best answer question

I've been answering a lot of questions, and I've gotten a few of my answers chosen as best. My profile still shows only one best answer. Why is this? Is it just me? Does it take time to update? It seems other things like badges and badge trackers update correctly(besides the ones that track best answers). I'm a somewhat new user on this site. I know helping people is supposed to be enough of a reward, but the score keeping and badges kind of make it fun.
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  1. yesterdat, one of my answers was chosen as best answer, and like you, there's nothing in my profile, so I suppose that takes some time to update that info.
  2. I see. Is anybody else experiencing this?
  3. let me quote you something I found about forums.

    "Why haven't my badges updated?
    Badges might take up to a day to update, so you might wait up to 24 hours or more before seeing the results of your recent actions on the forums."
  4. I'm having the same problem. I should have 22 best answers instead of 20. I was just about to post a thread asking about it but then i found this one. I also cannot set any of my badges as my status. Must be some bug recently, because it's within the last few days that it's been happening.
  5. Strange. I guess I'll wait at least 24 hours for an update. The thing is, the wiki badge updates with no problem. It's just the best answers...
  6. Hey there. It seems we may be experiencing a small forum issue with best answers right now. You are not the only one having problems and we will pass the information along to the developers. Thank you for reporting the issue!
  7. Yeah. It's been about 24 hours since a few of my best answers. I've been getting more today, but my profile still hasn't been updated since my first best answer. The only thing that seems to track correctly is answers given (not solutions) and how many tags I add for wiki/dictionary badges. :(
  8. Anonymous said:
    Yeah. It's been about 24 hours since a few of my best answers. I've been getting more today, but my profile still hasn't been updated since my first best answer. The only thing that seems to track correctly is answers given (not solutions) and how many tags I add for wiki/dictionary badges. :(


    Same here, now i should have 23 best answers!
  9. Hey there folks!

    Sometimes the tracker that keeps an eye on Best Answer counts hiccups for a bit and updates aren't in real-time. I'm forwarding this along to a developer to take a gander at, and check to see what might be the root cause of this particular hiccup. No worries though - we've never miscounted a Best Answer that was set, and the system tends to keep good track of these in the mid-term.

    -JP
  10. Ok. Tags aren't even updating correctly anymore.
  11. This still isn't fixed.
  12. After investigating, we've learned that Solutions (aka Best Answers) have not been accurately updated since Wednesday. The devs are busy at work on a fix for this, and as I mentioned, it will be retroactive. So any Best Answers you are supposed to have will absolutely show up once the count is again reflecting accurately. We're hoping to have a fix for this sometime early next week.

    Again, user progress is absolutely being preserved and is being recorded - the count is simply temporarily frozen, and the fix is shortly to come. Our apologies for the temporary inconvenience.

    -JP
  13. I didn't pick this solution. I wasn't going to until the problem was fixed.
  14. only select it once it is fixed
  15. Not necessarily, the solution can also mean understanding the problem.
  16. I'm also facing this issue. I've 47 best solutions regardless of tags but on my profile only 23 are being shown. Contacted many Mods and mostly have replied with the same thing that developers are working on it. One advice was to contact community manager! Let's see what happens
  17. Please bear with us - a fix is in development for this issue.
  18. Good to know people are working on this!
    Noticed today all my BA's have disappeared this month!
  19. New BA's seem to posting to accounts and bage progress. I assume work is still going on to credit BA's earned during the down time? I know mine from last wek are still missing.
  20. Yes counting has started but the count of BA during the down time has not yet been updated.
  21. It is so frustrating their count of BA has resumed but there is still no update of the answers not accounted far. Anyone else whose same problem has been resolved.
  22. Same here
  23. To let you guys know, the BA count has indeed resumed and should now reflect any best answers you receive going forward. As for the best answers that were earned while the counter was inaccurate, the dev team is working on resynchronizing the system so that credit for these is granted and the number awarded is reflective of those received over the temporary interruption. We're doing what we can to ensure that no progress is ever lost - ensuring that you get accurate representation of your BA's is important to us, because we know it's important to you.

    Please bear with us while the team works on the resynchronization and update.

    -JP
  24. Yes, I was about to post about this. It's been two weeks and it says I only have two best answers, when I have well around 5. It's not alot but I really wanna work my way up to be a well known and trusted person in this great community, and badges is the way to go.
  25. Is anyone still missing BA's? I ask because I know not all of mine have been awarded from during the down period.
  26. I still am.
  27. I'll check in on this for you guys - I know there was a developer assigned to this specifically. Please bear with.
    -JP
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