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New badge proposal based on number of profile views

How About to add 2 badges wich is based on your profile views

  • Silver - Popular - 100 views
  • Golden - Celebrity - 500 views

P.S. Just fun badges like Enthusiast or Epic

marked as duplicate by jjnguy, Tobias Kienzler, ChrisF, Yi Jiang, Michael Mrozek Mar 17 '11 at 13:56

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  • Ok now you have 1 view in your profile page......... – Robin Mar 17 '11 at 13:21
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    Besides, the thresholds are far to low. I'm not that interesting and with these numbers I would have been a Celebrity (I'm not even popular). – Toon Krijthe Mar 17 '11 at 14:36
  • In this case we need a Platine badge for Jon Skeet. – Benoit Mar 17 '11 at 15:49

I can imagine all badge hunters to change their avatar image to something obnoxious or a half-nude woman just to increase profile-clicks. In short: I find it a bad idea.


Badges are meant to encourage positive behavior. While getting people to view your profile is not negative it is not really positive either. Sometimes, users who create poor content get a lot of profile views, and we don't want to grant them badges because of that. I recommend against these badges.

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