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These are current theories based on observation. Please don't take them as absolute fact.
[quote][b]Clear[/b] - New Members
[b]Gray[/b] - Moon-type background?
* Bungie.net Member for 1-4 years
[b]Green[/b] - Four-circle background
* Bungie.net Member for 5-6 and 8-9 years
[b]Blue[/b] - Bungie sword background
* Bungie.net Member for 7 years
[b]Red[/b] - Crosshatch background
* Bungie.net Member for 10-11 years
[b]Gold[/b] - Star background (loot)
* Bungie.net Member for [url=https://www.bungie.net/7_Gold-badge-Member-for-15-years-or-more/en-us/Forum/Post?id=61079011#referred-Community]15 years[/url][/quote]
This is what I've discovered thus far. Please help make it as accurate as possible. The more we discuss, the more will be revealed.
[quote][b]User Research Test Subject[/b]
* Complete the [url=http://www.bungie.net/en-us/Questionnaire/UserResearch]User Research Survey[/url] to receive this badge.
* Bungie Employees have this badge.
* Forum Ninjas, moderators of Bungie.net, have this badge.
* Forum Mentors, the helping hands of Bungie.net, have this badge. [/quote]