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
24 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
116 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
67 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
732 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
4.4k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
269 awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
3k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
6.6k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
1.2k awarded

Answer Badges

Answer score of 10 or more
764 awarded
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
633 awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
175 awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
5.4k awarded

Participation Badges

Completed all user profile fields
10.6k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
701 awarded
Left 10 comments
522 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
46 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
98 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
231 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
22 awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
870 awarded
First rollback
52 awarded
First down vote
777 awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
360 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
20 awarded
First edit
2.9k awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
236 awarded
First retag
255 awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
58 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
9 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
97 awarded
First up vote
10.3k awarded
First approved tag synonym
7 awarded
First tag wiki edit
79 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
45 awarded

Other Badges

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