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How can I see the badges I have on the Android app?

I find the profiles on the Android app displayed very poorly; just a few top questions and some tags. Anyway, I tried to look up my badges because I recently got a silver one on Arqade but I can't ...
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Illuminator Badge Requirements

Yesterday I answered this question on Chemistry SE. Immediately after submitting the answer, and before any upvotes were received, I edited the question. Later, I received some upvotes on my answer ...
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Community user badges on Sound Design and MathOverflow are not hidden like on all other sites

The Community user has badges on Sound Design and MathOverflow. While they are partially hidden, they are still visible, and they are also visible in the awarded badges. I guess this is partly ...
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Badge for general sharing on Social Media

I frequently promote questions and the homepage of a couple SE sites that are still in beta. Since these sites are new and I don't have a huge following, I am unlikely to get an Announcer badge for ...
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Acting on some highly-upvoted badge requests

The [badge-request] tag here has some highly upvoted proposals with no clear status. Some of them should perhaps be "closed" as [status-declined] or similar, so that the actual badge proposals ...
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Layout of Activity page is broken on mobile web after achieving a new badge

When you receive a new badge, there is a dialog congratulating you on achieving a new badge. However, when dismissing the dialog, the layout is broken. It shows the reputation graph (which isn't ...
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Badges oversized and cut off on mobile site

I have no idea if it's just a local problem, but I don't remember changing any settings recently. I am seeing a few bugs on the mobile version of the site, but the one I've seen consistently over the ...
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In the new profile page, why tag badges are not considered to be notable?

Why tag badges are not included in "notable badges" section? I have two notable tag badges (both were awarded only 10 times). But "Informed" (awarded 15 times) is still shown as most notable. I ...
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Do the Bounty Badges really belong under “Question Badges”?

There are 4 badges related to bounties, and they are listed under the "Question Badges" section: I understand the reasoning here. Bounties are directly related to questions (in that they are offered ...
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Strunk & White/Copy Editor Calculation Bug

I have over 216 edits on Stack Overflow. I understand the edits to my own questions and answers do not count, however my count should be way above the 67 or so that I have credit for. I've read most ...
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Make the tick in the Badges page clickable

I often miss cross-link from the main Badges page to my list of awarded badges, especially to check which of my Q&A are "Nice". Therefore I suggest that the green tick (see picture) next to the ...
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Tag badge notification goes nowhere

When I signed into the Android App, the feed came up and the top item was a tag badge notification for Meta. I tapped on space (and wording) and it doesn't do anything. Seems like it should take me ...
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Should community wiki answers count towards tag badges?

According to this answer The original author still gets badges based on community posts. The original author keeps the reputation gained (or lost) before their post entered community mode. ...
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Tracking badges

The hovering “Badge Progress” SuperDropdown™ in the review pages does a perfect job for a few of them: Only: It's somehow hard to find, and I don't see much reason for editing badges to be ...
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Going for Unsung Hero— Is there an easy way of checking my answer count, against the criteria for the badge?

I think I'm near the Unsung Hero badge, but I'm not sure. I, like many, am rather busy-- is there a way I can quickly check my count instead of having to look at each answer with 0 votes? I've ...
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Consecutive days reset across all of Stack Exchange

This question ( Consecutive Days bug/glitch ) is exactly the same problem I've had. I logged on yesterday and I have a screenshot to prove that I DID in fact, have activity yesterday. But today all my ...
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Possibilities of getting Tenacious Badge

I have Totally 21 accepted answers in that i have 8 accepted answers with zero vote in that two of my own question, I think, I am eligible for Tenacious Badge, but yet to awarded.
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Can we add badges to the global inbox?

I don't know how feasible it is, but would it be possible for received badges to be added to the global inbox?
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Inconsistent number of badges

The number of badges doesn't seem to be consistent between the profile of (a now deleted spam) user. Does this user have 1 badge, or none? The activity tab shows: So it seems the user has one badge....
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I would like more specifics on how the Announcer badge is awarded

When I post a link to a question or answer, and my user ID is part of the link, I know it is counted toward the Announcer badge when someone else clicks on it. However, I have received the Announcer ...
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Mouse over cursor for tag badge is different from cursor for regular tag in the profile page

In the profile page the mouse over cursor for the next regular badge tracker is ... regular (i.e. a pointer or text selector): But for the next tag badge the cursor looks like a hand: The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Badge alignment in the Communities block in the profile page

In the Communities block in the profile page I see a small difference for vertical alignment for badges: Following pictures is showed zoomed for better bug observing:
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How to retrieve “badge type” in Data Explorer?

