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
60 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
533 awarded
Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
1.7k awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
90 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
4.8k awarded
Question with 1,000 views
20.7k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
927 awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
20.4k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
34.4k awarded

Answer Badges

Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
566 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
6.7k awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
3.6k awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
373 awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
15.4k awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
80.2k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
3.2k awarded
Leave 10 comments
4.7k awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
269 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
77 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
810 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
555 awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
1.1k awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
2.9k awarded
First rollback
581 awarded
First down vote
3k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
3.7k awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
296 awarded
First edit
28.8k awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
521 awarded
First retag
916 awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
1.6k awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
49 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
331 awarded
First up vote
45.6k awarded
First approved tag synonym
20 awarded
First tag wiki edit
255 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
268 awarded

Other Badges

Share a link to a post later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
491 awarded
Read the entire tour page
18.7k awarded

Retired Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ
388 awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
1.8k awarded