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Group Hug challenge badge now live!

We have a new challenge badge launching today: time for a Group Hug!

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To earn this badge, be a member of at least three of our groups and participate in at least one of them on an ongoing basis. (Or participate in all three, a little bit each. All your group posts count towards this badge.) 

Note: If you're already in 3 groups, those count towards the badge! To check, look at the Groups tab on your profile.  

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Also, under the Group Description, you can manage your notifications for the groups you're in -- by default, you'll be watching the content in the groups you join.

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If you have any other questions, let me know.  And enjoy our groups!


Kat Marketplace Partner Jul 03, 2019

Oooh - mysterious badge earning requirements. 


@Monique vdB Please confirm any groups we have joined before today count towards "join at least three of our groups".

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Monique vdB Community Manager Jul 03, 2019

Great question @Kat -- yes they do! I will update the post to mention that.

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Ollie Guan Community Leader Jul 05, 2019

@Monique vdB 

I have joined 13 groups before, what else do I need to do to get this badge?

By the way, how can I create a group that belongs to china or shanghai users, similar to Ho Chi Minh City.


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Monique vdB Community Manager Jul 05, 2019

Hi @Ollie Guan the groups you're in will count! You just need to participate in groups (by posting) over time and then you will get the badge. 

You can email me and I'll give you the info on how to request a group for your city! mvandenberg at atlassian dot com. :) 

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I feel so HUGGED!

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Monique vdB Community Manager Jul 31, 2019

@Robin C. hug hug hug. Wait until we release the Superhug badge*!

*This badge is theoretical. Any resemblance to badges living or dead is coincidental.

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@Monique vdB is it too late to get this badge? :) (gotta catch them all!) 

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Monique vdB Community Manager Dec 09, 2019

 @Alex Laycy nope, this is an ongoing badge! 😉

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So close @Monique vdB  :( 


I'll be back! 

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Fahad Siddiqui Community Leader Dec 18, 2019

Hi everyone....

xin chào mọi người

Hello all, I'm part of 8 groups and it's amazing, all that interaction on different topics in different fields :)

It's not about money... Just for improving my knowledge 

I'm a big hugger!

Ganesh Babu Community Leader Jan 07, 2021

Hello @Monique vdB 

That's great I am already in 4 groups, and participating in those. So what else needs to be done to earn this badge

Hi @Monique vdB !

I have completed the Group Hug challenge!

Please assign me the badge.



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Alexis Robert Community Leader Feb 10, 2021

Hi @Monique vdB !


I think I've completed this challenge as I'm participating in a few groups already 🙂


Have a nice day !



Daniel Ebers Community Leader Feb 10, 2021

Hi @Monique vdB

like Alexis said - this is also one that I am puzzled about the most :) Not trying to be spammy I see it as a challenge but the Group hug is a pretty decent riddle.
Are there any hints available? =) Or some trick I don't see?


Monique vdB Community Manager Feb 10, 2021

@Daniel Ebers @Alexis Robert I'm guessing the problem may be the group join action. You may need to leave and rejoin your groups for this to trigger. If you try and it still doesn't work, let me know!

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Hi @Monique vdB 

It's still not working for me! I have left the group and joined again but I haven't received any badge!

This is, indeed, improvised. Most thrilling reality is that for some unique challenge a setup with two video display units (24" each) is absolutely useful!

Alexis Robert Community Leader Mar 24, 2021

Hi @Monique vdB ,


I have tried leaving and joining again the groups, but it's still not showing for me.

Any ideas on how to fix this ? 


Thanks !

G subramanyam Community Leader May 03, 2021

Seems like I also need this badge to be enabled. @Monique vdBcould you look into this please.


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