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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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Can a hat be lost if its criteria no longer applies? [duplicate]

Several of the winterbash hats have criteria that are "non-binding," for example "Witticism" requires 5 upvoted questions. If such a criteria no longer applies, such as an upvoted question or answer ...
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I don't yet have my I Am Your Father hat [duplicate]

I posted to Mi Yodeya Meta 4 hours ago, and did not receive the badge on that site. Are there any hidden requirements for the badge (post a positively-scored answer?) that I need to fulfill?
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Date-specific hats - Timezone specific? [duplicate]

Do date-specific hats (such as "'Tis The Season") respect a user's timezone? I'm guessing not since the only region specific info in the profile is the Location field
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It actually isn't Hanukkah yet. Anywhere [duplicate]

https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/245302/why-are-people-earning-the-gelt-hat-today - the Gelt hat can be awarded when it's December 16th somewhere. However, Chanukah (my preferred ...
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Why is the Community User collecting hats, and who decides what she wears? [duplicate]

I do understand the role of the community user - it is a record keeping device that owns all activity that is no longer controlled by a specific named user. Even with that knowledge, however, I found ...
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Can I lose a hat? [duplicate]

Yesterday I had the secret hat described as Hairboat's Revenge, but now I have lost this hat, is it possible?
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1answer
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What's wrong with the “Hero Of Time” Hat? [duplicate]

I asked a question at UTC 2:00:16 (16 seconds past UTC 2 am), which was 7 PM in US Mountain Standard Time, but I didn't get the hat for that. Do I need to be accurate to +/- 10 seconds or something?...
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I'm not earning Solstice [duplicate]

It's presently the 21st of December, and I've left a few comments today on RPG.SE. That seems to suggest I should get Solstice, which requires that I "post or comment on 12/21", but I'm not earning ...
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1answer
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Are the hats available on per-site metas? [duplicate]

I have voted on a number of posts, both on main sites and on their per-site meta's. This has resulted in the Sufganiyot hat for the main sites, but not for the per-site metas. From a discussion in ...
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Saint Lucia awarded even without votes [duplicate]

The Saint Lucia hat is supposed to be awarded to users who "vote on 12/15". But it was awarded to me on several sites immediately at 00:00 UTC on 12/15. I didn't even visit these sites on 12/15 yet!
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iOS application hat bug? [duplicate]

I've been using the iOS application for 2 days now and still no hat. Is it some sort of bug? As a matter of fact, I'm writing this question on my phone. Oh... Well, the text use the iOS application ...
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What is the relevant time for hats? [duplicate]

I was wondering a bit after I got a Santa Lucia Hat from several different SE-pages. For getting the SL-Hat you have to vote on 15th of december, but for example I got the SL-Hat on meta, even if I ...
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“On the Road” is broken [duplicate]

I asked a question about an hour ago via my iPhone and the official SE app, though On The Road hasn't been awarded yet. Is it broken?
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I got Solstice for a comment on the 22nd? [duplicate]

I just got the Solstice Winterbash hat here on Meta Stack Exchange. Checking my activity, I have not posted or commented yesterday (the 21st). I do, however, have an upvoted comment today. That ...

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