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Is Tumbleweed badge an achievement or otherwise?

Lately two of my questions earned me a tumbleweed badge? Does this mean my questions don't make sense and I need to improve them to attract more attention?
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Is there a way to filter out questions from users who don't have a specific badge?

I would like to only see questions which were asked by those who at least have the Informed badge. I don't like wasting my time answering (or even reading) questions by those who haven't bothered to ...
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Spam through autobiographer badge?

Discussion on MSE I noticed this today when looking at badges. Obviously these accounts will probably be nuked by some type of spam script, but for now it's mildly annoying that I can't celebrate ...
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The 'Precognitive' badge should be removed

No one has earned the Precognitive badge and no one can ever earn it.
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Showing progress towards badges

As a feature, show how close/far someone is to getting a badge that has more than one part. I.e. for convention, show how many posts the user has with a score above 2 in meta (if its less than 10), or ...
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How do you get the sportsmanship badge?

What exactly means upvoting (100) "competing answers"?
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Vox Populi badge is missing from the Vote Up page

Vox Populi badge is missing from the Vote up questions and answers information page.
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How to get the “Peer Pressure” badge

What reasonable ways are there to get the Peer Pressure badge on SU? Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower. I'm serious here: I don't particularly want to provide false information, write off-...
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Remove MSU Beta badge

Meta Super User never went through a painful creation process. Like Athena, it just popped into the world fully formed and ready for business. (Yes, Jeff Atwood is basically Zeus in this analogy. No, ...
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Does the Disciplined badge work on SuperUser?

Yesterday I deleted an answer that had 4 upvotes to this question (the answer was a bit misleading and the OP told me it was incorrect), yet I've yet to see a badge. There has never been a ...
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Extra “Nice Answer” Badge and “Good Answer”?

I've noticed that Super User has granted me two "Nice Answer" badges. Yet I can only see one answer of my own which would appear to qualify. Additionally, I seem to have a "Good Answer" badge on ...
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Styling deleted questions in post lists for awarded badges

On the list of flagged posts (Flagging Summary), deleted posts are shown as such: In the favorites list, they also appear deleted: Deleted posts are not indicated on lists of posts for which ...
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How do you get the Announcer Badge?

The Announcer badge says: Shared a link to a question that was visited by 50 unique IP addresses in 2 days But how do they know who posted the link? If I post a Superuser link to reddit.com how ...
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Superuser: You won 'Necromancer'?

A few of us on Super User have won Necromancer. Judging by the number of days SU has been opened, and the days required to qualify a question for Necromancer, I wouldn't think this was possible.
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Suggestion for a system to vote on edits

Edits on Super User are very important, it gives sense to many questions and answers here and I think it deserves a good stimulus (such as "Editor" and "Copy Editor" badges), but in my humble opinion ...
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How are the referrals tracked for the Announcer badge?

I'm looking down the badges list and see the Announcer badge: And so what I was wondering was how tracking/obtaining this badge is possible. Is there some kind of referral link somewhere that I don't ...
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Can someone explain bronze badges?

I can't make sense of the bronze badges. I've read the description on the badges page, but it doesn't seem to relate to how they are awarded. Every so often, I see my count go up, although I don't ...
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More badges or even reputation for encourage votes.

I would like to suggest to moderators to create or improve achievements or badges to encourage users that dont usually use the up/down vote system. I noticed that there are a lot of good or bad ...
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889 edits, yet no Copy Editor badge

I checked the Users > Editor > All tab, and learnt that I have made 889 edits so far. "Copy Editor" badge is given after 500 edits, but I did not receive it. What could be the problem here?
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Announcer Badge Question

I have read over the auto-populated questions (when I typed in the Announcer Badge Question title) and other documentation or help I can find and I have some questions specific to the Announcer Badge (...
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Reversal badge not available on Super User

I've just noticed that the Reversal badge isn't available on Super User. Is this an oversight or by design? It's available on both Stack Overflow and Server Fault 7th November 2009 Still not ...
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Who are allowed and there is a way to create badges?

Who actually create the badges system? There are ranked users that can do it? May it one day be possible?
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How did a user with no actions and only 101 rep get the Mortarboard badge?

According to this page, on Jul 19 '12 at 23:44 Tim Stone was awarded the Mortarboard badge which is defined as: Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day. How did he earn ...
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Shouldn't I get tumbleweed badge?

I have written this question: Is there a quick key command that will switch frames in Flash? and have not gotten answers for a month and only 29 views. I think that qualifies for a Tumbleweed badge, ...
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What is the tenacious badge?

