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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
212 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
1.5k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
5k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
271 awarded
Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
22 awarded
Question saved by 25 users
1.3k awarded
Question saved by 100 users
170 awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
399 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
10.8k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
2.6k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
235 awarded
Question with 1,000 views
60.1k awarded
Question with 2,500 views
30.9k awarded
Question with 10,000 views
8.6k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
3.2k awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
33.6k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
78.6k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
5.5k awarded
Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
839 awarded
Edit and answer 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
40 awarded
Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
3 awarded
Answer saved by 25 users
10 awarded
Answer saved by 100 users
Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
106 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
893 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
35 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
Answer score of 10 or more
16.2k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
3.7k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
320 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
85 awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
9.2k awarded
Answer a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
5.6k awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
1.1k awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
21.5k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
138 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
29 awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
69.1k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
3.6k awarded
Vote for a candidate in the final phase of an election
1.9k awarded
Leave 10 comments
9.6k awarded
Leave 10 comments with score of 5 or more
145 awarded
Visit the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
1.7k awarded
Visit the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
518 awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
320 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 50 times
6 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 150 times
1 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
80 awarded
Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta
56 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
704 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
63 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
131 awarded
Post 10 messages in chat starred by 10 different users
21 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
31.4k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
2.1k awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
319 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
78 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
2.9k awarded
Raise 80 helpful flags
97 awarded
Raise 500 helpful flags
24 awarded
Vote 300 or more times
578 awarded
First rollback
422 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
5 awarded
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
10 awarded
First down vote
4.2k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
7.3k awarded
Complete at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
278 awarded
Complete at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded multiple times per review type
305 awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
352 awarded
First edit
58.1k awarded
Edit 80 posts
135 awarded
Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
39 awarded
Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
153 awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
2.6k awarded
Edit 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
25 awarded
First retag
1.5k awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
281 awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
79 awarded
Up vote 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
47 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
446 awarded
First up vote
58k awarded
First approved tag synonym
24 awarded
First tag wiki edit
255 awarded
Edit 50 tag wikis
13 awarded
Create a tag used by 50 questions
309 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
311 awarded

Other Badges

Share a link to a post later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
3.9k awarded
Share a link to a post later visited by 300 unique IP addresses
638 awarded
Share a link to a post later visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
168 awarded
Read the entire tour page
31.9k awarded

Retired Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ
262 awarded
Completed the annual Stack Overflow survey; your responses are anonymous
118 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
21.1k awarded