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What's this "close-a-thon" all about?

Certainly we don't want to 'game' the system?? - we have many old ones. If I wanted to close all the old ones, I could do so as a mod, but the idea is just to have a day of people going through the ...
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What's this "close-a-thon" all about?

MarkMayo is the athon-guy. More information on the events can be found on the "schedule" tab in the chatroom info (pretty hard to find if you ask me). Quoting from the link: Close a-thon - please ...
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Why was Chicago chosen as the center point for the world map zoom effect in chat?

From poking around in the code, it's not actually meant to be specifically Chicago, although that may be where it ends up. Basically it's showing a map and then attempting to do some clever tricks to ...
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Why was Chicago chosen as the center point for the world map zoom effect in chat?

I'm going to put it down to coincidence, based on an admittedly very superficial look through eggs.js, which supplies the zoom effect. The map image, https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/travel/img/bg-map....
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Have a feed for Hot Network Questions in Chat or Seperate Room

The feed is posted here, with a link to the actual feed here. This was adapted from the Ask Different feed for our site.
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Why was Chicago chosen as the center point for the world map zoom effect in chat?

Could it be detecting where you live or your ISP? I don't see it centred on Chicago but near where I live in Australia. Edit: From looking at the code it's doing some sort of strange time zone and ...
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Google Maps if someone enters coordinates in the chat

very sexy to me does not seem a very strong argument. And again there is the issue, only for Travel or across all sites? GIS might want it if we got it but SO might not and SE in general do not seem ...
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