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What is with the Electorate badge, why does it have a different vote count than Civic Duty?

When I look at my progress under the review tab, I see the following numbers (will include a picture if requested) Progress (Graphic Bar) Badge Name 788 ------ 300 Civic Duty 321 ------ 600 ...
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Why can I edit on main but not on meta?

On main, I can click on the "edit" link on a post to propose an edit. On meta, it's not a link -- just text. Why are the privileges different? Or is this a bug?
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Misaligned privileges

In asking what I can do for the site, I thought I might make a grab for the Research Assistant badge. I'm a bit confused because it seems I've earned the privilege to approve tag wiki edits (1500 rep ...
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The front page selection could probably benefit from more rotation of old, high quality questions

I've noticed that when some of my old questions get bumped due to edits or re-taggings, they often get new, good responses. There is nothing special about my questions. This means that in general, ...
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Can a new answer to an old question be highlighted somehow?

TL;DR: Stack exchange incentives discourage answering/improving old questions that have an accepted answer. Would highlighting new answers help with this? I've answered 2 questions that were over a ...
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Are tag-specific badges available in public betas?

I was poking around the tag statistics tonight, and noticed that Brian Campbell has 132 votes for the Recommendations tag, but no badge for hitting 100 upvotes in the category. Are these badges ...
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2500 rep for suggesting tag synonyms?

I've recently gone over 2500 rep, and according to the privileges page, have enough rep to suggest tag synonyms. Since we've had a discussion about the clue vs. cluedo tags, and decided that a synonym ...