I saw there was a similar request few years ago (Badge suggestion: Badge for being active member for 3 or 5 years) and I didn't know how to bring that forward again.

I think is just natural extension to have a gold badge that rewards long time commitment much like the silver Yearling badge does.

Lustrum badge will be given to people that have over 5 consecutive Yearling badges and have an overall score over 3k (or 5k or 10k the best amount could be decided here). In any case the score should be higher than the 1k that is necessary for the 5 consecutive Yearling badges.

The badge could look like this:

proposed badge

I went for the word "lustrum" since I think it sounds good (at least better than semidecadian or quinquennium) and represent 5 years in one word.

dictionary definition of lustrum

Also this could be awarded multiple times much like Yearling, thus in 2018 there could be people that have two Lustrum badges.

To a suggestion in the comments this question was copied as an answer here

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    More badges! Give me more badges! :) Feb 9, 2016 at 10:31
  • Although I like your request, it is actually a duplicate. You could add a bounty to give attention to it... Feb 9, 2016 at 10:32
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    @PatrickHofman I have a bit different requirement than that and I have a name for the badge :) and I thought a different question would do. Feb 9, 2016 at 10:34
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    @benisuǝqbackwards then name is different and he doesn't propose the 5 consecutive yearlings Feb 9, 2016 at 13:00
  • If a change in name is enough to differentiate between badge proposals then I give up. I don't see how 2 almost identical proposals is of benefit to anyone. This question should be an answer to the other. The community is going to decide at the end of the day anyway. If no one agrees with me then that's fine and your question will remain open. Feb 9, 2016 at 13:22
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    @benisuǝqbackwards Fundamentally you are right, also Patrick is right should have used a bounty to give attention to the other question. I really don't know the people will decide and I will respect that decission. Feb 9, 2016 at 13:31
  • You also could have answered the other question with your suggestion of a better name... Answers on feature requests can be support or further information.
    – Catija
    Feb 9, 2016 at 15:00
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    @EduardFlorinescu please do add an answer to that question so we can upvote it! Feb 9, 2016 at 16:35
  • @KateGregory Done meta.stackexchange.com/a/274392/192821, Thanks Feb 9, 2016 at 16:40


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