Questions tagged [revival-badge]

A bronze badge earned by sparking new life into old questions. It requires providing an answer to a question at least 30 days old and having that answer earn a score 2 or higher.

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Revival badge when another answer scored first

I got the revival badge for this answer for being the first answer, more than 30 days after the question was asked, to get an answer score of two. While it's true that I was the first to answer after ...
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Should self-revival be allowed?

Over on Stack Overflow I asked a question that sat unanswered for over a month. I then noticed that one of the comments was actually an authoritative answer, and so added it as an answer and accepted ...
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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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Why was I awarded the revival badge twice for one answer?

I am just awarded the revival badge twice for the same answer. I checked the Help Center and the FAQ question but can't figure out why. I also checked this question and I think I understand that it ...
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Revival Badge not Awarded [duplicate]

I have answered this question on stackoverflow. I have answered this question after about 60 days and got 2 up-votes. I am not sure why I didn't get Revival Badge?
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Change the description of the revival badge to match the algorithm used to award it

The current description for the revival badge is: Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more However, as per the discussion on Revival Badge awarded incorrectly when other ...
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Revival Badge awarded incorrectly when other answer downvoted

I've just been awarded the revival badge for this answer. I didn't deserve the badge according to its description, which reads: Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more. ...
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Can the Revival badge be awarded to more than one answer to the same question?

The description of the Revival badge says Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more And the full description says Your answer must reach a score of two before any ...
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Revival badges awarded for two answers to the same question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Revival badge can be gained by down voting the real first answer The description of the Revival badge ("Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more") ...
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Revival badge can be gained by down voting the *real* first answer

I'm not sure if this might be status-bydesign, but I just got the Revival badge by downvoting this answer that already had 2 votes. My own answer was already on 2 votes, I was revisiting it and ...
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Could someone write a query for finding Revival candidates?

I don't have a Revival badge yet, and thinking that I'm missing out on something SE wants to encourage, I decided to try for one. However, I found that it is not easy even to find a candidate for ...
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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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Bug with Revival badge

Over on Pro Webmasters, I was just awarded the Revival badge for my answer here: Bulletin board software with voting capability for each post But mine was not the first answer as you can see, so ...
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Revival: Post is no longer available

I received two revival badges but one of them says 'Post is no longer available'. https://stackoverflow.com/badges/837/revival?userid=61974 If the post was deleted why was I awarded the badge in the ...