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Questions tagged [badge-request]

Questions relating to the suggestion or request for one or more new badges

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Give an incentive for tag edits? [duplicate]

The badges for editing posts explicitly exclude tag edits. I understand why - they are supposed to reward substantial edits. At the same time, tags are useful, necessary, for how Stack Exchange works:...
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Badge suggestion: Eternal Question / Eternal Answer

Sometimes I vote up questions or answers and I get a tooltip saying "you already voted up on date [years ago]...". I think that questions and answers who get repeated votes in the long term deserve a ...
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Badge suggestion: Can we get a “Decade” badge for being an active member for 10 years?

We have the silver "yearling" badge. How about a gold badge for old timers who've been an active member for 10 years? It could be contingent on getting X reputation over the past decade. Related: ...
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Badges for helpful flag streaks

Looking at the badges for the website, I feel that there is something missing: badges for helpful flag streaks. Here are some proposed values. Bronze Badge: 10 helpful flags in a row Silver ...
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Proposal for two new participation badges

There are two badges, Enthusiast and Fanatic, for frequent participation on SE sites. They require every-day participation including Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Maybe Fanatic should really be ...
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New badge suggestion: “Wise helper”

I was looking at high rep user profile on the SE site I use a lot and I found one that had around 30k rep... and has asked no questions! I know that user, he always answers with many details, plus I ...
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Close-vote badges

Are there any existing badges for voting to close questions? If not, why not? We already have review-queue badges, but some of us don't do the review queues and instead rely on the chatroom or the ...
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Badge Request: Hotshot (Ask a Hot Network Question)

I would like to suggest a silver bronze badge which would be awarded for having a question featured as a Hot Network Question. Currently there is no way of tracking a user's Hot Network Questions. ...
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Why is there no popular/notable/famous answer badge?

I see that in all Stack Exchange sites (at least the ones I checked) there are badges for Popular, Notable, and Famous Question, when it gets to 1k, 2.5k, and 10k views, respectively. My question is ...
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Is there a way to propose badges? [duplicate]

Badges are great, as well as achievements - they encourage people and make discussion, asking question and answering more fun. There are standard badges, which are cool, but from time to time I'm ...
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Badge proposal: posts that are linked to often

It occurred to me that incoming links to posts may be a solid quality and/or relevance criterion. Hence, I propose a (set of) badge(s) should be added to highlight posts that are linked to more often ...
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Should there be a “Censor” badge? [closed]

I notice that there's a lot of moderators who are pretty comfortable with deleting other user's content. And there are other users who have piped up about it. Community internet sites should not ...
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Badges for impact [duplicate]

In the profile page there is a section where it displays the impact of a user. What is the use of this section other than... showing a number? I propose making this stat at least somewhat useful by ...
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Can the Maverick hat be made a silver badge? [duplicate]

It seems that there are no badges similar to the criteria of the Maverick hat: answer +5 a -3 question that goes to +3 This badge would promote users to answer many underrated good questions. ...
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Gold or silver badge for multiple daily votes [duplicate]

There is a badge for using 30 votes (Suffrage) in a day. There is also a badge (Vox Populi) for using the maximum 40 votes in a day. However, there are no badges for doing either of these multiple ...
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Add a “Canonical” badge awarding questions/answers that are common dupe targets

I’d like to propose a badge that rewards those that write questions that are common dupe targets. This could apply when all of these are true: you wrote the post it’s a question OR it’s the (...
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'Articulate' badge for perfect presentation [duplicate]

I propose the Articulate badge, to be awarded for posting [n] questions which remain up for [given amount of time] receive no edits receive at least one up-vote receive at least one answer with an ...
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“Post-it” badge for totally epic comments

Look, I know comments are ephemeral and all that, but still… could I have a badge for this, please?! As Yakk suggests: "Nice Post-It!" Badge needed: Comment with 5x more upvotes than votes ...
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Badge to promote upvotes?

So I was thinking about it today, there's an amazing lack of (up)votes on here and I think it shouldn't be like that so, don't know if this has already been tried or not but what about creating a ...
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Proposal to add a “Circlejerk” badge

I propose that when a group of people upvote each other repeatedly, they get awarded the "Circlejerk" badge.
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Should the Illuminator badge be awarded multiple times?

I think that the Illuminator badge should be awarded multiple times. There is no reason why a few good (actually: subjective, broad) questions or answers to them should be worth multiple badges (Great ...
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Should we have a badge for users pointing out relevant related questions

Since pointing out relevant related questions in comments seems to be positively seen by the community. I think it's a useful addition to the ones that are automatically linked. Would it be ...
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Can we have a gold Lustrum badge in the same category as the Yearling badge? [duplicate]

I saw there was a similar request few years ago (Badge suggestion: Badge for being active member for 3 or 5 years) and I didn't know how to bring that forward again. I think is just natural ...
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Why does the mouse over review badge progress not show up in the “Choose which badge to track”?

