I'm referring to the colored circles with numbers next to them on the top of the page, to the right of my reputation counter. What do they represent?

  • There must be an earlier Meta Stack Overflow post about this - it is one of the things that are not at all obvious to new users. Aug 3, 2013 at 19:52

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I just accidentally hovered over them, and found out that they are my badge counters. Never mind!

  • For what it's worth, you can get extra information about pretty much anything on any Stack Exchange page by hovering over it.
    – Pops
    Sep 12, 2011 at 13:12

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