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User is receiving badges for review tasks they could not have performed

This is not a bug, Steward and its related badges were changed on Jan 29 so that they were now awarded for every 1000 reviews done. See this mother meta post for more information.
ACuriousMind's user avatar
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Why was Yearling badge awarded twice 3 days apart?

If you are idle for two years and then return, each 200 reputation points appear to give you a Yearling badge until all of your unclaimed years are used up. (I don't know this for a fact, but it's ...
rob's user avatar
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Can we add on the help page which badges can be obtained multiple times?

A quick search on Meta Stack Exchange produces the FAQ thread What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge? which explicitly includes "...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
8 votes

How do tags get associated badges?

solar-wind has 80 questions, and tag badges are only awarded for tags which are used on 100 or more questions. Consequently, you also can't track a tag badge for solar-wind in your profile.
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Is there some kind of bug preventing me from receiving the "Curious" badge?

If you click on the bronze bar, it shows that having a positive question record is the requirement you need to fulfull. A full description of the requirements for the badge is available on Meta Stack ...
David Z's user avatar
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6 votes
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Is it possible to see how many times a particular tag badge has been awarded?

Try https://physics.stackexchange.com/help/badges?tab=tags&filter=bronze You can reach it through the menus by: Go to your user page. Click on "badges" in the horizontal menu. Select any badge ...
Buzz's user avatar
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Why haven’t I got this badge yet?

You need to maintain a positive question record. This means that you need $$ \frac{\text{closed}+\text{negative score}+\text{deleted}}{\text{total questions}} < 0.5 $$ Note that closed, negative ...
Chris's user avatar
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Why did I not get my badge?

The requirements for that badge are five well-received questions, and a positive question record. You've fulfilled the first requirement, but not the second. You seem to be pretty close to even, so it ...
Chris's user avatar
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How do you get the Excavator badge?

Edits to your own post, like this one do not count; see the answer to Should I have earned an "Excavator" badge for this? on Meta Stack Exchange. Tag-only edits like this one don't count ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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How to get the Bronze Editor Badge

You'll get the badge if and only if the edit gets approved by the reviewers in the Suggested Edits queue. In your particular case, the edit is approved, and you have accordingly received the badge. ...
AccidentalFourierTransform's user avatar
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Why haven’t I got this badge yet?

The full text of the Inquisitive badge is, Ask a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record. While you have asked questions on 30 separate days (hence the 30/...
Kyle Kanos's user avatar
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What's the motivation behind the "Enlightened" badge?

Participating in the SE has to be fun otherwise people won't do it, and earning badges is part of the fun. As the recipient of a few Enlightened badges they have always felt like a thank you from the ...
John Rennie's user avatar
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How to get the Bronze Editor Badge

Editing without having the edit reviewed is a privilege earned with 2000 reputation. But you can always suggest an edit, regardless of how much reputation you have. (Even without being logged in!) ...
David Z's user avatar
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1 vote
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"Talkative" badge on meta

As you've noticed, badges are separate for the main and meta sites. Some badges just can't be obtained on meta (even though they appear in the list of badges), and the chat badges (Talkative and ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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1 vote
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What exactly are the Tenacious and Unsung Hero badges awarded for?

A "zero score accepted" answer is one the OP has awarded the green checkmark but has a net of zero votes. The thresholds are somewhat arbitrary, but they are designed to reward people who have a lot ...
dmckee --- ex-moderator kitten's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible