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There are some users who have put much effort into their answers, and sometimes I'd like to reward them. This would be an optional feature, of course.

Note that I don't want to discuss the technical implementation here, only what people think about the idea.

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    $\begingroup$ If you want to reward such users, you should give them bounty ;) $\endgroup$ – Prism Nov 12 '13 at 12:17
  • $\begingroup$ meta.SO: Pay money to SO for quick support $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Nov 12 '13 at 12:53
  • $\begingroup$ BTW I remember that there was a question offering real money as a bounty at MathOverflow. I do not know whether something similar happened at MSE, too. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Nov 12 '13 at 13:29
  • $\begingroup$ @Prism I don't have enough points to do that. $\endgroup$ – Anonymous - a group Nov 12 '13 at 13:33
  • $\begingroup$ Just out of curiosity: Would it be against the rules to put a bitcoin address in the personal info field? $\endgroup$ – Daniel R Nov 12 '13 at 15:55
  • $\begingroup$ @DanielR Done. Excellent idea, please post that as an answer. $\endgroup$ – Anonymous - a group Nov 12 '13 at 16:33
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I wholly and entirely disagree. This goes against the entire philosophy of the StackExchange network.

In addition, I'll copy a previous comment of Michael Greinecker which seems mostly apropos:

I don't mind too much being a user and moderator on a site that some people use to get their homework done. I wouldn't want to explain why I'm on a site that helps cheaters for money though.

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As mentioned in the comments, you can have your bitcoin address in your profile. If you want to be explicit, append the following to your posts:

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