Expert Achievements & Badges

Problem Solver

  • Problem Solver
    Description: Every question has an answer. Problem Solvers use their knowledge to help others find the answers for all their product needs.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 5 questions.

Mayor

  • Mayor
    Description: The voting begins! A Mayor is an expert who has gotten their first taste of helping people and has been acknowledged for their excellence.
    Prerequisite: An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

Welcome Back

  • Welcome Back
    Description: We have a returning visitor! People who can’t stay away from Fixya for too long. They’re always welcomed back with open arms.
    Prerequisite: Visited the website for 2 consecutive days.

Corporal

  • Corporal
    Description: You have to start somewhere! Corporal may be not be the highest ranking, but it is the first step to becoming a full General. Continue answering and earning points to rise up the ranks!
    Prerequisite: An expert that has over 10 points.

Hot-Shot

  • Hot-Shot
    Description: Starting to learn their groove! A Hot-Shot understands how to answer repair questions and is quickly establishing themselves as a fix-it expert.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 20 questions.

Night Owl

  • Night Owl
    Description: Issues happen the most unexpected of times. Night owls swoop in and help with questions after most folks have called it a day. We all agree, waking up to an answer is a great way to start the day!
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 10 or more questions between 12 midnight and 6am on the same day.

Teacher

  • Teacher
    Description: A teacher knows their stuff! They provide additional tips and guides for those seeking repair help for tough problems.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has written 2 tips or uploaded 1 video tip.

Cheetah

  • Cheetah
    Description: people with product questions need answers fast. Cheetahs show just how fast "spot on" answers can be provided. It doesn't get much faster than a cheetah right?
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 20 or more questions within one hour.

Greenhorn

  • Greenhorn
    Description: Everyone has expertise in something. Greenhorns are experts who hit the ground running and answer questions at a great opening pace.
    Prerequisite: A rookie expert who has answered 20 questions on their first day.

New Friend

  • New Friend
    Description: Every great leader starts somewhere! The first follower is often the hardest, but providing awesome answers is the best way for experts to gain their following.
    Prerequisite: An expert that has 1 follower.

Scholar

  • Scholar
    Description: Crafting a lengthy answer to a complicate question takes special effort and more time. Scholars have proved time and time again, great answers come with that extra bit of effort and details.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

Spread the Word

  • Spread the Word
    Description: Many consumers have the same questions about their products. Experts who Spread The Word make sure everyone gets a chance to see an answer.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has shared 5 answers on their Facebook wall.

Filmmaker

  • Filmmaker
    Description: At times typing and words are just not enough to make sure a point is made. Filmmakers take things to the next level by providing video answers. Now sit back, watch, and get the answer you need.
    Prerequisite: Uploaded 5 video answers.

Governor

  • Governor
    Description: The votes keep rolling in! Experts who give back to the community with their awesome answers will receive the most votes and earn them a spot as Governor.
    Prerequisite: An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

Habit-Forming

  • Habit-Forming
    Description: Helping people is addictive! Experts who have caught the fix-it bug and are becoming regulars in the community.
    Prerequisite: Visited the website for 3 consecutive days.

Champion

  • Champion
    Description: We are the Champions! Champions separate themselves from the average with their determination and passion for helping people.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 200 questions.

Wolfpack

  • Wolfpack
    Description: Starting to gain a small following. Experts who provide exceptionals answers will start to attract their fans.
    Prerequisite: An expert that has 5 followers.

Sniper

  • Sniper
    Description: One question. One helpful answer. Snipers are experts who answer a question in the first shot. Ratings are the indicator of exactly when they hit the bullseye with their answer.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has posted more than 50 answers, of which 90% or more were rated as helpful.

Novelist

  • Novelist
    Description: An expert who has graduated from being just a scholar. A novelist understands the importance of in-depth, well written answers.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

Producer

  • Producer
    Description: Action! Producers are the talented few who know how to provide an incredible answer in a simple and short video.
    Prerequisite: Uploaded 30 video answers.

Passionate

  • Passionate
    Description: Starting a streak! Passionate experts deserved to be recognized for their determination and commitment to helping people.
    Prerequisite: Visited the website for 10 consecutive days.

Sergeant

  • Sergeant
    Description: Rising up the ranks fast! A Sergeant is an expert who has answered, moderated and posted enough to prove themselves a Fixya veteran.
    Prerequisite: An expert that has over 500 points.

Prodigy

  • Prodigy
    Description: Born to fix! Prodigies have the gift of fixing and harness this talent and knowledge to provide exceptional answers to hundreds of people in need.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 500 questions.

Mentor

  • Mentor
    Description: Knowledge is power! A mentor is an expert who takes pride in not only giving great answers, but also providing insightful tips to the community.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has written 3 tips or uploaded 2 video tips.

Leader of the Pack

  • Leader of the Pack
    Description: The pack has grown. The Leader of the Pack is an expert the community looks to for strong answers for any repair problem.
    Prerequisite: An expert that has 20 followers.

Legend

  • Legend
    Description: A true legend is someone who has gone above and beyond with their answers. You are a true wordsmith, providing hundreds of detailed and informative answers for the community.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has written 200 answers of more than 400 characters.
    Badges Awarded: 876 Legend Achievements

Social Butterfly

  • Social Butterfly
    Description: An expert that loves to spread their wings and share answers with everyone. They understand the power of social networking and want to bring helpful answers to everyone.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has shared 10 answers on their Facebook wall.

