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
221 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
719 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
455 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
4.9k awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
40.1k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
1.4k awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
19.3k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
47.7k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
17.8k awarded

Answer Badges

Answer score of 10 or more
7k awarded
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
4.5k awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
1.4k awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
28.3k awarded

Participation Badges

Completed all user profile fields
18k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
3.2k awarded
Left 10 comments
6k awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
328 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
66 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
882 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
316 awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
276 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
3k awarded
First rollback
400 awarded
First down vote
3.2k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
3.7k awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
116 awarded
First edit
28.1k awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
1.6k awarded
First retag
1.5k awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
186 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
94 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
424 awarded
First up vote
32.8k awarded
First approved tag synonym
39 awarded
First tag wiki edit
328 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
254 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
1.1k awarded
Read the entire about page
3.4k awarded