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A question about ducks and other animals

I'm just out of curiosity. Why people here (TeX.SX users) love ducks so much? What's wrong with other animals, like dogs, cats, birds, fishes, geese, swans, marmots, penguins, or much more other ...
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Let us have some TeX-mas fun [completed]

I hope we all know that Christmas is fast approaching. This indeed means that \begin{holidays} with a hope that it never ends \ldots but \ldots \end{holidays}. So, before we start celebrating the ...'s user avatar
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English pangrams with ducks [closed]

There have already been several examples of trivialities, here, apropos ducks, and I think that this one is not much worse than others… Motivation This evening I saw an ad on this site from The LaTeX ...
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What is the point of the ducks tag in non meta tex

As far as I can tell there's only ever been one post utilizing the ducks tag without the tikzducks tag. might they not just as well be merged? or would it be acceptable for me to start asking about ...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

And the winner is: yo'! Congratulations! As prize yo' selected a scout duck with neckerchief: (it is already available in the development version of the tikzducks package and will be included in the ...'s user avatar
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A proposal to include a duck in our background image

Nowadays, TeX and friends are far beyond of just academic usage. I would like to propose the inclusion of a greyscale duck (courtesy of tikzducks) in our background image. This is the current image: ...
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The duck giveaway 2016

Friends, the contest is over! The winning number was 3, picked by R. Schumacher. Thanks everybody for joining the contest! 'ello, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, ducks and mallards, children of ...
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Who wants to win a duck? Wait, what? [closed]

Introduction Hello there, fellow users! I'm organizing a lottery. The idea is very similar to Who Wants to Win a LaTeX Book?, but both the lottery algorithm and the prize are different. Let me ...