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Awarded to encourage and incentivize positive community actions within the site.

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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"?
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Why isn't my question record positive? [duplicate]

According to that info box, the only thing I don't a positive question record. However, the math says I should. According to my profile: I have asked 8 questions Of those, 3 are closed 0 have been ...
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Are the Vox Populi and Suffrage badges good for a profile or not?

I am using Stack Overflow, and I want to earn badges. I was looking at the list of badges available on Stack Overflow, and I caught the two badges Vox Populi and Suffrage. Are these good for my ...
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Badge proposal: posts that are linked to often

It occurred to me that incoming links to posts may be a solid quality and/or relevance criterion. Hence, I propose a (set of) badge(s) should be added to highlight posts that are linked to more often ...
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Why didn't my latest (well-received) question go towards my “Curious” badge? [duplicate]

I've posted my fifth well-received question: However, I still seem to be stuck on 4 out of 5 for the Curious badge: Any idea what I've done wrong? This question is different from a similar question ...
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Badge Icon Bug when Viewing From Other Site [duplicate]

So I was looking at a badge that I got awarded on the dropdown menu whilst browsing Biology SE. The badge was a popular question one from Law SE. The badge symbol displayed was the DNA helix that is ...
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Badge icons in Achievements section erroneously correspond to the current site [duplicate]

This screenshot says it all: I am on ELL.SE, opening a recent notification in top frame. The notification is about a Badge received on Linguistics.SE site. The icon apparently belongs to the theme ...
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Gratuitous editing [closed]

Someone changed "MSSQL" to "SQL Server" in one of my questions. I don't care enough to fix it, but I think it's a fairly good example of pointless editing: the question is about obtaining metadata for ...
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Upvote not appearing in top bar, possibly linked to Necromancer badge [duplicate]

Today, I received a fifth upvote on one of my answers here. As this was the fifth upvote on a new answer to an old question, it also earned me a Necromancer badge. The upvote and its +10 rep are ...
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Bronze Tag Badge Requirement [duplicate]

I had a question about the requirements for winning the bronze tag badge: You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge. Does this mean I can ...
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Wrong symbols beside badges [duplicate]

While I was on Music meta recently, a +5 popped into my achievements box. I clicked on my notification box, and this is what I saw: Notice that the badge I got on Literature.SE has a "Note" badge ...
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Why badge Constable not awarded to Community

The badge Constable is awarded to non elected moderators if they moderate for 1 year or more. Community is a moderator, even won the Not a robot badge. Then why wasn't the Community user awarded ...
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How did the Community bot earn the “Not a Robot” badge on Stack Overflow?

Somehow, the Community ♦ bot earned the "Not a Robot" badge. How did this happen and should I start welcoming our new robot overlords?
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Informed badge on Stack Apps [duplicate]

There doesn't appear to be a Meta for Stack Apps so I'm asking this here. The recommended next badge for me is "Informed", but when I click on "Go get it" I'm taken to this page, which does not appear ...
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Add timepoint tooltip for an item with earned badge in the achivements dialog

If you cover reputation change in the achivements dialog by mouse pointer - tooltip with timepoint will be shown: For badge items no such behaviour exists: If you want to know that date you ...
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Is the “Fanatic” badge awarded multiple times? [duplicate]

As I already got one "Fanatic" gold badge. Is the "Fanatic" badge awarded multiple times at http://magento.stackexchange.com or any other community ?
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Badge - Civic Duty - Vote 300 or more times [duplicate]

What is Badge - Civic Duty It has simple description "Vote 300 or more times". I'm looking for detail of this badge. I can't see any effect upon down vote question/answers. Does it consider down vote ...
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Icon bug for some badge's winner

I wanted to report a small possible cache bug. On some users in the Windows where you can see who get awarded a badge, in the "Help Center > Badges > Tags", it seem to have a cache issue for the ...
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Can we change the way the badge progress for the asking days badges is displayed?

