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 award on another person's question
18 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
37 awarded
Ask a good question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
147 awarded
Ask a good question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
4 awarded
Ask a good question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
Question favorited by 25 users
19 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
2 awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
25 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
497 awarded
Question score of 25 or more
75 awarded
Question score of 100 or more
6 awarded
Question with 1,000 views
3.9k awarded
Question with 2,500 views
2.3k awarded
Question with 10,000 views
779 awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
73 awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
4k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
5.9k awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
272 awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
275 awarded
Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
86 awarded
Edit and answer 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
4 awarded
Edit and answer 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
17 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
896 awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
119 awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
6 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
6 awarded
Provide an answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
271 awarded
Answer a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
140 awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
125 awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
3.7k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
6 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
12.4k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
432 awarded
Vote for a candidate in the final phase of an election
283 awarded
Leave 10 comments
586 awarded
Leave 10 comments with score of 5 or more
10 awarded
Visit the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
162 awarded
Visit the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
54 awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
46 awarded
Earn 200 daily reputation 50 times
Earn 200 daily reputation 150 times
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
46 awarded
Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta
37 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
168 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
26 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
66 awarded
Post 10 messages in chat starred by 10 different users
11 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
934 awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
467 awarded
Raise 80 helpful flags
16 awarded
Raise 500 helpful flags
1 awarded
Vote 300 or more times
46 awarded
First rollback
35 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
7 awarded
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
3 awarded
First down vote
410 awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
482 awarded
Complete at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
39 awarded
Complete at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
7 awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
11 awarded
First edit
3.4k awarded
Edit 80 posts
19 awarded
Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
5 awarded
Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
13 awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
153 awarded
Edit 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
2 awarded
First retag
166 awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
56 awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
12 awarded
Up vote 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
10 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
66 awarded
First up vote
8.2k awarded
First approved tag synonym
11 awarded
First tag wiki edit
63 awarded
Edit 50 tag wikis
2 awarded
Create a tag used by 50 questions
64 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
42 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
134 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
58 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 300 unique IP addresses
4 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
3 awarded
Read the entire tour page
1.9k awarded