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Bounty re-assign? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? Why aren't bounties refunded if they are not awarded? “Abusing” bounties for unlimited profit I had this question to which ...
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Why must subsequent bounties be double-or-more? [duplicate]

In the bounty system FAQ it states that... Can I offer a second bounty after the first one has expired? ... Note that if you offer several bounties on the same question, you will have to ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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How do I get attention for one of my own questions without a good answer?

I asked a question almost as soon as I got my account. I got a few decent answers, but none of them helped solve my problem. The question has long since become buried by newer questions, and there's ...
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How does the bounty system work?

What is a bounty? What is the "Featured" tab on the homepage? How can I search for questions that have a bounty attached? How do I start a bounty? When can I start a bounty? What is the minimum amount ...
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Clever bounty reputation hack

I say "hack" in the most favorable light. It's a clever idea and theoretically beneficial. I noticed that an old question of mine suddenly started getting a lot of renewed attention. The question had ...
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Minimum bounty on a question is now 100 rep?

The first time I started a bounty I was able to choose 50, but every bounty since then the minimum is 100. I still see other bounties of only 50. Any idea of why I don't have the 50 option any more? ...
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Undocumented increase in minimum bounty value?

I recently discovered that if I have posted an answer to a question, the minimum bounty I can offer for that question is +100 (instead of the usual +50). Temporarily deleting the answer reinstates ...
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Repeated use of bounties for promotional purposes

I'm talking about this question specifically: AutoMapper vs ValueInjecter The author of ValueInjecter seems to be offering 50 rep bounties repeatedly on the question, presumably just so the question ...
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How many bounty points I must offer to get an optimal solution?

I asked this question yesterday. It neither got downvoted nor upvoted, but one user voted to close it without explaining the reason. I got no answer too. It has only 17 views so far. I think this ...
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Should there be an upper limit to the number of times one can bounty a question?

I was looking at this question today: AutoMapper vs ValueInjecter The user omu placed a ton of 50 point bounties on this question and garnered a whole bunch of "my answer got lots of attention" rep. ...
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Can bounties be awarded multiple times by the same person on the same question?

Is there any restriction to prevent multiple bounties ( not simultaneously) being awarded to different answers on the same question ? i.e., on a question I had asked - I want to set multiple ...
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Is it OK to make a bounty to draw attention to my answer?

I posted a late answer to a featured Meta.SE question last week, and was really interested in getting feedback on it. Because it was posted late, and the question was featured on SO before I posted, ...
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Users can easily work around the new anti promotional bounty countermeasures

As per this post (and this one): To discourage overly promotional bounties, if you are starting a bounty on a question you yourself have answered, the minimum rep cost is 100, increased from the ...
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Can I award a second best answer to a bounty with half the rep?

Suppose I offer 100 bounty for a question, and get two good answers. The current system appears to limit my ability to award anything other below 200 on such a question. Are lower bounties than the ...

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