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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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Combined flair excluding Meta SE points and badges

Intro This is an edit of this previously "support-tagged" question which had asked: "How can I exclude the meta points and badges from the combined flair?". It turned out that of ...
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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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Inconsistent display of number of badges on profile page on mobile website

On a user's profile page, the rarest badges are shown. It also shows the total number of badges you have. On Desktop, it's shown as 'Badges (x)': but on Mobile, it's 'Rarest badges (x)' with the same ...
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Constable Grace Note?

Stack Exchange employee Grace Note appears on the list of Constable badges for Literature SE. She was never a moderator there, neither appointed nor elected. This must be some sort of bug in the badge ...
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Missing Enlightened badge after 24 hours

4/16/21 For this answer over on rpg.se, I have met the requirements for the enlightened badge for more than 24 hours. The answer was accepted at 23:21 on 4/14, and it hit a score of 10 at 10:36 on 4/...
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Which sites show recent badges on the frontpage?

In a recent discussions about spam in users' profile on MathOverflow Meta I noticed the comment saying that recent badges appear not only in the help-center. (I did not notice that until now.) I will ...
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Recent Badges lack spacing [duplicate]

Today I noticed that the list of recent badges in the sidebar (visible when HNQ is de-activated, or on the /badges pages) lack spacing between the badges themselves. The spacing between the users who ...
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Why haven't I received badge Unsung Hero even after 10 days?

These are some stats that I have self calculated: I have 10 zero score accepted answers. Less than 40 total accepted answers. I haven't self answered any questions. The latest zero score accepted ...
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No “Altruist” badge awarding notification in achievements popup [duplicate]

Today I got "Altruist" badge, but I've not been notified about it and I don't see it in Achievements popup:
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Add a new context for “awarded” string to make possible correct translation

The string "awarded" is used in two (at least) different contexts: In the list of site badges for badges that awarded 1k+ times. In the user profile page on the Activities - Badges tab: ...
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Famous question calculation gone wrong?

I noticed on SO the following: I looked at five of these questions and all were well past the 10K marker: 23K, 52K, 23K, 15K and 48K Looking at the user profile, I can see 15 gold badges but none ...
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Badges with long names overflow on the profile page

I just saw on this user's profile that long badge names (google-chrome-extension) flow out the side of the badge: Can we either add more space for those long-name badges or hide the overflow (...
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Inconsistent font size for links to questions and answers on badge page

Some badges have links to specific questions and answers where you (or another user) earned them. Since most badges can only be earned on either questions or answers, it's not really obvious links to ...
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The Cleanup badge is awarded for bad behaviour

On Stack Exchange sites, being able to edit a post requires a certain amount of reputation points (depending on the site and the kind of post). Users below the reputation threshold can only submit ...
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Could we get a clearer badge progress tracker for the Curious/Inquisitive/Socratic badges? [duplicate]

So I've asked 5 questions each with a positive score (and well-received, I guess) on 5 separate days. The badge indicator says that the task is complete (5/5), but I haven't been awarded that badge. ...
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List of recently awarded badges has no correct spacing [duplicate]

When visiting https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges (at this time) the list of badges awarded recently is display with no spacing between them, which I think is incorrect since it doesn't follow the ...
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Site badge icons are not used on new revisions screen

With the latest change to the revisions screen, a site's custom badges are not displayed on the user card. Here's an example - you can see the custom badges used for Arqade on the top bar, while the ...
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Can the company lock specific badges?

When I barely started using Meta Stack Exchange, I was surprised that I couldn't access a bronze medal. The "Altruist" badge requires 75 reputation, and the "Commentator" badge 50! ...
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How can I embed badges into my profile?

I want to showcase my rarest badges on a site in my profile. For example: How do I do this?
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Why isn't traffic part of the positive question record calculation?

In theory someone could have five zero-score questions with 10k views each, earning them five Famous Question badges, yet they wouldn't even qualify for the Curious badge. IMHO, a highly scored ...
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Is there a total score for the whole Stack Exchange stack?

