Linked Questions

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Is “M$” for “Microsoft” Allowed / Considered Ok?

Just wondering if there is any policy towards the use of M$ in place of Microsoft. If you're editing another user's answer, do you change it or leave it as is?
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10answers
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Offering actual money as a bounty?

I have an idea for dealing with a question you badly want to be answered, which no one will answer, even after you've offered a large bounty: cash. Users can offer cash, and whoever has the accepted ...
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10answers
515 views

Are there any great reasons for or against having a paid for tier for the main SE sites, and what could that entail?

There's been a few suggestions from fellow users that we should consider having a paid tier on SE. Now, SE's fundamentally against being behind a paywall of any sort. I also remember someone ...
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6answers
440 views

Introducing donations to authors

A high-rep user normally invests a significant amount of time at SO, and normally contributes with awesome questions & answers. I frequently see extremely good content and I think the effort put ...
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2answers
416 views

Is it alright to pay real money for useful help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Offering actual money as a bounty? I'm really stuck. My post here isn't getting any help yet. I'd be thrilled to pay a few bucks for a solution. I'm thinking of posting the ...
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2answers
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Is it possible and ethical to pay stackoverflow users to get help to finish a simple app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Offering actual money as a bounty? Is it alright to pay real money for useful help? I'm trying to learning programming by doing. I think that finishing an app has a great ...
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3answers
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Answer Timers & a reputation proposal

Edited #3 Hey guys I surely have to refine my post in many aspects but my initial thought was this one: Even if google answers failed that does not mean that in a couple of years will not appear a ...
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3answers
448 views

Should I be allowed to offer external incentive (bounty) for questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Integrate Bitcoin into Stack Overflow? I would like to offer one bitcoin to whoever solves this question, and I put this in the question body. This was edited out. Why ...
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2answers
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Why don't make a Pay version of stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Offering actual money as a bounty? Pay money to SO for quick support https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/42326/cash-bounty-for-quick-programming-tasks-or-questions ...
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1answer
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Why can't you exchange points for dollars on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

As I see it, Stack Exchange is a marketplace for the exchange of ideas and for collaborative consumption. When a user submits a question and an expert answers it correctly, the expert gets rewarded ...