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 awarded on another person's question
2 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
5 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
3 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
265 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
290 awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
11 awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
671 awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
1k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
7 awarded

Answer Badges

Answer score of 10 or more
450 awarded
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
28 awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
15 awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
1.1k awarded

Participation Badges

Completed all user profile fields
2k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
Left 10 comments
196 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
13 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
27 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
103 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
39 awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
166 awarded
First rollback
14 awarded
First down vote
172 awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
176 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
4 awarded
First edit
679 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
38 awarded
First retag
58 awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
3 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
1 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
41 awarded
First up vote
1.8k awarded
First approved tag synonym
4 awarded
First tag wiki edit
13 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
11 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
84 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
19 awarded
Read the entire about page
194 awarded