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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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Give users a way to see their “Positive Question Record” score

I recently got awarded some new badges for different SE sites, however I was a bit surprised at which sites gave me which badges. The badges are : Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days,...
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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 ...
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I want to find the number of unique badges a selected user has

I want to find the number of unique badges a selected user has, i.e. 737 (https://stackoverflow.com/users/22656/jon-skeet). SELECT Users.Id AS [Id], Users.DisplayName AS [Display Name],  COUNT ...
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Completing Tour page before joining a site

If you read Tour page before joining a site you will see the following: The last paragraph says that I will claim badge “Informed”. It’s wrong. Joining the site after reading the page doesn’t ...
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Add “Go get it” button for “Archaeologist” badge

Currently the “Archaeologist” badge doesn’t contain a “Go get it” button: I suggest to add it with the link to the following search request: lastactive:..6m Because it actually reflects the ...
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Fanatic badge differences across the Stack Exchange Network

Are there differences in how the various Stack Exchange sites catalog what the timing means to be "consecutive"? I've missed out on the Fanatic badge numerous times simply because I missed what ...
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Copy Editor and still lost 2 reputation for suggested edit when user was removed?

I recently lost 2 points of rep, with the reason "User was removed". It's likely that this is because I had received 2 points for a suggested edit, and then lost it when the user and the user's posts ...
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Drop lower value for “Peer Pressure” badge

Currently the "Go get it" link for the "Peer Pressure" badge contains lower value -100: I.e. posts with score below -100 points will be excluded from the search results. Use of search pattern ...
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Unable to view badge achievement within the app

I was just awarded a badge, proceeded to click it on the achievements section, and selected the option to open within the app: But it did not display the outcome within the app, and ...
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Delay in approval leads to missing out on being awarded an “Explainer” badge

I am not sure if this is a bug or a design error, but I came across this issue on SE Robotics. I assume that the same code is employed across the various SE sites, so I am posting my question here. ...
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Explainer, Refiner, and Illuminator badges are not awarded when it takes more than 12 hours to approve an edit [duplicate]

The Explainer, Refiner, and Illuminator badges descriptive text says: Edit and answer [1/50/500] questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) But this does not appear to actually be ...
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Network profile badges not counting rightly anymore, apparently [duplicate]

I'm aware of the documentation badges in SO issue, I lost 3 of them so this isnt about this. My network profile shows a drop in another 61 bronze badges depending where you see it (264 to 205), and if ...
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How to know why I lost one or more badges (and which one)?

I have noticed to have one bronze badge less than some days ago, but I can't see any notification about it. So, I don't know when it happened and what badge I've lost lately. Is there a way to get ...
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Idiot's Guide to the Electorate Badge? [duplicate]

Ok. So I've read multiple questions and answers on the progress for this badge and I'm still no wiser. Repeating It's simple, isn't it? Isn't really making it easier to understand. So I'd like ...
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How can I see who has the most of a certain badge?

On a site, I've gotten 4 of a certain gold badge now and that made me curious to see who has the most, or maybe a list of users ordered by the number of times they've earned that badge. I'm not ...
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User Nominated Badges

Right now, all badges are awarded automatically when people reach certain statistics. Badges work and are motivating, but I think they would be more meaningful if members of the community were able to ...
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Dupehammer: show the rarest expert badge

When a question is marked as duplicate by a user having dupehammer privileges it seems that their first-earned expert badge (applying to the question) is shown in the "marked as duplicate" banner. ...
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Should moderators be given the discretion to award high-scoring badges and privileges?

Badges and privileges are site-specific, available only to high reputation participants and automatically awarded. In other words, once certain reputation point thresholds are crossed, the appropriate ...
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Were there any occurrences when a badge's class was changed?

