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Ok so just getting my head around the new badge system.
For each competition there will be a selection of badges we can win for standard and purist separately, but you can only win one of each badge?
Will there be a season total anywhere? Or a way to look back at what you got?
I kind of liked trying to get the full selection throughout the year.
Thoughts?

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stumps [3186 posts] 2 years ago
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Hang on, so the badges we win for the TDU will drop off when the next comp starts and we start from fresh.

I'm completely confused by this.

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dave atkinson [6145 posts] 2 years ago
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yes, a separate set of badges for each competition (and for your purist team)

they'll be a different set, too, depending on the competition

your running total will be displayed on your home screen, next to your running points total

yes, you'll be able to see what you won in archived comps

why has it changed? well, plenty of feedback from badges last year. the main issue was that after you've won the sprint badge for the fiftieth time it's kind of immaterial whether you win it again. this way they keep their relevance through the whole season because you get a fresh set to win with every competition.

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backflipbedlem [1190 posts] 2 years ago
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Dave Atkinson wrote:

yes, a separate set of badges for each competition (and for your purist team)

they'll be a different set, too, depending on the competition

your running total will be displayed on your home screen, next to your running points total

yes, you'll be able to see what you won in archived comps

why has it changed? well, plenty of feedback from badges last year. the main issue was that after you've won the sprint badge for the fiftieth time it's kind of immaterial whether you win it again. this way they keep their relevance through the whole season because you get a fresh set to win with every competition.

Cool, cheers for clarifying Dave! Onwards and upwards!

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stumps [3186 posts] 2 years ago
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Yep, thanks for sorting that out. After reading your update its a good idea.

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jova54 [644 posts] 2 years ago
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First time I've done Premium so a quick question.

Can you only win one of each type of badge on each tour or can you win multiples?

The reason for asking is that I have scored 100+ points on two stages but only one 100 Stage Points badge has been awarded.

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Ghedebrav [1098 posts] 2 years ago
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I do like the new badges, so thumbs up on them.

That's not to say I don't wish that the 'Bookend' wasn't available in TDU, as I would've won it  20

But still, they're good and yes, those vast numbers of 'sprinter' badges did get a bit silly last year.

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robdaykin (not verified) [367 posts] 1 year ago
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Ok I get it, with the 'fresh set' per competition, but as someone who was pleased last year to get some of the badges once in the whole season, can we please have a view where we can see all the badges and how many of each we've one over the whole year. Especially since I'm not sure what all the badges are yet, or which ones I've won at all.

thanks

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enrique [2255 posts] 1 year ago
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robdaykin wrote:

... can we please have a view where we can see all the badges and how many of each we've one over the whole year...

Yeah, cool! I was just about to say it'd be nice to have the same array of badges you can see for each competition on the 'Home' page, where it would highlight the badges you've won throughout the season and upon scrollover show you how many times you've won it or the competitions you won it in. Nice idea!  1

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Tingo [7 posts] 1 year ago
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Dave Atkinson wrote:

yes, you'll be able to see what you won in archived comps

For the Tour Down Under in Archived Comps I can't see the badges that I won. I can see where it says 'badges' but there aren't any badge icons or a link as far as I can see.