Questions tagged [bounty]

For questions about the bounty system, which allows users to spend some of their reputation in order to draw more attention to a question.

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Will unmarking an answer as accepted remove a rep reward?

I received an answer to a question a long time ago. I've since come across a far better way to achieve what I was looking for, and would now like to share that information and mark it as the answer. ...
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Why can't I start a second bounty on a question offering less rep than the first bounty?

I added a bounty for 400r to this question last week and awarded it a few days ago: Methods for improving color choice and combinations? Today I was going to start another bounty to reward another ...
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Can feature questions improve the site's visibility?

I was recently looking at the unanswered questions, and decided to give one of them a bounty (I didn't really think about why I chose that one, frankly the silliest of them all... It just looked easy ...
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Why 24 hours to award a bounty?

I added a bounty on a question simply because I wanted to reward an answer. Why must I wait 24 hours before awarding the bounty??? It seems as though I should be able to award a bounty any time I ...
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What happened to this bounty?

There was a 100 rep bounty on this question: How can I graphically represent width, height and depth dimensions? The bounty period ended a little while ago and since the asker commented his approval ...