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Change description of Epic and Legendary badges to avoid confusion
Epic and Legendary Badge description says Legendary is easier to achieve than Epic. A Typo?

Here's three badges with their description:

  • Mortarboard (bronze) : Earned at least 200 reputation in a single day
  • Epic (silver) : Earned at least 200 reputation on 50 days
  • Legendary (gold) : Earned at least 200 reputation on 150 days

Tell me if I'm wrong, but I believe earning at least 200 reputation in a single day is more difficult than earning the same reputation in 150 days.

But, the rewarded badge is more valuable in 150 days than in 1.

Is there something I don't understand, or is there an error, like for the gold, it would be earning 2000 instead of 200. Well, a "wrong label" for those badges?

marked as duplicate by Toon Krijthe, Cody Gray, Adam Lear, Grace Note, mmyers Jun 1 '11 at 15:07

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  • So the request should be changing the text to something like "Earned at least 200 reputation per day, on 50 days" – Shadow The Dragon Wizard Jun 1 '11 at 10:10
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    "On" vs. "in", once again. I think it's pretty clear for native speakers, but those are probably in the minority now. – mmyers Jun 1 '11 at 15:06
  • Agree with you @mmyers, "on" vs "in" should be obvious for native speakers. I'm not a native one and I made the mistake. But it's also probably my lack of language. – Cyril N. Jun 1 '11 at 15:32
  • But, I think the difference between the two words is so small (one letter) that result in a confusion for a lot of people : not native ones, and those who read quickly (and badly, I agree). That's why, despite my error in the understanding of the description, a renaming should be taken into consideration. – Cyril N. Jun 1 '11 at 15:34
  • Finally, the changes were made apparently :) – Cyril N. Jun 3 '11 at 14:32

Personally, I think the descriptions should really spell it out loud and clear. This confusion seems to happen all the time.

  • Mortarboard (bronze) : Earned 200 or more reputation in a single day
  • Epic (silver) : Earned 200 or more reputation in a single day, 50 times
  • Legendary (gold) : Earned 200 or more reputation in a single day, 150 times
  • on vs in is so difficult,It's usefully to me – user193335 Aug 15 '12 at 3:14

That's 200 rep per day for 150 days. Not 200 over 150 days.

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