The summary of how many badges I have, shown in my user profile, shows three gold badges. Yet the list of badges shows four. What is the cause of this apparent discrepancy?

enter image description here

  • 9
    Excellent execution of a humble-brag :)
    – MDMarra
    Commented Jan 14, 2013 at 17:51

1 Answer 1


The summary section, where it says you have 3 Gold Badges, is cached and updated daily (UTC).

  • Yep, this is caching! Commented Jan 14, 2013 at 20:16

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .