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You can reward a great answer with bounties, but how do you reward a good question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bounty-like facility for rewarding excellent questions The best idea I have is looking at the asker's profile, picking a random answer they posted, and give a bounty to that. ...
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Bounty for a question [duplicate]

I just come across a very interesting question, which, due to already-many-times-discussed disgusting nature of Stack Overflow, scarcely will get any attention at all, not to mention any upvotes. So - ...
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Adding a bounty to a great question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bounty-like facility for rewarding excellent questions Is there a way to award a bounty to a user who posted a great question, other than adding the bounty to one of his ...
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Award a bounty to a question [duplicate]

Suppose I'm helped from a question and would like to gift some points +100 to that question. There is the option to award a bounty to the answer in anyone's question. But I want to award some bounty ...
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Allow to assign part of a non-OP bounty to the OP [duplicate]

Sometimes a well-posed question appears and makes one really think. And while the original intention of bounties was encouraging others to post an answer that may require above average effort, the ...
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Can I award a bounty to the asker who asked it? [duplicate]

I sometimes feel the need to reward the asker for posting a very useful and thoughtful question. Bounties are rewarded for answers, and not for questions. I can only upvote the question once, but if I'...
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What formatting example should replace “his suicide note” in the Markdown help?

In the Markdown help page, the Code and Preformatted Text example is: printf("goodbye world!"); /* his suicide note was in C */ It also happens to be the first ...
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How does the bounty system work?

It's possible to offer and award bounties of reputation on questions. What is a bounty? How can I find questions that have a bounty attached? How do I start a bounty? When can I start a bounty? Why ...
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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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(How) Can SE sites change their reputation payout?

A recent question on Puzzling Meta reminded me that there is a longstanding meta post at PPCG about awarding 10 rep per question upvote. This is mainly due to the relative difficulty and usefulness of ...
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Should we have a small number of Supervotes per day?

This is related to this question: How to give some boost to some really good answers that arrive late?, but I thought it warranted its own feature-request. Something I've thought might be a good idea ...
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How to reward a particularly good question?

I can post a bounty if I want to reward an existing answer. But what if it was question itself what helped me? I recently stumbled upon a question that alerted me to a problem I wasn't aware of. Quite ...
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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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Should we have to approve (“favorite”) a question in order to “bookmark” it?

I get that clicking the star to mark the question as "favorite" acts like a basic bookmark and "favoring" a question does not directly add to reputation. However, I think it does imply the question is ...
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Paragraph breaks in bounty reasons not displayed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What markdown formatting features are available for Bounty remarks? Line breaks/paragraphs for bounty text I have just offered a bounty on Bounty-like facility for rewarding ...