When one is going through a Review queue, there is a pop up dialog when you hover over the mini progress bar, which shows one's progress towards the Reviewer badge like so: However, on the "...
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Reward <3k reputation users for finding duplicates

I suggest rewarding a silver badge to users with <3k reputation for correctly finding and flagging duplicate questions. The community would benefit having most part of its users engaged to keep ...
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Badge for an answer accepted with significantly fewer votes than highest voted answer

My apologies for tooting my own horn a little here, but I thought I should provide a concrete example of what inspired me to post this. A little over a year ago, I posted this answer. When I wrote ...
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New badge suggestion for high negative score [duplicate]

I think a high negative score in a question shows an interest. It could deserve a badge!
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Can we add a badge having similar criteria as Weed Eater hat?

I suggest that we turn the Weed Eater hat of Winter Bash 2015 into a permanent badge. I'm not sure what name it should be given, or what color the badge should be. Perhaps we can introduce several ...
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How about a few badges as a rememberance to a Winter Bash?

How about a few badges as a rememberance to a Winter Bash? Such as: Bronze: Get a normal hat on a site. (awarded once per Winter Bash per site, not once per hat) Bronze: Get a secret hat on a site. (...
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Badge for general sharing on Social Media

I frequently promote questions and the homepage of a couple SE sites that are still in beta. Since these sites are new and I don't have a huge following, I am unlikely to get an Announcer badge for ...
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Acting on some highly-upvoted badge requests

The [badge-request] tag here has some highly upvoted proposals with no clear status. Some of them should perhaps be "closed" as [status-declined] or similar, so that the actual badge proposals ...
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Undeterred badge

We have an Enlightened badge: First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more. This badge can be awarded multiple times But we don't have a badge to reward adding a good answer to a question ...
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Badge idea: Magnet / Attractor / Great Attractor

I got this idea when I looked at one of my old questions here. I was surprised to see it got protected by Community♦ about five months back. It seems it attracted lots of people who found it ...
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Show the badges you can't earn apart [duplicate]

This an extension to a previous question: Don't show Cleanup badge until you can earn it For example: If I can't earn the Cleanup badge, show the badge separated from the others I can earn. And ...
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Badges for using Stack Exchange apps

I would like to see a badge (or, better, badges) for signing in to a Stack Exchange site with one of the native apps. These would be bronze badges, and can only be awarded once per site. I'd expect ...
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Three badges for reaching a particular number of upvotes in one day

I now realize that this is not a good idea. I'd like to have three one-time badges for obtaining a particular number of upvotes in one day. Bronze: Get 20 upvotes Silver: Get 40 upvotes on at least ...
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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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Some badge suggestions [closed]

Assist Me(Bronze/Silver) - Edit someone's answer with < 1 score, and then have the answer receive > 3 votes (This will give incentive to edit answers to be more accurate rather than simply ...
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Badge suggestion for multi-site Mortarboard

Description A badge that would be awarded for gaining >= 200 reputation in a single day on multiple (2) sites across the network. Motivation I think there are many people that are specialists in ...
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Badge suggestion: Patient Zero

You had more than X questions marked as a duplicate of your question. Could have bronze, silver and gold versions depending on X. Suggestions for names: Patient Zero Columbus’s Egg Dibs Did It First ...
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Should we make the Red Baron hat trigger a permanent badge?

During Winterbash 2014, there was a hat called Red Baron, which was earned by giving an answer scoring 5 or better to question that had a score of −3 or worse at the time of answering and later rose ...
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Why is there no badge for having a question shared on the SE Google+ feed?

I believe Stack Exchange maintains a Google+ feed and a small number of questions get posted to the feed. It seems like there should be a badge for having a question shared on the Google+ feed. There ...
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“Citizen” Badge

Just a few minutes ago, in "Philosophy," I earned the voting privilege. That was thanks to writing an answer, getting it upvoted, and having my answer accepted by the asker. You who have been in these ...
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Badge suggestion: Editing your own answer after it is accepted

I'm not suggesting that this is a major problem that needs to be addressed, but the thought process does cross my mind sometimes, and I have certainly seen many examples of it: After someone accepts ...
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Reopener (Edit) Badge Idea

When a Question gets closed and someone edits them to get them reopened, that should count towards a (bronze/silver/gold) badge. I'm unsure if the OP of a question should count here as well, ...
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“Clear the entire review queue” badge proposal

While cleaning up the review queue on one of the SE sites I noticed I accomplished something pretty cool: I cleared the entire review queue! Every review type was at zero and I performed the most ...
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A Markdown tutorial for new users?

Many new users post questions that lacks proper formatting, and it's mostly because they do not know how to use Markdown. Could we have a feature that suggests them to try out a dummy question with ...
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New badge(s) for completing maximum number of reviews (20) in a day (multiple times)

Apologies if this is a duplicate. Currently we have the 3 following badges: For 1 review, you get a bronze badge (Custodian) for each of the review types (so a maximum of 6). For 250 reviews, you ...
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New badge idea: Grinder

User has a reputation above a certain amount with less than a certain number badges. Intended for users who get lots of points a little at a time through many questions/answers. Would help users who ...
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Badge for users who post a significant number of highest voted answers without being accepted

I would like to suggest a new badge that will offer some consolation to users who have many upvoted answers on questions that never get accepted. The criteria should be Have x answers where your ...