There's a strange edge case when adding custom bounty messages. An empty message is allowed, but if you do type a message, it must be at least 30 characters:

If you try to submit a non-empty message less than 30 characters, the "Start Bounty" button is disabled, and nothing happens:

The button never re-enables, even if you fix the message:

  • there was a dupe somewhere... – nicael Oct 12 '14 at 20:17
  • @nicael nope, that's a new one. Maybe you remember this bug which lived for long time, drawing tons of reports. – Shadow The Dragon Wizard Oct 12 '14 at 21:22

Coming to you in the next build: a re-enabled button and an error message to go with it.

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  • But why did it break in the first place? What have you changed? :) – Shadow The Dragon Wizard Oct 14 '14 at 13:29
  • @Shadow As far as I know, it's been that way a long time. Possibly always? – Adam Lear Oct 14 '14 at 13:34
  • Hard to believe, I always click submit buttons to see what happens (before I should click them), disabled or not, and I had my share of bounties. – Shadow The Dragon Wizard Oct 14 '14 at 13:39
  • day-one bug? – gnat Oct 14 '14 at 13:40
  • How did that ever work? Oh, wait, it didn't :) – Tim Post Oct 14 '14 at 14:22

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