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Some people created their own novelty badges based on the this post:

For those that demand those elusive badges

All that shows is "Alt Text". You may want to go back and remove those badges or replace them with something more sensible.

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That was just a fun question anyway. – Brad Gilbert Aug 31 '09 at 15:36
The internet can break? whaaaaat? – Ólafur Waage Aug 31 '09 at 15:43
@Olafur: Well, you see, the internet is a series of tubes and these tubes can become clogged... – GEOCHET Aug 31 '09 at 15:57
@Brad Gilbert - True but I've seen the badges elsewhere so... heads up. – Robert Cartaino Aug 31 '09 at 16:00
up vote 2 down vote accepted

I noticed this myself a while back unfortunately. I ended up just adding alt attributes to all the image tags in the hopes that one day they showed back up.

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Well, the one Kevin made is still up. One might use something like:


Kevin's own:,


or even


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Can we have the tag badge style too? Pretty please? :-) – Martijn Pieters May 30 '12 at 15:13
Martijn: Hmm, I guess I can mail kevin a link to your comment ... – SamB Jun 4 '12 at 16:54

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