I'm trying to write a query (Badge Order Received) on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, within whose results I want to link to a user's awards of a given badge. On Stack Overflow, such a link may be ...
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Reviewer badge - why does the value get changed to much less so often?

For months I had over 150-160 reviews shown in my progress for Reviewer badge. In recent days it got rewinded multiple time reaching values of 10, 16 and 20. I guess I don't understand something when ...
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Gray out untrackable badges in 'Select your next badge' dialog

Sometimes we get questions on why a specific badge can't be tracked from the 'Select your next badge' dialog, like this one about the Unsung Hero badge. The answer seems to be that they have a high ...
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Comparing badges across SE accounts

I am wondering if there is a way for a user to compare badges they earned across various SE accounts? For instance, I have 10 badges in one SE site and 20 badges in another. I want to see which 10 of ...
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Clicking on “track a tag badge instead” removes tracking controls

Today I went to my profile on Open Source beta and clicked on "track a tag badge instead" option in the leftmost frame. Since this moment, the section doesn't show any controls whatsoever: I observed ...
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Where Is That Bronze Badge Icon?

Again, I am using the Samsung Galaxy 2 (phone) to view my profile. After some random clicking, my screen cleared out to its normal self. Now what I am seeing is a missing bronze badge icon (in red): ...
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Line height on badge descriptions should be increased

The line-height for the badge descriptions is too low. At the moment, it's set at line-height: 1, which looks pretty bad - especially with the "Curious", "Inquisitive", and "Socratic" badges, where ...
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Random dating system in awarded badges page (and elsewhere?)

The awarded badges page has a misleading glitch in the listing of the dates awarded. On Meta.SE, at the time of this post, the point at which it begins adding the year is July 14th, 2013 sometime ...
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User badges disappears on questions on Android app

App version: 1.0.24 At times, the amount of badges a user has disappears and only the reputation is shown beside the username on a question (I haven't seen it happen on an answer yet). I can't figure ...
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Remove text duplication on tag badges page

If you look at the (bronze) tag badges page, you'll see the following text repeated a few thousand times: Earned at least x total score for at least y answers in the ... tag     ...
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New badge for reputation-saving edits

In honor of my heroic edit of this answer, I propose a new badge, named Grandmaster of Altruism to award those who selflessly give up their shot at momentary fame and quite a lot of reputation to help ...
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Add some diversity to the Recent Badges list

In every site's homepage there is the Recent Badges list to the right. It's good and help people learn about the existence of badges and as a result encourage them to do good things. However, as it ...
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User profile badges overview

I always struggle with the badges section in a user's profile. There's simply no overview. Why don't have a badges page like on my own profile, but for a different user? It should be accessable ...
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Balancing the requirement to earn Announcer, Booster, and Publicist badges

In the current setting, the number of unique IPs required by Announcer, Boosters, and Publicist is 25, 300, and 1000 respectively. In terms of times, Boosters is 12X as many as Announcer, but ...
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View user list by number of badges awarded

Listing users in chat provides a quick way to show a user list by reputation score, but on a site where metrics are a integrated feature, I'm surprised there's no way to see any list by number of ...
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Small badge progress display change

When I'm in the review queue on Stack Overflow, I can hover over my badge progress and see something like this: However, I do not have the Strunk & White Badge yet. Why does it already show me ...
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Possible improvement for badges would like your thoughts

At the moment the badges page lists the names of the badges and a one sentence explanation of the badges. This is often ambiguous and I for one have been awarded badges when I did not expect it (just ...
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Manually award the tag synonomizer badge

There is a fair amount of tag synonyms that are created via the child meta (in fact, looking at the tag synonyms page, the vast majority of the synonyms are done by the mods). Examples: Merge [...
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On badges view add option to sort by “number of users” awarded

On the pages https://stackoverflow.com/badges?tab=general and https://stackoverflow.com/badges?tab=tags it will be good to add an option to sort by "number of users" awarded.
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Is there a special badge for linking questions within SE?

Is there any special badge for linking questions within the SE (including linking questions within the same site like some SO question <-> another SO question)? EDIT Links like these are very ...
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Can not browse for next badge to earn

Screen tells you it's showing 100 of whatever badges, but none of them show. This functionality used to work.
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Remove bronze/silver/gold tabs from the Badges page

On the Badges page you can switch between "color" of badges by selecting the corresponding tab (bronze/silver/gold) or by pressing the badge icon: Since the badge type info is always visible I ...