Questions tagged [winter-bash-2013]

For questions about the Winter Bash (or holiday hats) to celebrate the end of the year 2013.

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winterbash2014.stackexchange.com is broken (When does Winter Bash 2014 start and end?)

When I open winterbash2014.stackexchange.com I get The Q&A site winterbash2014.stackexchange.com doesn't seem to exist…yet. This is the same message as when I visit unicorns.stackexchange.com: ...
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Create an archive for April fools and the holiday hats

I think SE team made a great effort to give us some fun on the fools day. I miss the unicorns, the bacon as a payment, and the holiday hats, and it is a pity that all that stuff will just live in our ...
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What is this doing in the hat sprite-80 image?

I found this in the sprite-80 image with all the hat images in it: This is not a hat. What is it?
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Wearing Winter Bash hats although Winter Bash is over?

It's still cold outside. Look at my profile picture, I don't have long hair. Is there anything wrong if I put on a Winter Bash hat, although the Winter Bash period has ended? Technically, I have ...
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Has Winter Bash made you a better, more contributing, user? Please share your story

Winter Bash 2013 came and went leaving behind satisfied users who had their share in the fun. 35 "ordinary" hats and 10 secret hats, users went hat hunting all over the place. My question is, if you ...
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Using a winter event hat on our GD.SE GameJam logo

Last autumn we held a GameJam over at gamedev.se (The Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam) and now we're preparing for the winter jam. The existing logo doesn't exactly spell out "winter" though, and some ...
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Will Winter Bash page stick around?

Now hats are gone for the year, I was wondering if the winter bash page will stick around? http://winterbash2013.stackexchange.com/ The reason I ask is, I found a critical bug in Firefox nightly, ...
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Where are the winter bash hats? [duplicate]

Today I came to SO and realized that all my hats disappeared! They have been there just yesterday! What happened? Is Winter Bash over? What a disappointment... I thought it will take place all the ...
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How many hats did each site get?

Now that Winter Bash 2013 is over, I would love to know things like "how many of hat XYZ where awarded to people at ABC.SE?" This information can help us (the communities at the various sites) gauge ...
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Simplify and reduce the range of winter bash hats!

I think there should only be a half dozen or so hats awarded for "normal use". Reasons: most users should be able to get all hats, so everyone can join in the fun - it's about participation, not a ...
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Why is the hat feature missing sometimes? [duplicate]

Why is the hat feature missing sometimes? Actually, It disappeared right now. Could someone tell me what's going on here? Maybe a bug?
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Hats not showing on list [closed]

Some hats I earned a few hours ago are not showing in the popup to select them Although they do show in the counter.. Update They appear if I open the popup from meta but not from Stack Overflow (...
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When do our hats slowly walk off into the sunset?

The Winter Bash 2013 page indicates "the hats get put back in their boxes on January 4th". Aside from the pure terror that sentence seems to invoke, I was curious of exactly when this is going to be. ...
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Is there a bug with the RESPECT hat?

I happened to notice that some user has a considerable number of hats, most of them earned on SO (where he joined 11 days ago). He seems to be actively harvesting them (see here for e.g.), which I ...
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Winter Bash is unavailable

I can't see any hats nor the Winter Bash symbol in the topbar or my profile anymore. When I open winterbash2013.stackexchange.com, I get: HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. I am in ...
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Preserve the hats - let us have screenshots of all hats and their description

Following this request which is about stats, my mission is more simple and doable by us, ordinary users. Let's archive all hats and their descriptions as they appear in the official page which won't ...
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What will happen to the hats when Winterbash is over? [duplicate]

Will there be a record of who had which? Will the data be made available via the data.stackexchange site?
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Winter Bash 2013/2014: Misalignment of the hat boxes due to incomplete CSS rule set

Update (2014): The Winter Bash 2014 site has the same problem as the site last year. Screenshot: What’s the problem? This CSS rule declaration targets only the 5th element in there: .box:nth-...
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Is there a way to find out when someone earned a hat?

As per title. Does the hat-earning "event" appear in the activity tab, or similar?
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Can the holiday hats stay until at least Christmas Day?

Re: http://winterbash2013.stackexchange.com/ The holiday hats from the winter bash 2013 are so awesome, I especially love The Stallman one! However, I've noticed that they are scheduled to expire on ...
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Winter bash leaderboard seems to have wrong number of hats

I have 2 fewer hats than Stackoverflow says I have, according to the leaderboard for Stackoverflow. I don't think this is just a slow update because it's just updated my leaderboard position and my ...
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Bounty hunter hat does not work when question is put on hold - bug?

The bounty hunter hat for Winter bash 2013 isn't given when the question is put on-hold. It happens for this question: Why do I need a tokenizer for each language? For this user: https://...
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Can I see how close I am to earning a robocop hat?