On some days, I'd like to see a summary of my learning & share the knowledge achievements in total, regardless the topic. Closest thing I found is going to the Stack Exchange Network Profile and ...
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“Recent Badges” list is displayed without margins on “Home” page

When the "Hide Hot Network Questions" preference is enabled (i.e. HNQ sidebar is hidden), we see "Recent Tags" and "Recent Badges" in the homepage instead of the HNQ. ...
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Steward badge description rephrasing

Now when you can earn Steward badge multiple times inside a single review queue the following phrase looks weird: Complete at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded multiple times per review ...
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Steward badge can now be awarded multiple times — backfill details

As we announced in our post on visual design changes to the Review Queues, the Steward badge can now be earned more than once per queue. The purpose of this post is not to debate the merits of this ...
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Gold badge parity and balance - award criteria of the steward badge changes

As some have noticed, the steward gold badge is now awarded repeatedly for every 1000 additional reviews in each queue. Prologue The first mention of (possible) upcoming changes to the badges came ...
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A query ranking users by number of badges per class - like the user card

I wanted a query that would rank users by total count of badges per class. That is, a ranking like the user card; with 3 columns: gold, silver, bronze - having the total counts (and possibly with the ...
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Badges awarded out of their time and seemingly without cause [duplicate]

There's a similar question from nearly six years ago, but without any answers. Just now, on Worldbuilding, I was awarded the Steward badge for completing 1,000 review tasks (close votes): You'll of ...
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Did something change with the review queue system and badges? [duplicate]

Over on Science Fiction & Fantasy, I've just been re-awarded a Steward badge that I had earned almost a year ago. When I visit the badge page, I see that they say they're awarded for different ...
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Steward badges being re-awarded suddenly?

I suddenly got four Steward badges re-awarded on SFF. I actually earned these between 2016 and 2020, but now they're awarded twice (?), and the old ones say: for 1000 reviews, over 200 actioned in ...
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Tag Gold Badges have reset the awarded date to yesterday [duplicate]

I got notifications yesterday that I had earned gold tag badges on scifi stack exchange which was odd because I earned those badges years ago and was actually the first person to have those. ...
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Received two Yearling badges within a week? [duplicate]

How come that I received two Yearling badges within a week (almost)?
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Citizen Patrol Badge wasn't rescinded when the flag was retracted - shouldn't it be? [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the intended behavior of the badge system. Reproduction steps: Flag a question (eg: duplicate) Get awarded Citizen Patrol Retract the flag Expected result: Badge rescinded ...
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Checkmark on badge page not vertically aligned [duplicate]

The checkmark besides the badge on the Badges page is not vertically aligned to the badge. It appears that this can be fixed by changing vertical-align: top; to vertical-align: middle; in the ...
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Include related topic link (learn more button) instead of go get it button in the badge tooltips, if necessary

In the privilege tooltips we see learn more button and button link give us details information on related topic/rules. link & picture below In the badge tooltips we see some badge tooltips has go ...
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Curious badge display 3/5 instead of 4/5

I have asked well-received 4 questions on 4 separate days but its display 3/5 instead of 4/5 in this network. Date: Dec 16 '20 at 11:20, Dec 17 '20 at 11:42, Dec 4 '20 at 9:01, 2 days ago, Note one ...
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Users should have the “Unsung Hero” badge, but they have not

I wrote a SEDE query to find the users who should have the Unsung Hero badge, but they have not. The query simply counts the non-CW, not self-accepted, but accepted answers of the users, and compares ...
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Some network profiles show 0 badges for CS50

My account list shows that I didn't earn any badges on CS50, but that's not true. CS50 is a special site, in that it's in perpetual private beta, but not so special that the network aggregator can't ...
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Why is the awarding of Nice Answer badge much faster than Enlightened badge? [duplicate]

I have this answer I did yesterday on SO: Convert type str (with number and words) column into int pandas And I got my tenth upvote today. So I got the Nice Answer badge an hour ago: https://...
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widely applicable question badge & tab

Edit There are millions of questions on Stack Overflow. I think a widely applicable to a large audience or reproducible question should organize some way, and that why I request this feature (for ...
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Display positive question record actual number/ratio for user convenience [duplicate]

Personal Opinion Example Badge: When I click on the Electoral badge (Picture One) I can see percentage, but why not on this Curious badge (Picture Two)... generally new user are confused by seeing ...
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Millionaire badges? [duplicate]

How about a millionaire badge? I got this idea after reading another post about SO recontinuing swag, where one of the answers asked what swag, if any, users would get when they reach one million ...
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Potential problem with the “Edward” hat

So the "Edward" hat on the Winter Bash page says that we have to earn the Curious badge. However, I have already earned it on one of the sites before the Winter Bash and haven't gotten the ...
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Does this site offer bounties or badges for kindness?

Does this site offer bounties or badges for kindness? And by 'kindness' I mean a comprehensiveness of views, an inviting way of welcoming newcomers, a kind and unarrogant way of inciting the other ...

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