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Can't track tag badges properly

When I go to my profile's summary and click on the gear next to "Next tag badge", it doesn't allow me to choose whether to track a tag badge or regular one. It assumes regular and as such ...
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I think I got a badge by mistake

I got the steward badge twice for reviewing the closure queue. I enjoy getting them as much as Muttley does, but I want to earn them fairly. I thought it was given only once per queue, and even if it ...
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Is something broken about the “necromancer” badge?

Necromancer badge is for good answers to old questions. I was looking at who won it lately: https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/help/badges/17/necromancer None of the dates are right. It says ...
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Should Proofreader be a Silver Badge?

The badge is as follows: Proofreader Approve or reject 100 suggested edits However, considering the fact that one needs 2,000 reputation in order to do so: I ...
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What Are the Requirements for the Tenacious and Unsung Hero Badges?

Nobody has gotten the following badges, and nobody ever will: Tenacious Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total. ...
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Upvoting while avoiding irregularities

So, I've been slowly working my way toward the Electorate badge, and have been paying extra attention to up- and down-voting on questions because of it. One place I found a bunch of good questions to ...
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Why Was the Explainer Badge Not Awarded?

Okay, what am I missing? For the Explainer badge I need: Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) For How can you use an army of dimunitive soldiers effectively? ...
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Shouldn't the Tumbleweed badge be either gold or burned?

I was vainly looking at the list of badges to see if there were any I could cherry pick in a moment of boredom (mostly beause my psychology absolutely depends on looking like I'm somehow important on ...
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Why would my vote totals for the day not be adding up?

The Vox Populi vote meter says I have cast 34 votes, but I'm being barred from further voting today because I've used all 40. Is this a 24 hours versus UTC thing or what is the reason for this ...
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Popping the "Generalist" Badge

I was taking a look at the list of badges today and there's a few that no one in WB have managed to collect as yet. So I took a look at the requirements for the "Generalist" badge where the wording ...
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Disciplined badge is counterproductive

I agree that some of the badges on Worldbuilding set good targets, like asking good questions, raising correct flags, and editing posts in need of it. However, the "Disciplined" (Delete own post with ...
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So Why Didn't I get my Populist Badge?

I've read up on the requirements for this badge, and a recent answer of mine appears to fit the bill How can you possibly stop/kill a person who has the ability to stop time My answer is the top ...
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Why hasn't the site awarded me the Curious, Inquisitive or Socratic badges?

I complained about this in the chat and to my chagrin, after finding out I DO have a positive question score, that my best hope was to keep trying at it. Considering that was almost 100 questions ago, ...
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one of my badge vanished

Yesterday I asked my fifth question. Today when checking my profile I was told I got the badge "curious". I clicked ok and to track the next one, but the badge is not showing among the ones I got nor ...
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Are we sending mixed messages about poorly written questions?

I was reading up on the scope of the site again, and I read this, Avoid poorly-written questions. Posting a well-written answer under a poorly-written question just makes your answer look worse. ...
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Am I missing a badge?

I happened to glance at my progress towards the various badges yesterday and noticed something peculiar. My current progress for Epic is marked as 2/50. Epic states that it is for reaching the 200 ...
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Why don't I have the Mortarboard Badge?

This badge is earned by earning an excess of 200 (What are they?) points in one day. According to the timeline on my account, one day I got 212 points, 100 of that because I was trusted on other sites ...
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Progress towards Outspoken badge

In my mad rush to f̶a̶k̶e̶ ̶t̶r̶i̶c̶k̶ burnish my credentials for the moderator election, I have noticed that I am missing one vital badge: Outspoken I am now aware that you can check your own ...
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The Completionist's Dilemma

For those of us who are completionists (individuals who are driven to complete whatever they start, whatever that may entail), the badges can be a bit of a nuisance. I asked previously if it would be ...
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I'm Given Bronze. I Demand Gold Gold Gold! [closed]

OK, I was given a lowly bronze badge when I acquired 200 rep in one day which has been stated as daily maximum. Now now! I put such superb hardwork, concentration and support to fellow members and ...
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Topic Challenges - Badges

As you may have seen, the topic challenge results are now handing out badges for various things! (OK, not real badges - they don't get applied to your profile, but close enough.) We currently have: (...
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Medium Blog - Best of Worldbuilding

So I'm going to be writing this type of post for the blog each month - "The Best of Worldbuilding". It'll have a look at some questions and answers from the last month, and make a few awards of "...
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Badge viability

While browsing the list of badges, I noticed that some badges have never been awarded. For some, such as Constituent and Legendary, this seems like a reasonable assumption for this point in ...
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Another badge question. Tag badges

I decided to leave the 2 questions I found answers to in here in case others have the same questions. Four of us have received the bronze badge for 'science-based'. Great. However, 3 of us have ...
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Where's my Badge?

I just finished doing 50 tag wiki edits and I expected to get the "Research Assistant" Badge, but its not there. I thought maybe it takes a while, but it already been a while. So what's up or am I ...
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