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Electorate gold badge not awarded [duplicate]

Today I was awarded the Electorate badge on Ask Different: Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions After doing so I was presented with the screen saying I earned it and ...
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Add margin to tag button/increase padding between lines

For example, on this badge page you can see that there is no margin between lines: 'cause tag button doesn't have margin: .badges-page .single-badge-table .single-badge-wrapper .single-badge-...
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Should (and could) we require the tour badge (and/or rep) to give answers?

We (SE, in general) get dozens of spam/bad answers almost every day. In particular, I'm interested in the ones from bots. Would it be worthwhile to require some minor limitation to post answers? I'm ...
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How to see badge list on child metas?

On the sites I visit I can see a list of all badges by: click on the question mark, visit help center, click on View a full list of badges you can earn. However if I go to the corresponding child meta ...
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Is the Community user able to earn badges?

Just recently the one question that the Community user asked on MSE got up to 25 favorites. This means that Community now qualifies for the Favorite Question badge. I've waited a while, but community ...
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Plu­ral­iza­tion bug in re­ported badges on Span­ish and Por­tu­guese Stack Over­flow sites

It looks like you have a lo­cal­iza­tion bug on the Badges pages on the fully lo­cal­ized ver­sions of Stack Over­flow. You’ve matched the gen­der but not the num­ber, so your con­cord is wrong: you ...
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Clicking “Let us pick” button removes the hat from the top right corner

Feels like a regression of an old bug we had in 2015: Hat on profile disappears after acknowledging an earned badge "Congratulations! Thanks to your efforts you have earned" box appears on ...
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Improve Copy Editor badge description

The description of the Copy Editor badge currently says: Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits). The term 'tag edit' is a bit ambiguous; what is meant here are edits to ...
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Can we make the “select your next badge” dialog draggable?

I've found that when I chose a badge to track with "Select your next badge" is hard to use because I can't drag and drop the dialog. My taskbar hides the descriptions of several of the badges, so it's ...
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Make a gold badge to encourage more tag wiki edits [duplicate]

My main site is Ask Ubuntu. I'm not sure how many tag wikis I've edited, but probably not many more than it took to get the shiny silver Research Assistant badge for editing 50 tag wikis that's also ...
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How can I list all user's accounts (or my own accounts) on all SE sites including metas?

When I visit accounts tab (https://stackexchange.com/users/userid/username?tab=accounts) I can see global Meta site and all SE sites but can't see any submetas of SE sites. Given the fact that meta ...
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Badge inconsistency between user page and badge page [duplicate]

On Expatriates, on my userpage it says I have earned the inquisitive badge, but on the inquisitive badge page it says it has been awarded 0 times why is there a difference? Is one more real-time ...
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Why do I keep getting a notification for earning the Autobiographer badge with no reputation changes?

The You've earned the "Autobiographer" badge (Complete "About Me" section of user profile) achievement keeps popping for me everytime i visit Stack Overflow Is it a bug? It's irritating seeing the ...
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On privileges vote up page, badges should link to the badge page

Near the end of the privileges, vote up page, there is a mention of five voting-related badges. On the page, the badges are not clickable. It would be nice if they were clickable and link to the ...
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How to get badges “Curious”, “Inquisitive” and “Socratic” with non-well received questions in the past? [duplicate]

I am well aware that on my Physics Stack Exchange account, I have asked a few good questions and also some bad ones in the past. For the Curious badge, I have an 8/5, but am unable to get it as I do ...
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Should we retract badges in case of serial voting by multiple sock puppets? [duplicate]

As far as I know all badges being earned once will be never retracted, e.g. when votes are changed on vote dependent badge like “great answer” etc. But what if the badge was earned by serial voting of ...
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Hide obtained and/or irrelevant badges from badge progress review queue

There's a badge progress popup in the review queue, which (independently of the queue you're in) shows your progress towards the Civic Duty, Copy Editor and Electorate badges. Unlike the badge ...
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Award additional badges for above 2,000 review tasks

While some gold badges are cumulable without huge effort, like Famous Question (10,000 views) or Great Answer (score of 100), it seems that the time spent in reviewing cannot be rewarded anymore past ...
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Earn reputation points when silver and gold badges are earned

I think it would be a good idea to gain reputation on silver, and gold badges. For example, if I gained a gold badge, I would also gain 15 reputation points. If I gained a silver badge, I would ...
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Should I feel bad if most of my famous question badges are from duplicates?

I asked some questions on Ask Ubuntu some which got me a few Famous Question badges. Then something happened there all got closed as duplicates. After seeing this I started to question did I deserve ...
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Badges I've earned aren't always showing up in the Achievements dialog [duplicate]

Recently, I used all of my daily 40 upvotes on an SE site (Android SE). However, the achievements dialog only showed one of the badges - not two. Here's a screenshot. In the screenshot, the 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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Why is the Sheriff badge being awarded on Meta.SE?

According to the badge report for the Sheriff badge here on MSE, the badge was awarded once in 2016 and once in 2017. The badge text specifies that the badge criteria is "Served as an elected ...
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Badge tracker out of whack [duplicate]

Consider the following pictures. Before getting a tracked badge: After getting a tracked badge: The pop-up asking for a new badge to be tracked ("Track the next one") essentially became a pop-under....
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Bug or design issue in Stack Overflow's badges section [duplicate]

I have seen a design bug in the Stack Overflow BADGES section. After earning a badge the design flows like the screenshot below:
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What if I have the requirements for an outspoken badge but I don't have an account on the site?

