Awards and Badges

Earn awards by posting, commenting, and reacting!

These awards are for special buzz events that you took part in. They're pretty rare and hard to get!

  • Election 2012

    Election 2012

    Election 2012

    Matt Stopera received an Election 2012 badge on Sep 13 because they made a post about politics. Politics is fun because it's like sports except that it doesn't really matter as much which team wins.

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  • Hurricane Irene

    Hurricane Irene

    Hurricane Irene

    Matt Stopera received a Hurricane Irene Award on Aug 26 for their post about Hurricane Irene. They would be here to accept this Award in person, but they're staked out at their local Walmart right now, stockpiling canned goods and toilet paper and, like, maybe a shotgun or two. There may be looting!

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  • Shark Week

    Shark Week

    Shark Week

    Matt Stopera has received a Shark Week Award on Aug 04 because they made a post about sharks. During Shark Week! So, not just a post about sharks - which is already pretty much the best kind of post - but a topical post about sharks. Hell yes. Sharks bring out the best in people.

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  • Occupy Wall Street

    Occupy Wall Street

    Occupy Wall Street

    Matt Stopera received an Occupy Wall Street badge on Oct 07 for their post about Occupy Wall Street. Who could ever have imagined that there would be such a strong backlash against the corporate fat cats who have been cheating us and stealing all our money? Crazy stuff.

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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    Halloween

    Matt Stopera received a Halloween badge on Oct 27 for their post about Halloween and their unwitting contribution to a blasphemous glorification of the occult that has sent this country careening into a demonic abyss from which it will never return. Hooray for Halloween!!!

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  • Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving

    Matt Stopera earned a Thanksgiving badge on Nov 22 because they made a post about Thanksgiving! If BuzzFeed is the Tofurkey, Matt Stopera's post is the delicious vegetarian stuffing!

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  • Christmas

    Christmas

    Christmas

    Matt Stopera received a badge on Dec 19! For making a post about Christmas. And this Award is BuzzFeed's gift to them. Because we are cheap. Merry Christmas!

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  • Olympics

    Olympics

    Olympics

    Matt Stopera received an Olympics Badge on Jul 30 because they posted something about the Olympics! An Olympics Badge is a lot like an Olympic medal, except without any of the prestige, so hooray for Matt Stopera!

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