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Stack Overflow has been one of my best sources to gain knowledge on JavaScript.

Some answers have been exceptionally helpful - eye opening - and I'd like to know if there's a way to reward the authors beyond upvotes and bounties.

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Not really. That is kind of the "currency" of SO if you will. Did you have something particular in mind? –  Bart Jun 10 '12 at 19:53
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A few intrepid users out there list Amazon.com wishlists on their profiles. –  Michael Berkowski Jun 10 '12 at 20:04
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Don't, btw, "thank" someone by going and upvoting a bunch of their other answers. That's called "serial upvoting", and will usually be detected by the system and undone. –  Michael Berkowski Jun 10 '12 at 20:05
    
@Bart I was thinking about donations. Some contributors have their own website with a donate button, but I was wondering if there was a way that could apply to anybody. –  Christophe Jun 10 '12 at 20:06
    
@Michael excellent points, thanks! I am afraid I am going to upvote all your comments ;-) –  Christophe Jun 10 '12 at 20:07
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If the person want to be contacted he usually would leave contact details in his/her profile. Use them to ask him directly, I'm sure many won't mind some hard coin. :) –  Shadow Wizard Jun 10 '12 at 21:07
    
other than amazon books I accept bitcoins as well –  prusswan Oct 10 '13 at 22:16

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up vote 18 down vote accepted

The best way a student can reward his/her master is by becomming a master himself.

So keep contributing by asking great questions and giving great answers.

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+1, though I do wish you'd put a "young grasshopper" in there. –  Bart Jun 10 '12 at 19:57
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+1 It always pleases me when I see after a few months, a user who's shown up initially with dozens of questions capitalize that by turning around to become a prolific and helpful answerer. –  Michael Berkowski Jun 10 '12 at 20:19
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no other answer to this question is necessary –  Jeff Atwood Jun 11 '12 at 1:24

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