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Questions tagged [badges]

Besides gaining reputation with your questions and answers, you receive badges for being especially helpful. Badges appear on your profile page, flair, and your posts. If you have a question about one of the badges, use this tag!

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Finished the Curious badge, but haven't received it?

The badge Curious involves getting a 5-day positive question streak. I have done that. Here's a screenshot. You can see I've completed the badge. Its meter is filled. What happened?
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I just received an Announcer badge for a question I have no recollection of ever seeing before

I just received an Announcer badge for this question. As far as I can remember, I've never seen this question before. I certainly haven't shared it (I know nothing about this game, and it looks okay ...
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How to earn the Peer Pressure achievement?

I saw it on badges, how do I get MINUS votes? also, what does self-fulfilling prophecy mean? Ilve already tried turning it off and on again and I've also tried to look at spicy memes for 20-30 ...
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Are there stats comparison but for badges?

I love seeing my rankings compared to other members of the site here http://stackexchange.com/leagues/7/month/gaming/2017-03-01/ But I wonder, do the same ranking exist, but for badges? Like how do I ...
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Excavator Medal not awarded

I'm a completionist (sorry) and I did something that I think, by definition, should have awarded me the Excavator badge (Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months) here. Do abandoned buildings ...
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Why is this tag without me as the author?

I was reading this question about knowing who created a tag and, after looking at the tags they had linked (like this one), I went to visit the tag I had created recently: space-hulk-deathwing. ...
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How to know who created a tag?

Taxonomist badge description states: Create a tag used by 50 questions and I was wondering if there's a way to know which tags were created by me. So I searched on Stack Exchange Data Explorer ...
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I can't get the “Curious” badge, even if my total questions' score is actually positive!

My profile page keeps saying that I have a negative question record. But that doesn't really seem true, because I actually have an 85+ scored question, and about 8 5+ Questions. I did delete many ...
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Recent badge notification spam

So starting from when I flagged a post until now every time I visit any SO site after a few minutes I get a few notifications (never more) stating that I have earned the Citizen Patrol badge, yet I ...
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Why don't I have a positive question record?

I am working towards the 'curious' badge (on the Arqade site), and one of the requirements is to maintain a positive question record. As visible on my profile, I have asked 10 questions, of which all ...
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Peoples reputation vanishing

So this one person has a ton of badges but one reputation! I don't think this is possible unless there's A. A bug B.(unlikely) his questions got flagged as SPAM. I've seen this happen to a lot of ...
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Interesting things happening to my badges

So a little while ago, I noticed my recent achievements button was green denoting I had gotten a new badge. I clicked on it and it displayed no new badges, but when I went to my profile it showed that ...
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Why can't I get the “Curious” badge?

As you can see in the picture above, I have already completed the "Curious" badge's tasks which is Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record I already ...
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How can I show only some Badges in the Badges list?

In the Badges page, you can see all the Badges, with a check next to the ones you have. You can also select how to sort the Badges, which ones to filter out. Now, can I somehow sort the list by ...
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I got more flags/day. Is that because of the Marshal badge?

I just flagged my first answer after I got the Marshal badge, and I noticed that I have 62 flags remaining. This number is higher then I got previously, iirc. Is this because I got the Marshal badge ...
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What to do to get the “Curious” badge with a negative score question?

Source post: Villagers still not breeding I got a small problem for getting the "Curious" badge because this question has a -1 score and the "Need a positive question record" requirement isn't met....
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How are we supposed to get the “Peer pressure” badge?

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?
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What is the number displayed next to most badges?

I saw a gray-tinted text near most badges that says "X awarded" (where X is a number). What does it mean?
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Is this a typo?

I was having a squiz at the badges recently, (to see if there were a couple of easy ones I could nab) when I came across the "Constable" badge. Firstly, is that a typo? I looked it up and I found ...
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Can't track a tag badge in my profile

When I go to the tag badge tracker in my profile, it says that I already have the skyrim gold tag badge, and I am unable to select it to be tracked. However, when I go to the badges section of my ...
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Moving completed badges down on selecting new 'Next badge'

I tried to select my new "Next-badge", but all my completed ones are on top of the badges I can choose. Wouldn't it be more logical to move the completed ones under (I will never ever choose those as "...
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How can I earn these types of badges?

I enjoy earning badges and collecting reputation on this site, but as I browsed the profile of some of the more veteran users, I saw a type of badge like this: Earned at least 100 total score for ...
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What defines a “Well recieved question”?

I was looking at the badges and I saw the "Curious", "Inquisitive" and "Socratic" badges; Asked a well-received question on (x) separate days, and maintained a positive question record What ...
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Lost badges in Arqade

Has there been a recent change or something on the site that would have caused me to lose my badges on Arqade?? I've lost all the badges that I specifically gained on this site - about 5, including ...
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Should the “Reversal” badge be disabled?

