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Why was the "curious badge" badge not being awarded?

It seems you do not fulfill all criteria, namely you miss the 'positive question record.' You are informed about this when you click the progress bar. This may be due to you having some deleted ...
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Why don't my gold badges show up in my profile?

You can't track the Famous Question badge; basically, you cannot track badges which pertain to a single post. Some others might be too expensive (in terms of system performance) to track. See this ...
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Comparing "privileges" and "badges"

Privileges are, well, privileges you earn depending on the amount of reputation you have. As you earn more reputation, you will be able to do more with the site. At the early stages it's mainly about ...
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Received the "Mortarboard" badge due to Serial Voting. Can this badge be removed please?

This badge is not revoked automatically. See Mortarboard badge is being gamed too many times. Maybe time for auto revoke? for a feature request for this to happen. However, somebody at SE could ...
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How to track next tag badges?

The ability to track tag badges is a new "privilege" bestowed upon Trusted Users (20K reputation here on math.SE). See the following Meta.SE question: Can't track Tag Badges without 20k rep? ...
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Progress "towards" review badges is reported after the badge is awarded

This has been fixed. Details are available in my answer on MSE: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/348957/235711
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What do score and answers tab represent?

I guess you mean the part marked bellow: It is right next to the ordinary-differential-equations tag selected in the "next tag badge". (Part of the badge tracking.) It says 97/100 score, 164/20 ...
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how to earn the 'Custodian' badge?

To earn the custodian badge you need to review one suggested edit. Basically someone suggests a edit to a question to improve it but it has to be checked first by someone else to make sure it is a ...
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Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible