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 awarded on another person's question
244 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
830 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
1.9k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
87 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
5 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
338 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
34 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
518 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
5.9k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
1.4k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
115 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
48.3k awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
25.4k awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
6.8k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
1.7k awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
23.1k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
54.9k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
20.8k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
2.7k awarded
Edited and answered 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
764 awarded
Edited and answered 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
20 awarded
Edited and answered 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
37 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
524 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
8.6k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
2.1k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
138 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
75 awarded
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
5.3k awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
3.3k awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
1.7k awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
32.3k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
166 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
63 awarded

Participation Badges

Completed "About Me" section of user profile
43.9k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
3.2k awarded
Voted for a candidate in the final phase of an election
1.2k awarded
Left 10 comments
7.3k awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
38 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
962 awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
260 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
365 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
5 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 150 times
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
67 awarded
Actively participated in the private beta
83 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
966 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
97 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
341 awarded
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
79 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
8.7k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
331 awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
19 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
2 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
3.5k awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
196 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
50 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
375 awarded
First rollback
458 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
4 awarded
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
9 awarded
First down vote
3.7k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
4.8k awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
379 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
114 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
138 awarded
First edit
33.6k awarded
Edited 80 posts
211 awarded
Edited 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
59 awarded
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
102 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
2k awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
23 awarded
First retag
1.7k awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
232 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
139 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
21 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
467 awarded
First up vote
39.7k awarded
First approved tag synonym
39 awarded
First tag wiki edit
357 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
9 awarded
Created a tag used by 50 questions
325 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
290 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
1.2k awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
1.3k awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
72 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
29 awarded
Read the entire tour page
6k awarded