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Just got the Civic Duty badge at 299 votes, is that intentional? Does it start counting at zero?

This is on SO btw.

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When the badge was awarded to you, you had voted on 300 active posts - then one of the posts was deleted, taking your total down to 299.

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That explains it, thank you! –  chown Oct 11 '11 at 17:24
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