Awards and Badges

Earn awards by posting, commenting, and reacting!

These awards recognize special achievements above and beyond the call of duty.

  • Purple Heart

    Purple Heart

    Purple Heart

    Jack Moore received a "Purple Heart" badge on Dec 26 because they suffered bravely in the comments section. Someone was wrong on the Internet, but they would not let that stand, no matter what the danger. They have served BuzzFeed valiantly.

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  • Must See

    Must See

    Must See

    Jack Moore received a "Must See" badge on Jan 31 because they posted something that you really need to see. What are you waiting for?!

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  • Gold Star

    Gold Star

    Gold Star

    Jack Moore received a Gold Star on Sep 15 because their post was hilarious or clever or right on the f*#@ing money or most likely all of the above. Hell yes.

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  • Collection

    Collection

    Collection

    Jack Moore received a "Collection" badge on Sep 15 because they posted something that people are adding to. That's harder than it sounds - usually people are just like, "meh," (which, and I get that we're now waaaaaaay off topic, is a really annoying thing to say under almost any circumstances).

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  • Fact Checker

    Fact Checker

    Fact Checker

    Jack Moore received a "Fact Checker" badge on Sep 15 because they verified or disputed a fact and backed up their claim with some kind of written or visual proof. If we didn't have someone to check the facts, none of the facts would get checked - and then where would we be?!

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  • White Knight

    White Knight

    White Knight

    Jack Moore received a "White Knight" badge on Sep 15 because they defended someone from the pitchfork-bearing Internet mob. Let's burn them to see if they are a witch! Right? OK, forget it.

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  • Epidemic

    Epidemic

    Epidemic

    Jack Moore earned the Epidemic Award on Jul 30 because their posts keep going viral! They essentially just viraled it out to the whole school. Amazing.

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  • New User

    New User

    New User

    On Jul 07, A.D., Jack Moore logged on to the information superhighway and "web-surfed" all the way to BuzzFeed.com! Now they are one of the cool kids, hence this rad award.

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  • Should Be Viral

    Should Be Viral

    Should Be Viral

    Try posting something awesome and original ...

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  • First

    First

    First

    Be the first to post a buzz (or you could just try saying "First!" in the comments and see what happens).

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  • Original

    Original

    Original

    Post something original.

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  • TL;DR

    TL;DR

    TL;DR

    Try explaining something at length. There's always room for another paragraph.

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  • Superstar

    Superstar

    Superstar

    Can you get to 10 Gold Stars?

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  • Gargantua

    Gargantua

    Gargantua

    Can you get to 10 Megalists?

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  • BuzzFeed Labs

    BuzzFeed Labs

    BuzzFeed Labs

    Channel your inner scientist!

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  • Mega List

    Mega List

    Mega List

    Make a post with 100 or more list items. That is the only way to get this impressive badge.

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  • Time Waster

    Time Waster

    Time Waster

    Post a game or a webtoy. Contrary to popular belief, people like having their time wasted - especially during the work day.

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  • Spell Chek

    Spell Chek

    Spell Chek

    Join the Internet's growing army of unpaid and uninvited copyeditors.

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  • Cookie

    Cookie

    Cookie

    Do something that deserves a cookie.

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