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I recently saw this on a Stack Exchange site: enter image description here

I'm just curious(and this may actually happen in the future), but what would happen to the image if there were more than 99 bounties?

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    That image is created and maintained by a user, not by the SE network, so only they can answer the question, I think. – Catija Jun 1 '18 at 22:58
  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is an entirely user-created image, and not about the software that powers the Stack Exchange network. – Sonic the Introverted Hedgehog Jun 1 '18 at 23:15
  • @SonictheInclusiveHedgehog Oh, I'm sorry, I did not know this. Should I delete my question then? – Xcoder Jun 2 '18 at 0:04
  • Not necessary; maybe the owner of that image can comment here. – Sonic the Introverted Hedgehog Jun 2 '18 at 0:11
  • I've pinged the creator here. They've not been on MSE recently but they've used SO within the last month. – Catija Jun 2 '18 at 3:00
  • @SonictheInclusiveHedgehog not sure why it needs closing? It isn't tagged as bug? And a user maintains the image is a valid answer. – rene Jun 2 '18 at 5:40
  • @rene This isn't something that the SE team can address. – Sonic the Introverted Hedgehog Jun 2 '18 at 5:41
  • @Catija Thanks for the ping! I've answered below. – Kyle Cronin Jun 2 '18 at 7:05
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    @SonictheInclusiveHedgehog so what? There are lots of questions here that can't be addressed by the SE team. – rene Jun 2 '18 at 7:17
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    Where did you see this? – John Militer Jun 2 '18 at 12:15
  • @JohnMiliter I saw this on Chemistry Stack Exchange. – Xcoder Jun 2 '18 at 14:55
  • @JohnMiliter it's one of the Community Promotion Ads. :) – Shadow Wizard Jun 4 '18 at 9:23
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It appears it stops displaying at 99, there are currently 360 questions with a bounty on Stack Overflow and when the URL is changed to point at SO it displays like this:

http://stack-exchange-dynamic-ads.herokuapp.com/stackoverflow.com/bounty.png

Active Bounties

  • Ok, thanks for the answer! – Xcoder Jun 2 '18 at 14:56
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PeterJ is correct, the counter stops at 99 because the number of digits is fixed at exactly two. I recommend against using this community ad on large sites that routinely have more than 99 active bounties as it obviously won't be showing the correct number during those times.

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