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Is this how it is supposed to work?

Two answers to a question, both get a single upvote, no accepted answer.

The result is that no bounty points are distributed or deducted from the user who answered the question.

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What is the question? –  random Jul 30 '09 at 10:58
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First line, that's the question. Is this the intended behavior. –  Jonathan Sampson Jul 30 '09 at 11:08
    
This is called unresolved bounty and has been discussed here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/9902/… . And yes, this is by design. For now. –  VonC Jul 30 '09 at 21:14

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Confident: Bounty is only awarded if there are at least two upvotes for the top answer.

Confident: Oldest answer is awarded the bounty in the case of a tie.

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It should also be noted that, in addition to the auto-accepted answer needing to have at least 2 upvotes, it also has to be posted after the bounty was added to be eligible for auto-acceptance.

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