I'm just curious whether there was a precedent of changing a badge's class. I am aware of the retirement of the Documentation badges on SO; but, strictly speaking, that wasn't a direct class change.
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Link to the full list of badges from the truncated list

I wanted to see which badges a user had, so I opened the “Profile” tab of their profile. Under their avatar and reputation, a box shows 4 bronze badges Below, in the “Badges” area, I see three of ...
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Tracking Time for certain badges [duplicate]

There are some badges which track your presence on the particular stack - enthusiast and fanatic are the two that come to mind that appear to be available on all stacks with consistent criteria (30 ...
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Is there a reason behind the number of badges owned by John Doe in the tour page?

When we take a tour of any Stack Exchange site, we are shown some basic info about questions, answers, tags etc., in the form of slides. We are also shown a slide about the reputation. Here an ...
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Inconsistencies on Tag Badge Counter on some Network Profiles [closed]

I have noticed some inconsistencies on the score I have on several tags in my account on The Workplace. For example: However, the net vote count (as DVs count against you in the counts) I have on ...
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Is there a site on which Legendary is not the rarest badge?

On SO, only 172 people have Legendary. Only Reversal, with 184, is close to it in rarity. Only 6 people have Legendary here on Meta. On Travel, it has never been awarded. To spare me going through ...
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Howto retrieve exact reputation on “legendary day”?

Some weeks ago I asked about the most legendary users on the network. Now that my name shows up in that list as well (or will show up when the SEDE data is updated) - a comment of another user ...
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Fix description for Enthusiast and Fanatic badges

Each badge description with a single sentence doesn't contain a dot. Except for Enthusiast and Fanatic badges: I think those descriptions for Enthusiast and Fanatic badges should be changed from ...
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Hide the Analytical badge for new sites

The Aviation site just launched, into private beta. I was looking through the list of badges, and found a trusty old pal: The only thing is, this will never be awarded on a new site; can we get rid ...
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Why have I not received the archaeologist badge?

According to this Data Stack Exchange query I have performed more than the 100 edits necessary to receive the archaeologist badge on Stack Overflow. My guess is that the logic for awarding the badge ...
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Do not keep lower-class badges that are implied by the attained higher-class ones

As an example, Electorate implies that Civic Duty has also been awarded, so there is no need to keep the latter. It is just visual noise (just look at the page of any very-active user). Above example ...
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No badges for meta sites in the community list in the iOS app

I don't see any badge for any meta site in the community list in the iOS app: If you open user profile for such sites you will see actual badges count, e.g. ruSO.meta: App Version: 1.7.0.1 ...
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How about giving badges to people coming back after long suspensions?

I think, if somebody gets a long "free time", and then comes back, and posts again - either here, and to the meta site, it is a clear signature of improvement. My idea is to giving them some badge ...
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Nice answer and Enlightened achievements refers to the question in the iOS app [duplicate]

Recently I've got "Nice answer" badge and noticed that tapping on related achievement item in the iOS app refers me to the question instead of the answer: Using web achievements panel refers to ...
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What is a 'rollback' in Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

What is the role of rollbacks for badges on Stack Exchange? Anyone told me it's used for badges; then, how do I get this?
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How can moderators track badge progress of tags?

Tag progress bars look like this for regular users of a site: However, that part of the profile page is empty for moderators. [Maybe cause one can choose between tracking privileges and tracking ...
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Why I didn't received a Bronze Medal after reaching the goal “Curious”? [duplicate]

I already have reached the goal, as it shows on the board of my profile: It's been (at least) a week since I have reached the goal, but no medal counted. In this question, it says that it takes ...
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Which user is “the most” legendary across the whole network of sites?

I have seen this - nicely laying out that even meta sites (with assumed low "traffic") can have legendary users. Simply wondering now: is there a list somewhere providing a "ranking" of users that ...
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Why did I just get the Announcer Badge and the Booster badge?

Today I got both the Announcer badge and the Booster badge for this question that I asked last year. I don't remember ever sharing a link to it, and it seems odd to me that I would get both badges ...