Let's say I have all the requirements to get an outspoken badge because I got 10 starred messages from 10 different users in a room that is connected to a site. What if I don't have an account on the ...
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“You've earned (badge)” panel layouts are broken

When I visit my activity page I see this: The "Congratulations! You've earned (badge)" section has dropped down completely beneath the tabs under it. The "You've earned a new privilege!" section has ...
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Why is there some data unaccessible from the Data Explorer?

I was wondering why I didn't get the Unsung Hero badge when I theoretically should have it on Stack Overflow. The How Unsung am I? requests shows only 10 unscored answers, the real count is 11 but ...
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If I track my next badge, then will it stop tracking my privileges on Stack Overflow?

If I track my next badge, then will it stop tracking my next privilege? Also: Isn't the next badge already being tracked on the right side of my 'privilege tracking'?
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Should the Teacher badge be encouraged so soon?

I've seen that the Teacher badge (first answer) is the second recommended badge after Student (first question). It's encouraged by the "Go get it" button. Why are we encouraging newbies to answer ...
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Mouse over cursor for tag badge is different from cursor for regular tag in the profile page

In the profile page the mouse over cursor for the next regular badge tracker is ... regular (i.e. a pointer or text selector): But for the next tag badge the cursor looks like a hand: The ...
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Use colored text for badge counts instead of badge logos

I was looking at some posts by users with many thousands of badges, and I noticed that there were two lines required for displaying the badges. This was caused by the badge icons (●). Should we remove ...
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Number of badges reported by Area 51 or SEDE doesn't equal flair image

At Area 51 my 'live update' (6th in the right column on my "Definition" tab, for a beta site that I followed) says I have 1 gold, 53 silver and 269 bronze badges. My Flair Badge (updated today) says ...
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Add link to open the Next badge page on the profile activity page

The "Next tag badge" and "Newest" badge widget have this button: But "Next badge" widget doesn't: Can you add the button on this popup to open the badge page?
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Where is my Populist badge? [duplicate]

About few days ago, I've added an answer in Movies and TV SE. For this Question. In badge description, it says Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by ...
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Receiving Yearling badge for 4 years one by one each day

I've had an account here for 4 years, but only recently started using the site. And now I'm receiving Yearling badge one by one each day. Why don't you give all of them at once?
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Ordering for next tag badge options

I wonder how the "next badge" options for tag badges are sorted. In the screen shot below, the matlab tag is recommended, and shown first, even though I'm closer to getting the algorithm badge: I ...
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Would an increase in the positive motivation to take care of newbies be useful?

The new CoC operates mainly with negative motivation, i.e. the unfriendly welcome, particularly to newbies, is forbidden. Violating it results in punishment. Maybe the system could have a positive ...
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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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Sort badges by gold/silver/bronze and earned/unearned simultaneously

Currently, we can sort badges by choosing among "all", "earned", "unearned", "gold", "silver", or "bronze". However, these are not all mutually exclusive categories. It would be nice if we could ...
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Badge notifications from other sites should not use the icons from the current site [duplicate]

Badge notification from other sites (here, meta.SE) should use their resp. badge icons (here, the default), not the ones from the site I'm currently on. Failing that (because, do we really want to ...
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Rule clarification for Enlightened badge (again, I know) [duplicate]

I know that this very question was asked before (more than once), but the answers don't apply here. This answer was the first and only one given, was accepted with 10 votes, but didn't result in the ...
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Badge icons partially hidden on some sites with the new design

On three sites with the new theme, Ask Ubuntu, Super User and Server Fault, the badge icons displayed in the user's profile summary in the top bar are partially covered by the numbers. I reported this ...
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Too much space between badge icon and number of badges

An (perhaps unintended) consequence of the new design (e.g. here on Meta Stack Exchange) is that the spacing between the badge icon (the gold, silver or bronze dot) and the number of badges is ...
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Badge suggestion: Well Behaved, for reading the Code of Conduct

One of the first badges most users usually get is the bronze Informed badge for reading the entire Tour page. This badge is designed to reward some basic reading about the site, and hopefully helping ...
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How will SE draw attention to the Code of Conduct once it's no longer new?

The Code of Conduct is still new right now, so it appears in the notification bar at the top of the page: Join us in building a kind, collaborative learning community via our updated Code of ...
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Review Queue badge list displays unrelated badge

For some reason I'm unable to upload or add the screenshot as an image for this. I get a message about an error with imgur. Here's the screenshot link: In the review queue, you can hover over badge ...
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Incorrect badge logo in achievements [duplicate]

The badge logo is incorrect in different sites. I found out that I had received the "Civic Duty" badge on Meta SO while I was browsing ELL, and to my surprise the badge logo was ELL style, not SO ...
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Why is a user allowed to keep the mortarboard badge aquired by voting fraud?

Consider the following situation: A user is a member for approximately two years. During this period his/her reputation gain was slowly, but steadily increasing: a few votes per week. Suddenly within ...
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No plural forms for “You've earned this badge N times”

The text of tooltip message showed for the green tick next to badge icon requires plural forms in Transifex: