Sometimes, I notice the following message on the Questions tab in my profile on Stack Exchange site:

Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question?

When does this message get displayed? Is it based on time of non-availability of answers or inactivity period?

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It will be shown for a question if all of the following criteria are true:

  • The indicator is enabled for the site (enabled on all sites minus per-site metas, Meta Stack Exchange, and Stack Apps)
  • You are viewing your own questions
  • You have the privilege to vote down
  • You do not have the privilege to cast close votes
  • The question does not have an accepted answer
  • The question is at least three days old and not more than 60 days old
  • The question has at least one answer and is not closed
  • The question does not have a currently active bounty and has not previously had a bounty
  • Hi animuson - do you know if this bug is still an issue? I can't test to reproduce it myself (I'd need to create a sockpuppet and earn 125 < x < 300 rep
    – Robotnik
    Nov 15, 2020 at 22:42

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