Questions tagged [bounty]

A bounty is a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.

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Extensive edits and bounty allocation by same user

On the following question there was a 150 rep bounty which was allocated to an answer after the bounty proposer had largely edited it. This is an unusual course of action that I have never seen ...
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Found a question that needs a better answer? Why not offer a bounty?

So we currently only have one featured question, but we have more than a thousand positively scored questions with one or zero answers. If you have earned enough reputation to access all the ...
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Why do ELL's users ignore bounties?

Can't say I'm surprised by the overwhelming lack of response on the grammar question which currently has a bounty of 50 points. Only @Andrew posted an answer and was repaid by an anonymous downvote. ...
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What does "question eligible for bounty in 2 days" mean?

I want to know the meaning of this sentence below my question: question eligible for bounty in 2 days Could you give me the right meaning of this sentence?
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Where's My Answer?

Last night I wrote an answer to a question that had a 300 Bounty on it for five more days. The person said, "I still want a satisfactory answer." Tonight I can no longer find the Bounty or ...
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The only answer on a bountied question

If my answer is the only answer on a bountied question, do I still get the bounty even if my answer is not accepted?
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Conflicting information about bounty expiration date

I've offered a bounty to my question and I got a message telling my bounty has completed and I should award it in the next 24 hours, but when I back to the given question, it says the bounty is about ...
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