Questions tagged [events]

Events scheduled for the site and the chat room, and ideas for future such events.

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What's this “close-a-thon” all about?

I saw this: ...but the link just pointed to the chat room, where I couldn't find any relevant explanation. In fact, the only thing containing "thon" that came up using "find" was a link to an old ...
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Bounty Bonanza impact

First, Congrats to @mts who won the 5 Year Bounty Bonanza with 24 offered bounties. And congrats to all who gave a grand total of 157 bounties in June. Here I added some stats (from data.SE) on the ...
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Bounty Bonanaza Cross Network Promotion

So we're planning on having this "event" in June, where as many high rep people as possible fling as much reputation around in bounties as possible. The idea being 1. Why not? and 2. To attract more ...
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Bounty Bonanza Interest Gauging and Commitment Levels

June 2016 will mark the 5th anniversary of the TSE site, to mark the occasion we can run a "Bounty Bonanza". This is a month long event where bounties are offered at an unprecedented level! Regular ...
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Voting on Tag synonyms

I know that there is a feature request pending to make this a review task. But in the mean time can we get an event or something to go through the pending synonyms and do general tag cleanup?
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Ask A Traveller - Call for Volunteers / Topics

It was suggested in the chat that we try a chat even like Reddit, where we have an AMA event in the chat room. What's an AMA? It comes from Reddit, where someone (even Obama!) will log in and say ...
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Should we also have some chat events that are not about generating new answers or other “work” on the site?

There's an active topic on the linguistics.SE meta site about whether they want to start scheduling regular chat events on linguistics topics. Well that made me think, why don't we have regular ...
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End of month Q & A Day

So I've made a new event for the end of the month: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/info/591/you-are-here?tab=schedule Please do register for it if you can and are keen to discuss the site, add ...
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Promoting Travel-SE activities — community ads

In a recent post on the official Stack Overflow blog, Laura raised a good point about promoting the various activities, chat events and whatnot by using community ads (BTW kudos to Laura for ...
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South American Week

Someone pointed out that we lack questions on South America. As some of my favourite countries are there, I agreed. For the next few days I've created events that will be announced in the chat room ...
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“Answers For ALL” Day - Register now!

Chatroom schedule for "You are here" An event at the end of next week. It will coincide with the last few days before Christmas, people hopefully have time to spend a few minutes / hours answering ...
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Topic Challenge - call for topics

As per https://judaism.stackexchange.com/, a "Topic Challenge" appearing every so often to challenge people to ask questions might be a good idea. Are you going somewhere soon? Do you have a topic ...
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Topic Challenge

@Roflcopter just pointed out https://judaism.stackexchange.com/ which has a big "Topic Challenge" banner at the top. We like the idea - how would this be possible to configure for Travel.SE?
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Next monthly clean-up day - answerathon!

On October 31st, we had an event in the chat room and cleaned up all the unanswered questions at the time. On November 30th, we fixed a bunch of tags, added descriptions and wiki excerpts. This ...
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2011 EVENT - Sorting out tags, wiki excerpts

Yes it's a boring topic for most, but for those amongst us who really want to get this sorted out, it's time to have an event. Last month (Oct 31) we had an answering event, and did a massive ...
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“Weekend wakeup” question ideas

It's been discussed a few times in chat that the huge home-run hitting questions like the vodka one and the toilet one are the perfect thing to fight off the weekend lulls the site suffers from. This ...
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Halloween answer-a-thon

I created an event: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/info/591/you-are-here?tab=schedule for an answer marathon, after Martin commented in 'You Are Here' that it'd worked on the TeX site. ...