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There are some badges in stackoverflow, which can be awarded multiple times, like Notable Question. Is there any option to identify users having a highest number specific badge? I mean suppose in the case of Notable Question badge, is there an option to identify the person (or persons) having HIGHEST number of that badge? Is this possible?

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data query challenged dropped ... who will accept it?? –  Adam Rackis Aug 17 '12 at 16:08
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Just a guess at a guy with 5934 badge. –  Bo Persson Aug 17 '12 at 16:09
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I don't meant the complete number of badges, but the guy with the highest number of a specific badge, like notable question badge, that can be awarded multiple times. –  blasteralfred Ψ Aug 17 '12 at 16:10
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Maybe it isn't a guy... –  Toon Krijthe Aug 17 '12 at 16:11
    
you are right @Gamecat ;) –  blasteralfred Ψ Aug 17 '12 at 16:11
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@AdamRackis Challenge accepted =P –  jadarnel27 Aug 17 '12 at 16:20

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

You could use the Stack Exchange Data Explorer for this!

Who has earned a specific badge the most times?

Input the badge name you're interested in in the text box.

Here's the "Great Answer" badge results:

Top earners of the "Great Answer" badge

Note that you're results won't be 100% up to date. See here: Why are my SEDE results inaccurate/obsolete/incorrect/outdated?

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Wow. Jon Skeet has earned more Nice Answer badges in the time since the SEDE results were last updated than I've earned total badges ever. –  Adam Rackis Aug 17 '12 at 16:23
    
wow man..... ;) –  blasteralfred Ψ Aug 17 '12 at 16:23
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@AdamRackis If it makes you feel any better, Jon skeet has more badges than I have reputation points on Stack Overflow. –  jadarnel27 Aug 17 '12 at 16:25

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