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Is the Populist badge broken? Or have I misunderstood?

I think there is a flaw in the badge system at StackOverflow.

Recently I saw here that my answer outscored that accepted answer with 10 votes by >2x but I didn't receive the Populist badge. Is the badge system too slow or am I missing some rule?

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marked as duplicate by random, alex, ChrisF, Ladybug Killer, xmm0 Jan 18 '10 at 14:54

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You got your badge now! – Dominic Rodger Jan 18 '10 at 14:40

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

The accepted answer has to get 11 votes (and your answer get >2x that, so at least 23 votes) for you to win the populist badge. This doesn't quite match the description text (see this question for a bug report about that), which could more accurately read:

Provided highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with more than 10 votes by more than 2x.

per Kyle Cronin.

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Ohh! I need just 1 upvote :| – Prasoon Saurav Jan 18 '10 at 13:15
Ooooh... go on then! – Dominic Rodger Jan 18 '10 at 13:17
Ohh not my answer, but the accepted answer needs one more :P – Prasoon Saurav Jan 18 '10 at 13:18
Did you upvote that answer? thx a lot :) – Prasoon Saurav Jan 18 '10 at 13:20
@Prasoon - I did (anyone reading, I did read the answer I upvoted before voting - promise!) – Dominic Rodger Jan 18 '10 at 13:23

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