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Will we participate in Winterbash this year?

Will we be participating in Winterbash this year? If the community wants to opt-out, the mods would need to let the CM team know by December 13th.
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What happened to the hats?

'Twas the season, but 'tis no more... Cool, no worries, I had fun while it lasted, now it's time to get back to work. But I just think it ended a bit too abruptly. Was this part of the plan?
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How did I get a secret hat?

I got a secret hat. How can I know how did I get it? If I go into the hat selection screen, it just says "this is a secret hat", which doesn't make much sense. Usually secret achievements and such ...
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What are the requirements of the 'Chuck Yeager' hat?

I found out that I got this hat and I wonder why?
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How many hats do I have?

On the leaderboard page, I have 8 hats. Or 9 hats. I'm bad at counting and it's really hard to tell.
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Where are my hats?

I have hats, I'm sure of it, I remember having them last year (or the year before?) I'm now seeing other people with hats, but Ender is sadly still hatless. How do I get my hats back?
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What's the requirement for the 'Johnny Three-Hats'?

I've somehow earned the Towering Pillar of Hats Johnny Three-Hats, but the description is, well... less than descriptive. Is this hat awarded randomly? If not, how did I earn it?
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My Hats Are Floating Away!

If you start with a full sized window and then shrink it, this is what happens... It also works in reverse. I haven't tried any other browsers yet; this was achieved using Chrome. Help!
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What timezone is Stack Exchange in?

I just got a hat for posting on Christmas and it is still 1 PM on Dec 24th here in Connecticut. What time zone is Stack Exchange Servers in? So it is not UTC, and by logic if the server times are ...
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What are the Secret Hats for 2012?

And how do we get them? MASSIVE SPOILERS AHEAD. (2011 Edition)
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Moar hats hats hats… - clarification for review hat

I have some questions about hats. Unfortunately a certain badp likes abusing me, so I will raise them as separate questions. With the 5 Reviews hat, is this 5 reviews of the same type, or 5 reviews ...
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Hats hats hats hats… - clarification for upvote hats

I have some questions about hats. Unfortunately a certain badp likes abusing me, so I will raise them as separate questions. When it says X upvoted Y (X = number, Y = "questions" or "answers") does ...
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What if I don't really hate hats that much after all?

I have some questions about hats. I have noticed an "I don't like hats" link, I'm assuming that clicking this prevents me from collecting hats... so I didn't click it. Is this correct? ...
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Minecraft hat not awarding

Currently, I have 2 answers and 1 question (with a score >= 1) in the minecraft tag dated after the start of the hat dash. Yet, I find myself in green fields, with no hat on my head. What gives?
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How do the tag master hats work?

I mean the "<insert game name> master" hats. Their description says this: 3 upvoted questions or answers tagged "x" That's a bit ambiguous. Does that mean either 3 upvoted questions or 3 ...
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Is the New Years Hat being awarded correctly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When does the New Years Eve hat awards? The hat's description says "Post an upvoted question or answer on December 31." There are a number of us who have does this and haven'...
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Did Santa skip me? [closed]

I only posted once on Christmas, and it only now got upvoted. Am I too late for the Santa hat?
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When does the New Years Eve hat award?

The description of the "New Years Eve" hat states: Post an upvoted question or answer on December 31 I've clearly posted multiple answers that got upvoted today, yet the hat didn't award yet. Is ...
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Hat Dash Ownership

I see the hats site shows January 6 as the deadline, then they can no longer be achieved... so is a hat going to stay with your profile forever? It can be switched later on, correct?
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I hate hats, so why do I see them everywhere?

I hate hats. Fortunately, I was asked this on the front page of gaming so I didn't have to be bothered with it. However, if I hate hats (not dislike, not mildly annoyed by the presence), then why am ...
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What exactly is the criteria for the Unicorn Hug hat?

It says: 10 messages in chat, with at least one star. Does this mean one star per message, or just one star, total?
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Rudolf hat awarded for moving accept on old question

So, according to it's description, to get the Rudolf hat you need to "Accept an answer on a new question". I have been awarded the hat for moving my accept on the question How do I break a stack of ...
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What should happen at the end of Hat Dash?