Currently, the "Reversal" badge ("Provide an answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score") has been awarded 2 times. I was interested, so I went to see what kind of question/answer pairs these were, ...
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I didn't get my badges for voting?

I spent all my votes and didn't get the correct badge. Why didn't it get awarded?
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Can you only earn the “Mortarboard” badge once?

I looked through the list of users who have been awarded this medal but I didn't see a name twice. Can you only earn this badge once?
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My Electorate badge doesn't appear!

I have voted on over 600 questions, with 25% or more of them being on questions(or whatever that means). I have waited for approximately an hour, and I still haven't received the badge. What's wrong?
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Why are there tons of badges we can't even get on meta?

If we can't get some badges (ie, bounties, earning rep, etc) in meta, why are they present here on meta? And if we can't get rid of them, why not make whatever badges we have on main carry over?
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What's considered “low views” for the tumbleweed badge?

To earn the tumbleweed badge, you must have "asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week" What's considered 'low views'? It seems kinda like an arbitrary term to ...
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Progress on specific badges

I'd like to view the progress of several badges, specifically the 'Sportsmanship' badge. Is there a way I can see how far I've gotten, and/or how much I have left to obtain a specific badge?
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Bugs in the Badge Pages

https://gaming.stackexchange.com/help/badges/263/informed?userid=28182 I'm seeing this bug on a few of the badge pages, in both Firefox and Internet Explorer. You can see the bug by either clicking ...
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Grace Note wasn't awarded the Constable badge

The SE team quietly introduced the Constable badge reserved for pro-tem modraters. On this site, that means Oak, Juan and Grace. Flashback! I am pleased to announce that these members have stepped ...
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Badge count is cut off on tag pages

For users who have a lot of rep and a lot of badges (like me! but also Sterno), the number of badges is cut off. Example: Screen shot taken from rogue-legacy, here. This is in Chrome 27 in Windows ...
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Got an achievement that was meant for another user

I think there's a bug in the StackExchange achievement system. I received an announcer badge for a question that I've never seen before. What makes it even more look like a bug is the fact that my ...
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Should questions marked as dupes award badges?

Just curious on what you all think. Should badges be awarded for whatever the requirements are on duped questions?
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How does the Populist badge work?

Taken from this question: Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x So the answer accepted was a score of -11. My answer was +11. ...
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Is it bad practice to upvote to help out?

The title doesn't really do my question justice, as I can't seem to find the right words to use. I occasionally find myself reading through older questions or viewing peoples questions/answers that ...
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Why the amount of points for those badges is so odd?

As you can see in the images below, the amount for the "Reviewer" badge for Suggested Edits is quite low in comparison with the Reopen Votes. Even with the amount in all-time being so far from each ...
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The yearling badge

I got the yearling badge today, yet on my profile it says I've been a member for a year and a half. I initially thought the year and a half was my global profile or something but I've checked and my ...
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Can I earn a specific badge more than once?

I am just curious. I see users on gaming.stackexchange with 100+ bronze badges, so can I earn a specific bronze badge more than once?
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Where is my Enlightened badge?

On this question someone recently gave me an up vote (yay!) which puts me currently at 10 upvotes. This awarded me the "Nice answer" badge. Nice Answer: Answer score of 10 or more. This badge can ...
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Where can I find a list of all the badges for Arqade?

I used the search for 10 minutes but came up with nothing. =(
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Special badges for winning competitions?

At timely intervals gaming.stackexchange launch competitions. Usually around the time of a highly expected video game release. My thought was that the winners of those competitions should get a badge ...
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Where's my Populist badge?

On the question Is Skyrim Kid Friendly?, someone recently earned this badge: Populist: Answer outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x. This badge can be awarded ...
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Possible to earn “Vox Populi” badge?

In my mouse over profile summary it says I have 39 votes casted today. When I try to cast another vote (regardless if question or answer) my vote is rejected and a yellow box says my daily vote limit ...
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Is the “Publicist” badge broken?

I have been seeing this dialog (see image) frequently, and when I go and share the question on facebook or twitter, it does not do anything. Not that I am crazy about the badge, but I wonder if it is ...
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Potential Bug: Accidental Downvote gives “Critic” badge

I accidentally downvoted an answer but quickly undid the action and upvoted it - which I intended to do first anyway. Whilst the reputation has balanced out properly and everything is back to normal, ...
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Why did I lose consecutive status?

Possible duplicate: Consecutive Day count reset this morning on meta.stackoverflow.com According to my user page, I only have one day consecutive, but looking at this answer: Which StarCraft 2 ...
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Badges in notification system cannot be read

I finally got the Taxonomist badge (yay!) and noticed that you can't read the tag text in the notification bar which appears at the top of the screen.