I have observed this on ask ubuntu community, but this probably applies to all communities on StackExchange.

On March 2, 2019, I scored 200 reputation and I did not receive the silver "Yearling" badge.

On March 4, 2019, I got 2 new points, so now I have 202 reputation and I immediately got the "Yearling" badge.

My case shows that to get the silver "Yearling" badge we must have "over 200 reputation", not "at least 200 reputation", as it is written for example here:

Is this what it should be like, or maybe I misunderstand something?

  • Thank you @MSOGA! It explains case with "Yearling" badge :) Mar 4, 2019 at 12:54
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    @MSOGA If you want, you can give an answer. Mar 4, 2019 at 12:55
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    @simhumileco no, two questions in one question is wrong. The question here now is about the wrong wording in the reputation league, and that alone. If you want to ask about the (not) wrong wording for Yearling, please start a new question for that. Mar 4, 2019 at 15:19
  • OK, thank you @ShadowWizard I'll do it soon. Mar 4, 2019 at 15:44
  • I didn't know in the begin that there are two different cases. I split these question in two, the second is here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/324782/… as you suggest @ShadowWizard Mar 4, 2019 at 16:03

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You have to earn 200 reputation. The first point of rep comes with your account and does not count toward the Yearling badge.


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