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Unless I am mistaken Jonas Meyer just became the first member to have offered bounties in excess of 10000 points.

Congrats and Thanks to a most generous benefactor!

In order to turn this into a question I'm also soliciting opinions on whether a related badge would be a good idea.


Update: Jonas Meyer is nowadays over 25k. Alexander Gruber and Vladimir Reshitnikov are the other members of the 10k club.

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    $\begingroup$ Other active benefactors include - Alexander Gruber at 6400 - Byron Schmuland at 5100 Please add any +5000 donor I missed $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Jul 17 '14 at 16:11
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    $\begingroup$ Something to help: data.stackexchange.com/math/revision/209184/272413/… $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Jul 17 '14 at 18:29
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks, Asaf. So I missed math110 at 8400. I apologize. $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Jul 17 '14 at 18:32
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    $\begingroup$ Note that math110 gave over 100 different bounties. $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Jul 17 '14 at 18:34
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    $\begingroup$ A badge like Financier, Sponsor, Patron or, if we want to go into classics, Maecenas? $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Jul 17 '14 at 19:47
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    $\begingroup$ @JyrkiLahtonen: I am so eager to do what he's been doing here too. :-) $\endgroup$ – mrs Jul 22 '14 at 14:50
  • $\begingroup$ @JonasMeyer Thank you. $\endgroup$ – MGA Jul 23 '14 at 15:06
  • $\begingroup$ @MartinSleziak It just occurred to me that instead of bumping this closed thread I should have posted my update in your chatroom dedicated to listing milestones achieved by users. What do you think about including this type celebrations there? May be you already have (sorry I lost the link to that chatroom, when my laptop crashed). $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Jan 13 '18 at 22:34
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    $\begingroup$ @JyrkiLahtonen The room is here. (Actually, it is linked in several celebration-related posts here on meta.) Almost nobody posts there, so any kind of interesting stats related to this site is more than welcome - at least I won't just speak to myself there all the time. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Jan 13 '18 at 23:21
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Thank you.

I am ambivalent on the badge idea. I am among those who already find sufficient motivation to offer bounties, and I don't know what positive or negative effects such a badge might have. Here is a related thread on meta.stackexchange.com:

Badge for bounties offered?

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