In the review queue "stats" page it has a count of how many reviews I have done in that queue today, and how many I have done in that queue ever, but I assume the Robocop hat is for reviews done since ...
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Ability to filter Winterbash hats page

It would be nice to have the ability to filter the Winterbash hats page by site, so that you could see which hats you have on a particular site. Currently, you have to click on each hat to determine ...
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Getting seasick from winterbash bumps on the meta front page

Some people have been editing questions on meta. Many questions. Old questions. Obsolete questions. And they fill the front page. There was a flood of edits to old Area 51 questions a few days ago. I ...
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Can I wear two hat simultaneously? [duplicate]

Can I wear two hat simultaneously like this?
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Bug when drawing Ghost of Winterbash Past Hat on the top-bar

I'm convinced that there's a bug that occurs when you alternate between tabs that causes the Ghost of Winterbash Past hat to be draw over itself again, causing the hat to be brighter and blurred. ...
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Adjusting hat position is damn near impossible on a tablet

As the title says. I'm posting this using Chrome on an Android tablet, and it's next to impossible to adjust the Winter Bash hat position, since normal dragging doesn't work. The only way I've found ...
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Redirect winterba.sh to the new site [duplicate]

Winterba.sh is redirecting to the old 2012 site: Shouldn't it redirect to winterbash2013.stackexchange.com?
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Why “Winter Hats” are given not using user's local time? [duplicate]

I have received a new winter hat, which is given on vote/post on 25 December: but in my country it is yet 24 December: Should not be the hat given using user's local time?
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Are hats being released early [duplicate]

I have just got the "Ho Ho Ho" Hat.Isn't that a bit early as I am in GMT and the time is 1310. Or do we get then whenever it is Dec 25 anywhere?
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Got “HO HO HO” hat today itself, How? [duplicate]

I have earned "HO HO HO" hat today (24th-Dec), Check below ScreenShot. But actually its displaying "Post or vote on Christmas", Check below ScreenShot for that. May i know whats the reason behind ...
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Marauder hat not awarded

A few hours ago I got my answer from 20th of December accepted as an answer and I'm pretty sure that another answer with a higher score was accepted before for one or two days because I always check ...
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Can we earn the same Winter Bash hats multiple times?

I got an idea about earning multiple hats of same type. So I just want to know if it is possible to earn the same hat multiple times? Example: Boater, this hat requires 40 votes in a day. So can we ...
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What criteria should I fulfill actually for UpDo hat?

I know Winter Bash is not of big importance according to most SO users. However, I have a bet with the bro who is going to win more hats and currently he is so much winning! I think I should have won ...
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Search For Hats

Is there a way to search for hats? (For example, who has the most, how many of X hat has been collected etc) Kind of like the badge statistics, but not that revealing to preserve the secrecy of ...
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Seekret Hats seekrets [duplicate]

I don't want to spoil the fun (or the frustration), but when the Winter Bash/Hat Season is over will there be a post about how all the seekret hats were obtained? I got the Chuck Yeager on both SO ...
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I thought the “old hat” was for well, old hats?

This user has earned the "old hat" on Stack Overflow. He has been a member for less than 2 years. I thought the old hat was only for old timers, so how is this possible? Here is a screen shot of his ...
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Top bar Reputation, Winterbash, not updated

I got a +10 earlier for an answer on MSO. I saw the vote on the answer before the +10 appeared, so I knew what it was for. A couple of times I checked in, studiously not bothering to click on the +10 ...
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what do you have to review to get the 'do the swim' hat?

I'm fairly sure I've reviewed at least 5 new posts and/or late answers, but have yet to receive the Do the swim hat. The description only says "review 5 items". What items am I supposed to review?
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Lonesome Cowboy hat and other hats are not showing in winter bash

Why I am not getting Lonesome Cowboy Hat for the site Stackoverflow? I see only one winter bash hat :( Though i got Tumbleweed badge in my SO profile
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Wear a hat multiple times?

I've searched all over meta and found this feature-request for wearing multiple hats that was status-declined. But today I saw 9 Shogs a-Shogging ♦ profile. Is there really a way to wear two hats or ...
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How to log in to SE sites using a second account

I created two SE accounts (the second was by mistake since I forgot my username), and now when I try to log in to winterbash2013 site, it automatically logs me in using my second account instead of my ...
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Stray hat on the loose

I was in the chat a few minutes ago and I found a stray hat: I pointed it out and someone else was seeing it another way (a couple of lines further down): And when we refreshed the page, ...
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Why is my hat dislocated in the top bar? [duplicate]

It seems the smaller the icon gets the more the hat is dislocated (first only horizontally, then vertically too): profile big version -- profile small version -- top bar
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Hats: Inconsistent rendering [duplicate]

It looks a bit silly question and not that important question, so it is just out of curiosity. Please bear with me. :) I have just noticed it this morning that the hat is rendered differently on the ...
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Do we keep hats from year to year?

This is the first year that I pay attention to hats (I love hats!) and I wonder if I will keep my hats for next year? Or will I start over with zero hats next year?
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Top-bar hat misplaced

In my profile my hat is on the correct position, but not in the top-bar. This is new. It worked until now. Works neither in Chrome nor in Firefox.
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Hats Displayed On Questions Lose Position If Collapsed Comments Are Expanded

Is this post you can see the hat is on the user icon correctly, but there are collapsed comments. Clicking "show 2 more comments" to expand the comments will show the comments, but since the page ...
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Is this the first Winter Bash? And can one adjust the position of hats? [duplicate]

It's nice that SO offers this cute little feature called Winter Bash as you all might have notice. I am only a new user so my question here is to the old timers: Did you guys use to have something ...