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There is a continuous stream of "Woot" badges in the "Recent Badges" roll.

I know it is by design (it's easy to loose it and to regain it) but it's quite pointless in my opinion.

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Dupe:meta.stackexchange.com/questions/8778/… –  random Aug 7 '09 at 8:53
    
@random : +1. Damn... I searched for duplicate just before posting without success... and the auto-suggestion didn't show up anything interesting. –  Steve Schnepp Aug 7 '09 at 9:00
    
Some people spend too much time on meta to not have to search to find a dupe. Plus spelling "Enthusiast" correctly would have helped. –  random Aug 7 '09 at 9:05
    
spelling "Enthusiast" correctly ... sic... –  Steve Schnepp Aug 7 '09 at 9:43
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It's not "easy to lose it and regain it". It's a one-time deal: you show up for thirty days and you get the badge. End of story. –  mmyers Aug 7 '09 at 14:47
    
@random: nope.. it's just that usually it's me who's a grammar fascist :) –  Steve Schnepp Aug 7 '09 at 15:01
    
@mmyers: If one day you don't show up, you will loose it, no ? –  Steve Schnepp Aug 7 '09 at 15:02
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No, you will never lose it (and you'd certainly better not loose it, or people will get hurt). –  mmyers Aug 7 '09 at 21:17
    
I have the badge on SF even though I hardly ever visit anymore. –  mmyers Aug 7 '09 at 21:18

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Just because some people might not get it doesn't mean the sponsor of the badge shouldn't have the badges flowing down the site every now and then.

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Yeah... I saw your answer, and I added mine :-p. But you have a point. Maybe hide it after the sponsoring period is over ? –  Steve Schnepp Aug 7 '09 at 8:52
    
Or maybe just rename it to your suggestion as a sort of "badge of people who need to get out more" –  random Aug 7 '09 at 8:54

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