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Badges are awarded to encourage and incentivize positive community actions within the site.

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I don't think I earned the "Teacher" badge

My first answer earned me three bronze badges, which was nice, but I don't feel that I deserved one of them: Teacher Answer a question with score of 1 or more. Either I made an error in parsing the ...
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Are Epic and Legendary badges obsolete?

Since it's hat season again, I actually looked at all of the badges and things associated with my account here on Code Review. One thing I noticed is that I am about halfway to "epic" which ...
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Receiving badge before the requirements are met

Just a few hours back I received the nice answer badge for this answer of mine which I posted few months back. The nice answer page says that (to receive the badge) : Answer score of 10 or more. ...
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Bug in display of recently earned badge

When I go to my profile, on the Activity tab under Badges, I see this: Notice how the badge only has the open bracket {. Now when I scroll down to the badge ...
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Why are the Code Review badge icons different from other Stack Exchange sites?

Can anyone tell me why the badge icons on Code Review are different from other Stack Exchange sites? Is there any specific meaning for it?
Tᴀʀᴇǫ Mᴀʜᴍᴏᴏᴅ's user avatar
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Delayed awarding of Tumbleweed badge

I just went through the awarded Tumbleweed badges to check for any possible weed eater hat and stumbled over this question: jQuery resizable plugin The badge had been awarded 17 hours ago but the ...
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Relative positioning of badge icon relative to badge count

The relative spacing between the badge icon, and the badge-count gives a visual impression that the badges are associated to numbers on the left, which is the wrong number ... let me explain by ...
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Badge points 6/5?

There is this strange indication in my profile: What does it mean? Is it possible bug?
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Is it possible to get the "Informed" badge in Code Review meta?

In fact, for me it seems impossible. Everytime I open Meta's tour page to read the entire tour page to get the "Informed" badge I'm redirected to the main site's tour page.
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Why doesn't this user have a bronze tag badge?

Mat's Mug has a score of 154 on 35 non-wiki answers for vba, but he's not recieved a bronze tag badge. Why is that? I thought the requirements were a score of 100 on 20 non-wiki answers.
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Some more answer badges to encourage participation

I have posted this as a part of an answer of mine on meta question "Approaching 1000 days on beta", but it's burried in the question and actually deserves its own post. I posted it on Meta....
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Does creating a new wiki summary without description count in the Research Assistant badge?

Recently I was awarded a Research Assistant badge but I would not think that I've edited 50+ tag wikis. If I'm right creating a new tag with only an excerpt creates an empty tag wiki description too. ...
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Missing Beta Badges

A couple days ago somebody mentioned the Beta Badge, which is given to users who "actively participated in the private beta". If you view this page, it defines "active participation" as "...earning at ...
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