I have seen the Unsung Hero gold badge which is awarded on 10 accepted answers with total scores of zero.

My 10 answers have been accepted with score of 0. I have answered a total of 107 questions on which 13 are answers with 0 score. Out of these 13, 3 are answers to my own questions after research, but there are 10 questions which are accepted by other users.

I have still not been awarded the Unsung Hero gold badge. What is the reason?

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    FYI, you only have 9 qualifying zero-score accepts, because one of the zero-scoring accepts is community wiki and is therefore ignored, thus you don't meet the requirements at the moment. – DMA57361 Apr 7 '11 at 8:22

The 25% is out of total accepted answers, not all answers, so you look to be well over that threshold anyway.

Get 1 more 0 score accepted answer, then wait about a week and you should get it.

  • Is that true also for the Tenacious badge? – Aleadam Apr 8 '11 at 17:24

You do have 10 accepted non-wiki answers with 0 upvoted.


But one of them is your own accepted answer, that does not count.

  • As always good catch! How did you find this? Any tips? :-) – Shadow Apr 7 '11 at 8:52
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    @Shadow, I just searched "user:526367 isaccepted:1 wiki:0" on search box and clicked all the links for this answer. (for general tips, I use to search at search box, google, browse through google's cache of old page, edit history, suggest history at 10k tools, user activities/responses/reputation list at profile, ....) – YOU Apr 7 '11 at 8:58
  • Thanks, useful tips indeed. :) – Shadow Apr 7 '11 at 9:11
  • @YOU does your own accepted answer count toward the 75% of total answers keeping you from getting the badge? – Sam I am Nov 28 '12 at 22:55

Unsung Hero: Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total

10 is not more than 10, and is less than the 25% fo 107

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    the 25% is of accepted answers, not of answers. – Kate Gregory Feb 14 '12 at 13:09

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