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In August I received the Nice Answer badge on a question which was subsequently deleled. The badge is still pointing to that question. Now, I guess, I qualified for another Nice Answer badge. By reading the accepted answer in this post, I understand that I will not get the second badge because the previous 'nice answer' is on a deleted question.

My question is why is the Nice Answer badge in my profile pointing to the old deleted question and not to the new 'live' question? Or did my answer violate some other rules (it was downvoted once but the downvote was reverted)?


I'm resurrecting this question and changing main tag to Bug. Today I received Nice answer badge for the answer I mentioned in the former description. The reason probably is that today I received upvotes on my another answer. It looks exactly like the behavior mentioned in the linked question (comment).


I hoped this will be solved by recalc but it didn't. The badge now points to: Post is no longer availabe. instead of to correct post.

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Seems closely related to… – Dr. belisarius Jan 12 '11 at 8:48
up vote 3 down vote accepted

So this was solved when we rewrote badges and the reason IDs were specific, meaning there is no longer 1 defunct entry based on counts, but 2 separate entries for the 2 badges now.

Sorry I forgot to update this!

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