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
4.7k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
233 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
10 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
421 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
35 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
570 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
8.2k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
2.1k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
160 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
83k awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
45.1k awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
12.8k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
3.3k awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
44.1k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
67.3k awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
23.1k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
4.2k awarded
Edited and answered 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
975 awarded
Edited and answered 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
16 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
942 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
14.9k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
3.7k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
336 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
143 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
7.8k awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
5.1k awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
2.6k awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
59.3k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
314 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
80 awarded

Participation Badges

Completed "About Me" section of user profile
81.5k 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
13.5k awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
138 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.)
513 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
806 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
63 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
23.8k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
959 awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
111 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
223 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
53 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
680 awarded
First rollback
755 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
6k awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
422 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
163 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
200 awarded
First edit
47.5k awarded
Edited 80 posts
203 awarded
Edited 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
54 awarded
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
160 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
3.6k 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
672 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
147 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
30 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
735 awarded
First up vote
80.9k awarded
First approved tag synonym
36 awarded
First tag wiki edit
684 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
9 awarded
Created a tag used by 50 questions
806 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
340 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
88 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
30 awarded
Read the entire tour page
9.5k awarded