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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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Margins are inconsistent in badge page sidebar

I noticed the following inconsistency in the margins between badges and their descriptions. The margins have a considerable difference in the sidebar between the main badge page and the tag badge page....
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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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Is there a way to “share” a link to an entire site (like we can with questions and answers)?

Sometimes I share links on Reddit to questions and answers on Chinese.SE. When sharing URLs via the "share" button, we get a link like https://chinese.stackexchange.com/q/42218/8099 wherein ...
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Some meta sites insist that I take the main sites' tours, but don't recognize that I already have [duplicate]

On three sites: User Ray Butterworth - Music Fans Meta Stack Exchange User Ray Butterworth - Operations Research Meta Stack Exchange User Ray Butterworth - Physics Meta Stack Exchange my badges ...
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No title for badge related pages in mobile version

There is no title for badge related pages in mobile version. For instance: https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/badges/7/critic Full site Mobile site I.e. html title tag is not filled for that page.
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Track badge with conditional views that require improvement

This behaviour was seen in Android 10 using both Firefox version 81.1.5 and Google Chrome version 86.0.4240.99 and in multiple communities. In one's profile, in the Activity tab, there are at least ...
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Deleted answers and Enlightened badge [duplicate]

Suppose that these events occur by this order: Someone posts a question. User A posts an answer. User B posts an answer. The answer posted by user A gets deleted. The answer posted by user B gets ...
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Allow me to choose a badge (1+?) to highlight on my usercard

Inspired by conversation on Hide new Constituent badges on the all-badges page for current election until after the election (show to the user tho) Allow me to show off a badge (including count) I am ...
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Allow me to opt-out of having my badge participation displayed anywhere

Inspired by conversation on Hide new Constituent badges on the all-badges page for current election until after the election (show to the user tho) This proposal is to allow a person to choose to have ...
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I was incorrectly awarded the Sheriff badge today on Board and Card Games

Today I got the only Sheriff badge on Board and Card Games, which is not correct because we have never had a moderator election. This happened exactly one year after I was briefly removed and then ...
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How to get the Autobiographer badge in Area 51-discussion / Area 51 meta

I signed up on Area 51 and filled out my profile there to get the Autobiographer badge, which also worked. It was only later that I came across the Area 51 Discussion Zone (Area 51-discussion) and had ...
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Review badges, we need more of them! [duplicate]

In the past a lot of people have argued to get rid of review badges all together. For example here and here. To an extent these questions are a bit old, and are based on different mechanics of the ...
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“Autobiographer” badge not being awarded when information is automatically filled in

This query: # of a specific badge, for a single user networkwide - Stack Exchange Data Explorer shows that on 5 sites (and their 5 metas) I don't have the "Autobiographer" badge, even though ...
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Write a query to get top rep. users who have silver badges, but no gold ones

I am trying to compose a query that will list all high rep users who have a silver badge, but no gold ones. I am new to the SEDE. I have gone through the tutorial and properties documentation, but I ...
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Is it designed so that same badge have different shapes? [duplicate]

I just got a new badge today on academia site, but the shape of the badge appear in different shapes when I am on different sites. If viewed from Mathematica site, it is triangular shaped however, if ...
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Badge for the first use of the “follow post” feature

We have badges awarded to those who learned and used some site features, first of all Autobiographer and Informed. Scholar, Editor, Supporter, Citizen Patrol, Critic, Custodian also look worth ...
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Inconsistent colour for badge counts between top bar and flags history

The top part of the image are the badge counts as displayed in the top bar. The bottom part are the badge counts as shown when looking at your flags history. https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/flag-...
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Long usernames skew “Others with this badge” list item alignment [duplicate]

On the "Others with this badge" page (this one is a good example), if one of the users who gained the related badge has a rather long username, their profile's alignment will be pushed over ...
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Is it possible for a user to have many badges, lots of voted questions and answer and have reputation 1? [duplicate]

User jww has plenty of badges on Stack Overflow (57 gold, 298 silver & 650 bronze). He has 740 questions and 1.752 answers, some having lots of votes and reputation 1. I can see he has: 47 Offered ...
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Yearling badge awarded multiple times within a year [duplicate]

Is this a bug? [Yearling] Awarded 9 mins ago Awarded May 31 at 19:33 Awarded May 31 at 10:55 Awarded May 6 at 19:40
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Improve alignment of “Learn more” button in “Newest badge” popup

The popup when you click on your newest badge in your user profile has a "Learn more" button, but its alignment is suboptimal; it's too close to the top of its container: It looks better ...
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Why can't we have tag scores unified?

Recently I had scored 1 point (1 upvote, 10 reputation points) for my answer in the [digital-logic] tag on Stack Overflow, but I was dismayed to find out that this score was not reflected in the [...
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Understanding Inquisitive Silver badge [duplicate]

The Inquisitive silver badge description reads: Ask a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record. Please correct me if I am wrong, I interpret the latter ...
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“You always meet twice”-like badge? [duplicate]

I was wondering if stackoverflow had a badge when the following interactions happen between two users: user A answered a question from user B, user B answered a question from user A. And if such a ...
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Pluralization bug in the network profile

This image says it all: As you can see, I'm viewing someone's network profile and it says "1 questions". The same problem goes with the answers, but you don't see that in the image because the user ...

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