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
23 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
117 awarded
Ask a good question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
349 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
44 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
2.3k awarded
Question with 1,000 views
5.6k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
173 awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
5.9k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
9.5k awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
370 awarded

Answer Badges

Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
164 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
4k awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
279 awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
110 awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
5.7k awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
22.4k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
338 awarded
Leave 10 comments
1.6k awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
220 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
80 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
225 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
146 awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
1.4k awarded
First rollback
68 awarded
First down vote
1.3k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
1.1k awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
26 awarded
First edit
6.1k awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
338 awarded
First retag
337 awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
191 awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
26 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
152 awarded
First up vote
18.9k awarded
First approved tag synonym
6 awarded
First tag wiki edit
97 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
97 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
445 awarded
Share a link to a question later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
445 awarded
Read the entire tour page
2.3k awarded