Questions tagged [review-badges]

For discussion about any of the Reviewer-class badges, including: Custodian, Reviewer, and Steward.

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Clarify why review badge progress doesn't appear to add up

I was able to complete some "First Answers" reviews today. After completing three, I took a look to see my progress. It shows as follows: The page says that I've reviewed 4 review tasks, ...
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Proposal for awarding credit towards First Questions/Answers badges based on First Posts activity

Update (2021-09-14): This is now live See below for details on how it works. Carryover credit for First posts review work is now being taken into account when calculating eligibility for the Reviewer ...
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Please, transfer reviews (or just split score for them) from the "First posts" queue to new "First questions" and "First answers" queues [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of this question, it's a feature request! Please do not close it, leave the possibility for the staff members to answer this question (and not to just comment one of the ...
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Steward badge can now be awarded multiple times -- backfill details

As we announced in our post on visual design changes to the Review Queues, the Steward badge can now be earned more than once per queue. The purpose of this post is not to debate the merits of this ...
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Gold badge parity and balance - award criteria of the steward badge changes

As some have noticed, the steward gold badge is now awarded repeatedly for every 1000 additional reviews in each queue. Prologue The first mention of (possible) upcoming changes to the badges came ...
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Is it possible to find users who earned a review badge for a specific queue?

It's possible to see all users who have earned a specific badge. For instance, I could go to https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges/1478 to see all users on Stack Overflow with the Reviewer badge. The ...
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Vertical lines seen on review badge progress pop-up

Site: https://stackoverflow.com/review/triage On review pages, when I click on badge progress, I see vertical white lines that are out of place in the pop-up that then appears. Seems to be a CSS ...
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Additional requirement for Steward or Reviewer badge to help new reviewers learn about using "Skip"

I propose to add a requirement for the steward-badge or reviewer-badge to help reviewers "Learn to love that Skip button". I believe that ignoring "Skip" in current badge requirements tends to ...
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Can a person with less then 500 reputation get a custodian badge?

I am wondering when I got custodian badge even if I have only 304 reputation & never cross 500. My Question is : Can a person with less then 500 reputation get a custodian badge?
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Reopen vote review badges are difficult to achieve

[Review] and [Steward] badges are incredibly difficult to achieve on SO for "Reopen Votes". Right now, there have been 8176 reopen vote reviews. It will take years for individuals to achieve the gold "...
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Review queue comment filters

I was working through the Review queue, both first posts and late answers and I came across the following comment: Welcome to Stack Overflow! – Gabriel Santos 5 mins ago I thought this was rather ...
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Badge progress status "review 0 more"

I got the Reviewer badge a month ago, but I still see the message "review 0 more posts to earn the Reviewer badge". In contrast, Custodian badge was shown as granted when I have reviewed one item but ...
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The "Proofreader" badge is now redundant due to the new review system

The Proofreader badge is now redundant because of the introduction of the new review system, which awards badges for reviewing a certain number of entries on each of several queues, including ...
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Too many Custodian badges

I just got awarded the third "Custodian" badge on StackOverflow. Given my current reputation (< 800) I have access to two review queues only. So where did the third badge come from? When taking a ...
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New Community Review badges

The Community Review Dashboard is finally nearing something we can call "release quality". All of the major categories from the old system are in place, and the time has come to address those stinkin' ...
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'First Questions' and 'Late Answers' review pages change after receiving reviewer badge? [closed]

I just received the reviewer badge and it seems that the First Questions and Late Answers review pages have changed. For example; the first questions review page used to show at the bottom of the page:...
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Was Reviewer badge promoted from Silver to Mithril?

I already noted that the Reviewer badge seems like a heck of a lot of work for a paltry silver. It now looks like I may have been understating the matter. Apparently it’s even harder than I thought, ...
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Silver Reviewer badge much harder than Gold Electorate: Why?

Why are the requirements for the Silver Reviewer badge so much higher than those of the Gold Electorate badge? Isn’t this a bug? Silver Reviewer: 1000 reviews, over 200 actioned Gold Electorate:...
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How to calculate the Reviewer badge using SQL Query

Is there any way to calculate how far somebody is from Reviewer badge using an SQL Query?
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Gold and silver versions of Proofreader badge?

I found only a bronze badge for accepting or rejecting suggested edits. Wouldn't it be a great idea to have a silver and gold version of this badge too? For example a silver badge when a user has ...
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Does reviewing flags count towards the Reviewer badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of all badges with full descriptions As the title already states - does reviewing flags count towards the Reviewer badge?
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Is it possible for moderators to earn the Reviewer badge?

I hit the 1000 reviews mark several days ago and still don't have the Reviewer badge. (I saw that two of the new mods already have the badge, but they earned it before being elected.)
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Possible to take into account previous review/flagging history?

I've been reviewing posts on Stack Overflow since before the new Reviewer badge and stat tracker was brought in. I assume it isn't possible to retrospectively update the review stats as the necessary ...
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What does 'Actioned' mean?

The Reviewer badge description is: 1000 reviews, over 200 actioned What does actioned mean in this context please?
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Make Proofreader a silver badge

So, recently, the Reviewer bronze badge was introduced, and, shortly thereafter, made a silver badge: Originally I thought a bronze makes sense here. But in retrospect I do not. [...] ...
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Is there a query to see how far are you from the proofreader badge?

So, is there a query to get how far are you from the proofreader badge? Something like How many Copy Editor/Strunk & White-qualifying edits have I made?
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