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 awarded on another person's question
275 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
1.6k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
4.6k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
232 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
10 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
406 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
35 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
569 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
8k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
2k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
155 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
81.9k awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
44.3k awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
12.5k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
3.3k awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
43.7k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
66.6k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
22.7k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
4.1k awarded
Edited and answered 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
966 awarded
Edited and answered 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
15 awarded
Edited and answered 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
1 awarded
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
55 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
918 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
14.7k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
3.6k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
327 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
139 awarded
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
2 awarded
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
7.7k awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
5k awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
2.6k awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
58.8k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
311 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
79 awarded

Participation Badges

Completed "About Me" section of user profile
79.8k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
6.2k awarded
Voted for a candidate in the final phase of an election
2.7k awarded
Left 10 comments
13.4k awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
137 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
1.9k awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
508 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
804 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
7 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 150 times
1 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta
1.8k awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
1.1k awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
79 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
312 awarded
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
62 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
23.5k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
947 awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
109 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
24 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
6.7k awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
218 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
53 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
675 awarded
First rollback
751 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
12 awarded
First down vote
9.2k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
5.9k awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
418 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
160 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
200 awarded
First edit
46.9k awarded
Edited 80 posts
201 awarded
Edited 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
52 awarded
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
157 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
3.5k awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
35 awarded
First retag
2.8k awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
663 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
146 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
30 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
729 awarded
First up vote
79.9k awarded
First approved tag synonym
35 awarded
First tag wiki edit
676 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
9 awarded
Created a tag used by 50 questions
803 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
334 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
1.7k awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
1k awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
87 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
30 awarded
Read the entire tour page
9k awarded