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.

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Badge tracker stuck?

I still have some work to do before reaching the PostgreSQL gold badge, so I chose it as the one for tracking. Unfortunately, it seems to be stuck. See the screenshot below: I am not posting ...
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when and how the socratic badge is calculated?

I have tried to be serious in my persuance of the socratic badge, for this I need to ask 100 relevant and useful questions, that have not been already asked. I keep monitoring my progress as you ...
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Can't collect Critic badge

Is it normal that it can take some time to receive a badge? I have down-voted a question and normally you collect the Critic badge. So far the badge hasn't been awarded.
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Badge for elected Moderators

I think an elected Moderator should have a badge for getting elected. That way past moderators will be esteemed for their contribution. Come to think of it - if there are badges for voting(...
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Some badge pages truncate users' badges

Certain badge pages only allow a maximum width for a username + badges, and since we have some users who choose to use ridiculously long and impossible to spell usernames, this causes truncation of ...
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What is a CleanUp badge?

I am little confused about a certain badge. What exactly is a CleanUp badge? Does it entail Deleting your own questions? Does it entail Deleting your own answers? Does it entail Replacing your own ...
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Bronze of Reversal

Is there a Bronze version of the Reversal badge? All the other Gold badges have a bronze and silver equivalent, but not this one.
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Bronze Badge Not Awarded

I have 100 votes for 43 questions (37 upvoted) which are tagged with innodb. The last upvote I received on an innodb-tagged question was 2011-11-11 20:34:27Z. My last badge was awarded Oct 20, 2011. ...