Questions tagged [edit-badges]

Badges awarded for editing post and tag wikis. These are Editor, Tag Editor, Excavator, Organizer, Cleanup (bronze); Strunk & White, Research Assistant, Archaeologist (silver); and Copy Editor (gold).

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Tag wiki edits aren't contributing to Research Assistant badge

Recently, I have done a lot of tag wiki editing. Most of these edits have been accepted. However, only one has contributed to my Research Assistant badge progress! Extra info which might be ...
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Do tag edits count for Archaeologist?

I know tag-edits do not count towards the 500 edits required for the Copy Editor badge. Do they count to the 100 for the Archaeologist badge? It seems they should because you are making a 6-month-...
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What if the author of the post could approve the edition by upvotes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let me reward a good edit on my question/answer What if the author of the post could approve the editions by upvotes? With, possibly, a hidden comment? It could work instead ...
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Discrepancy in the number of edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kind of edits contribute to the editor badges? Is there any reason the Copy Editor badge doesn't report all my edits? And this is a screenshot from a recent suggested ...
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Contradictory information for Copy Editor progress

For some time now, the progress towards the Copy Editor Badge is being displayed at https://stackoverflow.com/review/ I guess a screenshot tells the whole story: Red emphasis mine. The text ...
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Account activity for reviews not updating when editing from reviews page

I've noticed that my account activity page for 'reviews' has never changed from displaying: 0 Reviews You have no reviews However when I go to the review page I'm told: You have edited a ...
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Why did Community ♦ pre-plagiarize my tag wiki entry?

Yesterday I could've sworn that I created both the tag wiki and excerpt for s3cmd. However, I was awarded the Tag Editor badge and after seeing this question, I went to look at the history only to ...
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Should I have earned an “Excavator” badge for this?

On March 20th I answered this question. On October 6th I edited it since I decided that even though the question has a simple answer, my response was perhaps a bit too short. By conventional Earth ...
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Badge System & Editing

I recently have gone over the required editing of 80 posts to get the badge "Strunk & White". However, as of this time I haven't been awarded the badge. Is there a additional requirements for ...
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Strunk and White - No review stats?

On the main SO site, I have received the Strunk and White badge and I read that you start seeing your editing/reviewing stats. Where exactly is this? I don't seem to be able to find it, or I do not ...
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Strunk & White and Review Stats [closed]

Having gotten the Strunk & White badge, I can now see my review stats. The trouble is, I see nothing but zeroes both for today, and all. In the past I've clicked through plenty of questions both ...
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106% complete! Strunk and white progress in review pane [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Your review progress” showing target badge that I've already received So as far as I know, I haven't made very many edits today. Judging by my history, I have ...
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Badge for editing a negative vote post that goes on to be a positive scoring post

I've noticed potentially good questions that are poorly worded or have bad titles and thus have at least a couple of downvotes or even close votes. On occasion, after a quick edit, these questions go ...
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Is the edit count on the user's suggested-edits page the same used to determine Strunk & White and Copy Editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kind of edits contribute to the editor badges? The bottom of this page in the user section shows the number of approved and rejected edits by the user. Is this the same ...
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Do you get points for editing somebody else's post? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do suggested edits work? Do you get points for editing somebody else's post? I see a few users who constantly go around just editing others posts. Are they doing this ...
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Is the number of edits on the users page the one relevant for the edit badges?

Is the number of edits at https://stackoverflow.com/users?tab=editors&filter=all the one that counts the edits relevant for gaining the Strunk & White and Copy Editor badges? (If not, wouldn't ...
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Does editing only a question's title count towards the editor badges? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kind of edits contribute to the editor badges? I found that when I edit a question title only, with less than 6 characters change, it is considered as a valid edit. Are ...
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Excavator badge incorrectly claims to be associated with an “orphan wiki” post

I recieved the Excavator Badge on Gaming.SE for an edit I made to the starcraft-2 tag wiki. However, the badge page instead lists it as being on an "orphan wiki" post: This is a bug, although I'm not ...
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Why was I awarded an Excavator badge today when I didn't earn it?

I was recently awarded an excavator badge for something that I did not do. Is this a bug of some sort? The question that I supposedly excavated was last edited several months ago, and I have not ...
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Where did my Excavator badge go?

Couple of hours ago, I was awarded the Excavator badge on Meta: Now, looking at my profile, the badge is no longer there. Heck, even the badges page says no one has been awarded. Was it revoked?
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How did I get the Excavator badge?

The excerpt of this badge says: Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months. But I am a member for just 3 months. Don't I understand the badge explanation?
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excavator badge: one-time only, or multiple times?

The description of the new Excavator Badge says: Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months. This looks like a one-time only badge ... still, on TeX Stack Exchange I just got this badge ...
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Do multiple edits on the same post count?

Do multiple edits on the same post count towards the editor badges? Related : What kind of edits contribute to the editor badges? , but doesn't talk about multiple edits on the same post.
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Should I have gotten the Tag Editor badge?

