I was wondering who on Stack Overflow has the most number of unique badges, and if there is a person (or more) who has all of them.

EDIT: to be more clear, I mean the person with the most checkmarks on the badges page. In other words having 1 "Good Answer" or 100 would make no difference.

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    They're not pokemon! – Ólafur Waage Feb 16 '11 at 17:21
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    If they've got a lot of other badges it will be unlikely that they have the Tenacious or Unsung Hero badges. – ChrisF Feb 16 '11 at 17:23

Check this out:


There are badges that are now beyond reach - Beta is one

Also, Jon Skeet doesn't need to put any Bounty on any of his questions!
Nor will you likely see Peer Pressure: Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower

I should have added a RowNumber in there.. but the recurring theme you see with the top users is that - none of them have Unsung Hero.

This isn't Pokémon - you don't have to Gotta Catch 'Em All

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Nobody has every Stack Overflow badge. As ChrisF pointed out, it's unlikely that anyone with many badges would have Unsung Hero. Also, it's impossible to earn Precognitive on Stack Overflow. Jeff provided his reason for including it in the badge list here.

As for your other question... I could create a SEDE query to find out who has the most uniques, but since I barely ever touch SQL, I'm sure someone else will do it more quickly, accurately and efficiently than I would.

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  • I was going to prove it by taking the intersection of Publicist and Legendary, but finding a badge that's never been awarded is much more direct. – mmyers Feb 16 '11 at 17:33
  • @mmyers, not only has it never been awarded, it never will be. – Pops Feb 16 '11 at 17:35

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