My obsession with Dynamic Community badges will relax to normal levels as I have finally acquired my problem solver 5 badge, which you get for having 75 verified answers to forum questions. I have to say this is a lot harder than it sounds because you only get a verified answer when the user clicks you have answered the question and the person who asked the question doesn’t always marked it as answered even if the question has been answered.
It isn’t all about badges because these forums are very useful for finding answers to problems in the long term because I have searched for answers to problems and have often found the answer on a forum question posted a long time ago.
I am one of 23 people to have been awarded this badge in the dynamics community. One of the reasons the numbers seems relatively low is because before badges they had a different point system, which I think is still going on. There are other CRM forums which you get points for answering questions
I am pretty much badged up now with the other badges being very difficult to acquire, a couple of main ones I would like to collect is the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community Contributor, which I am on course for if I keep answering as many CRM forum questions at my current pace
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community Contributor
This is a special badge awarded every six months to the top 5 members with the most verified answers in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM forum, providing notable contributions to the community. Learn more about the Microsoft Community Contributor badge program.
Then there is the BIG BADGE or the one badge to rule them all, when you put it on it makes you invisible and gives you other super powers 🙂
Microsoft Dynamics CRM MVP
Members with this badge are an active Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). Learn more about becoming an MVP
If you are wondering how close you are to your next badge, you can log in and then go to the url below
it shows you what badges you have got and how many until you get your next badge. There are also some interesting statistics at the bottom regarding questions answered, verified answers etc. The stats in grey are also clickable and you can see some other interesting stats about your fellow Dynamics Community members.