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New badges for the increased flag-weight.

Now that the flag weight has been adjusted so that it can go all the way up to 750, would it make sense to have a gold badge to encourage people to reach this level?


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marked as duplicate by Jeff Atwood Jun 3 '11 at 8:41

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Let's see someone get there first, then perhaps.

Warning: the flag weight scale beyond 500 is not, shall we say.. linear?

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I see - is it ever possible to actually get there (i.e. does it tend towards 750) or is it just far harder? – berry120 Mar 11 '11 at 13:17
And since you can't get there... – sth Mar 11 '11 at 13:18
@berry: No, you can't get there. For a flag you always only get at most 1/20th of what is still missing till 750. – sth Mar 11 '11 at 13:19
@Jeff - On Super User, atleast one person is almost there – Sathya Mar 11 '11 at 13:45
@sathya that might have been due to a bug / exploit in the way the flag was calculated up until about 8 hours ago. – Jeff Atwood Mar 11 '11 at 13:47
Challenge accepted: – Adam Davis Mar 22 '11 at 20:12
@Jeff So can we have the gold badge now? ;-) – berry120 Mar 24 '11 at 11:32
@Jeff whats the problem in giving the gold badge ? when a similar effort in edits earns the gold copy editor badge. – Aditya P Apr 20 '11 at 12:13

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