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Badges teach new users how Stack Exchange works and encourages activities that are positive to the community. They are assigned automatically by the system network-wide and questions about them are best asked at Meta SE rather than Meta GIS SE.

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How to get Peer Pressure badge if we respect SE rules from the start?

I believe and I like how SE sites are built. I like the gamification around the moderation, quality and participation. But ... if someone respects rules, try their best for the quality and experience ...
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Is it possible to create new badges?

Each SE community seems to have specific badges and those do probably help a lot the community. They rewards people for various feats regarding their implication in the site (voting, helping out) or ...
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Getting cleanup badge?

I see cleanup badge on my user page and it say : how to get it : First Rollback that's all, not much info to help for trying to get this badge. Do I need to back under a revision state under ...
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What does it take to fulfill my commitment and get the beta badge?

I thought by answering/asking so many questions I could fulfill my commitment and get the beta badge. I have 11 questions/answers with 10 of them having votes. Other's have received the beta badge ...
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Where to find author/creator of tag?

In an attempt to get the badge Taxonomist, I created the affine-transformation tag, however, I have not been able to confirm that I am the author of this tag. Where can I see the author of a ...
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Edited tag wiki, but didn't receive tally to research assistant badge?

I haven't found any posts discussing not receiving a tally for tag wiki edits. I have edited at least 4 tag wikis, received approval and have not seen any updates to my research assistant tally? ...
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What happens if you have two answers to a question?

So there's a question you have the answer to and you post it as an answer. A short time later (maybe even seconds), a second potential solution comes to mind that's a different way of solving the ...
7 votes
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Retiring Badges

I was looking at the list of badges, and noticed a few were retired, and then I noticed a couple that appear impossible to get but are not. The 'Precognitive' and 'Beta' badges are not retired, but I ...
5 votes
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How is the requirement for badges decided?

We can see that some of the badges like Great Answer, Populist, Reversal, Unsung Hero have never been awarded. The Requirements for Great Answer is good, for others it is a bit fictious. Like for ...
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Question regarding the "Disciplined" badge and deleting my own answer

The "Disciplined" badge is earned when you delete your own post with a score of 3 or higher. When I hover over the "delete" link on one of my answers, it says "vote to remove this post". In order to ...