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I was trying to put a bounty on this old question of mine. I know there are some circumstances where bounties of certain amounts cannot be placed, see here, but this does not seem to be one of those situations.

Can you see any reason why trying to add a bounty would lead me to the generic "Page not found" message?

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  • $\begingroup$ The only reason is a bug in the system. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Mar 25 '15 at 2:23
  • $\begingroup$ @Woodface: I see... Drat? $\endgroup$ – Mike F Mar 25 '15 at 2:25
  • $\begingroup$ @MikeF I just tried to place a 50-rep bounty on it, but the same thing happened to me. It seems like the only choice they give you is the "contact us" option--unless someone here knows a workaround. $\endgroup$ – Daniel W. Farlow Mar 25 '15 at 3:02
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    $\begingroup$ This is not just you. Bounties broken network-wide $\endgroup$ – user147263 Mar 25 '15 at 3:16
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, both, for taking the time to follow up. Thanks @Woodface for posting the issue to the Stackexchange meta. $\endgroup$ – Mike F Mar 25 '15 at 3:41
  • $\begingroup$ Mike, @Woodface, when I try to load the bounty adding dialog, it's fine. When does the process breaks down? $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Mar 25 '15 at 14:04
  • $\begingroup$ @Asaf At the very last step, when you confirmed everything. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Mar 25 '15 at 14:06
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    $\begingroup$ The fix for this bug is in the pipeline. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Mar 25 '15 at 14:14
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    $\begingroup$ see meta.stackexchange.com/questions/252002/… for details $\endgroup$ – m0sa Mar 25 '15 at 14:15
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    $\begingroup$ @Woodface: Are you saying that the developers just flush bug fixes down the toilet? $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Mar 25 '15 at 15:32

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