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Tag badge triggered by retagging - potential for abuse?

A Stack Overflow user has recently earned the tag badges ruby, gmaps4rails and google-maps over the past day. The same user has recently been retagging questions to add the tag ruby, gmaps4rails and ...
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Description for Explainer, Refiner, Illuminator is unclear

The text on the badge description page reads as follows: Edited X questions within 12 hours of posting a positive-scoring answer. I was not the only one who thought this meant you edited any ...
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Can we have related questions listed for the new Explainer badge series?

The new badges, Explainer, Refiner, and Illuminator, have been described in detail and apparently implemented. My request is that we include the relevant questions that earned us this badge/these ...
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Explainer badge not awarded

I recently answered and edited a question, but didn't receive an explainer badge. I found a couple of questions from people who appeared to have the same problem as I do, but in the end it turned out ...
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Edit suggestion rejected don't know why

First of all this is not a duplicate of why was this edit suggestion rejected by community. Last day I was browsing questions on MSE and I found a mistake(or you call it the criteria of Explainer ...
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Have edits that happen more than 12 hours before the answer count for Explainer, Refiner and Illuminator

To obtain the Explainer, Refiner and Illuminator badge, one has to post an answer to a question and edit it within 12 hours. I fully agree that the edit should not happen later – because some people ...
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What's the point of getting hats at the end of the year?

As we know, every year before Christmas, we are able to collect some hats. Although it's interesting to get various hats, my question is what's the point? Are they gonna turn to reputations or some ...
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Should questions without enough info, but a good + accepted answer, be deleted? [closed]

Example question (paraphrasing an answer on Stack Overflow): My website appears upside-down. Please fix it. LINK Example (and, theoretically, accepted) answer: I see that you applied transform: ...
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FGITW sub-problem: poor questions answered instead of edited. Motivate answer-ers to improve question first

Here's the scenario: Someone asks a poor question A potential answer-er keen for reputation sees that the poor question has deterred any answers so far, and takes the opportunity to answer the ...
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Making posting an answer an implicit “leave open” vote?

Perhaps it would help reduce the review queue effort if posting an answer to a question on the review queue acted as an implicit "leave open" vote? (Always assuming the answerer has sufficient rep to ...
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Can I opt out from obtaining specific badges?

I would like to ask whether I can opt out from obtaining badges that I consider ridiculous (yes, this has something to do with the new triplet). Or maybe opt out of all the badges since they are ...
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Boost duplicate post search results by incoming link count

When you try to close a post as a duplicate, you are given the opportunity to search for the dupe target. Still, searching for that dupe target you know exists is hard and more often than not I have ...
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Curator badge slightly undercounts events

Background There is a key 'feature' of the SQL Server DateDiff function that is relevant to this problem, and the DateDiff logic needs to be explained for this bug report to make sense. DateDiff ...
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Diamond’s background height is more than for initial part of the name in iOS app

When the topic starter is a mod, and he have post a comment then the text background height for the diamond is slightly more in the iOS app. E.g. Tim Post’s comment: In the web version ...
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What goes on behind the scenes when determining if a badge should be implemented? [duplicate]

I understand you can probably just post a question and tag it as feature-request to suggest one, but I was wondering what goes behind the scenes when determining whether or not a badge should be ...

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