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What's the reasoning for why tag edits don't count for "question edit badges"?

Strictly-speaking, tags are meta-data; they help to organize questions by extracting a few key topics or categories from it, but are generally separate from the question itself. Contrast with the ...
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List all questions that I edited and answered

This query, based on the old one by Martijn Pieters shows all answers which count towards a person's Illuminator badge. (The old query included answers with 0 score as well; those don't count, but ...
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Delay in approval leads to missing out on being awarded an "Explainer" badge

This has become a more widespread problem since the top bar redesign in October 2017: the top bar notification for suggested edits became a mere shell of what it used to be. As such, of the 1,747 ...
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What is the Refiner badge really for?

The both actions within 12 hours part refers to the fact that the editing of the question and posting the answer must take place within 12 hours. That action (on a single question, and if the ...
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Does the Help Center wording for Illuminator badge need adjusting?

The wording suggests that the order doesn't matter (I certainly thought so), but the order as it turns out, matters. The order does not matter, not for the badge counter and not for the SEDE query (...
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List all questions that I edited and answered

You can find this using the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. In fact, someone already created a query for all the answers that qualify: https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/507956/list-all-...
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Delay in approval leads to missing out on being awarded an "Explainer" badge

Thanks to @Sonic and others for bringing this up. I'm not happy with this too, but unfortunately don't have enough time to dig into SE databases for the first time. I've fixed the query and there are ...
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Does the Help Center wording for Illuminator badge need adjusting?

I think it could be slightly adjusted for clarity, but mainly because to me the wording 'both actions within 12 hours' implies that you need to edit/answer 500 questions all within 12 hours! So if you ...
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