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A silver badge earned for answering old questions. It requires you to answer a question that is more than 60 days old and that the answer is then voted to a score of 5 or higher.

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Why do questions not get locked after a period of inactivity?

At least in exchanges where "necro-posting" is banned, questions do not get locked after a period of inactivity, and therefore can still have answers and comments added. If moderation ...
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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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Revival and Necromancer are too Similar

Necromancer Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more. Revival Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more. Necromancer is the silver badge to ...
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Necromancer badge given based on merged duplicate instead of master question

The system awarded me Necromancer, attributing it to the fresh printed new question instead of the older decrepit master question it was merged into. I earned the "Necromancer" badge because I "...
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How is the necromancer badge awarded?

I earned the necromancer badge 1 hour ago. I wasn't online 1 hour ago. I earned it for a post which was last edited on the 10th of September, last year. What's going on here?
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How much necromancy is required for the Bushido hat? [closed]

The Bushido hat is just called the Necromancer hat. Does anyone know its exact requirements? Is it identical to a Necromancer badge in all ways, or is it only 3 votes not 5, or some different ...
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Badge for an accepted answer on posts older than six months or more

If we give an answer on a question which is older than six months and that answer is accepted by the OP, do we get any badge for that?
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No gold badge for revival/necromancer/… pattern?

I recently answered a question that was several months old, and my answer was accepted. I thought this would earn me a badge, but upon looking, realised the badges were issued for upvoted answers, ...
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necromancer badge with only 4 votes?

I recently answered a really old (unanswered) question with a quite extensive answer, and today, when I logged in, I was greeted with "You have been awarded the Necromancer badge". My Badge page also ...
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Necrophiliacs: bring dead, unanswered questions back to life

I think many don't even know Necromancer exists. Could an easily accessible UI tab be provided to highlight two month old questions with no answers and a score >= 0? This would both enable people to ...
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Badge is not shown on profile

I've been awarded a silver badge (Necromancer) but the badge is not shown on my profile; is this a bug?
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Got the Necromancer badge, but for what? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get the question which awarded me “Necromancer” badge? I've just got my second Necromancer badge on SO and for the life of me I can't figure out what answer ...
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Merging answers to old questions, how it relates to acceptance and Necromancer

So I experienced my first merge yesterday, after a question I had answered was closed due to duplicate. I thought closed questions will be deleted along with the answers, and all generated reps ...
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How to get the question which awarded me "Necromancer" badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find out which question/answer awarded you the badge I am out of town for two days and this morning i saw i have been awarded "Necromancer" badge... How to get the question ...
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Do the usual rules of necromancy apply on the trilogy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reviving old questions Is it okay to add a new answer to an old question? Usually it's looked down upon in other forums and sites. But Stack Overflow is a different beast. ...
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Is Necromancer badge broken? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get the question which awarded me “Necromancer” badge? Got the Necromancer badge, but for what? I can't tell what answer I was awarded it for; I haven't ...
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