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

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What on-topic works have “data” in their title?

A friend of mine wants to get the “You Got Splunk!” hat from Winter Bash 2022 on Sci Fi & Fantasy SE. This requires that they ask or answer a question with “data” in the name of a tag. What on ...
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Can we have Time Lord hat?

Winter Bash 2020 doesn't have a science fiction related hat. The last hat Propel Thyself looks like a Physics hat unless you consider Doremon science fiction. Can we have a Time Lord hat? Or, is this ...
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Is it possible to wear many hats

I apologize if the answer was supposed to be obvious, but I didn't see anything on the topic and I am curious. The winter bash hats are pretty neat and there's lots of different ones. Is there a way ...
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Please avoid trivial edits during Winter Bash

We all love the hats,* and we covet the fashionable scarf of the Timey Wimey hat. But please, make edits that you would be proud of during the rest of the year. Edits should be, as always, either ...
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New badges are obscuring hats

Here's what profile pages are meant to look like during the 2015 Winter Bash, with a woolly hat over the corner of the badges box: But I've just earned a new badge, and now the badges box is hiding ...
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What's needed to get a Bill Lumbergh hat?

answer 5 questions on Saturday (in UTC time), not necessarily all on the same Saturday You haven't earned this hat on any sites yet. Yet, I see 5 answers on Saturday UTC (I'm assuming "Z" ...
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Can I see what I earned a secret hat for?

I have earned a nice secret hat, but it has no explanation. Is there any way to see how and why I earned it?
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Are we doing hats again? (2014 edition)

The Stack Exchange winter bash is looming, and I’ve seen hat-related posts on quite a few other Stacks, but not one here yet. We had hats in 2013 and in 2012. Are we doing hats again this year?
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Where are the hats? (2013 edition)

Last year around this time Stack Exchange had a promotion called Winter Bash. Will it be returning this year?
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Is it OK to ask a META question just to get a hat?

I've been playing along and earning hats. Is it O.K. to ask a META question with that specific goal in mind? I would think those of our group that aren't taking part would find it annoying.
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What is the reputation cap for a day?

The 'Just jesting' cap says that you need the rep cap for a day. Is this value the same for all sites and what is the value? Is there a list of rep caps that one can access?
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What incantations do I need for the hats to work? [closed]

It appears to me that the hats are not working on SFF. I did register for the hatdash and I do have already received a hat on SO, but I made an edit earlier which should reward my dear watson but didn'...
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What happened to the hats?

We were going to have hats on the site What happened to them? The holiday season is almost over!
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Hat suggestions 2012 [closed]

Since we opted in to the hat promotion thing, I thought it would be a good idea to vote which site-specific hats would be most wanted by the community. It seems to be unclear if and how many hats we ...
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Should we opt in for the special Hat Dash promo?

Just recieved the following email from Stack Exchange, and wanted to know if you guys think we should participate: Last year, on our Gaming site, we hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users ...
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