The peer pressure badge is awarded if you get 3 downvotes on a question and you delete it. How are you supposed to get it, considering that you have a Reputation loss, just because of badge?

  • Deleting the question will revert the reputation lost, so you'll end up with the badge and no change in reputation. The only real negative is that you've probably come a step closer to activating the question ban. That and you have badge that most people wouldn't be proud of.
    – user86571
    Nov 30, 2015 at 6:02
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    You could try a Minecraft mod error log, or anything non-Fallout 4
    – user101016
    Nov 30, 2015 at 11:59
  • Don't get the 3 downvotes. Ironically I could delete this and gain the badge ... Nov 30, 2015 at 15:14
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    Down votes might be because it is kinda self explanatory. Just a guess, though.
    – user11502
    Nov 30, 2015 at 16:02
  • @deprilula28 - I think deleting this post will only get you the badge in the meta. Maybe someone else can clarify.
    – user101016
    Nov 30, 2015 at 16:26

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You get it just like it says, for deleting a post that has 3+ downvotes. It's one of those things most people don't actively seek, because it means you've intentionally made a bad post that the community doesn't like for whatever reason. So yes, it means you've lost at least 6 rep (2 for each downvote), but you have a badge. It's sort of a consolation prize, as it were (although you can only get it once, I believe.)

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    Yes, you're not supposed to seek it out, it's designed to encourage the good behavior of deleting posts the community deems to be bad
    – Unionhawk Mod
    Nov 30, 2015 at 0:31
  • Also note that 1 question upvote is worth +5 rep (and answers are +10), meaning that the -6 rep suffered from having a question getting downvoted 3 times is minimal.
    – Robotnik Mod
    Nov 30, 2015 at 0:32
  • "..a post that as 3+ downvotes..." Just poiting that... @Robotnik That's true. Kinda impressed my first answer was a moderator's. Nov 30, 2015 at 0:39
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    @deprilula28 - Unionhawk's comment says it all really. If the post is deemed bad by the community, its down to you to remove it. Your reward is a badge. I believe the badge is aimed at cleaning up bad posts rather than getting users to intentionally make posts just to pick up the badge.
    – user101016
    Nov 30, 2015 at 15:49

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