Questions tagged [winter-bash-2012]

For questions about the Winter Bash (or holiday hats) to celebrate the end of the year 2012.

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Winterbash 2012 leaderboard

How can we see the leaderboard from last year's winterbash (2012)? http://winterba.sh/leaderboard Seems to forward to the promos page now and not the old leaderboard. Is there any way to get that ...
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Winter Bash Icon broken on Apps Page

On the My Apps page of the user profile, the icon for Winter Bash is broken: The image points here which gives a 404.
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The Winterbash hats left a nasty residue!

Okay, maybe not a nasty residue, but they did leave behind persistent "super cookies" in my browser's localStorage. Each Stack Exchange site left four three values: wb:isparticipating, wb:unreadcount,...
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The secret behind the Epic Punyon Beard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The mysterious Epic Punyon Beard I know, the Winterbash has ended (it makes me cry everyday) and still asking questions about it is futile. However, I was really fascinated ...
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Are those Hats from StackOverflow has gone?

I don't see hats in my profile/top bar anymore, neither in others, are those gone ?
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The quest for the winter unicorn of the bash [closed]

There are many rumors running about the winter bash site. Many voices of an easter egg hidden somewhere. Beards growing overnight. Yet, one of the legend lies unspoken. The legend of an unicorn. A ...
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What will it do if I click “I hate hats” this link? [closed]

What happens if I click the "I hate hats" link in my winter bash. The mouse pointer tool tip showing opt out of winter bash.
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What do you think of Winter Bash? [closed]

As Winter Bash winds down, I'm interested in hearing your feedback about the event. While I've been pretty responsible about monitoring (and responding to) questions in winterbash, I'm more interested ...
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Less/more info on profile page mucks up winter bash hats

Two issues here. Firstly, the hat isn't shown in less info profile view. To reproduce navigate to the profile page of someone with a hat and click Less Info (if it's not already in that view). ...
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Add description tooltip directly to selected hat

Is it possible to add the hat description tooltip directly to the hat element overlaying the gravatar? An illustration of what I mean (with apologies to hims056): I ask because I often spot someone ...
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New Year's Eve hat still not awarded?

I have had two messages in chat starred multiple times: http://chat.meta.stackoverflow.com/transcript/message/1227296#1227296 http://chat.meta.stackoverflow.com/transcript/message/1227343#1227343 ...
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Why didn't I get the pirate hat? [closed]

According to How do you get a pirate hat, the highest answer that outscores an accepted answer with a score of 3 or more or by 2x or more wins a pirate hat. I remember that a few days ago, as it ...
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How long could I keep my hat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do hats get me after January 4th? I love my hat! How long could I keep it? Is it a permanent system (which I want)? I had thought that I could save my image with the ...
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How do I deselect my hat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unwear winterbash hats Please close as a duplicate if your search skills are more successful than mine at finding where this question has already been asked. How do I ...
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Do we lose our hats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do hats get me after January 4th? On the Winter Bash page it says "but be quick – the hats get put back in their boxes on January 4th!". Does this mean that we cannot ...
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Add Winterbash and other special event results to user profile page in perpetuity

Since they plan on doing specials like Winterbash in the future, maybe they could add a section on the profile for Legacy Awards or something like that, that will show the temporary awards earned in ...
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How much necromancy is required for the Bushido hat? [closed]

The Bushido hat is just called the Necromancer hat. Does anyone know its exact requirements? Is it identical to a Necromancer badge in all ways, or is it only 3 votes not 5, or some different ...
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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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Objective : Hats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Winter Bash all about? Summary of Winter Bash What is the objective behind "hats" ? I mean, apart from celebrating, will it reflect in your profile even after the ...
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What is the relevance of the snow “speech bubble” in Winter Bash?

On the Winter Bash site, the logo has a "speech bubble"> This isn't present instantly but is slowly built up over a few minutes as the snow falls. Is this just for aesthetics or does it have a higher ...
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Hats that are not offered for users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any secret hats? When I was collecting my hats on Stack Overflow I just came across a link that shows all the hats for users but some of these hats are not available ...
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Can we have a Winterbash overall leaderboard?

Can we see a hat leaderboard for all SE users alongside the leaderboards of the sites?
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Shiver me timbers hat not displaying on http://winterba.sh/

When I view the available hats on http://winterba.sh/ the shiver me timbers hat does not appear. The hat must be achievable as I have seen other users wearing it so why does it not display on the ...
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Received December 25th hat on December 24th! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Off by twelve error? — “And I Feel Fine” hat I received the Tis the season hat a few minutes ago, even though the description says it is for posting or voting on December 25th....
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Hat disappears when reloading an edited post

A couple of times, I've noticed users who'd been wearing hats suddenly not wearing hats any longer. This appears to have been the result of reloading their posts via the "This post has been edited" ...
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What is Nicholas Cage doing in Winter Bash? [closed]

I snoop around and looked at the CSS & the sprite image being used in the Winter Bash and found out there are quite a lot of hidden hats there. Do you guys know what those other hats are and what ...
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What is the Le Magritte in the hats in Winter bash? [closed]

How to win the le-magritte hat in Winter Bash ?
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Do retag-only edits count for “My Dear Watson” hat?

