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Given the recent push to get more (up)votes on questions, why are there no badges for having a question with many upvotes?

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Nice Question -> Good Question -> Great Question? –  Tim Stone Jul 19 '11 at 14:08
=> We need better badge descriptions! (Make them a wiki!?) –  Martin Scharrer Jul 22 '11 at 9:25

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Because the description for the Question badges uses the word "score" instead of "upvote".

Thanks to Tim Stone for pointing me in the right direction.

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Note that a "score" of 10 could mean 100 upvotes and 90 downvotes :-) –  Hendrik Vogt Jul 19 '11 at 15:24
@Hendrik: a "score" could also mean "net upvotes * 10". See also meta.askubuntu.com/questions/2200/… </vindication> –  David Schmitt Dec 12 '11 at 12:08

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