If you check the tag page for , you'll notice that I'm the top answerer for this tag.

However, despite having 129 upvotes across 20 non-community wiki answers (it was 134 across 21, but I deleted my own question and its answer because it was too localized) for it, I'm missing the 100 upvote bronze badge for this tag.

What's the deal?

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    I'm in a similar place for "Minecraft", although I have the one for "Starcraft-2". I have no idea what the real requirements are, but they differ somehow from what's written in the badge description. Apr 18, 2011 at 23:12
  • @Strix You only have 18 answers in Minecraft, which the badge notes you need at least 20.
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Apr 18, 2011 at 23:37
  • Ever wonder why I don't have the golden tag badge for Starcraft-2?
    – tzenes
    Apr 19, 2011 at 5:27
  • @tzenes 4 more answers and you'll be there. Though at this stage you do already have 2k score in StarCraft 2...
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Apr 19, 2011 at 10:57
  • @Grace I thought I needed 200 answers in the tag? I'm at 188, which would mean 12 more...
    – tzenes
    Apr 19, 2011 at 15:51
  • @tzenes You do, but I was going by the x196 on your stats rather than the "188 answered" in the tooltip, whoops. It is indeed 12.
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Apr 19, 2011 at 15:52
  • @Grace its those darn CW. If people weren't so CW crazy I'd have a boat load more stuff
    – tzenes
    Apr 19, 2011 at 16:02

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There is a minimum of 100 total questions with the tag necessary to award the badge. There are only 99 questions with .

Quoting the badges page in the top right, switching the emphasis to my own:

These badges are awarded for participating in non community-wiki questions with particular tags. If enough votes are earned in a tag with 100+ total questions, the badge will be automatically created and awarded.

  • There were 100 prior to me deleting the one mentioned in the original post. No idea how that question didn't get closed as too localized, seeing as how it was applicable for exactly 2 hours. I deleted it after making this meta topic.
    – user2974
    Apr 18, 2011 at 23:34
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    @Powerlord Well, tag badges actually can get revoked if the badge requirements cease to be met. Best thing to do is just hope for a new TF2 question. Or pester badp to ask a new one. Also take into account that tag badges do not get awarded immediately upon satisfying the necessary requirements - they probably are part of a daily process like the Epic badge and other "Not happening all that often" badges.
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Apr 18, 2011 at 23:35
  • @Powerlord Looks like you earned this badge on Sunday, shortly after we got our hundredth TF2 question (from badp, even).
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Apr 25, 2011 at 14:12

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