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Today I happened to reach 666 reputation on StackOverflow.

So if there were a "Badge of the beast" I'd won it. What do you think about it? Too silly?

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But if I had 7 reputation, would I have more then you'ld ever have, as you can repeat 6 as many times as you want, you never get 7 (God's number)? – malach Jul 21 '09 at 13:45
You can't own the water...God owns the water... – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 13:51
up vote 14 down vote accepted

I want the 1337 badge!!!

Leet Me!

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You need 94 points to reach it (1337-1243). We could help, but has to be timed in order to be effective. And it will need 3 downvotes too – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 13:40
Ha, I'm totally ok with using my downvotes to get my rep to a fun number for a screenshots. – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 13:50
14 to go as I see :) – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 14:17
Ha, thanks! Careful, bad voting patterns may result in them getting removed. – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 14:18
I'm going to keep interfering by upvoting and removing my upvote repeatedly. – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 14:18
Well, I'll jsut make sure to downvote you when I need to adjust my rep. – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 14:20
1337 LOLCats rocks. – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 14:21
Or, you could keep your downvotes, and change the value with firebug... – Sampson Jul 21 '09 at 14:22
Ha, I can give myself rep too! Yay for accepting answers. – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 14:22
Where is that badge service? – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 14:25
+1, congratulations. Long live the power of the community! – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 14:43
Ha, thanks. This also taught me to be more liberal with my upvotes on meta. We are all friends here. – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 14:45
If you are unlucky, you can achieve it twice! :) – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 14:51
@Justin: Think positive, give bountys to get to fun numbers (well, downvotes are still needed for fine tuning...) – kriss Jun 26 '10 at 0:18

Yes, that is really too silly.

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Now, that's a short answer I can get behind. – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 13:19
I had a feeling you would. – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 13:28
I should really get to work instead of trolling the StackOverflows. – jjnguy Jul 21 '09 at 13:30

Private badges. Track your own metrics and create your badge images, then post them in your description area and count them. Same as TheTXI does.

Edit: here.

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I'm lazy, I have a job, the Sun shines. Why bother myself? ;) – IlDan Jul 21 '09 at 13:43
Custom badges rock. – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 13:44
Beside the joke, If you can provide verifiable metrics of your deeds, it should count as same as any standard badge. You know the tale with Mohammed and the Mountain? – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 13:47
@TheTXI: and the good thing is, they are displayed at the top of your user page, whereas the standard badges are at the bottom :) – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 13:48
There's an easier way of making your own badges and it requires no graphics programs. – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 14:20
But I love Paintbrush! – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 14:23

Only if I get one when I hit 666 bronze badges.

Otherwise, too silly.

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I actually think that would be worth a Beast badge. But then I wonder what badge you would get at 666 silver- or gold badges... – Fredrik Mörk Jul 21 '09 at 14:29
"Neighbors of the Beast" – akarnokd Jul 21 '09 at 14:36
@kd304: that's 667. – perbert Jun 29 '10 at 13:25


The editor of the Beast.

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I want a 'Damien' badge

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But the number of the Beast is 616.

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and what happens if you turn my current rep score upside down? WHERES BY BADGE – Damien Jul 21 '09 at 14:05
Mine is 666, I have an Iron-Maiden-based culture – IlDan Jul 21 '09 at 14:15
But there is no Beast. – Zifre Aug 2 '09 at 1:11

What about a Answer to Life the Universe and Everything badge? (42)

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Jon Skeet already owns that badge and he's not giving it up. – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 13:31
Jon Skeet knows the answer, or Jon Skeet is the answer? – devinb Jul 21 '09 at 13:52
Yes . – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 13:58

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