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“Informed” badge shown as Next badge, but doesn't exist on this site

On my profile page, the Informed badge is shown as the next badge to obtain: Clicking it even shows a popup with a link to the Tour page, but it looks quite different from other SE sites. Looking ...
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StinkingBadges - Track your progress towards long-term badges

Introduction I was curious how far away I was from Generalist, and there are some data explorer queries that can show you your progress, but I thought it should be possible to make this work with the ...
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Badge oneboxer for chat

This script makes it possible for badges to onebox in Chat. Example format: that's a [badge:nice-answer] on a powershell bountied question The only somewhat custom one you can use is Strunk &...
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Badge numbers are wildly erroneous for meta accounts returned by the /associated query

There is a serious problem with badge counts on meta sites as returned by the /users/{ids}/associated route. Consider this user (chosen for high volume of meta activity). On Meta Stack Overflow, ...
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StackTrace – Track your reputation and badges

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This is a basic app that shows your reputation change. Download Download the extension Platform This works on Safari 5.1 or later. Contact Created by Jed ...
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StackTray: The Stack Overflow tray application

Screenshot Icon on left Hover over icon Context menu Reputation Alerts About This application sits in your system tray and periodically checks Stack Overflow for any new badges or ...
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Hide badges I've already attained

Update - read me: This script is no longer required, thanks to the new Badges page. You can now view your earned and unearned badges by clicking the appropriate tab; without the need for an ...
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Descriptions of tag-based badges are incorrect

The descriptions associated to tag-based badges are wrong, they always show 0 instead of actual thresholds: Earned at least 0 total score for at least 0 non-community wiki answers in the … tag ...
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TrueBadges, a combination of StackExchange badges and TrueAchievements

Screenshot TrueBadges I've worked on this website since beginning of 2014 in my spare time. The initial goal was to have fun with lot of data. The idea is to count StackExchange badges of an user ...
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achivy.com, track all your statistics, reputation and badges in one place (now also supports coderwall)

About Time to collect your achivies Achivy adds some fun to your life. It supports Stack Overflow and all Stack Exchange applications, GitHub,Coderwall Ohloh as well as many other ...
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IHaveBadges - A script to link your badges in the toolbar to your list of badges in your profile

This is a very simple script that, in response to this Meta Stack Overflow feature request, transforms the list of badges in the toolbar to a link to the user's badges in his or her profile. ...
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No award_count field on any badges

The docs say the default filter includes award_count, and I've made a filter with it in. But no award_count is returned on any badge route. The exception being when a badge item is returned in ...
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Why does badges/ids/recipients return badges not users?

I can't understand why badges/{ids}/recipients returns badges and not users? You must pass the badge ID in, so it should be given that you already know what the badge is. If it returns 30 objects you ...
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Can I determine the post that caused a user to earn a badge?

Some badges, like 'Yearling' are associated with a user. Other badges, like 'Great Question' and 'Great Answer' are associated with a post as well. When I fetch the recipients of the badges, I get a ...
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Self-mined Badge Progress via 2.0+ API

Badge Progress as a topic has had many questions, and some closed. Before downvoting or closing, please consider how this question might be different. First, what's the the latest official answer of ...
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What are the mechanics of private API beta badge/reputation rewards?

Update: George Edisons comments appear to explain most issues raised here (if not all), so I reformulated the question to reduce the noise and allow for an answer accordingly. I have considered to ...
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What constitutes 'active participation' in the private API beta?

In trying to understand some continued weirdness regarding badge/reputation rewarding in the context of private API participation I failed to find the explanation what exactly constitutes 'active ...
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Badges with zero count no longer returning zero

For queries such as http://api.{sitename}.com/1.0/users/{id} if a badge count is zero, the API is no longer returning "gold": 0, for example.
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Why have routes /badges/name and /badges/tags been favored over respective query parameters for /badges?

I realize that the API is frozen, hence tagging this as support rather than feature-request or bug - I'm irritated about the two routes /badges/name and /badges/tags: They seem to simply filter down ...
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Best way to calculate total badge count in Javascript?

I'm using Javascript and JSONP and want to find-out a user's total badge-count (i'm not using any libraries). At first I naively added up the badge counts individually, but some user's have no badges....
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Add last_awarded_date to users/{id}/badges

I'm working on an activity notification app. It would be helpful to know the date of the last award for each badge, so the app can notify of changes since the last query.
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/users/{id}/badges - multiple identical results

Each badge returned in the list of results from /users/{id}/badges already contains an award_count indicating how many times the badge was awarded for the particular user attached to the badge. In ...
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Add information to badges/{id} method.

Currently, there is no practical way to retrieve badge information given its ID. I would like to see title and description added at the very least. Current method for retrieving the data: call the /...