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LEGO Stack Overflow Hat Basically I made a life-size and wearable LEGO ball cap with Stack Overflow logo. (Yes, it's 100% LEGO; I'm a purist. Angles achieved mainly by SNOT building via hinged plates.) Possible task to get the hat: Pick-up-the-pieces: Edit a negatively scored question, that later gets a positive score. But wait you ask, are LEGO ...


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Secret Hats Live updates during the Winter Bash can be found on this Google Doc (edit link can be found in the chatroom), discussion in this chatroom. All criteria listed are official. Don't Wanna Taco 'Bout it Edit or suggest an edit to 5 posts in a single UTC day, without commenting on the post 180° Vote to close a question, be the first to edit the ...


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For this hat, I wanted to put together something that reflects my experience on Stack Exchange. So, I looked at my top sites, the sites I've been using for the longest time. I went in search of something that combined Movies & TV, English Learning, Meta, Cooking, Interpersonal Skills, and Arts & Crafts. So, I started by looking for an iconic film ...


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I've made a Stack Overflow tin foil hat that from now on I'll be wearing everywhere with pride: Possible use: Tin Foil Hat - Protect the network from evil forces by raising 5 helpful spam / offensive flags.


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Now that Winter Bash 2014 is over, a wrap-up blog post has been written: So long Winter Bash 2014 Chameleon Chameleon was supposed to be awarded to users when they change their avatar, but a bug triggered it in other situations, such as editing other profile fields or creating a linked account. Eureka! Eureka! was manually awarded by the Stack Exchange ...


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Regular Hats I Am Your Father Ask, answer, or vote on the meta site In case of a post, the post must have 0 or positive score. Running Ragged Earn 150 reputation points on three different sites (not including Stack Overflow) within 15 days. Does not include the association bonus. The 150 reputation per site must be earned within a 15-day period. 011 ...


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007 007 is earned by reaching a score of 7 on an answer of yours where both the answer and the question have 0 comments. Why not just call it "7"? Amazing Grace Ask a question tagged [bug] with a +10 score, that has an answer with a +10 score. Confirmed as such, status and accepted answer status don't matter. Not the admiral's most important work, ...


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Secret Hats Click on each of the hats for a larger image. 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. Cosmic Brain Earn the Nice Answer badge. [Answer score of 10 or more] Galaxy Brain Earn the Good Answer badge. [Answer score of 25 or more] Universe ...


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Secret hats for Winter Bash 2018 Click on each of the hats for a larger image. Retro Fan Vote on a post (question or answer) more than 1 year old. Discussed and tested in this chat. The Merlin Earn an Enlightened badge. James Bond Post an answer scoring at least +7 with 0 comments on the question and 0 comments on the answer. Waffles1 Post 15 ...


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Maybe... If you're nice to us. And... here it is!


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Since Alexander O'Mara beat me to the Lego, I decided to go with cards instead. I first tried a self-supporting card-tower helmet (I knew, like you do, that it was never going to work. I tried it anyway. I guess that is just how I am.) After total and totally expected failure, I scratched my head for something else. This is what I got. Of course, cards ...


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This is the Stack of hats! Possibly awarded for, I dunno, Getting All Teh Otehr Hats!!!? * Not the most comfortable to wear, and I definitely can't mosh with this stack on, but it's a very special stack for a reason... Can you guess which position my Stack Exchange mod hat is in the stack? Bet you can't... A wee addition: this is how it should look with ...


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Cleaning up the mess Constructed from toilet paper and ribbons. Earned by making 20 edits on one day.


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Regular Hats In celebration of the 6th anniversary of Winter Bash, some of the most beloved hats from previous Winter Bash are making a comeback. (Stack Overflow Blog) The year and name of a hat's previous appearance are noted below each hat. Click on each of the hats for a larger image. IDENTIFICATION DIVISION earn a silver badge from 2015: Amazing Grace ...


