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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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Let's move some negatively scored answers from the top spot

Internally, we've been discussing how we can deal with obsolete or out-of-date answers. A few weeks ago, I requested some feedback on how to encourage edits to these types of answers, while I'm still ...
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Is there a list of what each of the Winter Bash hats is named after?

Many are self explanatory (Batman), or nearly so (A New Hope). But some are more obscure. I'm especially curious about "Weed Eater". As a fan of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, the term "Weed ...
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Should we make the Red Baron hat trigger a permanent badge?

During Winterbash 2014, there was a hat called Red Baron, which was earned by giving an answer scoring 5 or better to question that had a score of −3 or worse at the time of answering and later rose ...
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Winter Bash 2017: When will it start this year?

When will Winter Bash 2017 start?
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What positive behavior is each hat encouraging?

Hats are like badges you can wear, it's well known. Badges exist to encourage and reward positive behavior and contributions; in theory the same goes for hats, including the hidden ones. I'm willing ...
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Can we have a 2016 Winter Bash wrap-up with stats?

Following the tradition of previous years 1, 2, now that the wrap-up blog post about Winter Bash has been posted, can we have some more stats about hats? Including: A count of all hats awarded How ...
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Meta sites should have a badge for insightfulness/controversy

Meta sites across the SE network — just meta sites, not regular ones — should start awarding a badge for any post that meets both of the following criteria: earns fifteen or more upvotes ...
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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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Do we have comparative statistics for Winter Bash 2019?

Comparing leaderboard of 2019 with last year, It seems I did the same this time too (missing out on 2 hats again). But nobody got all the hats this year when last year there were six people. And even ...
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Could we get some detailed hat stats for 2015?

I am still missing the ideals presented in Collect hat stats please and How many hats did each site get?. The Hats off blog post doesn't satisfy. For each site: What is the ratio of Thalia to ...
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Stats on unique hats by site—available anywhere?

I'm wondering what hats each site has earned at any given time. Perhaps to see how close I am to earning Just Here for the Hat, or perhaps to see whether a site is highly ranked because they worked ...