When I click on the Bounty icon to award it, I get asked Are you sure, and then I say I am sure, only to be told that it's too early.
Just for kicks, here's the sequence in pictures:
I see my bounty is still outstanding and that I have a great, spot-on, bounty-worthy answer:
I decide that I don't want to to forget to award this bounty to a deserving user:
I see that I need to hold that thought for another two hours:
What's worse, is that I did the same thing 3 hours ago. The only way I know that I can't award the bounty yet is to try (and fail) to award it. (I guess I could notice on step #1 that the bounty doesn't end for another 6 days and infer that I still need to wait until it ticks over to 5 days. But I wouldn't want to call that solution intuitive.)