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Progress towards both Reviewer and Steward? [duplicate]

Looking at my progress in the First Answers queue on Super User, it shows a progress of 201/250 for the reviewer badge, but 248/1000 for the Steward badge. I'm guessing at least one of these figures ...
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We should earn Steward without using the queue or we should be able to look more than 3 tags on filter

If we see a question that has a number on the close link, this indicates a problem with the question. If we properly read the question and agree on this close reason then we can immediately click ...
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The return of: Regression of "Jeff Atwood earned this badge 1 time"

Badges that can only be earned once and once only have, once again, the confusing and unclear text: ...earned this badge 1 time. When the expected text should read: earned this badge. I'm not sure ...
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Tooltip for Talkative/Outspoken badge indicators in moderator dashboard not capitalized

The moderator dashboard has two indicators, a bronze and a silver dot, which are shown if the moderator has the Talkative resp. Outspoken badge. People have questioned their usefulness before (1, 2), ...
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Should there be a lower threshold for getting gold tag badge, on less popular tags?

A gold badge for a tag gives a user additional review power, to help manage low-quality questions having that tag. At https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges?tab=tags&filter=gold, we see that there ...
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Revive the Not a Robot badge?

After becoming a Joomla Stack Exchange moderator in 2019, I asked (in the moderator Q&A) if it would be possible to bring back the Not a Robot badge for all SE sites. This was a somewhat urgent ...
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Does inline tag editing affect Illuminator badge? [duplicate]

I've answered a question then edited the tag inline since there was nothing more to edit. Then waited for long enough so that I can see an increase in the Illuminator count. It did not increase, then ...
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Remove empty badges block in profile page

There's no need to show empty block named "Badges" for new users, like this one:
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Review queue totals showing incorrect values?

It appears that the review queue totals are incorrect for the First Answer and First Question queues. The total for the badges is just one, while in reality I have completed 5 reviews in this ...
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Is the 'positive question record' a rolling count, and if so how do I work out how many days until it will be positive again? [duplicate]

I am '33/30' for the Inquisitive badge, but as I don't have 'positive question record' in the last 30 days, I can't get it yet. The badge text says: Asked a well-received question on 30 separate ...
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Is there an API for user badges?

Is there was a way to pull down 'badges' for users of various sites in the network. I noticed that there is an API call for all badges in the system, but can't see one for users.
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Should I get Revival for answering my own question? [duplicate]

I asked a question. No-one answered. 5 years later, I answered it. Today, the answer got an upvote that qualified it for the Revival badge. But can one really Revive one's own question? I am not sure ...
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Should the Disciplined and Peer Pressure badges be (partially) retired?

For context: the Disciplined and Peer Pressure badges are awarded for deleting one's own content with a score of 3 or higher or -3 or lower respectively. Earlier today, someone posted a comment that ...
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Caucus badges can be earned after an election

The description of the Caucus badge says: "Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote. This badge can be awarded multiple times." At ...
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Separate Editor badge and other usages of word "Editor" in translations

On Stack Overflow in Russian we have "Младший редактор" badge. This is a creative translation of original badge named "Editor". The translation "Младший редактор" (junior ...
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White circles overlap badge icons when viewing user profiles on mobile

When viewing a user profile on a mobile site, the badge icons are overlayed with a white circle. This seems to happen across sites and badge types. I observed this both on Chrome 95.0 and Firefox 94.0....
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No distinguishable border for badges in high contrast mode on dark scheme

I'm not sure that it was intentional, but in high contrast mode (still in beta for SO sites) on dark scheme badges don't have distinguishable borders: Compare with light mode: I.e. in dark theme ...
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How does review work? [duplicate]

I would like to know how the review system works. I guess the minimum reputation required for a review task is 500 or 2000, but I have seen many Stack Overflow accounts with less reputation which have ...
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Does the Help Center wording for Illuminator badge need adjusting?

From the FAQ here: Illuminator gold; awarded once Edit 500 questions each within 12 hours of answering it (score>0). But from the go-to help center: Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions ...
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"Vox Populi" vote tallying might not be working on The Workplace [duplicate]

I joined The Workplace a few days ago to learn more about professional courtesy and have been reading a lot each day. I've been upvoting a lot of genuinely useful Q/As and (I'm pretty sure) hitting ...
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Query to get users with highest number of sites with at least one famous question

I want to know who are the top users across all sites in terms of number of sites in which they've got at least one famous question (so, count is across sites, not across famous questions). I know ...
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Are there plans to create some education or certifications on Stack Exchange?

A lot of people hate this question... so I'll try to reword it. Has Stack Overflow considered moving into an educational capacity that leads to something tangible like a certification? The ...
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Badges formatting is not proper when searched for a badge [duplicate]

When I search an badge its formatting is not proper. For reference- Tested On Chrome and Edge in Windows 10
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Badges are vertically misaligned in communities list on hover [closed]

The badges in communities list (aka the bling) seem to be misaligned vertically on hover. For reference: a couple of months ago a bug was fixed where the badges were cut off in the communities list. ...
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The yearling badge notification is duplicated [duplicate]

Today I received my yearling badge for Code Review, but the notification was duplicated:
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Why have I received eight yearling badges for the same site today?

Note this is not Why am I getting so many "yearling" badges today? as these are all in the same site. I'm currently at 8 badges by my count. These are all for Information Security Meta. Any ...
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Does the 'Research Assistant' badge now count tag excerpt edits?

