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How does "Unsung Hero" encourage positive behavior? [duplicate]

Badges are supposed to encourage positive behavior (this is even in the badges tag description). However, I am having trouble understanding how the badge Unsung Hero (zero score accepted answers: more ...
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Remove the 25% requirement from the "Unsung Hero" gold badge

The description currently reads: Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total. The English sentence is really awkward and ambiguous: exactly 25%? >= 25%? <= 25%? it doesn't say (...
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The most easily gamed* GOLD badge, and yet impossible to "earn"

###UPDATE Most comments supporting the badge seem to center on some perceived rewarding of favourable behaviour. I submit to you that there is no such correlation (badge recipient and favourable ...
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Unsung hero dilemma

This is partly related to Remove the 25% requirement from the “Unsung Hero” gold badge question. I ran some queries on odata for my work on Stack Overflow, and I have found that my statistics are the ...
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Create an "Experts View" of the SE sites for users interested in higher-level questions?

Short version of proposal: Provide us with a way to filter questions for more advanced or higher-quality questions, so we don't have to skim through the masses of beginner questions that exist if we ...
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Unsung Hero and Tenacious are (may be) a contemptuous signs. Can we eliminate conditions of it's appearing?

Yes, I read Was the Unsung Hero a bad idea to implement? Tweak the definition of Unsung Hero and Tenacious Badges, I know my question is not exact duplicate, (and some others) with their answers and ...
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Hipster Badge Suggestion

I used x before it was popular. Tag badges are created by the system when the first user reaches the bronze level for that particular tag. Why not give a "hipster" badge to the person that caused it ...
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Incentives and actions for getting Unsung Hero: What's fair game and how do we fix it?

Background: I recently became an active user on StackOverflow and determined that it wasn't too hard to get 200 rep in a day with a reasonable amount of time. However, before I attempted to shoot my ...
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Is the Unsung Hero badge a bad thing?

Everyone seems excited to get the Unsung Hero badge. Is this really a good thing? It seems in this case it is encouraging users to do abnormal thigns they wouldn't do otherwise, and try to get zero-...
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Find tags with few experts?

This answer says: "We have tags where there are few-to-no experts, which makes the chance of getting a semi-difficult question answered very low. This is a deficiency in StackOverflow which is worth ...
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What's missing to get the unsung hero badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long do Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges take to be awarded? I was just having a look at my questions today and I'm wondering why the Unsung hero badge hasn't been awarded....