Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more.
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more.
On the surface, the numbers appear to be very different (30 vs 60, 2 vs 5). This is a typical spread between bronze/silver. But in this particular case, almost every answer that receives one gets the other, or the number receiving Revival and not Necromancer is almost exactly the number receiving Necromancer and not Revival.
- 116173 Revival Awarded
- 116183 Necromancer Awarded
Should the criteria be adjusted to make Necromancer substantially harder to achieve than Revival? They seem too similar.
The more I think about this, the more it seems to me the Necromancer badge should have had the "first answer" criteria all along. Otherwise with one hand you make it more difficult to achieve, while with the other you make it easier. This is in contrast to the definition given to silver badge:
Silver badges are less common than bronze ones. You'll need to plan your strategy to get one of these.
This is the only badge pair (on SO) where the silver has more awards than the bronze.
I have since learned other sites are note this way. If badge criteria need to remain consistent across sites, then this shouldn't be changed.