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Badges earned for posting and awarding bounties. Includes Altruist, Benefactor, Investor, and Promoter (all are bronze).

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No "Altruist" badge awarding notification in achievements popup [duplicate]

Today I got "Altruist" badge, but I've not been notified about it and I don't see it in Achievements popup:
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Silver Badge for multiple bounties

I think we should start a Donor badge for a person who awards bounty on 5 questions of others. Ideas?
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Add badge: 'Prize Chaser' to people chase bounties and win them [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bounty Hunter badges Add a badge for person who solve bounty questions and win them, let say he gain this bronze badge if he solved and won x bounties in x days, this is ...
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If bounty offered on question which does not deserve it, means It is not that typical to answer?

If a bounty offered on question which does not deserve it, can moderators or other member cancel the bounty ?? Because some question will not be constructive or which can be understand only If we have ...
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bounty-award decals should link to/show bounty message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add bounty remarks to a question’s revision history It would be useful to know what a bounty was awarded for. The bounty-award decal should either link to a page showing the ...
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I worked hard to be an altruist but SO disregarded my efforts!

I started a bounty on somebody else's question a while ago. At the end of the bounty period, I went to the question's page to award the bounty to one of the answers but it had already been attributed (...
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Where are Bounty Hunter badges? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bounty Hunter badges I was thinking to have Bounty Hunter Badges. But there was already feature request of Bounty Hunter badges with High votes. And it is status-completed. ...
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Benefactor badge awarded twice

The description of the Benefactor badge indicates that it is a non-recurring badge: "First bounty you manually awarded on your own question". However, at, user Raphink was awarded the ...
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What do I get if someone adds bounty to my question?

This hasn't happened to me yet, but there should be a reward when someone adds a bounty to my question. I was thinking either a rep increase or a badge. The reason is because someone found my question ...
Bushra Shahid's user avatar
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Did not receive investor badge, does the bounty need to expire/be awarded?

I offered a bounty on What's the best tool to manage documentation for Restful API? Does the bounty need to expire or be awarded before the investor badge is awarded?
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Why have I not received the Altruist badge yet?

I placed a bounty on someone else's question about a week ago, but I haven't earned the Altruist badge yet. Is this normal? I tried to find the question to post it here, but I can't work out how to ...
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Incorrect Promoter and Benefactor badge descriptions

I've done two bounties for my own questions (1 and 2). If you go to my Promoter badge home page then you see a description: Promoter First bounty you offered on your own question. developer earned ...
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What is the difference between the badges "Altruist" and "Investor"?

From the description: Altruist: First bounty you manually awarded on another person's question Investor: First bounty you offered on another person's question What is the difference between ...
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How about a bronze badge for collecting your first bounty?

Does SO already have a badge that is awarded to the user for the first time he gets an accepted answer on a featured question? Should we get one? I would suggest naming it the Bounty Hunter badge, of ...
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Difference between Promoter and Benefactor badges?

Benefactor = First bounty you manually awarded on your own question. Promoter = First bounty you offered on your own question. What is the difference? Sometimes I think that the explanation of the ...
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Improve wording for Altruist badge

Currently the wording for the Altruist badge is as follows: First bounty accepted on another person's question (not by the system) I can see two problems with this: It's unclear whether the badge ...
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I got Altruist and Benefactor on the same question

I set up a bounty on another person's question and awarded the same within 7 days, and received my Investor and Altruist badges a couple of days back. The badges were awarded retrospectively - the ...
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Benefactor badge isn't being awarded automatically

It's been just over 24 hours since I manually awarded the bounty on my question. This is the first bounty that I've set and awarded on Meta, but I haven't gotten the Benefactor badge yet. Obviously, ...
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Typo in Altruist description

First bounty you manually awarded on another persons question person's is missing an apostrophe.
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Bounty badges need pretty names

We are looking at possibly adding 4 bronze single award badges for bounty related activity: First bounty created First bounty accepted (not by the system) First bounty created on another person's ...
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The Promoter badge is not working

Is the promoter badge not working a known not-yet-implemented issue, or is it a bug?
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