From the announcement: the badge counts distinct tag wikis you edit excluding excerpts and the FAQ: Edits to tag wiki excerpts do not count [emphasis mine; thanks @bobble] Update: I've now updated ...
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What are Badge IDs and where can I find them?

Badge IDs are, especially on older sites, very random. What are Badge IDs? Where can I find these IDs? How can I reproduce this table in case of changes in the Badge system? Who is going to profit ...
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Proposal for awarding credit towards First Questions/Answers badges based on First Posts activity

Update (2021-09-14): This is now live See below for details on how it works. Carryover credit for First posts review work is now being taken into account when calculating eligibility for the Reviewer ...
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Can we please avoid calling this staff / bot / mod identifying label a "badge"?

Recently, indicators have been added to make explicit the fact that some accounts have a special status. Unfortunately, the term "badge" has been used to describe this feature; but calling ...
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Number of badges overlaps 'badges' label on stackexchange.com

Jon Skeet broke yet another thing: the network profile. His number of bronze badges is shown ... suboptimally ... on stackexchange.com: Tested on macOS Big Sur 11.5.2, the latest Firefox and Safari. ...
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Is there any real order for badges on different Stack Exchange sites?

So I was recently trying to look up how much a certain badge was awarded on different sites when I noticed, that the badge URLs work on indexes and not on names. For example the URL to the Unsung Hero ...
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Please, transfer reviews (or just split score for them) from the "First posts" queue to new "First questions" and "First answers" queues [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of this question, it's a feature request! Please do not close it, leave the possibility for the staff members to answer this question (and not to just comment one of the ...
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So is my progress toward the Steward badge for First Posts queue just gone? [duplicate]

I just noticed I had more review queues than usual: Noticing "First answers" and "First questions" were now separate, I checked "First posts": Slowly but surely, I was ...
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Suspended users' badge counts show up in edit histories

The user card for a suspended user in an edit history page (a page with a URL like site.stackexchange.com/posts/12345/revisions) shows the badge counts for the suspended user, along with 1 reputation. ...
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Inconsistency with "View all..." link arrow style for badges block on the profile page

There's inconsistency with "View all..." link arrow style on the profile page: P.S. this post was originally accidentally posted here. Now deleted.
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Activity tag badge redirecting instead to my posts with that tag

In the Activity profile I see If I click in the badge "review" it goes to the general "review" page In my opinion would be great to go instead to my posts with "review" ...
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Badge bullet vertical alignment does not looking center in mobile UI [duplicate]

In the Marshal badge bullet (circle) vertically not center (red mark 3) and also it does not looking vertical center on badge numbers to me (red mark 2) Also I think it needs some padding right after ...
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Misalignment in Profile and Ask a question pages [closed]

Recently I've noticed the following misalignments In empty about me section. The gray filled part is shifted away from the boundary. In sites, where the post tags are less, the green Recommended ...
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Decrease the gain of reputation for popular questions or answers above certain limits [duplicate]

As I'm new on Stack Overflow I wanted to share my point of view regarding reputation score. I think it's unfair and discouraging for newcomers that old users have billions in score on Stack Overflow. ...
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Move the new badge UI in the profile page to under Top tags

The new profile page badge UI has been released and for an example if you go to my profile on SFF you'll see the following*: Click image to enlarge. Could it be moved to under the Top tags widget? I ...
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The new profile page badge UI cuts off on long tag names

If you go to my profile on SFF you'll see the following*: Click image to enlarge. Notice that the badge background for the gold tag badge [marvel-cinematic-universe] crops off before the end of the ...
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Why is there no statute of limitations for the Explainer badge family for closed questions? Can it please be added?

The Explainer, Refiner, and Illuminator badges (collectively, the edit and answer badge family) are awarded for answering and editing a question within 12 hours of each other, with the answer being ...
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Badge icon partially cut off on the profile page under communities section [duplicate]

Badge icons are partially cut off on the profile page when hovering the reputations under Communities (x) section. Screenshot and GIF for reference: Screenshot GIF Configuration Version Operating ...
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When will the new Stack Overflow badge design come to other sites?

It looks like Stack Overflow has a new box for badges on the profile page: However, it appears this has not been rolled out to other sites, such as Code Golf. This is quite a nice design, so when can ...
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Don't show the "Congratulations - you earned [badge]" notification in the badge tracker until the system has actually awarded the badge

In one's own user profile page's activity tab, on the badge tracker, if someone meets the criteria to earn the badge they're tracking, the page will show "Congratulations - you've earned [badge ...
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Why do vote related badges update slowly or flakily? [duplicate]

I noticed that the count update and awarding of vote related badges like the following is slow / flaky: Civic Duty Vox Populi Suffrage For instance, one day I had completed 40 max votes, but the ...
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Bottom of badges is cut off in communities list on hover

It seems the bottom of badges are cut off in the communities list of the user profile when you hover over it. See the screenshot There have been a few posts similar to this years ago, but this was ...
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Do rollbacks count toward edit-related badges

In What kind of edits contribute to the editor badges?, it's made clear that rollbacks do not count as edits; that is, they don't contribute toward the Editor -> Strunk & White -> Copy ...
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Badge text overflows with long tags in user profile [duplicate]

I found this android-jetpack-compose in the rarest badge section of this profile: Badge tag consist of a tag I debugged and found that the max-width: 150px; option produced the error - the code is as ...

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