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Community gives you awards for your questions, answers and votes
Below is the list of available badges and number of times each type of badge has been awarded.

Edited 20 entries

Completed all user profile fields

First flagged post

Voted 100 times

Posted 10 comments

 Critic × 137

First downvote

Deleted own post with 3 or more upvotes

Gave accepted answer upvoted 3 or more times

 Enthusiast × 3,969

Visited site every day for 5 days in a row

Asked a question with 50 views

 Editor × 2,796

First edit

Asked a question with 3 followers

Answer voted up 3 times

Question voted up up 3 times

Answer voted up 5 times

Question voted up 5 times

 Guru × 113

Gave accepted answer upvoted 5 or more times

Answered a question more than 30 days later with at least 1 votes

 Nice Answer × 2,152

Answer voted up 2 times

Question voted up up 2 times

Asked a question with 25 views

First retag

Deleted own post with 3 or more downvotes

Asked a question with 15 views

 Scholar × 1,381

Asked a question and accepted an answer

Answered own question with at least 1 up votes

Asked a question with 5 followers

 Student × 3,358

Asked first question with at least one up vote

 Supporter × 3,366

First upvote

 Taxonomist × 1,169

Created a tag used 5 times

 Teacher × 2,086

Gave an Answer voted up at least 1 times for the first time

Community badges


Gold badge is the highest award in this community. To obtain it you have to show profound knowledge and ability in addition to your active participation.


silver badge: occasionally awarded for the very high quality contributions


bronze badge: often given as a special honor