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
465 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
1.9k awarded
Ask a good question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
9.8k awarded
Ask a good question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
1.1k awarded
Ask a good question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
110 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
495 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
34 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
717 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
11.1k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
1.8k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
102 awarded
Question with 1,000 views
19.9k awarded
Question with 2,500 views
6.7k awarded
Question with 10,000 views
898 awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
3.2k awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
52k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
82.9k awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
11.8k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
6.4k awarded
Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
2.3k awarded
Edit and answer 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
85 awarded
Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
5 awarded
Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
228 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
613 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
20.9k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
3.4k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
226 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
157 awarded
Provide an answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
12 awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
4.1k awarded
Answer a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
1.9k awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
1k awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
23.3k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
429 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
124 awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
37.9k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
6.3k awarded
Vote for a candidate in the final phase of an election
2.6k awarded
Leave 10 comments
18.1k awarded
Leave 10 comments with score of 5 or more
423 awarded
Visit the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
3.6k awarded
Visit the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
1k awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
1.4k awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 50 times
45 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 150 times
19 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
61 awarded
Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta
60 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
1.6k awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
169 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
584 awarded
Post 10 messages in chat starred by 10 different users
116 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
14.4k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
3.7k awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
600 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
148 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
4.6k awarded
Raise 80 helpful flags
175 awarded
Raise 500 helpful flags
32 awarded
Vote 300 or more times
1.5k awarded
First rollback
1.2k 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
11 awarded
First down vote
7.5k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
12.7k awarded
Complete at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
691 awarded
Complete at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
192 awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
1.1k awarded
First edit
53.9k awarded
Edit 80 posts
492 awarded
Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
90 awarded
Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
458 awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
1.8k awarded
Edit 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
21 awarded
First retag
3.1k awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
1.4k awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
382 awarded
Up vote 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
176 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
1.1k awarded
First up vote
45.6k awarded
First approved tag synonym
26 awarded
First tag wiki edit
339 awarded
Edit 50 tag wikis
7 awarded
Create a tag used by 50 questions
337 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
717 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
748 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 300 unique IP addresses
59 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
31 awarded
Read the entire tour page
13k awarded