Currently, the badge progress for the Curious, Inquisitive and Socratic badges looks like this: When I don't have a positive question record, it only says "need a positive question record", without ...
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Please explain the “Generalist” badge in simple terms

Ok, so I see a number of posts on this badge, but I can't get to the bottom of it. As far as I understand it: The top 40 tags on a site need to have more than 200 questions each. Users need to ...
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Badge icons are missing in the Achievements when viewing from Area 51

When viewing the Achievements section from the Area 51 page, the badge icons are missing. Where as viewing from other community page, the badge icons are displaying.
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Moderator candidate statistics - badge count is zero in the elections stack exchange [duplicate]

In the Elections page for the moderator candidate statistics, the badge counts are displaying as zero. For an example, in the recent Travel SE election site the badge counts for main and meta sites ...
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Lost badge count after visiting Site Tour

I'm participating a Private Beta of Ukrainian Language.StackExchange. At some moment, I've visited the Site Tour, and BOOM! — all my badges displayed in the header frame are lost. They still exist in ...
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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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Badge icons are cropped

There is a minor bug with badges display. Close-up: I'm using Chrome browser on Mac. I tried to change .badge1, .badge2, .badge3 width to 7px instead of 6px and it fixes the issue. Update: I ...
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Do we fight for badges here or to help each other to solve problems?

As question and answer site, I was wondering why the most common and basic questions get more answers and attention then a real question? I saw questions that could be answered on the first ten pages ...
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Achievements screen in iOS app doesn't show Area 51 icon

Today I received the Enthusiast badge on Area 51 (or rather, the discussion part of the site). This shows up in my Achievements list in the iOS app, but the icon is missing: This is how it looks ...
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Pundit badge: Do moved comments count?

I wrote a comment on a question and was getting up votes, 13 last time I was able to check. I later logged in to see how many votes it had (This was the first time one of my comments had gotten a ...
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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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Minor alignment issue in few of the Badge page's “Awarded to” text

There is an minor alignment issue in the few of the badges section. For an example: Marshal, Curious badges in MSE For few of the entries the text to is displaying in the next line. This is not a ...
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What happens when someone earns more than 200 daily reputation but the total earned that day is less than that due to users being removed?

Last January 27th in the Spanish Language site some users were removed, and I lost 210 reputation points due to their upvotes being also removed. Nonetheless, that same day I earned 205 reputation ...
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Link for an earned badge in the iOS app

Recently I've earned a badge for an answer. If I tap on notification in web: It refers me to the answer (try this in web and in the app): But if I do the same in the app, question will be ...
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Why is an accepted answer not counted in the Score of a Next tag badge? [duplicate]

Why is the score of a tag not counted after you get an accepted answer? If I answer a question with a support tag, why does this not count in the Next tag badge?
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No badges are visible after switching from mobile web to full site

Second page of the my profile page with opened Badges page looks in mobile web like showed in picture: If you make switch to full site (via link in the bottom of the page), then resulting page ...
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Badges loading broken in election statistics

We have an current election running and I noticed the badges are not loading in the election statistics like they should be. It just hangs forever loading badge information: Unfortunately I blew off ...
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Should Badges that can no longer be awarded be removed from the 'Badges' panel? [duplicate]

I was browsing the Stack Overflow badges tab earlier, and noticed there are some badges that can no longer be awarded. For example; Analytic Precognitive Beta These are badges that, unless I'm ...
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List all questions that I edited and answered

To get the Illuminator badge you need to: Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0). How can I list the questions that I already edited and answered? EDIT For ...
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Achieved Socratic badge; now missing and not counted

Under my Biblical Hermeneutics profile, “Badges” section, my Socratic badge is missing, although I finally acquired it today (see the screenshot below). I currently have four gold badges, but it ...
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Suggested next badge 'Editor' but no editing rights yet

My current rep on Software Engineering Meta does not allow me to edit yet: yet the suggested next badge is Editor: I would not call this a 'bug' exactly, but it's a bit weird. Can anything be done ...