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The wording is currently

First answer was accepted with at least 10 up votes. This badge can be awarded multiple times.

However as demonstrated here the wording isn't clear. I know I've made the mistake myself. I'm sure there is a better wording out there.

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I suspect it's kinda by-design to have badge descriptions worded vaguely. –  LeakyCode Sep 11 '09 at 17:59
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@Mehrdad: If you are using badges to try and encourage good behavior, it would probably help if people had a clear understanding of what the desired behavior was. –  TheTXI Sep 11 '09 at 18:03
    
TheTXI: I'm a proponent of lucid wording in badge descriptions. In fact, I posted a suggestion for clarifying Populist on user voice at the time it was introduced. I just mentioned it's very likely to be declined. –  LeakyCode Sep 11 '09 at 19:28
    
I have to agree with that :) –  marcgg Sep 11 '09 at 20:15
    
I agree with the sentiment, wouldn't class this as a bug though –  Rich Seller Sep 11 '09 at 22:50
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You were the first to answer a question. Your answer was accepted and received a score of at least +10. This badge can be awarded multiple times.

This makes more sense because it stresses that you answered first, was accepted, and reached a score of +10 (the whole ten upvote thing is very confusing and is not true. 9 upvotes + 1 downvote + 1 more upvote still makes +9 and you won't get the badge).

Edit: Added the multiple times at the end because I forgot.

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First answer to the question was accepted with at least 10 up votes. This badge can be awarded multiple times.

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+1 a few little words make things that much more clear –  ベレアー アダム Sep 11 '09 at 17:20
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