There should be a badge for getting a high number of upvotes per view. Ten upvotes out of ten views may be too few (it gets Enlightened if accepted, and Nice Answer for sure), but what about 20 out of 20? It'd come before Good Answer and encourage the answering of trivial questions.

  • you stole my thunder – redsquare Jul 15 '09 at 6:43
  • Hey, it was my idea, provoked by your answer, I admit – Vinko Vrsalovic Jul 15 '09 at 6:45
  • thief....! Call the cops – redsquare Jul 15 '09 at 6:46
  • So what good behavior would this correlate to? – Chris Gerken Sep 30 '12 at 14:06

I think your answer must be somewhat trivial if the first 10 users who see it instantly know it is correct.

Also, if the above happens you're almost guaranteed the Enlightened badge anyways.

Here's some data, I don't know if any user would get this, but dump doesn't account for time votes were placed/time views were made. It does serve as a rough approximation.

  • So? It's not like Autobiographer needs one to be a rocket scientist. – Vinko Vrsalovic Jul 15 '09 at 6:46
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    No but it leads to the question of how many badges do we need for trivial actions? – Ian Elliott Jul 15 '09 at 6:48
  • I wouldn't think you'd get many of these badges (one would have to analyze the dump to be sure). It may reward relatively trivial answers, but those have to be encouraged as well. – Vinko Vrsalovic Jul 15 '09 at 6:50
  • And Nice Answer as well... may be a redundant badge after all – Vinko Vrsalovic Jul 15 '09 at 7:05
  • Excellent link! :) – Vinko Vrsalovic Jul 15 '09 at 7:27

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