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Why did I only get 275 rep on an accepted bounty of 500?
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I answered a question which had an open bounty of 100.

However, I only received 50 rep from it.

Edit: I guess this is by design. Sorry to trouble you all :)

marked as duplicate by Aarobot, Ether, perbert, Lance Roberts, uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 18 '10 at 21:58

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He didn't select it.

When an answer is auto-accepted, only half the bounty is awarded.

  • Oh... (slaps forehead) – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN May 18 '10 at 21:38
  • @George, my bad. I forgot it did that, too. I should've marked your answer. – IAbstract May 19 '10 at 5:06

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