I've seen this question, in which the poster says he was never awarded the auto-bounty. At some point since his question, the bounty must have been awarded to him, because it's marked as such on the question in question ( couldn't resist
It looks like I should have been awarded the half-bounty here, but I have not been as of yet. Can anyone provide illumination on this?
edit: I've got the Bounty Now
But, for those searching this in the future, How Long Does it Take?