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In terms of reputation, one way to minimise the difference between the two answers is to upvote and accept the answer (by ticking it) you think is the most clear and of higher quality. This would gain them +25 rep. For the other answer, you can upvote too and provide the bounty of +50. This would gain them +60 rep; the difference is only 35 rep. As @Mars ...


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Yes. For example, you might think that the existing answers, whether one has been accepted or not, don't fully address the question (sometimes a reader has a different opinion about what constitutes a "fully satisfying answer" than the original poster of the question). Another thing you can do is use a bounty to award an existing answer you think is really ...


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Copying my answer from MSE: Thanks for reporting this. It has been fixed across the network now and you should be able to add bounties until your heart is content. Thanks to balpha who smashed the bug very quickly.


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Yes, of course. But you need to have 75 points of reputation in order to set up a bounty. So you're one vote away from that goal.


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Questions with a bounty cannot be put on hold. However, moderators can cancel a bounty. (Then, it can be put on hold.) Yet, usually, we don't cancel bounties. This means, that trying to put on hold a question with a bounty should be reserved for exceptional cases. If there is some actual problem, don't hesitate to bring it up; what I want to discourage ...


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