kinds of hats. When it's over, the hats will of course disappear however I think that adding usage statistics to the ...
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Badge for Winter Bash participants

Okay, here's another idea for those who like Winter Bash. For those who participated in Winter Bash (got a hat) give a one-time badge. You could give a Silver badge to anyone who participated, or ...

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