Did you ever forfeit your right to accept an answer to one of yours questions if you offered a bounty on it and there was no answer with at least 2 votes and your didn't accept an answer?
It happened to me just yesterday. Just terrible.
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No, not at all. A bounty is only meant to feature the question and give people incentive to try and help you.
Assuming this is the question you mean: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2534595 then as far as I can tell it worked - you got an additional 3 answers you probably wouldn't have otherwise gotten without the bounty.
It may be that none of them solved your problem, but there's no guarantee that your question will be solved - just that it will be featured.