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
39 awarded
First bounty you manually award on your own question
275 awarded
Ask a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record
2.1k awarded
First bounty you offer on another person's question
100 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
948 awarded
Question with 1,000 views
30.4k awarded
First bounty you offer on your own question
679 awarded
Ask a question and accept an answer
10.3k awarded
First question with score of 1 or more
19.2k awarded

Answer Badges

Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
300 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
1.1k awarded
Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more
2k awarded
Answer your own question with score of 3 or more
629 awarded
Answer a question with score of 1 or more
8.9k awarded

Participation Badges

Complete "About Me" section of user profile
14.5k awarded
Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote
1.3k awarded
Leave 10 comments
3.4k awarded
Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
64 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
59 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
246 awarded
Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
64 awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
969 awarded
First rollback
193 awarded
First down vote
1.3k awarded
Complete at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
2.7k awarded
Delete own post with score of 3 or higher
28 awarded
First edit
10.9k awarded
Edit first post that was inactive for 6 months
722 awarded
First retag
563 awarded
Delete own post with score of -3 or lower
38 awarded
Approve or reject 100 suggested edits
53 awarded
Use 30 votes in a day
234 awarded
First up vote
9.6k awarded
First approved tag synonym
14 awarded
First tag wiki edit
112 awarded
Use the maximum 40 votes in a day
181 awarded

Other Badges

Share a link to a post later visited by 25 unique IP addresses
316 awarded
Read the entire tour page
8.1k awarded

Retired Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ
288 awarded
Asked a question with zero score, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
9k awarded