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Community gives you awards for your questions, answers and votes
Below is the list of available badges and number of times each type of badge has been awarded.

Edited 50 entries

First flagged post

Voted 100 times

Posted 50 comments

 Critic × 714

First downvote

Deleted own post with 3 or more upvotes

 Editor × 6,392

First edit

Gave accepted answer upvoted 5 or more times

 Enthusiast × 19,814

Visited site every day for 5 days in a row

Asked a question with 5000 views

Asked a question with 5 followers

Answer voted up 5 times

Question voted up 5 times

Answer voted up 10 times

Question voted up 10 times

 Guru × 61

Gave accepted answer upvoted 10 or more times

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

 Nice Answer × 2,296

Answer voted up 3 times

Question voted up 3 times

Asked a question with 2500 views

First retag

Deleted own post with 3 or more downvotes

Asked a question with 1500 views

 Scholar × 2,420

Asked a question and accepted an answer

Answered own question with at least 1 up votes

Asked a question with 10 followers

 Student × 4,760

Asked first question with at least one up vote

 Supporter × 4,086

First upvote

Created a tag used 50 times

 Teacher × 846

Gave an Answer voted up at least 2 times for the first time

Community badges


Gold badge is the highest award in this community. To obtain it you have to show profound knowledge and ability in addition to your active participation.


silver badge: occasionally awarded for the very high quality contributions


bronze badge: often given as a special honor