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Is there a badge that is earned when you successfully answer questions from a wide range of topics (i.e. tags)? If not, should there be one?

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Here's your know-it-all badge; I earned mine a long time ago. –  Cody Gray Mar 2 '12 at 20:49

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The Generalist badge is awarded to users with an answer score of at least 15 for each of any 20 of the top 40 tags. As the top 40 tags cover pretty much 90% of what most software development encompasses these days, you should be covered.

I think I quite prefer the name "Versatile" to "Generalist", though :)

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I do not, makes me think of... you know... –  animuson Mar 2 '12 at 20:33
    
@animuson: I don't get it :/ –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Mar 2 '12 at 20:35
    
Urban Dictionary's definition. –  animuson Mar 2 '12 at 20:37
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@animuson: Ouch. Now I'm wondering how many people upvoted just for the double entendre. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Mar 2 '12 at 20:38
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At least 1, now. –  jadarnel27 Mar 2 '12 at 20:39
    
@jadarnel27: Dammit. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Mar 2 '12 at 20:40
    
I was going to link to the Wikipedia page for it, but they had a somewhat inappropriate picture on there... –  animuson Mar 2 '12 at 20:41

Yes there is. It's the Generalist badge.

Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags.

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There is a Generalist badge for having a score over 15 in 20 of the top 40 tags for the site, so long as the site in question has at least 40 tags with 200 questions

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