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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.

Question Badges

First bounty you manually award on another person's question
74 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
107 awarded
Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
262 awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
89 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
2.2k awarded
Question with 1,000 views
6.1k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
141 awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
1.7k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
4.1k awarded

Answer Badges

Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
138 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
2.9k awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
812 awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
112 awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
4.4k awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
11.5k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
825 awarded
Leave 10 comments
1.2k awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
117 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
43 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
368 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
201 awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
201 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
801 awarded
First rollback
147 awarded
First down vote
1k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
970 awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
48 awarded
First edit
4k awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
257 awarded
First retag
248 awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
155 awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
20 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
131 awarded
First up vote
5.8k awarded
First approved tag synonym
19 awarded
First tag wiki edit
100 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
87 awarded

Other Badges

Share a link to a post later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
222 awarded
Read the entire tour page
4.8k awarded

Retired Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ
99 awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
40 awarded