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Has anybody else stopped recieving badges?

I recently posted an answer to a question. Neither the answer nor the question are CW. I got 18 upvotes and no downvotes, but I did not get the nice answer badge... Not that I absolutely need it like I'll start crying without it, but as a developer, you know... debug. Could be a non-running cron.

marking as bug, just because...

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marked as duplicate by random, fretje, ChrisF, Stefano Borini, Ether Jan 12 '10 at 16:43

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It might help if you post a link to the question/answer. Also the processes that allocate the badges run on a cycle so it might not have run yet – ChrisF Jan 12 '10 at 11:41
I know, but I don't want to appear as a no shame advertisement for my answer. Those who are interested in the problem, will fish it out easily. – Stefano Borini Jan 12 '10 at 11:43
It's presumably stackoverflow.com/questions/2039990 if anyone's interested. – Dominic Rodger Jan 12 '10 at 11:47

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Your profile shows Nice Answer x 22 badges with as many answers with 10+ upvotes.

Probably one of your other posts which generated a nice answer, got deleted / migrated / merged.

Badges are (almost) never removed, so you won't get the next (n) badges, because you already have "more" than you should.

That's by far the most common reason.

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ah that's cool. Interesting! Thank you. – Stefano Borini Jan 12 '10 at 11:42
I forgot about that reason. – ChrisF Jan 12 '10 at 11:54

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