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CODE REVIEW 2017 Challenge

Write your own programming language I think for this challenge we should make the barrier to entry low, the barrier to win high, but most of all it should be fun! Since we're writing a language, it'...
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Even after I deleted an answer on my own question, the bounty required is still 100

The help center has the following note about bounties: To avoid overly promotional bounties, if you are offering a bounty on a question that you have already posted an answer to, your minimum ...
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Bounties do not seem to achieve the desired effect

Ranty answer, to try and get the "mindset" of someone out there why bounty questions get less attention. I took a quick look at the linked questions. My quick reactions: The first one: iosswift - I ...
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Bounties do not seem to achieve the desired effect

Anecdote time! I've personally found that for the 2 bounties I've applied, I've either gotten at least one answer (typically when the bounty first goes up, or as the bounty approaches expiry), and in ...
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Bounties do not seem to achieve the desired effect

I, for one, have so far always gotten my money's worth for bounties that I have placed on questions. Bounties serve as an additional incentive to answer, but they won't turn a poor question into a ...
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Why can't I create a 50 rep bounty?

If you've already given a +50 bounty on a question, the way the system works is that you're allowed to put up more bounties on the same question, but they need to be double the amount of rep of the ...
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Offering bounty on own question and accepting own answer?

Bounty logic is relatively sensible, but not particularly well documented. There is a comprehensive post on meta.se about how it works, though. In short, in your case, if you offer a bounty, you will ...
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Bounties do not seem to achieve the desired effect

To add to the other answers: Are my observations correct? No SEDE, but I guess so as I haven't noticed any bounty yet. Is it really a problem that questions with a bounty do not get more ...
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Vote to close bounty question - example code

I agree with you. See this relevant information in the question : A module + test could look something like this This is a clear indicator that it is not real code but example code. I think we ...
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CODE REVIEW 2017 Challenge

Create an image from any given file. The objective is to create an image from any file, per instance, text file, audio file, or any other file. This is more of a challenge where people should be ...
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CODE REVIEW 2017 Challenge

Allocate resources efficiently on a work environment The company Code42Review demands that their employees are able to handle work items as efficiently as possible. Those work items are assigned ...
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Should I award bounties if an answer would receive half anyway?

Is it fair not to award the full bounty if an answer is deemed by the community (through voting) to be worthy of receiving it? Two upvotes is not exactly the whole community deeming it worthy of ...
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Should I award bounties if an answer would receive half anyway?

I would recommend giving a comment to the answer and saying that you deliberately did not award the bounty because it didn't meet your expectations for a bounty-worthy answer. I would have done the ...
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