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I want to award a bounty to an existing answer; should I have to wait 24 hours? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should the 24-hour timeout apply to bounties awarded for “exemplary answer”? I set an incentive bounty on Is there a way to automate harvesting cobblestone? (before the new ...
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Why do I have to wait to “tip” a user for a great answer via Bounty? [duplicate]

I found a fantastic answer that saved me tons of time. Really, we are talking a lot of time and effort. So naturally I wanted to do more than just upvote it. I thought, "sweet, they changed the ...
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Remove the 24h delay for bounty reason 'One or more of the answers is exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty.' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should the 24-hour timeout apply to bounties awarded for “exemplary answer”? When I see an answer which is quite good and/or it saved me hours and hours of works, ...
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I thought I can just give a bounty? no? [duplicate]

I just tried to award a bounty to an existing answer. Now when I click the +50 it says I need to wait 23 hours? What's the point in having a waiting period to award an existing answer to someone else'...
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Award a bounty for a specific answer [duplicate]

OK, here's the thing : I posted a question on Stack Overflow around 1 hour ago (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14451492/optimization-needed-algorithm-implementation-takes-up-too-much-memory) I'...
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Should we still have to wait the 24 hours if the Bounty reason is 'Reward Existing Answer'? [duplicate]

It does make perfect sense to me that you must wait to award the Bounties for all of the reasons except the last (see image). If there is an existing answer on an old(er) question which has helped me ...
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Bounty as extra points to the answered [duplicate]

I would like to recognize a good answer giving away some points to the guy who answered. In this case I did a dumb and incorrect question and the guy foreseen why my question was incorrect and ...
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Let’s improve our site navigation

A Release Candidate has been announced A.k.a. the 2015 Questions to Answer Refactoring Konversion (QuARK) A.k.a. the great cheese move of 2015. TL:DR; we are looking to change the navigation of ...
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What are the most effective ways to guide new users?

New users' first contributions to a site, by their nature, often require improvement. There are different methods of dealing with this, and I am looking for evidence that would help understand which ...
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Is the bounty system effective?

For years, people have been able to spend their hard-earned imaginary Internet points to add "bounties" to questions in order to attract more attention to them. (Because, really, "attention" is the ...
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Waiting 24 hours to reward an existing answer is completely illogical

I'm bringing up this question again, because the previous one is four years old and the accepted answer is, well, wrong. There seems to be some disconnect between the people who want this feature and ...
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If bounties must wait 24 hrs to award, why isn't accepting an answer held to the same restriction?

I have seen varying opinions across a handful of stackexchange sites as to how long you should wait to accept an answer. This answer claims that you should wait as long as it takes to get a correct ...
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Could it be easier to award a bounty to an existing answer?

Disclaimer: I have read How does the bounty system works?. I have read questions such as How to award a bounty (+50) instantly?, and its peers, closed as duplicate of the former. I know how the ...
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how to award a bounty(+50) instantly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? I want to award +50 for the user who answered my question. Do I need to start a bounty and after 24 hours offer it? Or can I just offer +50 ...
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What is the reasoning behind having a delay before you can award a bounty?

When I bounty a question I'm often looking for something specific or a significant level of detail that deserves it. I'm only going to award the bounty to a question that satisfies the criteria of my ...

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