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“Recent Achievements”: bug with sites that have custom badges icons [duplicate]

Let's take Aviation and Stack Overflow for example. Aviation has custom icons for badges while Stack Overflow doesn't. Today I received a badge on Stack Overflow, but if accessing "Recent Achievements"...
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List all users who have a gold badge

Is there any way to list all the users who have any Gold badge, not by badge like here, but any type of badge, like Great Question, Famous Question, Gold badge in Java, Gold badge in Discussion, ...
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Why auto status of user for badges is not shown?

In the Badges screen currently the format is Now, my question is why is it not shown that: How much more points, I need for particular badge How much I progress on it ...etc, Or why does it not ...
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How can we find the Tumbleweeds? [closed]

One of the Winter Bash 2016 hats involves answering a question which qualifies for the Tumbleweed badge. There doesn't seem to be a great way to search for questions which qualify for this tag (no ...
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No hat for silver badge on meta

Some hours ago I was awarded the Good Question badge on Meta Stack Overflow: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/help/badges/21/good-question?userid=1529630 It's a silver badge, but I didn't receive the ...
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Badges in user card got incorrect position in mobile web

Circles for user's badges drawed in wrong positions for mobile web: Tested in Chrome 55 on Android.
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What makes a good badge? When and why should I suggest a new badge?

I've seen a number of badges proposed that were downvoted to the point that they didn't need a status-declined on them to figure out that they weren't happening any time soon. It seems extremely ...
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Wrongfully received badge… again [duplicate]

For the second time, I've received a "consecutive days" badge in error (gold this time!). The first time I reported this, it was brushed off and incorrectly closed as a duplicate. I just received ...
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How did I get my Editor badge when I shouldn't have? [duplicate]

According to this question: What is NOT included edits to your own posts I am not supposed to get the Editor badge after editing my own post. However, recently I faced an issue with my ...
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Badge progress like 29/5 (e.g. for curious badge) is misleading [duplicate]

Summary: My question is not about why I have not got the badge, but rather the misleading progress display. There are quite some posts about this topic. Most of them are marked either duplicate or ...
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Can't see progress to badge [duplicate]

I wanted to find my progress to the Unsung hero badge from my profile, but it's not listed under the available badges. I ran this query to get my progress, but I'm curious why isn't it showing up ...
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Inline badge entry (conversion to graphic) [duplicate]

There are methods on meta sites when discussing tags to put them graphically into your question/answer (using brackets): discussion I am requesting that the same be implemented for badges: that it ...
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Populist badge when accepted answer has negative score [duplicate]

This question was inspired by this one, and the definition of the Populist Badge: Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x. This badge can ...
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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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Gold or silver badge for multiple daily votes [duplicate]

There is a badge for using 30 votes (Suffrage) in a day. There is also a badge (Vox Populi) for using the maximum 40 votes in a day. However, there are no badges for doing either of these multiple ...
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Clarify the meaning of the Generalist badge

So here's the description of Generalist: Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags Has anyone ever realized just how ambiguous that is? Here are the ways it could be ...
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What are “rare” badges?

Sometimes, when browsing a user's profile page, I see, instead of the Badges section: This user has not earned any rare badges And also some badges do not show up in rarest badges despite space ...
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Should the tumbleweed badge criteria be changed to “no votes”? [closed]

Some time ago the tumbleweed badge description was changed from no votes to zero score. ( Tumbleweed wording is incorrect ) I think the criteria should have been changed instead. In a recent ELU meta ...
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Have the requirements for a “positive question record” changed?

It seems confusing why I don't have a "positive question record" on Meta Stack Overflow. The List of all badges with full descriptions from the FAQ gives this: (total questions - negative questions ...
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Why isn't there a gold badge for participating in moderator elections?

I am curious to know why there isn't a gold badge for participating in many elections on a site. I understand that there is a recurring bronze 'Caucus' badge and recurring silver 'Constituent' badge ...
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Add a “Canonical” badge awarding questions/answers that are common dupe targets

I’d like to propose a badge that rewards those that write questions that are common dupe targets. This could apply when all of these are true: you wrote the post it’s a question OR it’s the (...
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Is there a way to see missing badges among subscribed communities?

Let's say I'm interested in having the Enthusiast badge for every community I belong to. How would I go about seeing which communities lack the Enthusiast badge without visiting every community and ...
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`Reviewer`, `Steward` and other badges not selectable

Why aren't the Reviewer or Steward badges shown or selectable as "next badge" on the user activity page? They are shown among the help-center badges.
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badges from sister sites rendered with badge graphic from currently visited site [duplicate]

So, I was on Sci-Fi.se and noticed I got a badge from MV.SE, but for some hilarious reason, it rendered as the logo for the rebel alliance. I checked other sites, and sure enough badges in your ...
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What does it mean when the badge page says “did not earn this badge”?

