Questions tagged [view-badges]

Badges awarded for asking a question with a certain number of views, namely Popular Question, Notable Question, and Famous Question.

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Famous question calculation gone wrong?

I noticed on SO the following: I looked at five of these questions and all were well past the 10K marker: 23K, 52K, 23K, 15K and 48K Looking at the user profile, I can see 15 gold badges but none ...
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Should I feel bad if most of my famous question badges are from duplicates?

I asked some questions on Ask Ubuntu. Some of them even got me a few Famous Question badges. Then something happened and they all got closed as duplicates. After seeing this I started to question if I ...
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Should we acknowledge 100k views questions?

SE awards gold badges for famous questions that reach 10,000 views, and gold badges for answers that have been upvoted 100 times. But what about those questions that have reached an impressive 100,000 ...
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Should the popular-notable-famous question criteria be adjusted?

In another question I asked about how badge criteria could be adjusted and the comments suggested that it might be simpler to just ask a specific question about a specific badge. I think that the ...
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10k Views Badge [duplicate]

I was browsing my reputation/questions, and I noticed that one of my questions has 10k views. However, it doesn't show the 10k view "Famous Question" badge on my account. Is "10k views" a rounded ...
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"Famous Badges" should have a time limit on them

This will negatively affect me, as I have been awarded a "Famous Question" badge a few times, but mostly on questions that are older than 2 years old. For a page on a heavily-trafficked website to ...
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Didn't get the Famous Question badge [duplicate]

I am active on Stack Overflow. I saw that one of my question has more than 10,000 views but the Famous Question badge wasn't awarded to me. Why not?
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Will all questions eventually become popular, notable and famous? Do we have a problem with that?

I'm no longer active on Stack Overflow, but it seems that any time I land on the site there's a notification that I've earned a badge for a question that has become "Popular" or "Notable". It seems ...
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Are Badges on question views overrated?

I see a lot of people who have little reputation with a lot of gold and silver badges. How? Well, they have asked maybe 300 questions. Sometimes maybe Google references their questions despite them ...
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Should I get a Famous Question for this? [duplicate]

I just noticed this question got 10k views. Does this mean it's a Famous Question?
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Should famous question badges be given for a negatively famous question?

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/791808/determining-whether-a-number-is-a-prime-number-closed has given the asker a gold badge due to 13k views. Is this the desired behavior? Should these badges ...
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Badges awarded by page views (Famous Question) [duplicate]

The (gold) Famous Question badge has the description: "Asked a question with 10,000 views." Aren't all users who ask a question going to acquire this badge eventually? I mean, it would have to be ...