If your questions and answers are highly voted, your contribution to this Q&A community will be recognized with the variety of badges. Below is the list of available badges and number of times each badge has been awarded.

Edited 20 entries

Posted 10 comments

Deleted own post with 3 or more upvotes

Editor × 26

First edit

Enthusiast × 15,337

Visited site every day for 5 days in a row

Critic × 2

First downvote

Asked a question with 50 views

Civic Duty × 0

Voted 100 times

Autobiographer × 173,218

Completed all user profile fields

First flagged post

Asked a question with 3 followers

Answer voted up 3 times

Taxonomist × 2,484

Created a tag used 5 times

Question voted up up 3 times

Question voted up 5 times

Answer voted up 5 times

Deleted own post with 3 or more downvotes

Gave accepted answer upvoted 3 or more times

Guru × 0

Gave accepted answer upvoted 5 or more times

Question voted up up 2 times

Necromancer × 10

Answered a question more than 30 days later with at least 1 votes

Nice Answer × 17

Answer voted up 2 times

Asked a question with 25 views

Organizer × 3

First retag

Self-Learner × 53

Answered own question with at least 1 up votes

Asked a question with 15 views

Scholar × 6

Asked a question and accepted an answer

Asked a question with 5 followers

Student × 22

Asked first question with at least one up vote

Supporter × 22

First upvote

Teacher × 24

Gave an Answer voted up at least 1 times for the first time

Badge levels


Gold badges are rare. You'll need to work hard to earn one of these.


Silver badges aren't common. They take work and attention to earn.


Bronze badges recognize active participation in the site.