The "My Dear Watson" winter bash hat is rewarded to users who do 5 edits. Do "retag only" edits count towards the My Dear Watson hat?
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winter bash misnamed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Summer in Saint Helena It's 36 degrees celsius, (100 degrees Fahrenheit) here today. I'm in a city in Australia, in the Southern Hemisphere. Like some users in New Zealand, ...
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Never received fez hat due to bad account linking - requesting proper account linking

For some reason my meta account hasn't been linked properly to my other accounts for quite some time now. It is sort of half-linked as some things work (such as Convention badge), but others don't. ...
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Winterbash is hackable / trickable

I want to report that it is fairly simple to hack (just trick really) the system, and assign any hat to my avatar. I cannot earn any hat, but I can wear one as if I had earned it. It happens because ...
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Can I lose hats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a hat be lost if its criteria no longer applies? I just earned the pirate hat for this answer. If the OP comes back and changes his mind to accept my answer, do I still ...
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What's going on with my stackoverflow winterbash link?

My winterbash on top navigation is not found at all. Already Ctrl + Shift + R, Ctrl + R, and restarting my chrome.
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Hats data in Stack Exchange Data Explorer

Will the next data dump into the Stack Exchange Data Explorer contain anything related to hats? I'm trying to find any clues I can about the The mysterious Epic Punyon Beard. I don't see anything ...
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Can we programmatically retrieve hat counts via an API call?

I'd like to be able to get access to the leader board data on winterba.sh, as well as individual hat counts for specific users on different sites. There is, however, no mention of an API on winterba....
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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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Hat rendering bug in profile

It has done this a few times now. Do you see the i being drawn on top of my hat? It doesn't do this every time but this is the second time now it has looked bugged or wrong. Is it browser bug? ...
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Show progress for hats on winter bash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: View hats progress For example the hat I Do Say required 30 questions with score of 1 or more. It would really help to show the count beneath it that shows how many questions ...
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What's up with second place in the winterbash leaderboard?

In the winterbash leaderboard for Windows Phone.SE, there are currently 7 hatted users, 2 of whom are in 1st place, and 5 of whom are in... third?
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“Member for 0 months” in leaderboard

On the per site leaderboards of Winter Bash (e.g. Meta leaderboard) it displays the "member for" information. Two problems: If user is member for exactly X years it displays "member for X years, 0 ...
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Summary of Winter Bash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Winter Bash all about? Winter Bash seems to have really taken off here and I am a newer user. Can anyone summarize everything that has been discussed over the past few ...
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Is There A Frosty Hat

I have seen the Santa hat, the reindeer antlers but is there a Frosty hat, complete with a corncob pipe and a button nose? If not, may I suggest one =)
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“question w/ X views” hats

The Guide my Sleigh, Soup du Jour, and Buddy Breathing hats come from asking a question with 50, 250, and 500 views respectively. This is a little vague (much like this). Does it have to be asked ...
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Manually customize position of Winter Bash hats [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow more specific positioning of hats? Can we resize hats? I really like the idea of Winter Bash. But unfortunately all the hats I have do not fit on my picture :( It ...
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Could Premium Hats Be Added To Winter Bash

I know the Winter Bash is temporary but for next year, could premium hats be added to the mix. Ones that you can use your reputation to buy? Just thinking of ways reputation could be used for more fun ...
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Can someone explain the Shiver Me Timbers hat?

The explanation is like so: Shiver Me Timbers provide the highest scoring answer that outscores an accepted answer with a score of 3 or more by 2x or more So does that mean: I need an answer ...
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I've upvoted, but no hats on Movies.SE

Since yesterday I've upvoted several answers and questions, but I have yet to receive either Witticism or Jammin Out. I have, however, received several other hats on Movies.SE.
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Could Winter Bash Be Extended to Area 51

Could the Winter Bash be added to the Area 51 site in the future or is too different from other Stack sites. I know you can up/down vote, posts answers and comments like the other sites.
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Can I get hats back? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My hats are gone All of the sudden today, the Winter Bash link is gone for me! I don't remember clicking "I hate hats" last night, but I suppose I must have accidentally. Is ...
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Is Winter Bash making users upvote, downvote, and answer randomly to earn caps?

Just since yesterday I am noticing my answers or questions are downvoted randomly, mostly highscore ones... Secondly, people are just upvoting basic question and answers. YES even the lamest ...