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"Yearling" badge on Unix&Linux meta without any activity and reputation points only from a week before the badge

I have just earned the "Yearling" badge although I did not do anything on meta, I did not even vote on a meta question or comment or even open it at all. I did indeed earn > 200 ...
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Bug in review badge award algorithm?

It seems that two days ago, I was awarded the "Steward" badge for the "First Post" and "Close Votes" queues, although I received them in May and July of last year already....
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Why am I not being awarded the curious badge?

I have more than 5 questions record and running this query on my id (in Unix) says that I have well over 0.5 of "positive question record". But the badge has not been awarded anyway. What am I ...
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I'm being attacked by a Click Robot cycling addresses

Just got 1000 clicks in one hour: I hardly get badges, but on U&L tonight, in an hour, a robot is creating like six of them. I appreciate the new hat but it is distracting: To make matters worse,...
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What is curious badge and why I am not getting it?

Well this is simple, from couple of months it shows that next badge: Curious 9/5 So I already crossed limit of 5 questions, I am having 9, but I am not getting this badge from months and it is ...
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Icons of the badge counts

Can we change badge icons to something Unix&Linux specific? Recently many sites changed their icons, for example: close related to us android uses their robo mascot emacs uses parenthesis () to ...
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The Electorate badge doesn't work well on Unix & Linux

I noticed my next badge section and is not consistent with the others stack-exchange sites: Electorate vote description says: Vote on 600 questions[both questions and answers] and 25% or more of ...
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How to find out which post I got the 'Peer Pressure' badge for?

I came back from a group meeting at the pub last night. When I woke up this morning I found I have the Peer Pressure badge, which I'm not sure I want but keep getting... (even for a good question that'...
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Will the peer pressure badge eventually get recommended as next badge?

My "Select your next badge" recommends going for the Epic badge, and there are still a few alternatives to work on as well: Assuming that I had obtained all the badges I can select from, apart from "...
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Does fanatic badge counts access from the app?

From the help page: Visit the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.). So, does access from the stack exchange app counts as visiting the site?
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Should I be happy about the tumbleweed badge?

I earned the tumbleweed badge. It's description: "Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week." This sounds quite negative. (Why) should I be proud / happy about ...
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Is the tag badge allocation broken?

I am pretty sure that I should have been awarded a badge for pacman by now. I have defintitely answered more than 20 times (22) and am currently sitting on 111 votes. I understand the script is run ...
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What are the criteria to get the Socratic badge?

How is the Socratic badge awarded? I see the badge description as, Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record. This badge can be awarded ...
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Definition for Curious Badge

The explanation for the Curious Badge says "Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record" What is "well-received" and what is a "positive question ...
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abuse of the Peer Pressure Badge?

wouldn't it be abuse of the Peer Pressure Badge to deliberately post a silly question that's bound to get bad reviews? Or is that ok as bronze badges are for trying out things?
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duplicate vs. other reasons for close votes or flags

I consider it unfair that all kinds of vote reasons are treated equally (e.g. with respect to badges). I kind of admire the people who bother searching for duplicates. If I get possible duplicates in ...
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references to FAQ

Now that the FAQ seems to have been transformed into 'help' there are a few problems with the analytical badge description. That description both refers to 'FAQ' which should now be 'Help` or 'Help ...
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How do meta reputation and badges work?

Unlike Stack Overflow meta, I've noticed that here all my reputation points have been transferred over from the main site. But not badges. Will my reputation be synced between the two? If so, why ...
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Font discrepancy between badge pages

When I look at the Great Answer and Great Question badge pages, there appears to be a significant discrepancy between the font and point used to display the question, despite it being the same ...
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mistakenly awarded a badge

I down-voted a discussion in unix.SE by mistake (mouse moved when I went to click up-vote). I already corrected my vote. But I was awarded a badge unfairly. How do I request to have the critic ...
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