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

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wears my like clockwork meta hat? [closed]

I have visited Mathematics Meta 10 days on the trot, but I don't seem to have a hat for this. Why is that?
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Did I miss this year's hat discussion?

It seems to me that every year we get asked here on meta whether we want hats on main. See 'Tis the season to be... and How are we protecting our heads this year? With Hats! and Would you like ...
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Who awards the hats?

I am curious to know who and why gets hats. I have twelve of them and I saw some users having even more than twenty hats. But I have no idea who and for what gave the hats to me and to my fellow ...
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Some details of winter bash page in Spanish.

I speak Spanish, so when I entered to the winter bash page, it was Spanish by default (I don't know why, but that's not the point). It isn't because of google traductor; in the end of the page I have ...
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What does this achievement I have been told have achieved mean?

"If you wish to discourse with me you must define your terms."--Voltaire. I have been told that I have earned the "Where In The World ?" hat, that it is a secret hat, with an option to "show ...
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Explain this winter bash task “Epiphany” (2016/17)

At this time everyone is excited about Winter Bash. Can someone explain what task is this? (It looks some other language which I am not familiar with)
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'Tis the season to be…

...wearing your hat! December is just around the corner, and that means that a few annual traditions will soon be here. One, of course, is Kwanzaa. Another is Stack Exchange's Winter Bash! For those ...
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Hats running around!

Very quick question before hats are put back into the box: in http://winterbash2015.stackexchange.com/leaderboard , the second user in math.SE, jimmyk4542's hat always hides on top of the page for me, ...
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Why did I win the New Hope hat for asking, answering or voting on December 18, 2015?

Why did I win the New Hope hat for asking, answering or voting on December 18, 2015? I mean that's tomorrow, right? Today is the 17th of December, as much as I can see on my desktop computer's clock, ...
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Community user wearing hats for voting?

I just checked on the profile of the Community user and saw that its avatar was wearing hats. Fine, he should be allowed to do so. But I checked that he was having 2 hats for voting on questions and ...
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How are we protecting our heads this year? With Hats!

Once again, the time of the year has come when we have to decide whether we want to participate in the Winter Bash. The event will start on 14 December 2015 and run up to and including 03 January ...
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Kofia hat not awarded?

I made a post in after December 26 and I did not get the Kofia hat. Is this a bug? Does this mean that you make the first post on the site between 12/26 and 1/1 or does this get awarded when you make ...
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How many secret hats are there?

I somehow earned two secret hats. I understand that the reason for attaining the secret hats is meant to be unknown. So is the existence of the secret hats also meant to be unknown? Or is there a link ...
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Naruto Hat Bug?

This answer of mine got accepted several minutes before it got the first upvote. Yet, I did not get the Naruto hat. Is this a bug? I suspect it's not since others have gotten this hat, yet according ...
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Why did not I get the Selfie hat?

Why don't I have the Selfie hat yet? I already answered one of my own questions. Is there a bug or something glitched? Can someone report this to moderators? I hope this gets fixed because I really ...
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Would you like some hats? Yes, please!

Due to overwhelming support in favour of participating in Winter Bash 2014, I have informed SE that we're in. (I've locked the two poll answers to preserve the vote totals as they stand now for future ...
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Is this really a hat?

See the costume this avatar is wearing. Is this really a hat? It says the user has no hats. Bug bit?
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Are there any methods so that I can search for all users who earned the particular hat?

Are there any methods so that I can search for all users who earned the particular hat(s)? Is Data Explorer helpful for doing those by writing some new queries?
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What happened to the hats?

Is it true that hats disappear every January 1st? Or did they disappear for good? Forgive my ignorance but I am a relatively new member.
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Can I 'wear' more than one “hat” at the same time?

It is nice to receive "hats" conditionally given out by SE. What if I have more than one hats? Of course, a man cannot wear more than one hats at the same time because he has just one head. Even if ...
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Hat flew into the post! [duplicate]

I just noticed in this thread, Praphulla's hat is in the middle of the post. Refreshing didn't resolve the issue. Screenshot:
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A question on how to earn some hats? Also, what will happen to them in 2014?

I was wondering how some hats are earned, for instance the "Florence Nightingale" and "Full House" hats. Does one need to satisfy the requirement within a single day (I don't see that happening for me)...
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math.SE and Winter Bash 2013

Note: See robjohn's answer below for the surprising result. Thanks to everyone for voicing their opinions! As the year draws to a close, the Stack Exchange network is planning another Winter ...
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Secret hats - how to discover where they come from?

I recently earned a secret hat: How do I know the reason why I earned it?
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I'm wearing some else's hat…

Hani Gotc's hat shows up on my gravatar. At least for me: Something's wrong here...
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What is the winter bash about? Confused by hats…

I read the posts regarding the Winter Bash but I still can not figure out what are the functions of these hats? I got one and have not clue of its uses. Please anyone could send me a link that ...