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Fix ambiguities in the descriptions of the Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges

The descriptions of the badges for zero-score accepted answers are written as: Zero score accepted answers: more than [x] and [y]% of total As an example, the Unsung Hero badge's description is ...
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Why haven't I received badge Unsung Hero even after 10 days?

These are some stats that I have self calculated: I have 10 zero score accepted answers. Less than 40 total accepted answers. I haven't self answered any questions. The latest zero score accepted ...
Rishabh Kumar's user avatar
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Users should have the "Unsung Hero" badge, but they have not

I wrote a SEDE query to find the users who should have the Unsung Hero badge, but they have not. The query simply counts the non-CW, not self-accepted, but accepted answers of the users, and compares ...
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How come I got the tenacious badge

Well, I have been awarded the Tenacious badge an hour ago... But I don't think I actually deserve it (even though it's nice to get badges). As I understand, I need more than 5 accepted answers with ...
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Tag badge on zero score accepted answer

I searched in previous questions but didn't find an answer about earning the "Tag badge". If my answer was accepted without upvotes, does it not help me get the desired tag badge? (I did earn the "...
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Why counting my zero-scored accepted answer doesn't match that from data.stackexchange?

When I count my zero-scored accepted answer on SO I get 12, but running how unsung am I query on data.stackexchange gives me just 9. Why is that? I have seen similar results with How many upvotes do I ...
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Checking Accepted Answers by query on data.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

Actually I was counting total accepted answers to earn Unsung Hero badge. So for that I want to fetch below columns by query, Total Answer - Accepted Answer - Zero Score Accepted Answer - Percentage ...
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Cannot see unsung hero badge in "Select your next badge" list [duplicate]

I was checking what kind of Badges are available and what's their requirements, when I noticed some user profiles have the "unsung hero" gold badge which I cannot see in the Gold Badge from my user ...
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Are tags with 20+ % unsung answers healthy?

I recycled an old query for Top tags with a high proportion of zero-vote accepted answers: quite a bit are around 20 % in StackOverflow. (Someone should check other sites.) The top tag there has just ...
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Yet another question about Tenacious badge

I apologize for one more time when question about "Tenacious" badge is asked. I think it's because this badge is one of most complicated ones. I know about most of requirements for getting it (which ...
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Are all badges "especially helpful"?

Recently I made a feature request for a new badge to be given to people whose bounty get wasted because no answer was given to that question. Suffice it to say (for whatever reason) the request was ...
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Do users with low numbers of accepted answers meet criteria for "Tenacious"?

Would users with a low number of accepted answers meet the criteria for "Tenacious" and "Unsung Hero"? I currently have 6 accepted zero-score answers out of a total 8 accepted answers. Does this ...
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What am I missing to get the "Unsung Hero" badge?

I know this is asked quite often but I checked everything and I still don't get why it's not awarded. When I run this SEDE query I get that I have the following stats: Accepted Answers Scored Answers ...
Langusten Gustel's user avatar
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Why has nobody ever been awarded Tenacious and Unsung hero on meta?

Meta has been existing for about 5 years now and I looked at the badges today and noticed that nobody has ever won Tenacious and Unsung hero. Why has nobody won these badges on meta?
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Cheat for `Unsung hero` badge? [duplicate]

Here's the description of the badge: Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total Is it possible delete my answers with positive points, and then undelete them? What will happen if ...
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How far am I from the unsung hero badge?

When I ran this query, it is giving me this result: Accepted Answers Scored Answers Unscored Answers Percentage Unscored 35 26 9 25.7 ...
Praveen Prasannan's user avatar
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What is the point of not considering the OP's upvote for Unsung Hero badge?

I have been reading some questions about the Unsung Hero badge (applies to Tenacious too), and it seems this badge is a little controversial (questions arguing if it is a good thing to pursue the ...
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Tenacious badge not awarded to me [duplicate]

I answered 39 questions out of which 9 are zero score accepted answers. Why did I am not awarded the Tenacious badge?
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Does the Tenacious badge ever get removed? [duplicate]

I'm very happy to have been awarded the Tenacious badge and, as with many other users, have struggled to understand why I got it. After reading a number of related posts, I understand that now but I'm ...
Roger Rowland's user avatar
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Incentives and actions for getting Unsung Hero: What's fair game and how do we fix it?

Background: I recently became an active user on StackOverflow and determined that it wasn't too hard to get 200 rep in a day with a reasonable amount of time. However, before I attempted to shoot my ...
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The Unsung Hero and Tenacious badges should be reworded

The Unsung Hero badge has several serious problems with its description. (also note that the Tenacious badge is very similar and has all of the same issues) The way it currently is worded: Zero score ...
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How to know no of days left to receive unsung hero

I am able to calculate my unsung hero badge progress from this https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/66537/how-unsung-am-i but, I am unable to how many days left for me to receive that ...
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Where did my Unsung Hero badge go?

I have over 900 reputation and over a year of answering others programming questions on Stack Overflow, and I had a Unsung Hero gold badge about 2 weeks ago and I had just gotten it and within like a ...
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Is the Unsung Hero badge a bad thing?