Looking at my profile page on Workplace I saw: Clicking the badge gives this view: Clicking "learn more" then results in this view: Huh? What is this saying? Clicking on the badge itself shows I ...
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Issue badges as open digital badges (Open Badges)

Stack Exchange badges are limited in the sense that they are only easy to view and display on the associated Stack Exchange sites. A user wishing to display their badges to the world generally must do ...
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Should “discussion” tag gold badge holders be able to dupe-hammer questions on Meta? [duplicate]

This topic has been raised previously on individual site metas, but I observed it as an issue on main Meta as well. Ordinarily, holders of gold tag badges have the privilege of "dupe-hammer" (binding ...
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Incorrectly received “Enthusiast” badge

I just received an "Enthusiast" badge on Code Review. As much as I'd like to keep the badge, I'm certain that I did not visit Code Review every day, for 30 days straight. Is this a bug? I don't ...
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Why “Go get it” for Research Assistant badge leading to favorite tags list?

Clicking on the "Go get it" button for Research Assistant (seepicture below) redirects me to the page that Manages Favorite/Ignored tags. Shouldn't it link me to the New tags page instead? This ...
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Award Mortarboard and like-badges after serial voting check

Today, all of a sudden, I noticed my rep climbing: Now I figured this was going to be reversed soon but then I noticed I got the Mortarboard badge for having hit the rep cap. I figured that the user ...
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The enthusiast badge: does it encompass every community you're part of?

In order to get the enthusiast badge do you have to visit every community or is stackexchange enough? Also, I noticed (can't find the example now) that there's a community (probably more than one) ...
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Copy editor badge after 2000 reputation? [duplicate]

I currently have less than 2000 reputation. When I reach 2K reputation, I will receive the edit privilege. My question is: right now my edits are being counted for the Copy Editor badge; these edits ...
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Badges missing/misplaced

On every post I visit, the badges are missing from the user: Sometimes, they appear somewhere else on the page: They are also missing from user profiles: I installed iOS 10 the other day, but I ...
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New members reported as having one badge seem to have none

I have encountered this issue twice today; once could be a glitch, twice is ... ? The second case concerns the poster of https://bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/42423/what-type-of-bicycle-do-i-...
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Something strange has happened with my badges

Yesterday I decided to change the email for the newsletter for PPCG. However, not long after I had validated my email, the following had flooded my reputation inbox: Now, note that I have been on ...
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Request to change color of silver badge : Make it more bright and shiny

The current color of silver badge looks more like light grey and doesn't have the desired shine. I believe it should be more lightening/flashy silver color. We all know silver badge has more value ...
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Why did I get a Nice Answer badge when the score is only 8? [duplicate]

Is it possible that the downvoter accidentally upvoted at first, earning me the badge? (And then changed it to a downvote as intended?) I don't think badges are removed if the score drops down again? ...
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Why do “Badges” have their own tab in the navigation?

I'm talking about the tabs provided in the navigation (menu-bar): "Questions", "Tags", "Users", "Badges", "Unanswered" and "Ask Question". I think "Badges" is a topic in the help center and can be ...
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14 badge notifications without receiving the badge [duplicate]

This post just received a couple upvotes, bringing it to 10. I just got 14 badge notifications for this post. However, it doesn't even show up once in my list of badges.
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Badge Notification Repeats

Not sure if someone else has already raised this - I've got eleven notifications that I've received a Caucus badge on English Language Learners. Perhaps one notification for each community that I'm a ...
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Badges not styled according to the site where they're earned [duplicate]

I've earned some badges on both security.SE and phycics.SE. When visiting security.SE, I found badges belonging to phycics.SE became a shield, and vice versa. (Badges on physics.SE are circles, while ...
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How is it possible to be the 4979th user to get a bronze tag in Java, but rank 8260?

When I was awarded Bronze tag in Java my number was 4979. But the rank as shown here is 8260? How is it possible?
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Can you still earn the question view badges for a question with bounty?

If I ask a question and then add a bounty to it (after the 48 hour waiting period), and it amasses 1k, 2.5k, or 10k views, will I still earn the 'Popular Question,' 'Notable Question,' or 'Famous ...
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Is a merge supposed to be able to yield the Necromancy badge? [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure that when I posted this answer, the question was very different and fairly recent, which makes me suspect a merger. ​ However, I just got the Necromancer badge for that answer. Is the ...
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What's the reasoning for why tag edits don't count for “question edit badges”?

I recently edited in a tag for a question, answered it, got an upvote on the answer, but the counter for "Illuminator" didn't go up. Tags are part of the question are they not? Hence you are editing ...
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Some one-time only badges have been awarded multiple times

To answer a Meta Stack Overflow question, I compiled a list of badges which have been awarded multiple times to a single user with this query. To my surprise, it includes some well-known 'one-off' ...
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Aviation icon showing for non-aviation change in points [duplicate]

This may be a larger issue, as I faced the same thing on travel.se; and reported it to the SE meta. I'm not sure if this is a design issue or a caching problem, but today I received a notification ...
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How do migrated questions count for the Asking Days badges' positive question record requirement?

The Asking Days badge series (curious/inquisitive/socratic) are only awarded if the user has a 'positive question record', which the initial post describes as the requirement that (total questions - ...
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How come I got the tenacious badge

Well, I have been awarded the Tenacious badge an hour ago... But I don't think I actually deserve it (even though it's nice to get badges). As I understand, I need more than 5 accepted answers with ...
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Are deleted posts shown in badge-related lists?

There are several badges which are awarded for a specific post. For this type of badges you can also see the posts for which they have been awarded. I mean badges like enlightened, guru, populist, ...