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
10 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
25 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
148 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
25 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
3 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
2 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
First bounty you offered on another person's question
12 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
641 awarded
Question score of 25 or more
24 awarded
Question score of 100 or more
Asked a question with 1,000 views
352 awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
81 awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
8 awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
26 awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
733 awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
1.1k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
306 awarded
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
3 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
649 awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
23 awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
78 awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
47 awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
27 awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
711 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total

Participation Badges

Completed all user profile fields
975 awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
Voted for a candidate in the final phase of an election
Left 10 comments
251 awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
13 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
112 awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
35 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
45 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
Earned 200 daily reputation 150 times
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
39 awarded
Actively participated in the private beta
38 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
142 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
23 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
49 awarded
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
4 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
473 awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
109 awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
1 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
1 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
45 awarded
First rollback
33 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
5 awarded
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
First down vote
189 awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
243 awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
4 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
11 awarded
First edit
641 awarded
Edited 80 posts
9 awarded
Edited 500 posts
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
15 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
42 awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
First retag
77 awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
23 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
2 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
1 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
41 awarded
First up vote
1.3k awarded
First approved tag synonym
7 awarded
First tag wiki edit
33 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
Created a tag used by 50 questions
21 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
28 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
71 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
12 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
1 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
Read the entire about page
262 awarded