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TechNet Wiki: How to Earn Recognition Points and Achievement Medals

  

 

Recognition Points

Recognition Points show how successful you are in the MSDN/TechNet community. It tells people how trusted of a source you are. So if someone says something, and they've got 100,000+ Recognition Points, and someone disagrees who has 35 Recognition Points, who are you going to believe? Boom.

You get Recognition Points by being successful... In Forums that comes when your posts are marked as answers and when folks vote for them as Helpful. In Gallery that comes from the amount of downloads your contributions have and when folks rate your code snippet/download. In Blogs that comes with views and when people rate the blog posts highly. And in Wiki they come with views when an article that you either authored or edited gets a certain number of views.

 

Achievement Medals

Achievement Medals show your accomplishments. Where Recognition Points focus on the QUALITY of what you do, the Achievement Medals focus on the QUANTITY of what you do... so you can try to collect them all. As you'll see, you get quick wins with the Bronze Medals, but the Gold Medals take a little more work.

Example of the TechNet Wiki Achievement Medals:

Wiki Achievement
Summary

AchievementMedalTriggerDescription
New Wiki Contributor Ícone de realização Bronze 1x Create Article Published your first article as a Wiki
contributor.
Wiki Contributor II Ícone de realização Silver 10x Create Article
6x500 Page
Views
Published multiple, quality Wiki articles.
Wiki Contributor III Ícone de realização Gold 50x Create Article
20x500 Page
Views
Demonstrated an on-going commitment to high
quality Wiki contributions.
New Wiki Editor Ícone de realização Bronze 1x Edit Article Made your first revision to a Wiki
article.
Wiki Editor II Ícone de realização Silver 25x Edits
10x500 Page Views
Made multiple edits which contributed to continued community engagement.
Wiki Editor III Ícone de realização Gold 100x Edits
20x500 Page Views
Demonstrated an on-going commitment to
providing meaningful revisions to the Wiki.
New Wiki Commentator Ícone de realização Bronze 1x Comment Posted your first comment to a Wiki
article.
Wiki Commentator II Ícone de realização Silver 35x Comments Contributed multiple comments to Wiki
articles.
Wiki Commentator III Ícone de realização Gold 100x Comments Demonstrated an on-going commitment to
participation in the Wiki community.
Wiki Community Editor Ícone de realização Silver 10x Revision Comments Revised multiple articles and contributed
comments for your revisions
Wiki Community Editor II Ícone de realização Gold 50x Revision Comments Demonstrated an on-going dedication to the
quality of the Wiki through multiple edits with comments.
Wiki Ninja Ícone de realização Gold 500x Create Article Demonstrated an uncanny commitment to the
success of the Wiki. Thank you!
Wiki Ninja Master Ícone de realização Gold 1000x Create Article Demonstrated a superhuman commitment to the
success of the Wiki. Amazing!
Wiki Ninja Supreme Ícone de realização Gold 2000x Create Article You are the Ninja Supreme of all that is Wiki.
Simply incredible!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for more information about how to earn specific Achievement Medals (for all the MSDN & TechNet social apps).

 

You can also find a lot more information about how to earn Achievement Medals and Recogntion Points on TechNet Wiki:

TechNet Wiki: How to Earn Recognition Points and Achievement Medals

 

 

Thanks!

   - User Ed