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The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bounty Bonanza - CLOSED - mts won

The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bonanza Our 5 year anniversary falls on the 28th of June this year, if we consider our birth date to be the date our public beta went live. Time to celebrate this Travel....
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Travel.SE Competitions Leaderboard

Table **Person Competitions Wins** JoErNanO 6 3 Mark Mayo 5 1 Vince 5 1 mts 1 1 MeNoTalk 5 0 ...
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PROPOSAL - The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bounty Bonanza

The Proposals Our 5 year anniversary falls on the 28th of June this year, if we consider our birth date to be the date our public beta went live. Time to celebrate this Travel.SE style - with a ...
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February Answerathon - last man standing competition - WINNER JoErNanO

To give people time to enter, this will start on February 6th, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote. to ...
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2016 - Maintaining our '100%' answer rate and trending our answer rank to 1st

At time of writing (June 28th, 2016) we have: 166 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers 146 questions with no answers a 99%ish answer rate, which puts us at 16th overall on the network I'd ...
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November 2019 photo competition: “How Did That Happen?”

The theme for November 2019 is: "How Did That Happen?" When asked for more information Mark Mayo gave these samples: a tank upside down next to the road, or a guy flying in the air above a bull (...
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2017: Trending our answered percentage ranking to 1st

I'd like to track this with the goal of getting the answer rate up to 100% (with rounding, at least), and our rank site-wide at 1st for answering, and as such will occasionally update below with ...
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August 2019 photo competition: 'Seen through a train window.'

Theme for August 2019 is 'Seen through a train window' by mdewey. As trains are not everywhere and at least some users are unable to use them, I want to widen the theme. The photo has to be taken ...
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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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March Answerathon - WINNER: JoErNanO

To give people time to enter, this will start on March 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for ...
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October 2019 Old Question Answerathon! Winner Willeke

To give people time to enter, this will start on October 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question asked ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31, 2019 not asked ...
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Memes of travel.se

There are memes common to whole Stack Exchange and this one inspired me to ask here . I therefore propose that this space be used to document the memes endemic to travel.se's culture. One meme per ...
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February 2019 Photo competition

The theme for our February competition will be: Water as (or being) influenced by humans. To inspire people, this includes bird baths, people active on rivers, water features in cities and much more. ...
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May 2020 Photo Competition - Waterfalls

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is waterfalls! This theme was suggested on this post by obligated to keep his content. According to the dictionary, a ...
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June 2019 photo competition, Animals interacting with humans

In the words of the person who proposed it: gparyani Theme: animals, interacting with humans or human-made objects, pets and zoo animals disallowed. Animals should be alive and well and the ...
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September 2019 photo competition, Towers

Theme for September 2019 is Towers In the Travel Stack Exchange chat we came to the following wording: Any natural or human-made structure that rises beyond 100 feet (30 meters) and should be ...
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February 2020 Photo Competition - Lighthouses

The February photo competition is now Finished! Congratulations to jason.kaisersmith for the winning entry! Entered later than most but pulled ahead very quickly, well done! And the virtual prize ...
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May answerathon - CLOSED - Vince won

To give people time to enter, this will start on May 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for your ...
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July 2019 photo competition. Bridges

Theme for July 2019, bridges. Any bridge you can drive or walk over, or use whatever other method of crossing. And that includes natural bridges which have no human access and miniatures. ...
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May 2019 Photo competition, Staircases

The theme for May is Staircases, and in the words of the person who proposed it first, Bernhard: I would say we can keep the scope a bit wide, i.e., as long as it consists of steps and is used by ...
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Allow posts only when people are actually traveling?

I think we should classify all posts that people do while at home off-topic. We are a travel site and users should be true to the topic at hand. Why do I think this would be a good idea? We have too ...
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Graphical Answerathon 2015 - Round 1 begins on the 15th of June 2015

Rules Competition Rules To stay in the competition, you must answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive at least one upvote for your answer. For the purposes of this competition, an ...
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March 2020 Photo Competition - Travel Favorites

The March photo competition is now closed! The theme for March 2020 - Travel Favourites A favourite photo from your travels - maybe it's your favourite because it looks amazing, or maybe there's a ...
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Competition: When will we hit 11,111 questions?

ENTRIES CLOSED - good luck everyone! You have two-ish weeks to enter, with a date and time (UTC) for when you expect us to find question 11,111 on the front page. Only three rules: write a date and ...
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April Answerathon - WINNER: Mark Mayo

To give people time to enter, this will start on April 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for ...
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October 2019 photo competition: “Musical instruments, buskers and travel related playing of music.”

The theme for the October 2019 photo competition is: "Musical instruments, buskers and travel related playing of music." In a line of text please add location, date and why this for you is a travel ...
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August 2020 photo competition: Mountains

The theme for the August photo competition is "Mountains" (proposed by Mark Mayo). Essentially, this covers any photo of a feature of land that meets the definition of a mountain: a natural ...
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January 2020 Photo Competition - Countries

Entries for January have now closed. Congratulations to Dirty-flow for their winning entry! Theme for January, 2020 - Countries . Describe your experience with a certain country with a set of ...
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August 2019 Answerathon! Winner Willeke

To give people time to enter, this will start on August 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for ...
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April 2019 photo competition, “Road trip” (Read, rules are different.)

For April I would like to change the rules a bit. The theme will be 'road trip' as suggested by one user on the site. One post per person but up to 5 photos in that one post, all about the 'same' ...
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The 2018 Easter Bounty Bonanza!

The 2018 Easter Bounty Bonanza Rules For the whole month of April we will be running a bounty giveaway. Users sign up and agree to place and keep three bounties live during the entire month. In other ...
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December 2019 photo competition: “Winter or near winter public holidays”

The theme for the December photo competition is "Winter or near winter public holidays". I'm looking for photos that depict a public celebration of a holiday that is celebrated either during the ...
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December double site competition around hats!

For those competitive, please simply edit the answer below when you want to 'enter' the competition. It'll simply be: whoever gets the most combined numbers of hats on Travel.SE and on Expats.SE, in ...
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July 2020 photo competition: “Human- or animal-powered vehicles”

The theme for the July photo competition is "Human- or animal-powered vehicles". Essentially, this covers any object used for transporting people or goods, that receives all or most of its ...
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September 2019 Old Question Answerathon! Winner Willeke

To give people time to enter, this will start on September 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question asked ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2019 not asked ...