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Questions tagged [winter-bash-2017]

For questions about the Winter Bash (holiday hats) to celebrate the end of the year 2017.

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Promos : Winter Bash 2018 [duplicate]

Would there be a Promo for Winter Bash 2018 floated, just like the yesteryears? Any idea about the secret stuff Winter Bash 2018 is bringing for us? Snapshot of the Winter Bash 2017 Promotion was ...
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Winter Bash 2017 is missing from the archives

If you go to winterbash.stackexchange.com it will redirect you to this page. Which has all the other previous Winter Bashes (and other promos ran over the years) with a couple of screen captures from ...
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Will there be a wrap-up blog post for Winter Bash 2017?

Winter Bash 2017 ended a week ago, on Jan 2nd. Usually, there's a wrap-up blog post published 1 to 4 days after WB ends. (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012). Just to check, since WB ended 7 days ago, ...
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Why haven't I gotten the Extra Toppings hat?

I recently posted this answer on Stack Overflow and to my knowledge it meets the criteria for Extra Toppings: Has > +3 score Competing with already accepted answer Answer & Question were after ...
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What is the “Ooh Shiny!” hat supposed to be? [duplicate]

Ooh, Shiny! Flag a question for closing, cast a close, delete or reopen vote on a question. You don't have to be the last vote, and hammers work. (taken from this) And this is the Ethereum (...
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What was the blurry image the chicken posted?

Now that the great secret of the Winter Chicken of the Bash has been discovered, what was the following image the chicken posted for? The chicken posted it 3 days before the two images that helped ...
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Which sites don't participate in Winter Bash 2017?

Which Q&A sites in the Stack Exchange network don't participate in Winter Bash 2017?
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Has anyone saved the hats for 2017?

The hats go back in the box in a few days, but as they say, "The Internet is Forever." In previous years, people have made backups of the hats in their original SVG files (not just screencaps). Has ...
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Show off your hats!

With Winter Bash 2017 nearing its end - another 3 days and all the hats go back in the box - why don't we take the opportunity to show off our hats and display our achievements? You can screenshot ...
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Think! Hat SEDE query?

The Think! hat (2017 Winter Bash) is for 6 posts to be edited after leaving a comment. I figured I'd look up to see what posts these were, see if any of my comments were eligible for deletion (as no ...
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Winter Bash 2017 : Authentication screen with http:// URL

When I access the Winter Bash 2017 and click the log in option in the top bar, I get the following the authentication screen. There the URL for the winter bash 2017 is http://. Can this URL be ...
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Do rep losses from deleted users count against Brunhilde?

Brunhilde is awarded for earning 150 reputation on each of three different sites (other than SO). I've earned the hat on four sites so far, three initially and the fourth today when I crossed that ...
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The Secret of Secret Hats [duplicate]

This sounds silly, but is there a way to find out how to obtain a secret hat? I have 2 secrets hats and I really want to know how I got them. All it says is the community I earned it on. Hopefully in ...
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Why did I not get the Explorer hat?

The Explorer hat's trigger is post an accepted answer that receives no other votes for 12 hours (which is the same as the Naruto hat from 2014.) This is my answer (the post timeline), where I ...
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How accurate is Stack Exchange's idea of time? [duplicate]

Currently there is an incentive to post a question in a specific minute of the hour (the first, for the record). In order to do, I posted, Any GPIO library that supports I2C multi-master mode? which ...
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Trying to get the Mother of Dragons secret hat

I think that I have to ask my a question on a Stack Exchange site for 3 days with a score of +3. I was wondering if I could get some help on the details of this hat. I see that I have to: Make ...
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“Silencium” hat trigger details?

The trigger for the Silencium hat says answer a question that has never been commented on; your answer gets no comments and scores 7+ Which makes it sound like the question can get comments on it ...
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How long does it take for I'll Handle It hat to be awarded?

The criteria for the I’ll Handle It hat is as follows: vote to close a question, edit it from closed, vote to reopen I've voted to close a question, edited it from closed and voted to reopen it. ...
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What is the purpose of the “I’ll Handle It” hat?

I understand that the criteria for most badges and hats are designed to encourage positive actions that are constructive to Stack Exchange sites. The criteria for the I’ll Handle It hat is: vote ...
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Wrong translation in Portuguese hats

I was trying to get some hats today, and I found something fishy here... The I'll Handle It hat text says this: (pt-BR): fechar, editar ou reabrir uma pergunta (en-US): close, edit or reopen a ...
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I earned 11 hats, why don't I get the “The Milliner hat”? [duplicate]

I already earned 11 hats, 10 on Stack Overflow, and one here in meta.stackexchange. But I still not get the The Milliner hat which say (collect 11 hats). Is it required to get all of them on one site?...
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Can I see which question gave someone else the “Hero of Time” hat?

Is there any way to know which question the user asked so he/her got the Hero Of Time hat?
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Do auto-generated 'Possible duplicate' comments count towards the Just Jesting hat?

The Just Jesting hat is earned by post[ing] 10 comments that each earn an upvote Whenever I'm the first one to vote to close or flag a question as a duplicate, a comment is automatically generated:...
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Why wasn't the explorer hat awarded for an answer that appears to fulfill the requirements?

The explorer hat states that the requirements to earn such the hat are to: Post an accepted answer that receives no other votes for 12 hours The following answer was accepted on December 14th, yet ...
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Do comments on deleted posts count towards the Just Jesting and Think! hats?

I'm wondering if comments on deleted posts will count towards the Just Jesting and Think! hats. For instance, I commented on 10 different questions, all of which got an upvote. However, one of the ...
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How can we see our Winter Bash hat progress?

I've looked through the FAQ. I checked the "duplicate questions" and they appear outdated. Previous hat progress was apparently by link http://winterba.sh which now forwards you to http://...
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Why is my membership length only “Six months”?

I was viewing the Stack Exchange Winter Bash Leaderboard and I noticed that I've apparently only had my account for six months, which is news to me... I opened my first site account here in February ...
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I can't seem to get this hat on straight!

I carefully positioned my hat to fit my head just right: But it seems to be shifted to the left a few pixels elsewhere (same in Firefox and Chrome): Stack Overfow Skeptics The top bar is also ...
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A Moose, Some Silly Putty … And A Desperate Plea For Help [closed]

Note: This event ended on Friday, December 22. This question is now closed to prevent submissions of new answers. Due to a rather unfortunate series of events that can be directly attributed to a ...
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Why does the Community user wear the 'Ooh, Shiny!' hat on Meta Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I just noticed on this post that the Community ♦ user wears the 'Ooh, Shiny!' secret hat on Meta Stack Exchange. This is not the case on other sites, like Stack Overflow and a handful of others ...
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All hats are disabled even if I meet the unlock requirements for some of them

When looking at my hats on the Winter Bash site, all of the hats are grey with the following message You haven't earned this hat on any sites yet. even if I think I should already have unlocked some ...
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Hat on Winter Bash profile gone after refresh

The profile in the Winter Bash site doesn't wear a hat after a refresh of the page, presumably due to a bug that sets both the width and height of the hat to 0px. I'm using Safari 11.0.1. <div ...
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How precisely do I need to post close to 7:00 (somewhere) to get hero of time?

Timezones... are complicated. We have full hour offsets, half hour offsets... And time keeping isn't always accurate. So does the Hero Of Time hat assume full or half hour offsets (or literally any ...
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Can you earn the Hero Of Time hat for the Winter Bash past 7:00PM

Can you earn the Hero of Time hat for the Winter Bash past 7:00PM (such as 9:42PM or 11:36PM)?
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Can users opt back in to the Winter Bash after clicking “I hate hats”?

According to the Winter Bash 2017 FAQ, users can opt-out of the Winter Bash by clicking "I hate hats" in the snowflake menu. I hate hats! How do I get rid of them? When you click the snow ...
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IDENTIFICATION DIVISION - hat name is in all caps

There is a hat named IDENTIFICATION DIVISION which can be earn when we are earn a silver badge. The hat name is in all caps. Is it purposely naming in all caps or a bug?
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No snowflake on stackexchange.com

It looks weird that stackexchange.com has no snowflake on the topbar: Especially when Winter Bash page located on it and the welcome message begins with "Stack Exchange" link: I recommend ...
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Translations for hats partially affect opened tab

The Winter Bash 2017 page has ability to show translations for the hat descriptions (link on the page bottom). I noticed that if you open the page twice in different tabs and change the translation ...
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Winter Bash 2017 hatymology

Inspired by a long tradition, here's a list of the 'etymology' for the Winter Bash 2017 hats. For pictures and a list of criteria, see this topic instead. The list is a community wiki; feel free to ...
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My Winter Bash icon is missing [duplicate]

The Winter Bash icon is missing as with the hat's I earned. I have earned two hats, including one which come with the silver badge, It was there, and I was using it also. But now when I log in it's ...
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🐔 The Quest for the Winter Chicken of the Bash, Part 2

(Part One is Here) As every year winter has come... and as every year the hunt for hats and secret has started. So, following the recent events in the Tavern I was following the Chicken tracks back ...
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I received the reputation cap hat before hitting the reputation cap

Yes, I have another two upvotes to go on Stack Overflow before hitting the limit. My receiving this hat early is somewhat akin to my giving my daughter a Christmas present a day or two early. And ...
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Winter Bash explanation is in Russian?

When I open the Winter Bash site it shows all in Russian. But I am not, neither is my browser nor my Windows system and I am in Argentina.
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What is the logic behind choosing these designs and descriptions of the hats of Winter Bash 2017? [duplicate]

I've wondered what is the logic behind choosing these designs and descriptions for the hats of Winter Bash 2017?
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Grinched? Winter Bash seems to have gone missing

We just noticed on the Tavern on the Meta, that hats seem to have vanished on chat. They also seem to be gone on regular chat, and I don't see the snowflake on Meta Stack Exchange some of the time (...
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Why can't I wear a hat?

I get an error when I try to wear a hat, I tried many times but without any chance :
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Is Winterbash 2017 disabled for Internet Explorer users?

Winter has not come for me this year, it seems. Last year, I was happy enough to get some hats, so I was naturally excited for this year also. But, I log in this morning, to find that I don't see ...
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Hat icons occasionally change

Sometimes I see on the WinterBash 2017 that the icons for hats occasionally change: Refreshing the page fix the issue: This probably happens if you open the page before earning the hat and ...
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Where's my Mad Hatter?

The Mad Hatter description says: edit, or suggest an edit, 5 times in a single UTC day without commenting on the post I've made five edits today on Mi Yodeya, where (as a moderator) I can confirm ...
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Hats 2017 in the apps

Could we please add hats 2017 support for the apps? In particular for the iOS app. Last year we had them.