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Bounty and visibility for low-rep users

I asked a question this month, and it didn't get much attention. I tried bumping it two times by adding a tag and by editing the title for something more fitting, but it still didn't draw much more ...
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Can I repost any old question of mine?

I had asked this question a while ago (a month or two). It has two upvotes and $37$ views as of now, thus this question hasn't gone unnoticed. But the question was active only a month ago and I haven'...
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2 answers
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How to bump someone else's old, unanswered question that's exactly the question I want to ask?

On the main site, there's an old, unanswered question that's exactly the same question I'd like to ask. Is there some way to bump it? And what would meta be without a meta-conversation: I've read ...
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Answering my own question to attract attention. [duplicate]

Sometimes I have a question and have an idea how to answer it. I'm pretty sure (see edit 1) the idea is correct but not so sure (see edit 1). However, I do want to be so sure (see edit 1), so I ask ...
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Why are people downvoting my question?

My question Coming up with a rigorous definition for a Riemman-like sum which is easier to compute? has been downvoted twice. Is it because: a) My question is too similar to this question? b) I ask ...
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Is it allowed to repost?

If I have a question no one answered or comment to ever, since 2 months. Is it allowed to delete it and repost it, or is this abuse?
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How to draw attention to an old question? [duplicate]

I asked a question a few months ago but after a few days it began getting less and less traffic, so I put a bounty on it. The question was answered, but was done so using a computer program to ...
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Asking a question which is pretty much a dupe

I want to ask a question, but it is basically a duplicate of a (5 year old) question already asked here and that question doesn't have an answer. Morally, any good answer to that question would be an ...
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1 answer
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Why are my questions hardly answered? [duplicate]

I like to think that I explained questions quite clearly yet I feel like the exposure of my question is quite low, reflected by the views of each question. There are hardly any comments or hints ...
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Looking for An Answer [closed]

I was not sure whether to ask this question here or delete my question and ask the question again. The problem: I asked a question a while back but I am still waiting for an answer. I was not sure ...
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Non-OP bumping a question

I am working on a Java algorithm to plot multiple hyperbolas at different angles. To help with that I googled and stumbled on this question. My old and tired brain doesn't think I can do the ...
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What happens if the answer which had appeared after starting a bounty is not worthy of that bounty?

This happened to me once. I had a question and started a bounty over its topic but the "new" answer which came for the bounty was "to my standards" not worthy of that particular bounty. Stackexchange ...
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1 answer
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How to get viewing for a new answer to an old posted question?

I intended to post a question, but found it had been posted on MSE months ago and received several answers, all up-voted though none yet accepted. Thinking it over, I discovered my own answer to the ...
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I deleted my post. And now?

I recently deleted one of my own posts so I can ask the question again and maybe drive more attention to it, since I put much effort into it. But it seems like deleting a post does not really delete ...
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List of chatrooms

This is a place where we could collect list of chat rooms associated with this site. There are several rooms which have potential to be useful if more users were aware of them or more users visited ...
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What to do when I get no feedback on an answer to my own question?

I asked this question sometime ago and had no idea how to solve it. Later, I got a hint(the first answer there) and used it to reach a conclusion, which I then wrote in the comments. The person who ...
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Is double posting allowed if a question is not answered after some time?

I've asked questions in the past that have gone unanswered or have not had sufficient answers, would it be unethical to repost my questions to try to get an answer another time?
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How to be visible?

How can I improve the chances of my questions to be more visible for those who can answer me? I know the use of tags help a lot, but sometimes you can't figure it out which tag is better for each ...
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Posting question on chat

Is it okay to post any asked question link in mathematics chat room to get attention, and get answer soon? I was thinking if I had did some thing wrong by posting in chat room to get answer.
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If I am not getting feeback for my questions, can I just post the same question another day?

I posted a thread a few days ago about the explanation of a proof. I arranged the thread by providing little fragments of the proof, getting feeback on that specific fragment and then posting the ...
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1 answer
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Can anything be done if a question doesn't get any answers?

This may be a noob or stupid question, but still: I asked a question like 12 hours back on Maths SE and didn't receive any answer. Now that many hours has passed, I am sure that it will never rise to ...
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5 votes
2 answers
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Is it okay if I use this site to have someone check my work or give a solution?

Seeing the level of work on here and the bad feedback I have gotten makes me wonder if it is okay to use this site to check my work for errors or ask for a solution to a problem that I can't solve. I ...
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24 votes
2 answers
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What to do if my question is already made?

Suppose I have a question that is already made, but it has been there from a long time and without no answer. If I want to bring that question to the top as every new question by users, the only way I ...
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What to do to get a question more views?

Following the advice given in a previous topic, I placed a bounty on one of my questions, though it does not seem to provide additional traffic/views. So if we suppose that a bounty fails in getting a ...
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Enable FAQ sidebar on the meta

A little known feature of meta sites is that they can have a sidebar with a few most frequently asked questions: for example, Programmers Meta does. For a description of how it works, see FAQ ...
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Is there a way to bring back a dead question?

There's a question you see that you know is good and deserves to be answered, but has not been so yet. Furthermore, the most that has happened on it is some people commenting. People haven't voted to ...
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What to do with old questions whose only 'complete' answerer gives no clarification?

I've had a few questions where I only received one response, and while they answered my question (at least partially), I had some doubts about it, and left a comment (while upvoting, but not accepting ...
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How do I get answers to my earlier questions?

I've some unanswered questions, these are following Overlapping of unit length real lines? How to draw DPDA for language $L = \{a^ncb^{2n} | n \geq1\}$over the alphabet $\Sigma =\{a,b,c\} ?$ ...
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29 votes
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How effective are bounties?

Background: When you add a bounty to a question, it appears on the featured questions list. However, depending on the timing, the featured questions page can be multiple pages long. So for about half ...
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How can I proceed trying to solve a too difficult problem? [closed]

I was asking about an ODE problem getting some answers that were somewhat useful. I failed to understand it though and I still haven't solved it. In which ways can I proceed if I still want to solve ...
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