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Unawarded bounty goes to highest voted answer if accepted answer is from before the bounty? [duplicate]

This strikes me as strange... there's a question I answered... and then a bounty was offered. (as my answer was submitted before, I understand it was ineligible for auto-selection) However, then my ...
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Bounty was not awarded and the answer was accepted [duplicate]

A bounty of 250 rep was not awarded. I answered the question and the answer was accepted as the correct answer several days before the bounty expired, the answer had 3 up-votes and was the only ...
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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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Bounty Award After Accepted Answer

If my answer is accepted, but the give bounty button is not pressed, when the bounty period expires, do I receive the full bounty? Thanks
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Why not automatically award the bounty to an explicitly accepted answer?

I've read the FAQ, the blog post announcing the decoupling of bounty from answer accepting, and many of the questions here relating to bounty, but I still haven't figured out why this bounty system ...
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Why was I not given the bounty for this question? [duplicate]

I answered this question: WinJS getPrincipalNameAsync but I did not get the bounty for it. Now Is there a way to understand why? Following those 3 point for an eligible answer: The answer must ...
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Strange bounty auto-accept behavior

Please take a look at this thread. The OP placed a bounty on it that expired yesterday. I was late to the question (as usual) but posted a good answer. The OP thought so too and accepted the answer....
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Automatic awarding if bounty is started not by the OP but by somebody else

What is automatic awarding? Approximately 24 hours after the end of the bounty period, if the bounty starter has not manually awarded the bounty, the bounty may be awarded automatically. If ...
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Automatic bounty reward in 100% amount in certain cases [duplicate]

I think there are cases when the bounty placer just forgets or can't award the bounty (out of email/internet etc.), but it's perfectly justifiable to award 100% of the bounty automatically for him. ...
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Shouldn't an edit plus acceptance qualify for a bounty?

I think this question's revisions and timeline should be reviewed. The timeline I see as a problem is: Question asked Answer added Bounty added to the question Answer edited by the same user who ...