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Should the beta badges stop being awarded to users?

Every now and then I see a Beta badge awarded on the side bar on SO.

Are old instances being rotated there when there are no other badges to show? is it a bug? is it for people coming back after 11 months?

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marked as duplicate by Kip, Kyle Cronin Jul 27 '09 at 16:35

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Should the beta badges stop being awarded to users?

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ah... thanks . – juanformoso Jul 27 '09 at 13:47

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