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On image hover on the review page I get something like this:

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As you can see, the Civic Duty badge is already completed but it's showing 407. I think after 300 it should have stopped the progress bar. Could anyone explain this to me? Why after being completed is the progress bar still incremented?

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closed as primarily opinion-based by Martijn Pieters, kiamlaluno, Danubian Sailor, Toon Krijthe, Lance Roberts Feb 27 '14 at 20:32

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Why not? Does it really matter? – animuson Dec 23 '12 at 8:08
After 500 your monitor will explode... – Mr. Alien Dec 23 '12 at 8:09
What does the increment means? Is it the votes or review count? – Dec 23 '12 at 8:10
What happens when it's over 9000? – Cole Johnson Dec 23 '12 at 8:18
For the Civic Duty badge, it's the number of times you voted. – kiamlaluno Dec 23 '12 at 9:26

There's no further badges to be awarded in this subject, so the progress bar ought to show 100% completion. To then freeze the review count at 300 would be a falsehood and would be followed up by lots of meta questions "Why doesn't it show the real number? I'd like to know!".

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I can imagine that question being asked. So, the lesson is: It doesn't matter what you do; you will be always questioned. :) – kiamlaluno Dec 23 '12 at 9:42

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