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- How does the bounty system work? 1 answer
Can someone please explain the bounty system?
I answered a question that featured a 50 rep bounty that no one else answered and I received nothing,
The other day I answered a question first that featured a 500 rep bounty and got 3 upvotes. Before the bounty ended someone posted another answer and also got 3 upvotes. He got 250 points when the bounty ended but I didn't.
Why is that? and if there is no automatic split system that provides half of the bounty isn't that going to make some people to abuse it?