Master

  • Master
    Description: Only true experts can reach Level 3, making them the true authority figures in the community. Address them with the proper respect.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has achieved Level 3.

Vice President

  • Vice President
    Description: Second in command! Vice Presidents have earned an abundance of helpful votes making them an important influencer in the community.
    Prerequisite: An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

Dedicated

  • Dedicated
    Description: Dedicated to the craft. A Dedicated Expert is one who truly cares about solving people’s fix-it woes. They answer question every day because they love helping people and answering questions.
    Prerequisite: Visited the website for 20 consecutive days.

Genius

  • Genius
    Description: Mastering their gift. A true Genius not only has the incredible fix-it knowledge, but has the passion and perseverance to go far above the pack to help people.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.
    Badges Awarded: 749 Genius Achievements

Renaissance

  • Renaissance
    Description: It’s not easy becoming an expert of any one topic. To become a master of multiple ones takes a very special person -- a true Renaissance Person.
    Prerequisite: An user who is expert in 3 categories / brands.

Guru

  • Guru
    Description: True wisdom! A Guru has reached a higher plane of fix-it knowledge and shares their wisdom beyond only just answers. Their tips provide the deepest understanding into fixing things.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has written 7 tips or uploaded 3 video tips
    Badges Awarded: 1,331 Guru Achievements

Loyalty

  • Loyalty
    Description: Neither rain nor sleet.  The Loyalty badge is for those experts who dedicates their time to helping people, day-in and day-out.
    Prerequisite: Visited the website for 30 consecutive days.
    Badges Awarded: 101 Loyalty Achievements

Senior Master

  • Senior Master
    Description: To the top! Only the top experts can become Senior Masters. They have earned their spot at the top, but they can still go higher...
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 20,000 questions.

Social Spider

  • Social Spider
    Description: A web of solutions! Social Spiders take the time to craft a network of helpful answers as they share them across the social web.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has shared 50 answers on their Facebook wall.

President

  • President
    Description: Hail to the Chief! Presidents lead the race with significantly more helpful votes than the average expert. A true leader on Fixya.
    Prerequisite: An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

Brigadier General

  • Brigadier General
    Description: A true leader! A Brigadier General is an expert who has earned their spot as a leader in the community with their answers and general help.
    Prerequisite: An expert that has over 10,000 points.

Grandmaster

  • Grandmaster
    Description: Checkmate! The Grandmaster has reached the zenith of fix-it success, helping more people than the majority of Fixya. Only a select few from the Fixya community ever achieve this honor, so be sure to show your respect.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has answered 50,000 questions.

Chief Leader

  • Chief Leader
    Description: A Leader is born! It’s not easy being a leader, but the Chief Leader is elected by the community as a true expert because of their knowledge, dedication and excellence at helping people.
    Prerequisite: An expert that has 500 followers.

Director Badge

  • Director Badge
    Description: A true visionary filmmaker. Directors understand the importance of video answers and how they can often help people exponentially more than a written answer.
    Prerequisite: Uploaded 100 video answers.

Diehard

  • Diehard
    Description: All day, every day! Diehard experts have shown a level of commitment to the community that is extremely difficult to do. They are the spirited few who dedicate every day to helping people.
    Prerequisite: Visited the website for 60 consecutive days.
    Badges Awarded: 37 Diehard Achievements

Fixya-Fanatic

  • Fixya-Fanatic
    Description: A Fixya Fanatic is an expert who is crazy about helping people! They live, breathe and sleep fix-it solutions!
    Prerequisite: Visited the website for 90 consecutive days.

General

  • General
    Description: Four-star General! The pinnacle of excellence, need we say more?
    Prerequisite: An expert that has over 50,000 points.
    Badges Awarded: 31 General Achievements

MVP

  • MVP
    Description: Anyone dedicated can collect 1 or 2 achievements, only the true MVPs can earn 5. It takes hard work, ambition and dedication to be considered one of Fixya’s Most Valuable members.
    Prerequisite: An expert that got 5 achievements.
    Badges Awarded: 21,316 MVP Achievements

All-Star

  • All-Star
    Description: Starting a collection. An All-Star is an achievement-addict, working hard to earn several badges for their accomplishments.
    Prerequisite: An expert that got 10 achievements.

Superstar

  • Superstar
    Description: Crushing it! Superstars stand above the rest with their collection of badges. They work hard to prove their superstar expertise in fixing things.
    Prerequisite: An expert that got 20 achievements.

Hall of Famer

  • Hall of Famer
    Description: An expert who stands above all the rest with their achievements. The Fixya Hall of Fame is not open to everyone, only those who have gone above and beyond to help the community.
    Prerequisite: An expert that got 49 achievements.

Top Expert

  • Top Expert
    Description: Being a great expert requires speed, stamina, and intelligence. Many of FixYa's experts possess these traits, but what separates Top Experts from the rest of the pack is the most important trait of all - dedication.
    Prerequisite: An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

One Above All

  • One Above All
    Description: Throughout the history of Fixya, there can only a few who achieve this ultimate honor. Whoever holds this badge stands above all and has achieved the highest Fixya honor. You are the community's biggest star, and the brightest leader.
    Prerequisite: The expert with highest point at the last day of the past 12 weeks.
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