I'm also asking because I want the 5-questions badge. Not kidding. Answering is more my comfort zone, but the combination of rewards (badge + contest starting right when I discovered SE) is pushing me to consider questions*, too.
This is ultimately helpful for me to switch from thinking of myself as a Writing Teacher (Engl100 and Engl393 - First Year Comp & Technical Communication) to more of a potential Writer.
(When I was little, I definitely WAS a writer, and had no idea that I could lose that part of myself, but ... yeah. Gamification, maybe by tying into our more childlike selves, especially for an SE area like writing, may be exactly what we need.)
*(Although a question percolating in my head is more of a teacher/coach type one than a writing-writing one.)