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Meaning of Cleanup badge (First rollback ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a 'rollback'? I don't understand meaning of first roll back badges. When I move cursor on CleanUp badge it shows message "First Rollback". What the meaning of ...
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Profile reputation has been reset

I added my gmail to my profile and it ended up resetting my rep points as below. Looks weird above. I suddenly get old notifications saying you earned this badge, that badge. But no change in ...
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Why do I not have the 5/5 for the Curious badge? [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure that I have asked 5 (really 6) well-received questions on this site, my questions are here, but for some reason, I don't have the 5 separate days of asking a good question. Why is this?...
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Change achievement icons on Profile Summary to match their respective websites [duplicate]

When looking at the Accounts tab, the icons shown for achivements all belong to the specific website you are looking at, not the Stack Exchange website shown to the left. For example, here is what I ...
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How can I get the “Electorate” badge? [duplicate]

The description written in the FAQ reads: Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions I voted 671 times on Stackoverflow, and more than 30% of my votes are on questions;...
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How is a “positive question record” calculated?

For the badges Curious, Inquisitive, and Socratic, you need to ask varying numbers of well-received questions on different days. You also need to maintain a "positive question record" On Stack ...
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Help to get back old reputation and badges [duplicate]

I had a profile whose link is https://math.stackexchange.com/users/294365/learnmore. The problem is when I am logging in it using my e-mail subarshabnrj@gmail.com and password,I find my reputation is ...
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Reputation and Badge Difference

If you go on my chat account which is based on my Stack Overflow account, they have different reputation and amount of badges as shown below. Why is that? Is this only a problem on my account or on ...
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Year-Round Hats for Fun and Profit

Making hats available year-round, rather than limiting them to Winter Bash, would be a natural and powerful extension of Stack Exchange's gamification systems. This remains true even if hats are ...
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permanent hat-like thing? [duplicate]

I really like how, in the winter bash, there are hats. They are pretty cool and actually encourage me to get badges, something I didn't care about before. I think there should be something like this, ...
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Change Taxonomist's definition

How 'bout we change the definition of the Taxonomist badge from "Created a tag used by 50 questions" to "Created a tag used by 50 users"? That would prevent users from trying to game the badge by ...
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What is the fastest and average time to attain each badge?

These seem to be interesting questions to understand in general how much effort is expended to attain a badge. Effort is the wrong word, some badges are gained through fortune or uncontrollable chaos....
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Badges for private beta site aren't shown in the network profile

In the list of accounts on my network profile, the badges for the new Augur Stack Exchange site aren't shown: It should've shown 8 bronze badges, I had those for a couple of days so it's not likely ...
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Add link to post which earned you the Quorum badge

Some badges, especially most of the ones which awarded for a single post, like Nice Answer, have a link to the post(s) where you earned that badge. For Quorum (one post with score of 2 on a child meta)...
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Search for users having two different badges

On a certain SE site, I'm interested in seeing how many people have both of two different badges (Promoter & Tumbleweed). Is there a way to do this?
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Badges in achievement drop-down switches based on site [duplicate]

The achievements dialog drop-down in the top bar shows the recent achievements across all sites. Each entry has a site-specific icon next to it, so you know where it's from. Badges, however, seem to ...
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Incorrect badges displaying in profile

I've stumbled across a user whose profile mentions they've got two 'Famous Question' gold badges: Upon clicking the 'Famous Question' link, we see this: Even more curious, they appear to have bronze ...
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Voting counts frozen

It was long (almost two months) since my count for the electorate badge was 268/600, and since then I've voted on questions and answers almost daily without a big change , now 272/600. My votes on ...
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Badge Requirements - Outspoken [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of all badges with full descriptions The requirements for the silver Outspoken badge are a little confusing to me: Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 ...
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Will I get a new populist badge for a new answer if the answer I got for the first one became accepted?

Let's assume this scenario: I get the populist badge for a specific answer (as it outscores the accepted answer by the required margin) The asker later changes the accepted mark to my answer, so it ...
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Newly-earned tag badge shows pop-up for newly-earned normal badge

So, I recently earned a couple of badges - one Proofreader and one tag badge: One small problem: clicking the tag badge shows the pop-up for the proofreader badge: Clearly, this is a calculated ...
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Select next badge contains ugly formatted text

I’m not a designer, but I think this looks ugly in terms of graphic design: There should be at least some kind of indent/alignment according to table view of the page.
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Show multiple awardable badges in the list of available badges even if the badge has been awarded [duplicate]

Recently I’ve suddenly got a second Socratic badge. This badge can be awarded multiple times, but currently if the user already have one the badge is not shown in the list of available: My ...
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Do duplicate questions count as “well-received” for the Curious, Inquisitive, and Socratic badges? [duplicate]

Do questions marked as duplicate, even with a positive score, count for badges that need well-received questions? For example, if I had 5 questions with a positive score in 5 different days, but one ...
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Icons of badges in the “accounts” section of the user page

If I am on a SE site and I navigate to my own user page by clicking the link at the upper right corner, the page has a section under the title "Accounts", where I can find my accounts on other SE ...
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Why didn't I get the Mortarboard badge again after I achieved 227 in a single day? [duplicate]

Why didn't I get the Mortarboard badge again even though I achieved 227 in a single day (18-01-2018)? Removing the tag wiki of 4, it still stands at 223. https://stackoverflow.com/users/7429447/...
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Date that badge was earned does not contain year

Checking my badges on SO I noticed that the information about my badges is not complete. For example, there is no information about the year when a current badge was earned.
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No year mark for some recent badges in the profile page even though other recent badges have it [duplicate]

For some badges there are no year mark in the profile page, e.g.: It's expected for the current year dates, but they are not. Answer from the possible duplicate says: Badges only show the ...
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Popup appears when clicking between the Newest badge and Next badge

I found a minor issue on the badge tracker of my user profile when I click exactly besides the newest badge which I have earned. When I click on the badge it opens the popup view with badge details, ...
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Receiving badges very long after meeting the criteria [duplicate]

Recently, I completed the "electorate" badge. I voted 600 times on questions, but did not receive my badge immediately. It was only after 10 minutes that I got it. Is this a bug? Or else could it ...
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Unable to pluralize “awarded” on the badges page

The word "awarded" on the Badges page doesn't have plural versions, hence we're unable to localize it properly. There also should be a separate version for the kilo-suffexed numbers. Current ...
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In which site, among Stack Overflow localized sites, is the census badge awarded and why?

I, like many other people here, received an e-mail link from StackExchange inviting to answer the 2018 Developer Survey, which I responded thoroughly. When I finished it, I 'd been awarded with the ...
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Can you get Populist from your own question? [duplicate]

The badge description for Populist is described as: Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x I recently asked a question over on SFF and ...
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Does the Socratic badge require that questions with votes have a specific lifetime?

I see this https://meta.stackoverflow.com/a/291013/1518921, but I noticied in my profile on pt.stackoverflow.com is showed 92/100 (Socrático = Socratic): I had 92/100 at some time, so in the last 3 ...
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Why can't gold tag badge holders “instantly close” for non-duplicate reasons?

After reading this answer to Increase close vote weight for gold tag badge holders, I was able to better understand the reasons that led users who have a gold badge in a tag to gain the ability to ...
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How to earn the critic badge [duplicate]

And how long does it take? I downvoted a question 10 minutes ago but I did not receive the critic badge. Is this is bug or am I doing anything wrong?
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Can we have a badge for earning at least 200 reputation each day for 10 days?

I'd like a badge which will be awarded when you earn at least 200 reputation each day for 10 days. I'd call it the King of the hill badge. Can be earned multiple times. [This question predated the ...
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Remove the Analytical badge from the list of badges for sites where no users have them

I noticed that all Stack Exchange sites created after its retirement have the Analytical badge in the list of badges. But this badge has been retired and there are no users who already have it, or can ...
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All hats are disabled even if I meet the unlock requirements for some of them

When looking at my hats on the Winter Bash site, all of the hats are grey with the following message You haven't earned this hat on any sites yet. even if I think I should already have unlocked some ...
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Is there a bug in the implementation of the Research Assistant badge?

I was doing several tag wiki edits (both true tag wikis and excerpts) in [linguistics.se]. I saw the counter "Your badge progress" on the right sidebar increasing: Your Badge Progress Research ...
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My Winter Bash icon is missing [duplicate]

The Winter Bash icon is missing as with the hat's I earned. I have earned two hats, including one which come with the silver badge, It was there, and I was using it also. But now when I log in it's ...
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Can you earn badges while suspended [duplicate]

I was recently suspended from this website for a seven day period. During this time I continued to log onto the site each day and earned the Enthusiast Badge for logging on for 30 consecutive days. ...
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Where to find list of behaviours/rules of Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Well, I know this is weird question. Recently I upvoted some answers, and I get a tooltip saying "You haven't been upvoted a question for a while. Questions need upvote too". It was nice to get it. ...
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Tooltip for badges on the profile top section

I just noticed that there is no tooltip for badges on the profile top section: In badge section tooltips are visible: I see no reason to not display tooltips for badges on the top section of ...
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Suspended accounts effect badges(plural) like Fanatic? [duplicate]

When I get suspended do I still get credited for visiting everyday? an what of the other badges?(in the title it don't limit this only to fanatic) Are there badges that are negatively effected?
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Enthusiast or Fanatic badge using the Android app [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity I was wondering, can a person log-in or visit TSE using the Stack Exchange Android app and still it would count as a day visited for these badges? Or does one have to explicitly ...
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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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Deleting an account retains reputation and badges for linked chat accounts

I deleted my account on codegolf.stackexchange.com some time ago. The vast majority of my network reputation was derived from that site (I had approximately 20k rep when I deleted the account). ...
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Tick sign is not centered on single badge page

On the user's badges page tick sign is not centered relative to the badge: On the all badges list it looks centered:
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Ability to choose “reviewer” as next badge on profile page

Basically a "fix" for this. That question is about why it is how it is, I'm suggesting to "fix" it. But because it was intentionally left out, this is not really a bug report, but a suggestion. My ...