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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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Winter Bash 2014 closing remarks - ideas for next year [closed]

Last year we had a question like this, and other SE staff members have supported one this year, and nobody seems to have made one yet. Hence: What does everybody want for next year's Winter Bash? It'...
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Suggestions for Winter Bash 2019

Winter Bash 2018 is over now, and no one has opened this recurring question for the next round, so I'll just do it. Please post your suggestions regarding how to make Winter Bash 2019 even more fun ...
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14answers
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Suggestions for Winter Bash 2018 [closed]

Winter Bash 2017 is over now, and no one has opened this recurring question for the next round, so I'll just do it. Please post your suggestions regarding how to make Winter Bash 2018 even more fun ...
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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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5answers
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Can we have cross-site badges?

In the early days of the Stack Overflow trilogy (including SO, Server Fault, and Super User), I noticed that many of the most active members were good contributors on all three trilogy sites. These ...
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2answers
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Examples of “Hidden Gems” in late answers

When reviewing late answers, one can see this tip: This is a late answer to an old question provided by a new user. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam. I have doubts on what the hidden ...
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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Skippy Hat: Use Winterbash to encourage Skip

Every now and then, reviewers need to be reminded that they can use Skip during review. There is not really an encouragement to use Skip; it does not increase your review count (nor should it). ...
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1answer
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Reward <3k reputation users for finding duplicates

I suggest rewarding a silver badge to users with <3k reputation for correctly finding and flagging duplicate questions. The community would benefit having most part of its users engaged to keep ...
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4answers
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Could we get Halloween masks during the month of October?

Winter bash hats are awesome! They add diversity and joy to the sites we love. Halloween is the season where we celebrate ghosts, zombies, fairies, death, candies and delve into fantasy (the list ...
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1answer
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Why was my recurring question about suggestions for Winter Bash 2020 received so negatively? [closed]

Recently, I asked Suggestions for Winter Bash 2020, which is a recurring yearly question asking for suggestions about the next year's Winter Bash (or other winter celebration). It is a recurring ...
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1answer
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Why is the Brunhilde hat restricted to non-SO?

I remember the identical Running Ragged hat from last year. However, that hat excluded Stack Overflow for the specific reason of balancing the 2 hats that were exclusive to Stack Overflow, neither of ...
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1answer
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Add ability to see who has a certain hat

Can a search bar/link/button/whatever be added, to search who has a hat? That is, something like this: Or maybe in the description on the Winter Bash main page: Or both! These links would take you ...

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