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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 award on another person's question
438 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
1.4k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
4.2k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
186 awarded
Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
15 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
1.4k awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
189 awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
913 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
14.9k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
4.6k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
746 awarded
Question with 1,000 views
112.6k awarded
Question with 2,500 views
64.6k awarded
Question with 10,000 views
23.3k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
3k awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
48.5k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
109.6k awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
47.4k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
7k awarded
Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
1.3k awarded
Edit and answer 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
50 awarded
Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
80 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
2.1k awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
23.9k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
7.7k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
1.1k awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
312 awarded
Provide an answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
4 awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
12.5k awarded
Answer a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
11.6k awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
4.3k awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
66.5k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
345 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
120 awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
140.5k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
5.8k awarded
Vote for a candidate in the final phase of an election
2.2k awarded
Leave 10 comments
16.5k awarded
Leave 10 comments with score of 5 or more
132 awarded
Visit the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
1.9k awarded
Visit the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
547 awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
571 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 50 times
11 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 150 times
4 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
69 awarded
Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta
83 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
1.5k awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
128 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
502 awarded
Post 10 messages in chat starred by 10 different users
123 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
30.5k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
1.1k awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
119 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
27 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
7.3k awarded
Raise 80 helpful flags
521 awarded
Raise 500 helpful flags
164 awarded
Vote 300 or more times
914 awarded
First rollback
1k 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
13 awarded
First down vote
8k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
14.1k awarded
Complete at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
772 awarded
Complete at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
326 awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
252 awarded
First edit
82.7k awarded
Edit 80 posts
372 awarded
Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
115 awarded
Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
225 awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
6k awarded
Edit 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
59 awarded
First retag
2.9k awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
795 awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
254 awarded
Up vote 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
49 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
900 awarded
First up vote
107.4k awarded
First approved tag synonym
49 awarded
First tag wiki edit
537 awarded
Edit 50 tag wikis
13 awarded
Create a tag used by 50 questions
470 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
614 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
1.1k awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
5.7k awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 300 unique IP addresses
201 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
63 awarded
Read the entire tour page
57.9k awarded