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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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CODE REVIEW 2017 Challenge

I want to introduce the Community Oriented Development Extravaganza, Requiring Extreme Vigor Inciting Extraordinary Winners (or CODE REVIEW) 2017 Challenge. Traditionally our Community Challenges are ...
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Bounties do not seem to achieve the desired effect

I think that the Bounty system is not working correctly on our site and needs a solution for it. The issue I am seeing is that questions with a bounty on it barely get any extra attention, while they ...
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Should I award bounties if an answer would receive half anyway?

I recently asked a relatively well received question which was not getting any answers. I placed a bounty in order to get some more attention. Finally I received one answer within the bounty period. ...
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Is it fair to close a question with a bounty attached to it

This question does not have working code but has a bounty attached, and only needs minor polishing to make the code work. Should the question be closed or not? The author has been informed since a ...
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There's a question offering +100 reputation, but the user doesn't have this amount of reputation

Is this a bug? or is this entirely possible?
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Vote to close bounty question - example code

https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/87366/unit-testing-ui-related-modules A module + test could look something like this: ...
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Even after I deleted an answer on my own question, the bounty required is still 100

I recently posted this question about a brainfuck interpreter in ANSI C. I answered my own question, but then realized that my answer was invalid, so I removed it. I then wanted to add a bounty to ...
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No replies and expiring bounty

I currently have a question up here: Optimizing Python Image Viewer and General Code Format Advise. Currently there are no answers, and the faq states "In any case, you will always give up the amount ...
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Why haven't I received my rep back after a bounty?

I posted a bounty on a question and received no answers within a week. The bounty ended, but I still have 66 rep. Why is this? It says in the Bounty Part of the FAQ that: If you do not award your ...
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Offering bounty on own question and accepting own answer?

My question: Yet Another Java GUI Calculator I'm thinking of offering a bounty to see if I can attract any answers for my "specific feedback", and unless there are any dark horse answers during the 7-...
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Why can't I create a 50 rep bounty?

I want to make a bounty on a question and I have seen some questions currently with a 50 rep bounty, but the only option available to me is a 100 rep bounty. I was wondering why.