According to the description of the tenacious badge: Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total. "Zero score" make sense; the answer was accepted without an up vote. But what ...
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“You've earned a badge” does not set appropriate activity filter in user profile

When you click on the profile link in the message bar notifying about a new badge, you are taken to the activity section of your profile. The last selected filter (e.g. comments) is still applied, so ...
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Elusive Vox Populi Badge [duplicate]

When I try to vote a question/answer up right now I get the standard "Daily vote limit reached. Vote again in 9 hours." message. How is it possible to get the Vox Populi badge for casting 40 votes ...
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Does retagging count as an edit?

When you retag a question, it displays on the question as an edit. However, does it actually count as an edit (such as toward the Strunk & White or Copy Editor badges)?
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Was I awarded the Vox Populi badge due to a bug?

I was just notified that I received the Vox Populi badge on Super User, which is apparently awarded for voting 40 times in a single day. I don't vote nearly that often (I average about vote every 2 ...
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Apparent paradox in the Booster and Announcer Badges

I am curious. I read the description of the badges, and I have been submitting a shared link to search engines to see if I could get them exposed to many people. The description says you cannot get ...
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Bug with Badges?

The first bug I noticed was that I have a question Java (1.6.0_15) not working on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.2). Why? that has been viewed over 1000 times yet I never got the Popular Question badge? ...
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Why aren't there any SuperUser users with a Beta badge?

Why aren't there any SuperUser users with a Beta badge?
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Clarity of Electorate badge description

Wouldn't this read better if it said: Voted 600 times and 25% or more of total votes are on questions Instead of: Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
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Commentator badge progress shows 1/10 before having commenting priviledge

I just received the privilege to post comments on SuperUser (yay!), but before that happened I noticed that the Commentator badge already has a progress of 1/10. I believe this also happened to me on ...
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Are there Badges for all Tags?

I just received my first "Tag" Badge (Microsoft-Excel, yeah!). When I looked into the Tags that had badges, I didn't notice any particular system for which Tags had Badges (at any level). Are ...
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Is the time between two questions allowed to be posted constant?

I ve just started to participate and I have to wait 40 minutes since my last question to post another. Will it be 40 minutes for the rest of my life on superuser or does the waiting time Change with ...
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Can I see which Answers/Questions count towards a badge?

Can I see which Answers/Questions count towards a badge? E.g. for the badge "Sportsmanship", can I see somewhere which votes counted towards that badge or would the only option be to ...
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Tag Editor badge

For some reason, I had an edit accepted to a tag (two actually) but no badge. Is this a bug, or is there something in badge qualifications that requires more?
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Could new users get “Beta” badge?

Today I was looking over the badges page for the badges that I could (maybe one day) get. I noticed that "Beta" badge (that is acquired by users that participated on the beta phase of superuser) could ...
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Can you lose a badge if criteria is no longer met?

I was awarded the tumbleweed badge for the question linked below (thanks a bunch for all your help guys !) PYTHON Set outline color for a barplot My question is, if someone now comes along and ...
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Is it possible to receive rep awarded from bounty after hitting mortarboard on the same day?

I came pretty close to this situation not long ago, except I received my mortarboard as result of getting a bounty. Also, I have received a mortarboard from a good question without receiving bounty ...
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Enlightened badge not showing up

I think I have achieved the criteria for the badge on this question, and I have waited about an hour. Is there something that I am missing?
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Can I get my day counted for the Fanatic Badge if i'm logged in from the android app

I'm going to be away from my pc for quite a long time and I'm going to be able to use my phone instead, and I'm a fan of the site. So as stated above, does my day count if I'm connected through my ...
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Does the 'Taxonomist' badge include tags created on other people's questions?

The Taxonomist badge is awarded if 50 questions use a tag you've created, according to the Badges page Does this count for me or for the OP if I create a tag when editing a question?
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Can the same user get two or more Enthusiast or Fanatic badges?

As far users can get two or more of Nice Question or Nice answear badges, does Enthusiast or Fanatic badges works the same way? Which badges are avaiable to get more than one time?
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Offering first bounty does not seem to award Promoter badge

I just offered my first bounty on SuperUser, and got the reputation points deducted as expected. However I still have not received the Promoter badge. Bizarrely, when I then visited this meta site to ...
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Close as Duplicate still counts as linking?

When voting to close because of Exact Duplicate, SE does a nice notion of linking the question in a comment. More of a theory then practice question, but would these links count towards the Announcer, ...
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Organizer of what?

I gave this question an overhaul in grammar and got both the Editor and the Organizer badges. I'm totally cool with this myself, I think I deserved the two badges, but I didn't do anything with the ...
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How long does it take for a badge to be awarded?

I recently completed 1000 reviews under the "Suggested Edits" category, but the badge has not been awarded yet. How long should users expect to wait for a badge to show up?
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“Research Assistant” tag with problem and can't be reached

I'm reviewing and suggesting tag wiki edits on the last weeks and was suspecting that my tag wiki editions to this badge wasn't change. Today I suggested two tag editions and tested what happend with ...