Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange started on 11 January 2011, which means the site is less than two months away from being a decade old! That's a pretty big milestone, so do we, as a community, want to mark the occasion with any special events or celebrations?

Word from SE is that we can get a special temporary birthday banner, looking something like this (image from Ask Ubuntu, which turned 10 years old a few months ago). I don't know how much more we can get on the design/support side of things, but certainly we're able to organise community events if there's enough interest.

Links from other sites' metas that recently turned 10, if you need inspiration:

I'm posting this pretty early, two months ahead of the birthday date, because of the impending holiday period: I guess fewer people will be actively using SE during most of the weeks leading up to 11 January. Also it gives us more time to discuss and brainstorm different ideas.

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    Not to seem ungrateful, but can we ask for a banner that looks less like it belongs on Geocities circa 1996? – Valorum Nov 21 at 23:53
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    @Valorum I don't actually know how much it's customisable. Something that fits with our own site theme would be nice, if possible. I'll ask. – Rand al'Thor Nov 21 at 23:54
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    Don't look to the Physics site for inspiration; over there we have done jack squat. – Buzz Nov 22 at 2:27
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    Probably some banner that belongs on Neocities circa 2077 would be a better fit :p Also consider playing cross-site (SE) puzzles and trivia quizzes with folks from Puzzling, Board games, TV&Anime and Arqade in chat and on discords (off-site). – user1306322 Nov 22 at 4:28
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    Maybe SE can finally reward this achievement by giving us back a proper theme. – TheLethalCarrot Nov 22 at 9:52
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    Delete the whole site? – Möoz Nov 22 at 22:12
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    @Möoz or rather, create a paradox (preferably involving a time-traveling robot), causing the entire site to never have existed. – SQB Nov 23 at 12:18
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    @SQB Maybe that's what the Angle of Death has been all along. – TheLethalCarrot Nov 23 at 12:28
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    @TheLethalCarrot Is one hundred degrees the Angle of Death? – Rand al'Thor Nov 23 at 12:45
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    @Randal'Thor I believe so yes, does that also mean "Angle of Death" is the "Typo of Annoyance"? – TheLethalCarrot Nov 23 at 12:47
  • The Angle of Death is a Pedant too? Go figure. – Möoz Nov 23 at 22:43
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    We could all watch the Star Wars Holiday Special, and then contemplate the possibility that we've collectively managed to create something even worse. (I kid, of course — my nonsense excluded, this community is great.) – Paul D. Waite Nov 24 at 17:40
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    Watch the tenth episode of all of the Star Treks? – Azor Ahai -him- Nov 28 at 5:04
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    I think the Top 10 Users should give away 10,000k rep in bounties! – Skooba 22 hours ago

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