Hat Dash was always meant to be a fun, temporary thing, and it seems that mostly people agree with this. However, it seems like there should be some sort of permanent artifact, especially for people ...
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Body background doesn't match up with main content background [closed]

If you're on the main site, you can see a visible line around the site where the main content background doesn't match up with the tiled background used as the background image for the body. This is ...
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Is Hat Dash a game?

Assuming I am an avid gamer, desiring to collect all the hats, treating the hat dash like a game. Is there any reason I couldn't discuss strategies for this game on gaming itself, or does the fact ...
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Should hat dash continue after christmas?

The title resumes the question... So I officially request that hat dash continues after Christmas time. What do you think?
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Active tab not highlighting

It also doesn't highlight on mouseover. EDIT: Forgot important information. This is Firefox 3.6 on Windows Vista. I tried clearing my cache. I could not reproduce on Chrome.
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Is The Quick Draw the Slowest Hat in The West?

The description of the Quick Draw hat reads: Answer a Question within 5 minutes of it being asked. I answered two questions in under 5 minutes today (4:57 and 3:00 respectively). I have not ...
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What are hats?

I've just seen a kind of red link on gaming site. It's toggle between I love hats and I hate hats. The toggle button-link is on bottom page and red. What is it ?
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OMG, it's the HOLIDAY BOUNTY GIVEAWAY

When I first saw the HatDash promotion, I thought to myself, that 'Won a Bounty' hat is going to be tough for people to get. Yesterday, while I was contemplating how I could combine HATS and the ...
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HatDash is Non-Fantastical

The new HatDash campaign has the old title for SFF in its footer. You can see the differences here:
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What are the exact requirements for the rep cap hat?

The description for the Rep Cap hat says that to get it I need to "Hit the reputation cap (200 in one day)". I hit 207 yesterday, with 30 of that being for accepted answers and 2 for an answer I ...
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Hat or medal for Chat Stalker

I had an idea for a hat or a medal. Chat Stalker Get up to 10k unread messages in the chat Could be quite funny. And hard to do.
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Allegations of hat-fishing, and a humble apology

Today I asked 2 questions about Skyrim, a game I've never played. I also answered one question through some crafty internet research (tm). One of my questions has been accused of being blatant hat ...
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What if my gravatar already is a hat?

Well, as the title says... My gravatar already was a hat, a fedora, if I'm correct, before hat-mania broke loose here. Is this going to be like "Yo dawg ..."? Or do I have to change my gravatar to be ...
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Lump of coal's hat description is incorrect

The description for the Lump of Coal hat is Downvote a question Yet I obtained this hat after downvoting an answer (10k only).
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Show check marks for the hats I've obtained in the full hat rack [closed]

Would it be possible to link the listing at hatdash.com to the site so that hats we do have are checked? Maybe integrate the full listing into our regular profiles adding a link to show all hats? ...
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Can you find the secret word in the hat?

One hat contains a word, hidden in the design. Can you find it? If you're paying attention and use your smarts a lil, you just might see it...
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Would you liketh a user icon in the style of my hat designs?

In the spirit of the season, I grant-eth ye one wish-eth! If any of our users think it would be cool, I'll do 10 user illustrations in the style of the Hats illustrated for the gaming site. First 10 ...
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Can we add a close button to the hat popup?

I'm having a lot of fun with the Hat Dash (I swear, Gaming.SE gets the best toys), but there's a minor UI issue that's bugging me. When you click a hat on the Hat Dash home page or another user's ...
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Hatdash.com still has legal disclaimer from skyrimvsmw3.com

It's a rather minor bug, but there's still no reason for it to be there.
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What secret hats are there?

I notice there are some hats available that aren't on the hat list. What other hats exist, and what do I have to do to unlock them?
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Do you have to start from scratch for tag-specific hats?

I'm the third highest scoring person for zelda-skyward-sword in both Questions and Answers. Do I have to start over to earn my Zelda hat? (Also, no team-fortress-2 hat, despite TF2 just having a ...
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HatDash is live!

For more info, see the blog: http://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/2011/12/holiday-2011-hat-dash-the-hattening/ Feel free to leave feedback here, but please make new questions for bug reports.