I've noticed the new Announcer, Booster and Publicist badges and I like the idea. But I'm wondering if they apply to links used in comments for possible duplicates (and in the subsequent possible duplicate links inserted in a closed question).
In other words, I'm wondering if they somehow also encourage finding duplicates and closing questions as such or actually discourage this behavior even more than it currently is, which would be a nasty side effect (I really think that duplicates generate noise and should be hunted).
Are those badges also an answer to the question below, or not at all?
- Encouraging duplicate question 'vote to close' instead of 'duplicate answering' with a badge
- Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions
Am I worrying too much?