Questions tagged [bounty]

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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search among formerly featured questions

As far as I know, there is no “been formerly attributed a bounty” tag in the search options? I tend to like featured questions even when the bounty is no longer active and such a feature would be ...
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What to do when a question you have asked with a bounty is not receiving any interaction/attention?

What should I do when a question I have asked with a bounty is not receiving any interaction/attention? I have answered all commenter's questions thoroughly. I edited the question recently to update ...
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Can you award a bounty without accepting the answer

What happens if there are partial answers to a bounty question. Can you award a bounty without accepting the answer?
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re-bounty option for bounties with no answers

I recently placed a 50-rep bounty on a question, which received no additional input. Is there anyway to reapply the bounty or do the rep points evaporate?
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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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Why can't I offer a bounty of less than 500 reputation?

I wanted to start two other bounties here because "one or more of the answers is exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty." However, the only possible amount of reputation I can offer is 500, ...
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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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Can I have (half) my bounty back?

What happens if I set up a bounty on a question, answer it myself and get at least 2 upvotes? Do I get half my bounty back? Does it matter if it was my own question or someone else's?
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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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Adding a “Bounty Hunter” badge?

I apologize in advance if this question seems frivolous. Is adding badges up for discussion? If so, would the community be receptive to a "Bounty Hunter" badge? For example, it could be a gold ...
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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 ...
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How can I make a question featured and give motivation?

I have asked a question for which I haven't received a full answer. How can I give motivation for users to provide an answer?
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Some bounty / featured-question history is lost or invisible.

Bounty offers and awards are public attributes of a question but their history is not recorded in the edit trail of a posting. This is a minor point, but in theory the information should be kept ...

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