Somehow, the Community ♦ bot earned the "Not a Robot" badge.

How did this happen and should I start welcoming our new robot overlords?

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    Seems pretty suspicious to me as well. Especially if you consider the description of this badge: "Come out and meet us and get verified as a real human" ;-) Commented Mar 20, 2017 at 13:53
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    You can have the Eagle Eyed Steve unofficicial badge ;p Commented Mar 21, 2017 at 10:37
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    Its a sign, skynet.. err.. community is self-aware
    – yagmoth555
    Commented Mar 21, 2017 at 22:12
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    Umm.... lucky guess?
    – user943919
    Commented Feb 23, 2021 at 22:18

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It was manually awarded to Community user by the Stack Overflow team, as confirmed by Nick Craver♦ on Meta Stack Overflow:

I was wondering how long it'd take meta to notice. About 21 hours, not too shabby.

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