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I placed a bounty on someone else's question about a week ago, but I haven't earned the Altruist badge yet. Is this normal?

I tried to find the question to post it here, but I can't work out how to find someone else's question that I put a bounty on!

However, I don't think it's received any answers since I started the bounty. Would this be why I haven't got the badge yet?

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Sounds like you're not sufficiently disinterested :) – Benjol May 23 '11 at 4:36
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You have to award the bounty to get the Altruist badge.

You can find your question in the Featured questions section of whatever tag you placed it under.


Act quickly to award your altruistic bounty; it ends tomorrow and has five answers:

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Looks like you got the Investor on May 17th for placing the bounty. To get the Altruist, you must manually award the bounty to a user that you select(the badge isn't earned if the system automatically gives half to the highest votegetter (with a score of +2 or more) at the end of the bounty period). "Rules and restrictions may apply".

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