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
51 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
113 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
711 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
43 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
9 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
28 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
3 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
63 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
4k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
688 awarded
Question score of 100 or more
27 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
16.6k awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
9.8k awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
3.2k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
147 awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
12.1k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
17.4k awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
39 awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
2.9k awarded
Edited and answered 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
385 awarded
Edited and answered 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
14 awarded
Edited and answered 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
106 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
425 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
10.2k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
1.9k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
58 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
96 awarded
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
293 awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
771 awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
157 awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
13.2k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
21 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
5 awarded

Participation Badges

Completed "About Me" section of user profile
27k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
1.8k awarded
Voted for a candidate in the final phase of an election
843 awarded
Left 10 comments
3.3k awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
179 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
588 awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
187 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
595 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
14 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 150 times
2 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
67 awarded
Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta
46 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
658 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
66 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
231 awarded
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
46 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
6k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
945 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.
15 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
2k awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
81 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
13 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
366 awarded
First rollback
244 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
3 awarded
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
6 awarded
First down vote
2.8k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
1.9k awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
155 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
45 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
85 awarded
First edit
10.1k awarded
Edited 80 posts
75 awarded
Edited 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
19 awarded
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
73 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
395 awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
9 awarded
First retag
547 awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
335 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
48 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
39 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
321 awarded
First up vote
23.8k awarded
First approved tag synonym
21 awarded
First tag wiki edit
112 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
4 awarded
Created a tag used by 50 questions
91 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
167 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
487 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
131 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
16 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
11 awarded
Read the entire tour page
3.9k awarded