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Users should have the "Unsung Hero" badge, but they have not

According to the current code, the correct logic is not "at least" 25%. The "more than" in the description applies to both criteria. So it is more than 10 answers (meaning at least ...
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Why haven't I received badge Unsung Hero even after 10 days?

The description for unsung hero is Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total You have 10, which is not more than 10 Note also, there is a SEDE query you can run rather than doing a ...
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Are all badges "especially helpful"?

Tumbleweed isn't really a "normal" badge, it's more of a "consolation prize." "Sorry you didn't get an answer or any responses; here, have a shiny badge." Tenacious and Unsung Hero are for ...
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Tag badge on zero score accepted answer

Yes, that is correct. Your score in a tag is calculated as the total number of upvotes minus the total number of downvotes on answers (not questions) to questions having that tag. Whether an answer is ...
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Why haven't I received badge Unsung Hero even after 10 days?

If you have 10 zero score accepted answers, that's one too few. The badge description is pretty clear on that: Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 10 is not 'more than' 10.
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Why haven't I received badge Unsung Hero even after 10 days?

https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/123521/223820 The OP should take comfort in the fact that they are not the first to have misinterpreted the instructions for gaining the Unsung Hero badge. An ...
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How come I got the tenacious badge

As described here, there are additional criteria for the Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges: Only accepted answers at least ten days old are considered Community wiki answers, deleted answers, and self-...
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Why counting my zero-scored accepted answer doesn't match that from data.stackexchange?

OK, I'll start with the obvious zero scored accepted answers that don't show in the query: This answer was posted only couple of hours ago, hence still doesn't exist in SEDE data. This answer from ...
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Yet another question about Tenacious badge

OK, here is what's going on. Right now, you have total of 15 answers that have been accepted by OP. Out of these 15, total of 7 have score of 0. However, one of those is not yet 10 days old. (...
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Better description of "Tenacious Badge"

Instead of "total" (which is wrong), it should just say "all accepted": Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of all accepted. Not much longer, more accurate. Simple.
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Better description of "Tenacious Badge"

This was suggested almost 5 years ago and there apparently are better explanations on a blog mentioned above and also https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/99746/148587 Why not improve the wording then? I ...
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Unsung Hero and Tenacious are (may be) a contemptuous signs. Can we eliminate conditions of it's appearing?

I totally support your suggestion This badges seem at least useless (or even harmful) for me for every StackExchange site and even for low activity tags. Reasons Most user will upvote your answer ...
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