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Questions tagged [badges]

Most questions about reputation aren't specific to the electronics site. Ask on meta.stackoverflow.com instead.

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Minimum badge requirement?

There have been a lot of poor questions here by people who have zero badges (there is no point linking questions as they are not difficult to find). 9 times out of 10, a question by a person with no ...
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What is a good strategy for getting the Mortarboard badge?

I have been considering attempting to get the Mortarboard badge, which requires getting 200 reputation in a single day, so I am wondering what a good strategy would be for such an attempt. My ...
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Reversal Badge error

Maybe a little bug, even though I think it worth to report. In Badges section you see that Reversal Badge has 1 awarded, like bellow. But when you click on it, there isn't any awarded. See below:
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What is the “Cleanup” badge?

The description for this says it is: "First rollback"; however I have no idea what this means. Could someone explain?
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Research Assistant badge broken? Or wiki suggestions getting silently rejected?

From here on meta, I see how to check the number of tag wikis I have edit. From my profile's reputation page, I see I have a few dozen approved wiki edits, for example on this page it shows I have ...
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Why does no one have the 'beta' badge?

I just got a new badge, so I checked out the Badges page, and started looking at which badges I and other users have earned. No one has earned the 'beta' badge: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/...
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Random privileges and badges popping up

I logged in this morning to find that I'd received the privilege of protecting questions, which requires about half the reputation that I currently have, and, upon logging into Meta, that I'd earned ...
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Possible bug - award of critic badge with retracted downvote

So I just downvoted a new post. As I was writing the "here's why this is wrong" comment I changed my mind (did not submit the comment). I undid the downvote, and submitted my revised comment. Then I ...
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Did the badges get reset?

Did all of the badges get reset? Does this happen yearly or is a function of the switchover from Chiphacker? Honestly, I don't care about the badges themselves, just wondering if it's a bug or if I ...
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Publicist badge advertising?

I was reading this question: From zero to “almost pro”: Newbie trying to learn. Good, quick resources and this image popped up: encouraging me to share a link to the question to get a badge. It may ...