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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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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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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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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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: 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 ...