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Is it possible to lose a badge during a recalc? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to lose badges? Is it possible to lose a badge during a recalc? Or once you have it you can't lose it?
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Can a badge be un-awarded? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How do “badges” work? May I lose a badge? For example, the Convention badge requires 10 posts with a score of 2 or more on meta. What happens if, after you get ...
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Rewards maintained after undone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to lose badges? Rewards maintained when what triggered them in undone. First case. More specific I earned a badge because of a down vote I made,I earned the ...
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How do "badges" work?

What are badges? How do users get badges? How can users get tag badges? Can badges be lost/revoked/taken away after they are awarded? If so, how and when? How can I suggest a new badge? For more ...
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Can the same badge be awarded two times in this situation?

Simple thought experiment (provoked by the comments on this answer), A question crosses the 10 up-votes barrier. The "Nice Question" badge is awarded. Someone down-votes the question to 9. Random ...
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Is it possible to lose the Electorate badge?

The criteria for the Electorate badge is: Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions. Now assume I vote on the required 600 questions with a ratio > 0.25 and I get ...
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Why is Jon Skeet no longer beginner?

Jon Skeet used to have a silver beginner badge, but now it is no more. Aren't badges are forever? Edit: I should have mentioned that meta tags are deader than disco. What I meant was: Skeet earned ...
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"Nice Answer" badge roulette

This is closely related to this question. It seems my "nice answer" badges are out of sync too, as in the related question. I just got a notification informing me that I received the badge for an ...
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Will previous badges for the same question be removed as voting increases?

I am having one doubt regarding badges. There are all 3 type of badges for votes on a question. Nice question - 10 Good question - 25 Great question - 100. First, the user will get the "nice ...
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Can I forbear a badge?

Pretty much what the title says, but I think context is needed. I already read Is it possible to lose badges?, by the way, but this one is not a case of one no longer fulfilling the criteria but ...
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0answers
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Enlightened badge and "recalculation" or not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enlightened badge clarification I have a question about how a detail of the Enlightened badge works. Enlightened badge: First to answer and accepted with at least 10 ...
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Can we lose badges? Bug or not? [duplicate]

I changed my email on Stack Overflow. And after that, I received back a lot of badges but not all. For example, I lost Quorum and Constituent. And I had one more silver badge and one other bronze ...