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As answered in the MSO question, at the time they began tracking that nonexistent badge, the system allowed anyone to track any tag badge, regardless of whether the tag existed or not. Today, the system prevents people from trying to set a nonexistent tag as their target badge, but those who previously set a nonexistent tag as their target back when it was ...


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The page you're looking for is this one (warning: very slow to load!). You get here by clicking on the trophy dropdown in the top bar, then "badges", then "bronze badge", then the "all" tab. From there, just use your browser's find ability (usually control + f) to get to the right badge.


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No, only moderator reviews are binding. Users with gold badges who make "Leave Open" or "Leave Closed" reviews will not immediately dismiss the review task; it will still have to be reviewed by others. For the Close Votes queue, it wouldn't make much sense, because the power only works for the duplicate close reason, not for other close reasons; the queue ...


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I want to extend the concept of badge-based privileges to the silver level, and the best opportunity to do that is to once again look at tag badges. ... So, silver-badge holders - what would make your time on the site more productive than it currently is if you had access to it? There are some things I'd like to avoid: 'Extra weights' in ...


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I actually fail to see why. The sole purpose of the tag scope is to measure a person's contribution to the tag. Both accepts and upvotes mark the answer as "useful" for another person -- and "usefulness to other people" is the main (if not the sole) criterion by which SE's system awards reputation points (thus measures a user's contribution) in fact, ...


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