I saw this post which suggests that some fix was applied to the Tag Editor badge recently. However, I did suggest an edit for the Newsletter tag that got accepted on July 21st, should I have gotten ...
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Strunk & White badge and data explorer question

I've been fiddling with data-explorer recently, and I was curious to see how many edits I still need to earn the Strunk & White badge. So I ran how many edits I made and how much more until I ...
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Is it possible to know the count of edits I made on Stack Overflow?

Is it possible to know the number of edits I made on Stack Overflow? For example, is there a way to know our status towards reaching the copy editor badge?
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More than 80 posts and no editor badge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Strunk & White badge missing According to the documentation, all you need to get the Strunk & White badge is 80 edits. I have 88 of them but still don't recieve it. ...
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Tag Editor Not Working?

I created a tag wiki for a tag that was missing one. I also added a small bit of content to an existing tag. I did not get the badge. I saw a post stating that creating a wiki was now included in the ...
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Does editing your own posts increase your edit count?

My question is pretty straightforward... Does editing your own posts increase your edited posts count? I don't think so, but I couldn't find an answer anywhere.
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Where's my Strunk & White badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kind of edits contribute to the editor badges? According to other questions on here, only edits to other users' posts count. I have 144 edits according to https://...
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Allow repeat badges for revisions?

A while ago I earned the Copy Editor badge after spending a pretty serious chunk of time editing posts on Stack Overflow for grammar, content, formatting, etc. I still do this from time to time, but ...
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What's the definition of 'edit' on the user->editors page?

https://stackoverflow.com/users?tab=editors What exactly counts as an edit here? I ask because apparently I have made 765 edits, but I don't have the Copy Editor badge (edited 500 posts), so it seems ...
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Copy Editor badge problem?

I just got told I had the copy editor badge on Ask Ubuntu. However my gold badge count did not change so I became suspicious. According to Google's cache I had the Copy Editor badge ten days ago. ...
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What happened to my Copy Editor badge?

A few days ago I had the gold Copy Editor badge on Stack Overflow for 500 edits. Today I don't. I checked the Data Explorer and according to that I have only made 100 edits. I didn't think badges ...
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Strunk-and-White problem?

Thanks to the new edit system(which I really like, BTW) I recently got Strunk-and-White. Awesome! I'm a curious guy, so I had been periodically seeing how many edits I had with some data explorer ...
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Copy Editor with too few revisions?

I just earned the Copy Editor badge on Stack Overflow, but I don't think I have 600 edits! On my profile, under "Activity > Revisions," I only have fourteen pages of edits, each of which has 30 edits ...
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New badge for users who explain their edits (fill “Edit Summary”)

@Nikita Rybak had a great idea, he posted it as answer. As you know when you edit a question you are offered to fill in an Edit summary. This is a brief description of what you've just done with ...
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New Editing feature

With the addition of the new free for all editing feature what happens with regards to earning the badges Strunk & White and Copy Editor As I understand it, and correct me if I'm wrong, anyone ...
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Why don't answer edits count toward editing badges?

There are several queries on the data explorer site that show your progress toward the various editing badges like Editor, Strunk & White, and Copy Editor. Based on most of these queries and my ...
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Strunk & White / Copy editor badges

I have found these queries Check Strunk und White process, for current user How Many Edits Have I Made? Does this queries work? Standing on what the queries returns I have only done 6 edits. But ...
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There's a badge for editing a tag wiki entry but not one for creating a tag wiki entry?

Shouldn't there be a badge for creating a tag wiki entry? And should it be retroactive?
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What are the requirements for the Copy Editor badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of all badges with full descriptions Copy Editor's badge description says "edited 600 entries." Does it mean any edit — i.e. does editing your own comments, ...
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Tag editor badge description incomplete

The description simply reads: First Tag Wiki Edit. It needs to be made clear that you only get this for editing the body of a wiki entry. You don't get it for creating the tag wiki or editing the ...
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Somehow I don't get badges

I just checked with this query how many edits I made. It is 746, so I think I should get the new CopyEditor badge. Likewise the tag wiki page for jQuery says I have over 400 up-votes for this tag (...
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User received Strunk and White a month after his last edit

I just noticed that Diago was awarded a Strunk and White badge one month after his last edit. What happened? Did the requirements for the badge loosen? Did it just take a month to award it? Or is ...
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Do you have to be the last editor for it to count against the editing badges?

SEDE Query 1 SEDE Query 2 These two queries seem to imply that for an edit to count against the Strunk and White badge or the Copy Editor badge, one needs to be the most recent editor. However, the ...
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Organizer badge not awarded after a retag

Yesterday, I added one tag to this question, but I didn't get the Organizer badge.
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Rollbacks and Strunk & White

Do rollbacks count as edits towards the Strunk & White badge?
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How do I estimate Strunk & White progress?

Self-edits and retags don't count toward S&W. The former are easy to filter, but what about the latter? #! /usr/bin/perl use warnings; use strict; sub num_last_editor { my($id) = @_; open ...
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A higher level Strunk & White badge? 1000 edits or such

I recently picked up a Strunk & White badge, which I am damn pleased with. It is a somewhat exclusive club with 354 badges thus far bestowed. It was earned mostly by cleaning up horribly ...