Community gives you awards for your questions, answers and votes.
Below is the list of available badges and number of times each type of badge has been awarded.

Guru x 12 Gave accepted answer upvoted 5 or more times

Great Answer x 10 Answer voted up 5 times

Stellar Question x 9 Asked a question with 5 followers

Good Answer x 9 Answer voted up 3 times

Expert x 6 Very active in one tag

Enlightened x 6 Gave accepted answer upvoted 3 or more times

Citizen Patrol x 5 First flagged post

Autobiographer x 2 Completed all user profile fields

Student x 2 Asked first question with at least one up vote

Teacher x 1 Gave an Answer voted up at least 1 times for the first time

Badge Levels

Gold badge is the highest award in this community. To obtain it you have to show profound knowledge and ability in addition to your active participation.


Silver badge: occasionally awarded for the very high quality contributions


Bronze badge: often given as a special honor