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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Why am I not earning the “Revival” badge?

The badge "Revival" is a bronze badge that can be obtained after 30 days of your answer being accepted with a score 2+, and for this answer, I haven't earned the Revival badge. May I get the ...
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200 daily Max Reputation Tips

According to the reputation section on the help center, you can earn 200 max. There are Bronze, Silver, and Gold badges with their description being that you should collect 200 max reputation. ...
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What does the “25% vote on questions” mean on the “Electorate” badge?

If you read my profile, and see my activity, I am trying to earn the "Electorate" badge. I have 329 votes cast and only 324 are recorded, but this isn't a bug! I just want to know what the &...
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It's in my inventory, but not in my area (Curious, a long-awaited badge)

Okay, my title is awkwardly long, but let's not speak of that. Ever since I reached a good amount of support in Arqade, there has been a badge I've been wanting to get, but due to certain ...
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The Curious badge and timezones

Living around the GMT+8 timezone, I have been certain with asking questions on separate days in this site for a while, and seeing how all my questions progress, it seems like a possibility to get the ...
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I'm trying to get all the badges on Arqade. Can you help me? [closed]

I'm trying to get all the badges. Can you help me through this journey?
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Why can't I track some meta badges progress?

On my profile page I cannot track progress to community-event and screenshot-of-the-week tag badges, while I have some answers and positive score for them. I can only track these: Why?
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Why haven't I earned the Curious badge?

For some reason I don't understand, the site will not give me the Curious badge. The criteria for it states, "Ask a well received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record". ...
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Did something change in the announcer badge?

I earned the announcer badge three times at once last night. Previous time I got it was over 1.5 year ago, and I earned those new badges on quite old questions, and I did not share a link recently (I ...
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Minor adjustment to badge description

Shouldn't the description of the gold badge 'Electorate' Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions be Vote on 600 questions and answers* and 25% or more of total ...
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How do I earn the Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges?

The description is weird and hard to understand. The description for Tenacious is Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total Unsung Hero is similar, just a little harder. What ...
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More space needed between badges and numbers [duplicate]

In both the question list and on the question itself, there is not enough room between certain numbers and the badge icon they go with (images zoomed in for effect): Here is my question for an ...
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Why do I have a tumbleweed badge?

I just checked my profile here and I have a tumbleweed badge. The description for the badge goes: Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week. However, I ...
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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 badges we can't even earn on Arqade Meta?

There are certain badges that simply cannot be earned on Meta (bounties, earning rep, etc). If we can't get some badges, why are they present on the Badges page for Meta sites? If we can't get rid of ...
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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 up ...
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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. ...