Badges are fun They serve a number of functions*. Existing badges are default for Discourse, and it’d be awesome to create some related to Wikimedia.
- affiliate Executive Director/board member/member/staffer
- Arbitration/Affiliations/CoC/Communications/FD/Languages Committee member
- WMF staffer/BoT member
There could be badges for a given number of edits made / articles created / files uploaded, etc.
The sky is the limit. A part of gadgets might be granted automatically (because they’re related to the software) and some would have to be granted manually.
* yeah… I added emoji just in order to get the First Emoji badge. This exemplifies just one of the badges’ functions.