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Accepting answer without upvoting?

Is there ever a case where you would want to accept an answer, but not upvote it? I can't think of a single situation where this would be the case.. So would it not make sense to have the "Accept" ...
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Please add an “Über-Fanatic” badge!

I have officially qualified for the mythical "Über-Fanatic badge", having remained faithful and dedicated to the site for 365 consecutive days. Can we make this badge less mythical and more real?
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Is there a list of what each of the Winter Bash hats is named after?

Many are self explanatory (Batman), or nearly so (A New Hope). But some are more obscure. I'm especially curious about "Weed Eater". As a fan of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, the term "Weed ...
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Any thoughts on a semidecadian badge for people with five years service and an average of N points per year?

Given that Stack Overflow is close to its fifth birthday as a public site, has any thought been given to a 'semidecadian' badge for people who have: been registered with the site five years (a semi-...
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Is there any method to catch users who never select answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users Encourage users to select 'Accepted Answer' for old Questions Some users on Stack Overflow or Meta only ask ...
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Add 'UTC' to description to 'fanatic' badge description

I suggest adding either the description 'UTC' or a small logo "UTC" to the 'Fanatic' badge, and other time-sensitive badges like it, so people know they have to go by UTC (which makes sense, by the ...
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Enthusiast and Fanatic badges should be removed or revamped [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should “Fanatic” Badge have Secondary Requirements (ex. Min Rep?) Following the noise here on Meta I'd like to suggest to remove or revamp the Fanatic and ...
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Increasing effort for “Visiting the site each day”… Participation Badges?

I am presently 30 days away from earning the gold "Fanatic" badge; however, in retrospect, I feel that this badge, and the silver "Enthusiast" badge, when compared to other silver and gold badges, are ...
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Record for most consecutive days visited?

Is there a way to find out the actual number for the highest ever consecutive days visited? I don't want to know who the user is that holds the record (I would hope that information would be kept ...
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Why visited number of days in profile page of other users is not shown in us?

The user's Profile shows only member for attribute of users. I have seen some users who have last visited in 2009. And still they are member for 3 years and 4 months. So I thought the profile should ...
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Could we have better notifications for questions in which we participated?

I have been using Stack Overflow every day for the past 8 years (I mean, actually every single day), and I still feel I know very little about what happened to the questions I contributed to. The ...
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Max consecutive days in profile

Is there any opinion on adding a max consecutive days count to the user profile? I recently got a fanatic badge, but I kept consecutively visiting the site for a long time after I got the badge, and I ...
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What should be done with the feature that redirects searches for numbers to the question with that ID?

Stack Exchange sites have a little-known feature: if you type in a number of four or more digits into the search box, and the number happens to be the ID of a non-deleted question (not answer), you ...
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Add VisitedDays to database schema [duplicate]

I visited StackOverflow over (more than) 801 days and would like to know if I'm the most active one, after all others. So it should be possible to get the visited days of each user on the query?? Not ...