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Why did I only get 275 rep on an accepted bounty of 500?
Where is the FAQ?

I answered a question which had an open bounty of 100.

However, I only received 50 rep from it.

Edit: I guess this is by design. Sorry to trouble you all :)

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marked as duplicate by Aarobot, Ether, perbert, Lance Roberts, uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 18 '10 at 21:58

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Oh, for the love of... read the FAQ! Previously: Why did I only get 275 rep on an accepted bounty of 500?, and explained in How does the bounty system work? –  Aarobot May 18 '10 at 21:37
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Hey, so I missed that... no need to downvote! –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 18 '10 at 21:39
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maybe if the title didn't include the phrase “ HORRIBLE GLITCH ”... –  Aarobot May 18 '10 at 21:45
    
I love how this question was marked as a duplicate of a question that was closed as a duplicate. –  Carson Myers May 19 '10 at 7:13

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He didn't select it.

When an answer is auto-accepted, only half the bounty is awarded.

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Oh... (slaps forehead) –  uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 18 '10 at 21:38
    
@George, my bad. I forgot it did that, too. I should've marked your answer. –  IAbstract May 19 '10 at 5:06

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