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Some people wondered about the same question also on Meta Stack Exchange: What's going on with the Announcer badge?, Suddenly getting “Announcer” badges every few minutes? Recently, some bug was fixed in the procedure that calculated number of visits for purposes of the publicity badges (Announcer, Booster, Publicist). More details are available here: ...


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Your thinking is not wrong. The problem is that those badge description are not complete in all details. Specifically: There is a lower limit on the age of an answer to qualify (ten days). Several of your answers are more recent than that. Restricted to those that are old enough you are at 8 score 0 accepted out of 26 accepted and you do not meet the "...


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As mentioned in the comments on 24 March triangle has been renamed as triangles, so all the badges that the users previously had in triangle were awarded simultaneously on the next day as triangles badges. I might be mistaken, but I don't think anyone has earned a silver rectangles nor quadratic-residues tag badge (with a square icon) nor a gold circles ...


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I will point out that badges should be secondary, primary concern should be doing things that are useful for the site. So from this viewpoint, if you find the review queue empty, that's a good thing. Still - with this in mind - I will leave a few comments: At 3000 reputation points you will get access to the close votes review queue and reopen votes review ...


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In my opinion, the badges are awarded in exactly the right way based on the user's contribution to the site as it is. Bronze badges are awarded for completing one review, which I do not believe is too difficult (even before reaching, say, 2k rep). If memory serves me right, I had already completed around 100 review tasks when I reach 2k reputation, so I'm ...


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