Questions tagged [winter-bash]

For general questions about the Winter Bash (or holiday hats) celebration at the end of the year. Please consider using the year-specific variation, e.g. [winter-bash-2018] if it's solely about this year's edition of Winter Bash.

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Way to find who earned a specific hat on a specific site

Let's say I want to figure out which users on [site X] earned [hat Y]. I can, of course, go through and examine each hatted user to see what hat(s) they have. On most sites, however, this is ...
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Hats break formatting on mod elections page

I know that mod elections and Winter Bash are spaced in time in general, but using a hat may break formatting on elections page:
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Mobile site does not have Winter Bash pulldown in notification bar

There is no snowflake on the mobile site, and there does not appear to be any other way to see Winter Bash notifications. Workaround is to switch to desktop site on mobile to check.
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What site would opt out of the winter bash?

I see the "Should we opt out of winter bash 2016" Meta posts on all the SE sites I go on. Are there actually any sites that opt out, or have in the past? If so, which ones, and possibly why?
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Allow the flipping of Winter Bash hats

Some hats are asymmetric, as are some avatars. Rotation helps some, but really, we need the option of flipping the hat as well. Just look at my avatar with the Sherlock Holmes hat. I want the looking ...
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Winter Bash 2018 doesn't want to Let Me Go

Everytime I try to opt-out, I get this error message: This is what I get in the console: And it responds with the following: I tried, again and again and again. This happens accross the whole ...
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Can't view a user's other hats on a meta site

If a user is wearing a hat, and you click on the hat on their user page, it shows you all hats they have, including ones they are not wearing. This doesn't work on meta sites. You can click on the ...
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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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Why do I always have to click the new hat notification away at least twice before it stays gone?

When you get a new inbox message, the red indicator goes away if you click on the drop-down and click away. Same with the rep tracker. But Winterbash is not so: you have to repeat the process, ...
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One click to my community Leaderboard

Yes, I do check my community leaderboard frequently, hard for me to go every time over there. Is there any chance to get direct link in snowflake menu?
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Bug with hat placement with not-loaded avatar?

When I loaded the review page (in Stack Overflow, though I have no specific reason to think it is related) I got a weird hat in the upper left hand corner. See the hat in the upper left hand corner? ...
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Hat disappears when I hover any profile

When I hover a profile picture, the hat blinks and then disappears (stays in the back). I've tested in many SE sites. OS: macOS 10.13.2 Browser: Safari 11.0.2 I'm not using any browser extensions.
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“Hats” link in contents promotion site pointing to 2017 Winter Bash blog announcement

In the contents promotion site, under the community promotion section the following content is displayed: Community Promotions From time to time, communities team up with Stack Exchange, Inc. ...
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A seasonal SE raffle

All users that have been active in the month of December should be entered into a raffle to take place on New Year's Day Ideas for prizes include: a branded t-shirt a mug a donation to charity of ...
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Why does hatdash.com show the SO contests page but not redirect to it?

hatdash.com was used for Arqade's Hat Dash. Currently, the site shows the SO contests page but does not redirect to it. Since past Winter Bash sites all redirect to the contests page, is there a ...
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Winterbash notification button not appearing

Winterbash snowflake doesn't appear Title says most of it. Sometimes when I visit a SE page, any page, the snowflake icon at the top doesn't appear for a bit. All the time it takes a second or ...
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Alignment issue in the previous year's Winter Bash site's top bar

There is an alignment issue in the previous year's Winter Bash site's top bar. The tool tip texts are displayed next to its DIV. For example, when trying to access the following Winter Bash sites, I ...
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Clicking “Let us pick” button removes the hat from the top right corner

Feels like a regression of an old bug we had in 2015: Hat on profile disappears after acknowledging an earned badge "Congratulations! Thanks to your efforts you have earned" box appears on ...
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Winter Bash link should refer to the full site when mobile web doesn’t have hats

The mobile web doesn’t have any hats, and when I was notified on the full site (MSE) about a new hat, clicking on it refers me to the mobile version of Stack Overflow due to my settings. But ...
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Hat is obscured on flag summary page

If you visit your flag summary page (profile → impact → helpful flags) you will see that icon contains a obscured hat: Only if your hat is large enough and placed on the left hand size from the ...
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Hats not showing for meta sites in iOS app

Can't see any hat for any post on meta sites in the iOS app. Tested on: meta.ru.stackoverflow.com meta.stackoverflow.com Except for meta.stackexchange.com My profile page in the iOS app on: ruSO: ...
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Multi-element moveable hats

Whenever wearing hats, you have the option to move them to fit your face: But wouldn't it be super-cool if you could change every element of the hat on it's own? In this example, each of the eggs, ...