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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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Giving a bounty to several answers at once.

I would like to request the feature proposed by Willie Wong in this comment. That is, would it be possible to allow users who started a bounty on a question to award it to multiple answers? As in the ...
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Bounty Expired on a Question Without Answer and Points were not Reclaimed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happens if my bounty time expires? I posted a 100 point bounty for this question but the bounty expired while the question remained unanswered. The 100 points however ...
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Is bounty really guaranteeing more exposure?

Setting a bounty on a question should (at least in theory) guarantee it gets more attention. This is evidenced by the fact that one of the possible reasons on the list offered when you're setting it ...
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What should I do if I don't get a sufficient answer?

I have a small problem, recently I have asked a question about Cassel's statement and after waiting for many days, I have decided to keep a bounty. And atlast one day I have received a considerably ...
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Question on bounty

I set a bounty for my question last week and it will end after 23 hours more. However, there is no answer for my question yet, just only comment. I was noticed that if I do not set a bounty for an ...
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Is it possible to remove the bounty on this question?

A few days ago I posted a small bounty on the this question about a basis for cyclotomic extensions. KCd left a comment asking that the bounty be removed. I'm perfectly happy to have the bounty ...
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What happens if my bounty time expires?

What happens if my bounty time expires? I will lose this bounty points or I will take it back? If I did a bounty but I had no answer, what's the next steps is suggested?
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Question about Bounties and editing your question.

Is it possible to have multiple active bounites? I either can't seem to remember how to offer a bounty (although I just did a few days ago), or the site won't allow me to have multiple active bounties....
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Bounty ended early?

I had a bounty on Asymmetric Hessian matrix, started "jun 17 at 9:27", as can be seen for instance from the last modified date on the asker's page. It is now approximately 18:10 on June 23, and the ...
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What to do with a bounty: community wiki answer pasted from mathoverflow

I'm not sure how or whether to award a bounty I started on Double sum - Miklos Schweitzer 2010 - it's been answered by a mathoverflow user, and pasted into a community wiki answer by another mse user. ...
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What happens to the bounty I added to a questions if no new answers are provided before the bounty expires?

I added a bounty to this question on June 6th. Today I received a warning that my bounty was expiring and that I should attribute it to one or two answers. However, the only answer to the question is ...
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How to split a bounty between $\geq$2 users?

I just see the +X link, I wish to give out two X/2's. (three actually, but i have low rep) Im asking because i think I've seen split bounties awarded. Edit: So if I dont have enough reputation, can ...