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The helmet of festive illumination Which is simply this hat-shaped frame, with a several hundred Christmas lights interwoven into it :)


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Great Old One Simply looking upon the creature drives the viewer insane. Materials used: A jar of gluten-free, edible kids glue 1 non-edible glue brush Edible green glitter 1 dark green felt-tip Green paper, 6 A5 sized sheets and 1 A4 sized Storebought green paper strips Childproof scissors I think that makes it completely childproof. It's easy to make, ...


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Connection Maker For finding 5 duplicate questions in a given day. (Connections...get it?) Materials Cat6 (Straight and Xover) Tape Cardboard


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Six Cornered Hat Synonomous to the necromancer badge, since floppies are a thing of the past Materials Floppy Disks Black duct tape


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Common hats for Winter Bash 2018 Click on each of the hats for a larger image. Scarf Ace earn the Guru badge Glasses With A Number On Top starred chat, ±12h from Jan 1, 0:00 UTC It Ain’t Easy Being Cheesy wear 6 hats, changing hats here in 6 days proposed by Edlothiad Six-Cornered Hat earn the Necromancer badge proposed by Brian Peacekeeper 20 ...


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YOU. SHALL NOT. PASS!!! Reject a suggested edit as spam, eventually leading to the deletion/destruction of the user's account.


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Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town Hat Possible task to get this: 'Tis the season: Visit any site in the network every day between Dec 24th and Dec 31st. Using all my talent with pointed-tip scissors and some help from a mother -- my wife --, I get to this StackOverflow Tree Hat. I hope you all enjoy it. Happy Holidays!


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The Johnny Three-hats hat is earned by (spoiler below)


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My wife crocheted the following cap. When I wear it, I significantly more often observe people around me bursting into uncontrollable laughter for no apparent reason. Possible uses: Confuse the Mods – Retract a custom moderator flag that has not been handled for one day.     Silly Elf Mohawk – Hack Stack Exchange to get yourself an exclusive hat.   ...


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The Eyes Have It I have many eyes. I see all... Turn me around... Possible trigger: Be the first to view and comment on a post, which is later edited and becomes +2. 5 times. Bonus SVG: <svg version="1.1" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" x="0px" y="0px" viewBox="0 0 120 120" width="240"> <path fill="...


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How about a pi-rate hat: Materials: warm hat, sharpie (black and silver), paper, scissors, tape. A pirate hat might be awarded for having an answer accepted after another answer was initially accepted. In other words - "stealing" the green tick. Or an upvoted answer that has double r in at least 3 words. That would make a good "secret" hat. Note - as was ...


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Work In Progress Earn at least 250 reputation on a website without a design. The hat is finished the name is Work In Progress :P The initials could be changed to whatever the site you have the hat earned from. I just put PCG so it wasn't blank, but the initials should be simple if this was used, no fancy logos! The rest of the hats Hats round 2 Note: I said ...


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Secret hats for Winter Bash 2019 Click on each of the hats for a larger image. The Merlin Warm Welcome Note: Design of hat was modified during WB, see this post for more information. Universe Brain This Is Fine 007 For hats awarded before 2019-12-19 12:04 UTC: Post an answer scoring at least +7 with 0 comments on the question and 0 comments on the ...


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So... in the past we've seen the somewhat controversial Hairboat and Hairboat's Revenge hats. In the spirit of continuing that tradition (perhaps to our own demise) I present you the following: The Skeet Shooter Trigger Actions Earned by commenting on one of Jon Skeet's posts or replying to a comment of his. As a safer alternative: Earn the hat by ...


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BINGO! Earned all hats in the same row, column, or diagonal. Hats are arranged in a grid with 5 columns (B-I-N-G-O). Clear a row, column or diagonal and say "BINGO!". Only awarded once per user. I realize this one stands no chance against Darth Vador, Gandalf, or even a LEGO brick. But looking at my earned hats this thought occurred to me. ...


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