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Badges are awarded to encourage and incentivize positive community actions within the site.

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Just curious as to why the revival badge was not awarded for this question

The following is the condition stated to receive the revival badge: Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more I believe the condition was met for my ...
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Generalist Countdown: ZERO!

We have liftoff! Thank you for your participation! -- A Generalist, 2020-02-18 Since we are a relatively young site in the Stack Exchange network, we haven't been able to enjoy any Generalist ...
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Badge “Vox Populi” is improperly described

The "Vox Populi" badge is improperly described. It should say "question and answer votes" instead of just "votes", since comment votes are not counted towards the Vox Populi badge. "Use the maximum ...
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What specifically does “rollback” mean?

In the description for the cleanup badge, it says to earn this badge, you need to have your first "rollback", yet when I search rollback on the internet, I get "a reduction or decrease". I do not ...
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Too difficult or pointless badges

Browsing through the badges, I couldn't help but notice some badges which didn't fit or were simply too difficult to achieve. They've been bugging me and someone needs to bring them up. I made a list ...
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What's with the Generalist badge?

The description of the Generalist badge reads: Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags. But I've provided non-wiki answers of at least 18 total score in 21 of the top 40 ...
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Badge for swift answerers?

There was a discussion recently about users who answer questions very soon after they've been posted, and a couple of us thought it'd be a good idea to have a badge for this. It's quite impressive to ...
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Can we abolish the Analytical badge?

There's a badge called 'Analytical' whose description reads: Visited every section of the FAQ (retired) Since this badge is retired and nobody has got it so far, that means nobody is ever going to ...
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What is the meaning of the Announcer, Booster, Publicist badges?

The badge description reads: Shared a link to a question that was visited by [number] unique IP addresses. What does this actually mean? How can one get these badges? If I send an email (or tweet ...