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What is the "Curious" Badge?

According to Asking days badges, the Curious badge forms part of a hierarchy of question badges based on the principle that a user Asked a well-received question on X separate days, and maintained ...
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Four Yearling badges within 20 days

The Yearling badge is awarded for being an "Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation." However, it can be awarded retroactively if you've been around for a while but only recently ...
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Is famous question badge still awarded at 10K views?

In the list view of questions, certain numbers are rounded. Hover over them and you'll see the actual view count: Visit the actual question and you'll see at the top right of the page:
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Strunk & White badge

It's difficult to tell which, but you may be short on any one of the restrictions in terms of the badge requirements. Here are the edit-related moderation badge descriptions: Editor bronze; awarded ...
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Usefullness of the Announcer, Booster and Publicist badges?

No need to your track your links and to match them with your account. StackExchange just needs that tracking to reward your links if you like, if you used that feature. As Jay said in a StackOverflow ...
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Problems with the gold badges or for the correct computation

This is part of an update to the review queues. You now get one Steward badge for every 1,000 reviews in a single queue. For more details, see Steward badge can now be awarded multiple times -- ...
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Why is there no badge for that?

I've been thinking about this proposal for a while. At first glance, I like it, but I'm not quite sure what the purpose of the badge would be. All of the badges we've introduced recently have been ...
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Usefullness of the Announcer, Booster and Publicist badges?

You can just copy the link of the question title This is similar to copying the link directly from the browser hyperlink bar. This option includes the question title in the URL, with the format ...
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In 'choose which badge to track' things spill over the bottom of the pop up window

Thanks for reporting this issue. The problem arose because font the filter tabs use have a wider letter-spacing. Combine that with having the selected filter in bold, and that pushed the input field ...
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Mismatch in counts of Meta Sportsmanship badge

Here is the Sportsmanship badge definition: Sportsmanship silver; awarded once Cast 100 upvotes on competing answers (source) If you answer a question and earn a score of at least ...
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Socratic badge meaning

Here is a full description of the entire badge family: Curious bronze; awarded once Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record Inquisitive silver; ...
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A block badge Proofreader for my account

There used to be a number written in the top navigation bar to identify the number of reviews available to the user. However, this was not always accurate with the blame put on caching. The new top ...
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What does mean by 9/5 in Next badge section?

This means (as CarLaTeX already wrote) that you asked a well-received question on 9 separate days, although only 5 are required to earn this badge. However you need to get a positive question record ...
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Why is there no badge for that?

I don't see why Benefactor and Altruist couldn't be expanded to include not awarding the bounty manually if you answer the question yourself and if the answer has positive score. It would make much ...
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Different font display on same (new) badge page

The layout has been completely changed and now resembles As such, the main error (font) doesn't show anymore.
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What are the privileges and duties of assigning a gold badge in a tag?

A tag score of 1,000 on a minimum of 200 answers shows that you have a huge experience in that field. The golden tag badge shows that, and it shows the trust in your expertise. This trust comes with ...
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