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I have a profile on Area 51: http://area51.stackexchange.com/users/12727/paresh-mayani

Just now, I checked the badges link. There, I saw that the Founder badge has not been awarded to anyone. I would like to know what exactly the requirements for the "Founder" badge are.

I have already checked the Founder badge info.

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The founder badge should be working now.

The requirements are:

  1. Followed the proposal
  2. Proposed an example question during the definition phase that got an on-topic or off-topic vote
  3. Committed to the proposal
  4. Followed through on commitment during the beta

6 users earned it for the Web Applications launch. See http://area51.stackexchange.com/badges/204/founder

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what if you tag as "status completed" , any reputation will i get ? –  Paresh Mayani Oct 6 '10 at 15:18
    
@Paresh status tags are used by moderators to indicate the status of feature-requests / bugs. They have no effect on reputation. See meta.stackexchange.com/questions/48315/… –  David Fullerton Oct 6 '10 at 15:19
    
i just wanted to know, and really glad that i have helped you to improve atleast small point –  Paresh Mayani Oct 6 '10 at 15:25
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I'm not sure what you're asking, because the badge requirements are displayed right on the page that you linked. They are:

Participated in the definition, commitment, and beta phases of a successful site. This badge can be awarded multiple times.

Did you not see the description, or did you not understand some part of it? Please add a comment or edit your question if I haven't answered your question.

EDIT:
I'm not an admin, so any definition I put forth would be pure speculation. However, I can explain the reason that nobody has a Founder badge yet. Only one site has made it out of the beta phase so far. Based on some of the discussion at its per-site meta, I don't think the team considers it "a successful site" just yet. It's kind of hard to participate in all the phases of a successful site if there are no successful sites, eh?

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I think the question is what exactly is required to "participate" in the various stages, surely some should have done this like he who proposed the web apps site. –  googletorp Oct 3 '10 at 21:48
    
@googletorp, ah, that makes sense. –  Pops Oct 3 '10 at 21:50
    
but i didnt understand that requirement description for Founder badge, and yet noone is having that badge –  Paresh Mayani Oct 4 '10 at 5:27
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