This week was good on a few fronts, but one thing I'm proud of is that we shipped some modifications to streak badges in response to this thread from a little while back:
We issued a hard limit on streaks so that folks don't feel like they are endlessly grinding of badges and plan to keep this in mind for future gamification-related stuff. In general folks really appreciate the badges but we want to do it in a way that is fun for everybody. Anyone who gets the 16 week badge will be eligible for special stuff in the future but won't be on a never-ending path.
Thanks to @mortoray
and folks like @dmfay
and others in the thread for sparking a helpful discussion on the topic.
That sounds like a win for everybody. Thanks Ben.
Great thoughtful post and discussion!!! Love when you are trying to figure out a topic for the week and it just falls in your lap
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