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I clicked on this question and see it has a bounty being offered by the Community User

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I'm fairly positive this said "Pekka" last Friday, so what changed? Ignore this, apparently my memory is worse than I thought it was

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marked as duplicate by yoozer8, Rachel, Bart, Yannis, Bo Persson Feb 18 '13 at 20:49

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Pekka changed his name? – Servy Feb 18 '13 at 19:26
@Servy He's not a moderator though, and if I scroll down he has one of the answers there and his name is the same (I checked to be sure he didn't delete his account) – Rachel Feb 18 '13 at 19:27
Yeah, but I'm pretty sure Pekka doesn't have a diamond. – mikeTheLiar Feb 18 '13 at 19:27
@Servy Community is reserved, also it's bot mod. – ryan Feb 18 '13 at 19:27
Does that mean somebody else is paying for my bounties now? Sweet. Brb (Seriously though, that is not my bounty) – Pëkka Feb 18 '13 at 19:28

The user who offered the bounty was later removed, in this case Community takes over the bounty and handles the awarding. It was not offered by Pekka originally.

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That makes sense, thanks. For some reason I was sure it was Pekka but I must be thinking of some other bounty of his. – Rachel Feb 18 '13 at 19:28
Aww, did he leave over the discussion about civility? That would be too bad. I guess we'll never know – Pëkka Feb 18 '13 at 19:33
@Pekka웃 Yeah, if I recall correctly that user had one of his questions on a similar topic downvoted fairly significantly. Would be a shame if he left because of that. – Bart Feb 18 '13 at 19:36
What does "handles the awarding." mean? Does it just fall back to the normal algorithm that applies when the bounty is not awarded to anyone? – Martin Smith Feb 18 '13 at 21:47
@MartinSmith - correct – Nick Craver Feb 18 '13 at 21:55

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