Badges are great, as well as achievements - they encourage people and make discussion, asking question and answering more fun. There are standard badges, which are cool, but from time to time I'm thinking: "Ouch, would be could if there would be an achievement for this...". Is there a way for community to propose new badges? What I can think of are:

  • Answering in less than 1 minute and getting your answer accepted
  • Getting reputation to some specific number: prime number, 1337, 31415
  • Answering more than, say, 30 questions a day for the question with the same tag

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You propose badges by doing what you just did... making a post here on MSE...

Now, you're going to need to do more than just explain the badge.

You'll need to come up with a name/names, note which level of badge it would be, explain the benefits of this badge - badges must always encourage positive behaviors - and consider any downsides.

Some examples:

New Badge Proposal: Renaissance Man
New badge proposal based on number of profile views
Badge suggestion: Unsung Hero (5 accepted answers with no votes)

Please note the usage of the tag. Feel free to look at these other highly voted badge requests for reference.

  • Worth mentioning that some badges get a trial run during Winter Bash.
    – rene
    Jun 8, 2017 at 16:58

Yes. Post a question here on Meta.SE. Please tag it with .

  • I promise, I googled before ask :) Thank you, @Mithrandir!
    – grundic
    Jun 8, 2017 at 16:10

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