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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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What happened to my Profile?

I wanted to Sign In as I do regularly, but when I clicked Sign In, I first saw a page about some problems that had appeared before (because of which I had been logged out). I decided to Sign In with ...
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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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New badge suggestion: “Wise helper”

I was looking at high rep user profile on the SE site I use a lot and I found one that had around 30k rep... and has asked no questions! I know that user, he always answers with many details, plus I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 does the Blender SE specific badge icon only apply to the gold badge? [closed]

I have noticed something recently while using some Stack Exchange websites. Some sites have specific badge icons (the three 'medals': gold, silver, bronze). As you can see on the images below, some ...
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Copy Editor badge is not included to my account even after I have edited 500 posts [duplicate]

I have a problem regarding the Copy Editor badge. I have edited more than 500 posts in total. Still, I cannot receive Copy Editor badge in my account. And also, Copy Editor badge track (progress bar) ...
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Badge Request: Hotshot (Ask a Hot Network Question)

I would like to suggest a silver bronze badge which would be awarded for having a question featured as a Hot Network Question. Currently there is no way of tracking a user's Hot Network Questions. ...
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Why is there no popular/notable/famous answer badge?

I see that in all Stack Exchange sites (at least the ones I checked) there are badges for Popular, Notable, and Famous Question, when it gets to 1k, 2.5k, and 10k views, respectively. My question is ...
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Possibility to track nearly all badges

We have a lot of badges that are not tracked. I think that we can track them. I don't see any obstacles in tracking most of badges. Question badges: Favorite question, Famous question, Nice question, ...
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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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How to select users with a gold Angular badge

I'm using the following query on SEDE to select top 100 users with angular gold badge: SELECT TOP 100 UserId AS [User Link], COUNT(*) FROM Badges WHERE Name IN ('angular') GROUP BY UserId ORDER BY ...
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Mismatch of the community specific badge icons in next badge tracker and activity tab

The graduated Stack Exchange sites except SOFU, MSE and Stack Apps (may be I missed few other sites) are have their community specific design for the badge icons. After the recent UI changes for the ...
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How can I remove a badge which I accidentally earn? [duplicate]

I was just surfing questions, and I came across a question. But accidentally I clicked on downvote for that question. I immediately changed my downvote, but still, I earned a Critics badge. Can I ...
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Why can tag badges be lost?

In contrast to usual badges tag badges which have already been awarded can be lost. This does not make a lot of sense to me. Even if your skills within a certain tag are historic and some of the old ...
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Don't split sentence about badge awarding

Some badge help pages contain sentence "Awarded {time} to", e.g. delete-tag: As far as I see in Transifex mentioned sentence is separated to two pieces: Awarded $relativeTime$ to Is it ...
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Research Assistant - user list shows “No longer available” on mobile site

The list of users with the Research Assistant badge looks 'wrong' in the mobile view. Related question: "No longer available" on the list of users with "Research Assistant" badge ...
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Can we help users avoid “mark of shame” badges?

Several badges are effectively a "negative" tag on a user. For example, Peer Pressure is a permanent mark that a user had a post with unusually high numbers of downvotes at one point; the fact that ...
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Wrongfully received consecutive days badge for the third time [duplicate]

For the third time now, I've received a consecutive days badge when I know for a fact that I haven't earned it. The first time was reported here and the second time here. I just looked at my ...
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Badges icons are displayed per current SE website, not per SE website you earned that badge in [duplicate]

In my "Achievements" panel I can see that I have earned a badge for a question in StackOverflow. However if I'm in another website from the StackExchange Network the badge changes its icon according ...
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Is there a way to propose badges? [duplicate]

Badges are great, as well as achievements - they encourage people and make discussion, asking question and answering more fun. There are standard badges, which are cool, but from time to time I'm ...
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Suffrage awarded but still votes cast is zero

See the image below: I was awarded the Suffrage badge (awarded when we use 30 votes in a day), but still the number of votes cast is zero.
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Why not scale Tag badges for beta sites?

Why not scale Tag Badge requirements for beta sites? For example on the Robotics SE Site the gold badge requires: total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers Same as SO and ...
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Profile page links to random answer for my awarded “Great Answer” badge

As we can see here I was recently awarded a "Great Answer" badge on my politics.SE profile, Which is great and all except for the fact I never answered the question I have been "Awarded [it] for". ...
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Socratic badge without 100 questions

Recently I earned Socratic badge and click on Others with this badge link. I noticed that @Shog9 also have this badge. But he has only 99 questions now, and two of them have negative score. More over ...
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Why don't tag excerpt edits count towards the Research Assistant badge?

The description shown for the Research Assistant is Edited 50 tag wikis. According to the List of all badges with full descriptions, this does not include edits to tag wiki excerpts. It's been ...
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Allow badges to be seen on the app [duplicate]

I am one of those people who likes seeing what badges and accomplishments users (especially new users) have done. I am also one of those people who uses the iOS app for SE because it is easier. ...
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Change badge criteria according to overall site activity

It's generally known that different sites have different traffic and user activity. But criteria for badges still remain the same. That's definitely making some badges differ in difficulty in ...
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Ongoing problems with “ask a well-received question” counter [duplicate]

I have asked 9 well-received questions over 8 days, yet my count is still 6/30 on the Inquisitive badge: I've had this problem before: Why didn't my latest (well-received) question go towards my ...
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Is the “Peer Pressure” badge revoked when undeleting a post? [duplicate]

I recently earned the Peer Pressure badge for deleting one of my posts with a score of -3 or lower. That got me thinking. The peer pressure badge is only awarded once per user. What would happen if I ...
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Confused about Electorate badge criteria [duplicate]

How can I vote on 600 questions but only 25% of them are on questions? Did it originally mean "600 posts"?