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A bronze badge earned for removing your answer in favor of others even though your answer isn't that bad. It is awarded the first time you delete your own answer with a score of 3 or higher.

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Should the Disciplined and Peer Pressure badges be (partially) retired?

For context: the Disciplined and Peer Pressure badges are awarded for deleting one's own content with a score of 3 or higher or -3 or lower respectively. Earlier today, someone posted a comment that ...
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What proportion of Peer-Pressure and Disciplined-badge-earning posts stay deleted?

As far as I know, one can earn the Peer Pressure and Disciplined badges by deleting and subsequently undeleting posts with the appropriate scores (-3 and +3, respectively). See: I cheated on the ...
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Getting Disciplined badge when you helped to remove the question containing own answer?

I recently helped to delete this question in which I had an answer with 4 upvotes. Once it was deleted I lost the gained rep, but no Disciplined badge was awarded. One could argue that it's not ...
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Why is there a Disciplined badge? [duplicate]

Why would someone delete a post with a score of 3 or more?
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Cheating the system to get Disciplined badge... is that right? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I cheated on the Disciplined badge, how bad is it? Badges should reward positive behavior I thought if you delete an answer with 3 or more votes, you should lose the "points"...
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Are answers that are deleted to gain a "Disciplined Badge" monitored or moderated?

I discovered the Disciplined badge -- which you get by deleting your own post with score of 3 or higher. And, I've gone through What is the purpose of the "disciplined" badge? and ...
Somnath Muluk's user avatar
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Is there any way to see an answer that was deleted?

A user posted an answer to my question. I found the answer useful, although it didn't answer the particular question well. Being a disciplined user, he deleted his own answer. The problem is now I ...
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Disciplined badge for closed questions

Does the disciplined badge also apply for closed questions?
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Why does Stack Overflow give a badge for "Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher"? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the purpose of the “disciplined” badge? Isn't it a bad thing?
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No love for the Disciplined?

I just have to say, it's awesome that we are finally able to find out which post awarded us a given badge. waffles deserves a reward of, well... waffles. Now, I don't want to sound like I'm looking a ...
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Description of the "disciplined" badge

Supposedly, the Disciplined badge is awarded if one, Deleted own post with 3 or more upvotes. Today I was awarded this badge, without deleting any post myself. However, some question (I think this ...
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What is the purpose of the "disciplined" badge?

I don't get the purposes of the disciplined badge. Why would someone delete a good answer where he has been awarded 3 up-votes, and why should he be marked as "disciplined" for doing so?
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"Disciplined" badge working?

616 people seem to have it, but I just met the stated conditions and remain badgeless and afraid. relevant post here if it matters (and you're allowed to view it)
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