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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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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
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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
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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
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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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