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How does the bounty system work?

I have offered bounty of +50 on My question link. The bounty period is overed but bounty points not refunded any reason?

  • @Arjan, I want to know the reason about not to refunded eventhough bounty period is expired
    – mahesh
    Dec 29, 2010 at 16:48
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    Hmmm, when bernd_k read that page, he did find the answer...
    – Arjan
    Dec 29, 2010 at 17:02
  • the fact that bounties are not refundable is mentioned in many places during the bounty process.
    – Pekka
    Dec 29, 2010 at 18:44

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From How does the bounty system work?

If no answers meet these criteria, the bounty ends without it being awarded to any answer, and is not refunded to the bounty starter.

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