Does this mean my account has been hacked somehow? or is there something wrong with the system? As I understand it the Vox Populi badge gets awarded when you've used the maximum of 40 votes in a day.

... and now I see a bunch of other people just earned this badge so I suspect this is a bug. But still, it's a bit nervous-making. :)

Thanks!

share
    
Not sure what's going on, but I just earned it both here and on Stack Overflow. Probably a hiccup in the system ... –  EAMann Feb 22 '12 at 22:44
    
Me, too. Phantom voting FTW! –  Chip Bennett Feb 22 '12 at 22:49
3  
I thought I actually did some voting in my sleep or something. –  Brian Fegter Feb 22 '12 at 23:35

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

We just deployed a change that affects the voting badges. This is why you see a number of these badges being awarded.

For more information about this change, you can see this answer.

Note that there is a bug with Vox Populi only that is awarding too many of them, beyond the expected more for retroactive awards, and a fix is being deployed now. The erroneous awards there will be cleaned up shortly.

share
1  
It's gone! Stinkin' badges. :-) thanks –  Michelle Feb 23 '12 at 0:39

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .