Badges

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
66 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
377 awarded
Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
2.7k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
151 awarded
Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
14 awarded
Question bookmarked by 25 users
181 awarded
Question bookmarked by 100 users
12 awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
100 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
5.2k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
1k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
40 awarded
Question with 1,000 views
49.7k awarded
Question with 2,500 views
24.4k awarded
Question with 10,000 views
6.1k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
671 awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
33.7k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
45.5k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
3.7k awarded
Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
584 awarded
Edit and answer 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
23 awarded
Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
125 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
480 awarded
Answer score of 5 or more to a question score of -2 or less that goes on to receive a score of 2 or more
100 awarded
Answer score of 20 or more to a question score of -3 or less that goes on to receive a score of 3 or more
4 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
12.7k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
2.2k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
59 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
71 awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
2.3k awarded
Answer a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
1.4k awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
824 awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
18.4k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
157 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
47 awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
48.7k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
3.3k awarded
Vote for a candidate in the final phase of an election
1.4k awarded
Leave 10 comments
12.3k awarded
Leave 10 comments with score of 5 or more
248 awarded
Visit the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
1.4k awarded
Visit the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
494 awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
469 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 50 times
13 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 150 times
5 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
43 awarded
Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta
17 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
598 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
56 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
197 awarded
Post 10 messages in chat starred by 10 different users
27 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
17.2k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
1.9k awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
219 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
37 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
2.9k awarded
Raise 80 helpful flags
152 awarded
Raise 500 helpful flags
30 awarded
Vote 300 or more times
587 awarded
First rollback
377 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
9 awarded
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
10 awarded
First down vote
3.6k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
5.3k awarded
Complete at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
276 awarded
Complete at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded multiple times per review type
188 awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
120 awarded
First edit
41.4k awarded
Edit 80 posts
126 awarded
Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
28 awarded
Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
145 awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
1.4k awarded
Edit 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
12 awarded
First retag
890 awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
1.8k awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
90 awarded
Up vote 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
45 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
368 awarded
First up vote
39.9k awarded
First approved tag synonym
29 awarded
First tag wiki edit
252 awarded
Edit 50 tag wikis
8 awarded
Create a tag used by 50 questions
339 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
238 awarded

Other Badges

Share a link to a post later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
921 awarded
Share a link to a post later visited by 300 unique IP addresses
105 awarded
Share a link to a post later visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
23 awarded
Completed the annual Stack Overflow survey; your responses are anonymous
89 awarded
Read the entire tour page
25.8k awarded

Retired Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ
276 awarded
Provide an answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
1 awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
2.7k awarded