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I recently deleted an answer of mine in a question on Super User as the current answer proved mine to be false and, as such, maybe even harmful. Now, I'd like to offer @Nathan a +50 bounty, which I can't, because I mischievously could offer the bounty and then undelete my answer (one cannot offer a 50 bounty on a question he/she has an answer).

  • Will my deleted answer get auto-pruned?
  • ... If not, are moderators able to do it? Ie. would flagging the answer help?
  • If even the former fails, could it be possible to remove my account's connection to the answer so I virtually wouldn't have an answer on the question? (On a related note: do I have a right to ask/demand this?)
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closed as too localized by Robert Harvey Feb 23 '12 at 5:55

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Your proposed gymnastics seem a bit hinky, and would require developer intervention anyway. See my answer below. See also meta.stackexchange.com/questions/16065/… –  Robert Harvey Feb 23 '12 at 5:57

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

I put a +50 bounty on it myself.

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I certainly can accept this :-) It is the easiest solution, and it did, in fact, cross my mind - but whining for someone to start a bounty on my question and then awarding it to the answer I would've chosen, doesn't sound as a proper meta question to me. Thanks once more! –  koiyu Feb 23 '12 at 10:26

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