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Does the "Fanatic" badge count mobile app traffic?

Yes it does. This was addressed on Meta Stack Exchange a few years ago, and is now working. My experience confirms what the answer says on that page – I have kept my streak alive on this and other ...
Nathaniel is protesting's user avatar
6 votes
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What is the cleanup badge for?

This is one badge you probably shouldn't go about trying to create, but given the right scenario it's easy enough to get. You need a post (owned by anybody) that was edited (by anybody) but the edit ...
Caleb's user avatar
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Why does this site incorporate badges?

Contrary to your assertion that "There really isn't much to do for a new member on this site", new members can immediately engage in the core business of the site which is to post questions ...
bruised reed's user avatar
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6 votes

Why does this site incorporate badges?

Honestly, if you can't be be bothered to even copy/paste a post to the correct place to ask it, this site may not be for you. Asking and answering questions in the way our guidelines expect is hard ...
Caleb's user avatar
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Should we eliminate the reputation system for the main site?

As you say, this isn't particularly feasible – the entire Stack Exchange platform is heavily dependent on the reputation structure. For example: Reputation dictates how many privileges you have on ...
Nathaniel is protesting's user avatar
3 votes

Should we eliminate the reputation system for the main site?

One problem this site is suffering from lately is a lack of +1's. I think reputation on the site is pretty important and it gives some air of credibility to users who know the ropes and are good ...
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Why does this site incorporate badges?

What would Jesus do? Would he require someone to achieve a certain amount of badges before they could chat with Him? As I read the gospels, Jesus would probably ask more than that. Two scriptural ...
KorvinStarmast's user avatar
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What is the cleanup badge for?

First, a relevant question on MSE. To give you a sense of the rarity of rollbacks, the percentage of my edits that are rollbacks at the time of this writing is about 0.8%. The other three people who ...
Mr. Bultitude's user avatar
3 votes

What is the cleanup badge for?

I earned mine when somebody else edited my question, and I rolled it back to my previous version. The history can be seen here
David Stratton's user avatar
2 votes

Should we eliminate the reputation system for the main site?

If anyone actually feels that their gaining of reputation on this site is feeding sin in their lives, there is a simple solution for that individual: they can mark all of their posts "community wiki". ...
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What about creating a Badge s) for "active participation" in the upper 10%?

I have mixed feelings on this. For: rewards those who participate a lot Against: activity does not correlate necessarily to participation or positive use of the site if someone is trying to get ...
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