company December 9, 2019

‘Tis the Season for Hats! Join Us for Winter Bash 2019

Around the globe, we look forward to celebrating traditions that are unique to us, our families, and our communities. The season gives us a chance to reflect, makes us smile, and helps bring us all together.  This year is a special one for the Winter Bash tradition. A hectic end of the year (that included…
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Community Manager
community January 4, 2019

Adios to Winter Bash 2018

The 2018 Winter Bash festivities have come to an end. It was a fun season, especially with the addition of the sweater mini-game. As is our custom, we’ll recap a bit here on some of the stats for the hats as well as post some of the many outrageously attractive avatars we found across the…
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Manager, Community Management Team
community December 12, 2018

Winter Bash 2018

The world is full of interesting yearly traditions.  Take for example the tomato and orange throwing events, the buffet for monkeys,  and the cheese rolling festivities.  With such examples of human creativity, we at Stack Overflow could not pass on this opportunity.  We have created and maintained our own yearly tradition – Winter Bash! This year we…
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Manager, Community Management Team
WinterbashFarewell
community January 10, 2018

Farewell, Winter Bash 2017!

Last week, we bid farewell to Winter Bash and packed our Greatest Hats back into their boxes. It’s always a little sad to see the hats get put away for the year, but I always like to soothe my sorrows by reminiscing. (It’s only been a week and I’m nostalgic already.) These hat shots came…
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Director of Community Management
international December 12, 2017

Winter Bash 2017: Greatest Hits Hats!

As temperaturas no hemisfério Norte estão a baixar e o ano-novo do calendário gregoriano aproxima-se. Pelo Stack Overflow e pela rede do Stack Exchange fora, milhares de orelhas de avatares vão ficando frias. É a temporada de as aquecer… com chapéus! Mas não uns chapéus quaisquer: em celebração do 6º aniversário do Winter Bash [1],…
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Manager, Community Management Team
espanol December 12, 2017

Winter Bash 2017: Greatest Hits Hats!

Las temperaturas en el hemisferio norte siguen bajando y el fin del año gregoriano se aproxima.  A través de la red de Stack Overflow y Stack Exchange, miles de orejas de los avatares se enfrían. Es la temporada de calentarse…¡con los sombreros! Pero no con cualquier sombrero: en celebración del sexto aniversario de Winter Bash[1] algunos…
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Manager, Community Management Team
community December 12, 2017

Winter Bash 2017: Greatest Hits Hats!

The Northern Hemisphere temperatures are dropping and the Gregorian New Year draws close. Across Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network, thousands of avatars’ ears grow chilly. It’s the season to warm them up… with hats! But not just any hats: in celebration of the 6th anniversary of Winter Bash¹, some of the most beloved…
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Director of Community Management
community January 9, 2017

Say Farewell to Winter Bash 2016!

Another year has ended, and with that, it’s time to put all the hats back in their boxes. Winter Bash 2016 has come to an end! Over past three weeks, we’ve had ups and downs (err bugs) with hats, but overall, it was a massive success. It appeared that there was fun to be had,…
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Database Administrator at Stack Overflow
community December 19, 2016

It’s Hat Season…Announcing Winter Bash 2016

Another year is rapidly coming to an end, which means it’s time for some fun. Fun with hats! That’s right, it’s time for our annual event that brings joy to all and creates hat-fanatics everywhere… Winter Bash! Starting today through the end of the day on 8 January 2017, you’ll be able to earn and…
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Database Administrator at Stack Overflow