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
555 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
2.3k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
12.1k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
1.4k awarded
Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
159 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
714 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
43 awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
887 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
13.6k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
2.3k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
144 awarded
Question with 1,000 views
28.6k awarded
Question with 2,500 views
10.5k awarded
Question with 10,000 views
1.7k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
3.9k awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
64.3k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
102.4k awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
15.7k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
7.8k awarded
Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
2.8k awarded
Edit and answer 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
120 awarded
Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
9 awarded
Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
281 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
810 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
25.2k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
4.2k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
290 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
196 awarded
Provide an answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
15 awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
5.3k awarded
Answer a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
2.5k awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
1.2k awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
28.2k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
556 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
158 awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
48.4k 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
22.5k awarded
Leave 10 comments with score of 5 or more
521 awarded
Visit the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
4.5k awarded
Visit the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
1.3k awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
1.7k awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 50 times
54 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 150 times
20 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
1.8k awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
179 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
709 awarded
Post 10 messages in chat starred by 10 different users
125 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
20k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
4.7k awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
753 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
180 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
5.6k awarded
Raise 80 helpful flags
235 awarded
Raise 500 helpful flags
42 awarded
Vote 300 or more times
1.9k awarded
First rollback
1.5k 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
14 awarded
First down vote
9.3k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
16.8k awarded
Complete at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
936 awarded
Complete at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
290 awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
1.3k awarded
First edit
68.4k awarded
Edit 80 posts
626 awarded
Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
122 awarded
Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
579 awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
2.4k awarded
Edit 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
30 awarded
First retag
3.7k awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
2.1k awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
482 awarded
Up vote 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
222 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
1.4k awarded
First up vote
55.9k awarded
First approved tag synonym
29 awarded
First tag wiki edit
396 awarded
Edit 50 tag wikis
8 awarded
Create a tag used by 50 questions
392 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
930 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
935 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 300 unique IP addresses
65 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
34 awarded
Read the entire tour page
22.2k awarded