Everyone seems excited to get the Unsung Hero badge. Is this really a good thing? It seems in this case it is encouraging users to do abnormal thigns they wouldn't do otherwise, and try to get zero-...
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Total accepted answers for Unsung Hero

I now have 11 accepted zero-score answers, the most recent one I posted on Feb 3 at 1:30. I also have 33 accepted non-zero-score answers (including one self-accepted), of which 6 were posted after ...
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Provide more information for Unsung-Hero badge

When we click on Unsung-Hero badge, we see following information Unsung Hero Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total. Next comes list of other users (sorted by recent badge ...
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Why is Unsung Hero not awarded? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long does it take for badges to be awarded? How are they generated? How long do Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges take to be awarded? I know this question has been posted ...
Sahil Mittal's user avatar
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Why am I not getting the Unsung Hero Badge?

So, I was waiting desperately that I would get one more answer accepted with and I would get this Badge, but it happened differently. I was stuck on perfect count of 40 accepted answers and 10 ...
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Unsung Hero gold badge requirement [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Unsung Hero” requirement The rule for Unsung Hero is Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total. I want to know what if a person accepted his/...
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How much of an Unsung Hero am I right now?

Is there a way to find out how far from Tenacious and Unsung Hero I am at this moment. (And by that I mean maybe with a few days delay but not weeks or even months). It's not the purpose of the site ...
Konrad Viltersten's user avatar
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Do votes in the interim before Unsung Hero is awarded affect its criteria? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long do Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges take to be awarded? I have got 10 accepted answers with zero score today and also more than 25% of total. Therefore I am eligible ...
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Unsung Hero Badge 7,8 or 10 days after the last zero scored accepted answer?

I was expecting to receive my stackoverflow unsung hero badge in 2 days time (10 days after the 10th zero scored accepted answer) But surprise, I received it today. 8 days after the last zero scored ...
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Is a question considered Zero Score Accepted if it has 1 upvote and 1 downvote? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do negative score/accepted answers count towards tenacious/unsung hero? Let's say someone asks a question, I answer it, they accept my answer and vote me up. Someone else ...
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Clarity in definitions of Tenacious and Unsung Hero

Background Tenacious is defined as "Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total" Unsung Hero is defined as "Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total" The ...
Jonathan Schneider's user avatar
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How to check in profile for unscored percent to gain unsung hero?

The site is giving information that there should be more than 10 unscored accepted answers and 25% of total answers. Query - 1 - So it means Unscored answer percentage should be less than 25% or it ...
Romil Kumar Jain's user avatar
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Unsung Hero and Tenacious are (may be) a contemptuous signs. Can we eliminate conditions of it's appearing?

Yes, I read Was the Unsung Hero a bad idea to implement? Tweak the definition of Unsung Hero and Tenacious Badges, I know my question is not exact duplicate, (and some others) with their answers and ...
Lazy Badger's user avatar
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Unsung hero - only unscored answers should count instead of zero scored

I was nicely surprised to get Unsung Hero badge much sooner than I expected. Someone downvoted my post with score 1, so it got score 0. However, I believe this behaviour is not correct. The badge ...
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What does the "tenacious" badge reward?

I've been wondering about the tenacious badge for some time, now I've been informed I got it. I understand the condition of winning the badge, but what is its purpose? What does it reward?
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Does the 10 day counter reset for Unsung Hero after getting the Tenacious badge?

So I've been a SO member for a little over 1 month and in this time I have accumulated 14 zero-score accepted answers and 48 total accepted. My most recent zero accept was 12 days ago and 2 days ago ...
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Why is there no bronze badge for zero score accepted answers?

Why is there no bronze badge for zero score accepted answers? I just got one (my first, excluding a self-answered question).
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What's missing to get the unsung hero badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long do Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges take to be awarded? I was just having a look at my questions today and I'm wondering why the Unsung hero badge hasn't been awarded....
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Does answering your own question earn credit toward the "Tenacious" badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How long do Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges take to be awarded? List of all badges with full descriptions If I answer my own questions, will this count toward the ...
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Tenacious/Unsung Hero: does "zero score" mean "zero score EVER"?

(There are some other questions here about these badges, but none I could find answered this question.) Tenacious: Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total Unsung Hero: Zero ...
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Trying to understand the Tenacious badge

I have seen a number of these, and hate to ask another one, but when I count my accepted answers, it seems that I should have the Tenacious badge. The fact that I haven;t means I have probably ...
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Why haven't I received the Tenacious badge yet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long do Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges take to be awarded? According to the descriptions given for the Tenacious badge here on Meta, I think I am eligible to receive the ...
Dulini Atapattu's user avatar
25 votes
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Do negative score/accepted answers count towards tenacious/unsung hero?

My guess is no. And I think my opinion (if that is correct) is that is probably the way it should be. But I'm interested in the opinion of others once someone posts the official answer. Also, I'm ...
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Can I delete my way to an Unsung Hero badge?

Bad practices aside, if I delete a bunch of my answers that didn't get accepted, will that count toward the badge? UPDATE Wow, that's some very negative feedback for a legitimate question. Did it ...
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User asking to remove upvote so he would get the "Unsung Hero" badge

I got this unusual request today after up-voting someone's answer in a sportsmanship spirit. How to use Validation Control Properly in Webpage If you were the one who gave me the vote, would you ...
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Tenacious problem

I have 27 accepted answers and 6 of them are with zero score 6/27 = 0.22 > 0.2 Why I don't have Tenacious badge?
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What is the unsung hero badge for? [duplicate]

I'm extremely confused with the concept of the Unsung Hero badge, since it counts the answers that are both accepted and upvoted. It suggests that the questioner will accept an answer but not upvote ...
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