Questions tagged [winter-bash-2015]

For questions about the Winter Bash (holiday hats) to celebrate the end of the year 2015.

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Can I lose a hat? [duplicate]

Yesterday I had the secret hat described as Hairboat's Revenge, but now I have lost this hat, is it possible?
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Make it clear that certain hats can be awarded earlier, in their description

Time based hats, e.g. A New Hope can be awarded as soon as 12-14 hours before the actual time stated in the hat description, as explained nicely here. However, this is far from being trivial, and ...
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Are some hats manually awarded other than Archimedes?

This is just a curiosity that I had after reading this post: Can I lose a hat? Probably this is not the explanation here, but I was wondering if the Hairboat hat is awarded manually, which could ...
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Timey Wimey hat not awarded

The description of the Timey Wimey hat reads: edit 5 questions that were posted more than a year earlier I believe I have fulfilled this criterium on Stack Overflow: how to calibrate the ...
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Got Hat Trick, but haven't hit rep cap

The description for Hat Trick is: hit the reputation cap on three different days I just earned this hat, but this is my reputation today so far. Note that I have two accepted answers, so I didn't ...
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Got Hat Trick, at 199 [duplicate]

The description for Hat Trick is: hit the reputation cap on three different days First of all, I'm not complaining :) I received this hat (hard to say "earned") a couple of hours ago, without ...
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Carl Fredricksen hat. Is it awarded immediately or at end-of-day?

I would like to know if the Carl Fredericksen hat is awarded only at end-of-day or if it is awarded when the 'threshold' of >= 5 upvotes is reached.
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Cannot see someone's hat collection on their SO or meta.SO profiles [closed]

Based on a quick sampling of a dozen users over a number of sites, it appears that you cannot see someone's hat collection on their network profile (makes sense) but, out of all the other sites and ...
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Hat icon appearing in top left of chat room, not over user picture

Why is the hat for bjb568's user profile in the top left of the screen rather than over his user icon? It seems to be attached to that line of messages. This is what happens when I scroll up: The ...
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Carl Fredricksen hat. What is meant by “upvote”?

The description of the hat states: at least 5 upvotes from 5 different users in a UTC day with no downvotes What kind of upvotes are we talking about? For example, are comments upvotes taken into ...
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Can Community get secret hats?

The Community user can get hats, just like any other user, and moderators of a site can dress its Community user in her hats. But can she earn secret hats? Currently she has only these 5 hats, none ...
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Hats borked in chat: Hat appears in top-right corner of user image [duplicate]

Possibly related to this question, I noticed a bit ago that occasionally there is an issue with the hats in chat. Here's a screenshot to demonstrate: As you can see, @AidanMueller's hat is fine in ...
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Why Winter Bash details are not updated in Android App [duplicate]

Why Winter Bash details are not updated in Android App. Even there are hats for using app. Details such as : How many hats How many i gained Etc..
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Hat chasing : How old is old?

For the Living In The Future and the Timey Wimey hats, it is required to answer/edit an old post. But "old" is pretty subjective. So what time span defines "old" in this case?
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Names can be hidden under hats in chat

If a user types a couple of lines right after each other in chat, the avatar grows to it's maximum size. So does the hat. Because of the size of the mask and the short length of the name, the name ...
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Winterbash page size doesn't match up with image locations

The Winterbash page using Chrome on iPad with iOS 9.2 does something weird with positioning images. That last house on the right: This happens in portrait and landscape. Post fix being pushed - here ...
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Don't show Private Beta sites in Leaderboard

Just noticed this in the Winter Bash Leaderboard when scrolling all the way down: Excited, I clicked to see the profiles on that site, e.g. this one, just to be greeted with... In my opinion,...
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Is it a hat or a cake?

I recently unlocked this hat: From the Winter Bash 2015, and I was wondering, because at first I thought it was a cake, and as not all of the things you can get are actually hats, I am wondering if ...
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Winter bash hat issue in mobile profile page [duplicate]

I noticed that my Winter bash hat, which is hovering over my profile picture on the profile site, has the following issue: When scrolling down on the page, the hat scrolls with you as if it had a '...
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How to group or sort Winter Bash 2015 leaderboard in other ways?

I'd like to see different ways to display the information in the Winter Bash leaderboard. The leaderboard has lots of data, and changes frequently, so it would be infeasable to me to generate these ...
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Hat counter has lost track

I just noticed the following on the Code Review Winterbash leaderboard: Now, if my math is correct, TopinFrassi has 5 hats and rolfl has 4 hats. Why doesn't the leaderboard agree with me here, is ...
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Melpomene hat has contrast problems

The Melpomene hat is nearly invisible on some avatars and site designs because it lacks any outlining to prevent disappearing into white areas: (It similarly disappears into its own hat box on the ...
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Are the hats available on per-site metas? [duplicate]

I have voted on a number of posts, both on main sites and on their per-site meta's. This has resulted in the Sufganiyot hat for the main sites, but not for the per-site metas. From a discussion in ...
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Magical floating hats [duplicate]

On user profile page: Hats appear correctly positioned ... until the page is scrolled... App Version: 1.4.1 Device: iPhone 6 OS Version: Version 9.1 (Build 13B143)
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When will the Winter Bash 2015 begin?

When will the Winter Bash 2015 begin? Any info on the non-secret hats?
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Winter Bash hats - visibility [duplicate]

I just found this new feature of winter Hats and got my first one (Sufganiot) I told about it to a friend, and she said she doesn't see it on my profile. So my question is: Are they visible only to ...
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Will there be any remains from the Winter Bash after January 4th?

I feel like this question exists for every year (and the answer is no), but will there be any remains from the Winter Bash after January 4th, the description states no though, but I am a fairly new (...
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Are Thalia and Batman hats mutally exclusives?

I got Batman for editing a question that was reopened. Cool. But I also participated in the process, so I should also get Thalia hat, no? Can I get another hat in the process of being awarded one?
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No hats on mobile

I've scarcely touched my laptop over the winter break, satisfying my SO addiction entirely through the iOS app. (And occasionally the mobile website.) It's been a great exercise in seeing how livable ...
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Make the “hats” vs “no hats” choice instead “users can opt out” vs “users can opt in”

I realise I'm a bit late with this suggestion... It's too late to apply it to 2015, so treat it as a thought for 2016. Most sites are very positive about the "Winter Bash" hat-related activity. Some ...
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How do I interact with people?

I'm afraid I'm a little shy, and it's hard for me to find the right way to interact with the people. That said, I've tried several things, and nothing is working. For instance, when I click on one ...
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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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How about a new hat for Joining / Opting for Winter Bash?

I'm a big, big fan of Hats, especially when it's with Winter Bash. I have a small query [or, consider suggestion] related to the Hats Collection available. All I want to ask, Can't there be a ...
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Isn't Saint Lucia hat a bit dangerous? [closed]

I think it would be nicer if we get safer hats next time. Putting burning candles on my head!? Good thing that imitation crab is not alive.
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Can reindeers change into unicorns?

The winter bash page is pretty cool! However, there is a reindeer: Now while I have nothing against reindeers, unicorns are better. How about this: Now I'm not the best unicorn drawer, but ...