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http://stackoverflow.com/faq#bounty states:

If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded half the bounty amount.

But it doesn't say what happens if no answer has at least 2 upvotes, e.g. if the bounty question is unanswered.

I propose this change:

If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded half the bounty amount. If there's no answer with at least 2 upvotes, the unawarded bounty is lost.

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Good idea; I added this clarifying text to that part of the /faq.

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