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Maintaining secrecy of secret hats [duplicate]

Winter Bash 2014 was fun, especially the "secret hat" concept. However, by the time I found out about it, all the secret hats were not 'secret' anymore. I don't mean that revealing secret hats is a ...
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
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Suggestions for Winter Bash 2017 [closed]

Winter Bash 2016 is not over yet (it started later than usual this year and will end later than usual), but after noticing that the corresponding versions of this question for Winter Bash 2015 and ...
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What should we consider for next year's Winter Bash?

At this point, I am relatively confident that Winter Bash will become an annual event. The event is oodles of fun for our communities, and almost everything we do as employees in putting the event ...
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What should we do for Winter Bash 2016? [closed]

This is in the same vein as Winter Bash closing remarks - ideas for next year as What should we consider for next year's Winter Bash?. I figured we might as well have one for this year. . . So, ...
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37answers
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What kind of Stack Exchange & community swag do you want [closed]

We're looking at getting some great new swag for community members, so we want to know, what stuff do you want to see? We'll be making this all available with both Stack Exchange branding and all of ...
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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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4answers
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Discouraging “soul-selling” for hats

Winter Bash 2016 has started, and is in full swing. I love hats as much as the next person, but can't help notice some "soul-selling" for them (which I am also guilty for). By "soul-selling" I mean ...
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“On The Road” hat is Americentric

Why does the "On The Road" hat largely feature a cap labelled "USA"? Did you forget that only ~25% of your unique visitors are connecting from the USA? I can't wear this hat because it would show ...
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Remind active users that there is a per-site meta under certain conditions

Proposal You haven’t been active on Meta for a while. Please consider to take a look at recent posts and to help determining this site’s policies by voting and providing feedback. Send users a ...
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4answers
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Polite request for more secret hats plZ

I don't know how many secret hats currently exist. Probably at least 7. But whatever the number is, please double it! I want more secret hats!
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Winter Bash 2014 post-mortem

I left out a lot of detail in my recent Winter Bash 2014 wrapup because it was too "inside baseball" for the general public. Before I forget, I thought I should put my post-mortem to metapost. Things ...
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The Most Wonderous Hall of Hats

How about we create some pages of past leaderboards for the Winterbash Hat event? It would be a permanent archive so we could always view the past stats for Winterbash (since it now seems like it ...
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How can I see what hats I've earned on a given site?

On the main Winter Bash page, I can easily see which hats I've earned on at least one site. How can I find out which hats I've earned on a given site? I'd have expected this to be visible in the hat ...
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2answers
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ho-ho-ho hat is missing

Last year, I earned the "ho-ho-ho" hat on the 25th December. If I remember correctly, any user could earn it by just logging in on the site on 25 December. This year I waited for 25th December as well ...

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