The way to earn the 'Analytical' badge is: Visited every section of the FAQ (retired). What does (retired) mean? Does it mean that it is no longer available?

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    In short: yes it means it's no longer possible to earn this badge same way we can't earn the Beta badge on Stack Overflow or any other graduated site. Jan 29, 2014 at 13:42

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Yes, it does.

The list of all badges with full descriptions says:

As of June 2013, this badge is no longer awarded due to the FAQ being changed to the Help Center all across the network. Those who earned it previously get to keep it.

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