Linked Questions

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Option to extend bounties by 24 hours [duplicate]

Here is a scenario that actually happened to me... I asked a question I got less than helpful answers I created a bounty With hardly any time left on the bounty, someone posted an answer Here is ...
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1answer
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Bounty questions should have a grace period to accept an answer after 7 days [duplicate]

I feel that there should be a period of time after a bounty expires before it is automatically assigned. This way, each bountied question can have its full 7-day timespan for meaningful answers to be ...
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2answers
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Why didn't this answer receive a bounty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: A grace period of one day to award the bounty after expiration (without remaining featured, of course) How does the bounty system work? This answer is the highest rated ...
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1answer
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Change behaviour when a bounty expires: add grace period, and bump expiration for active questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A grace period of one day to award the bounty after expiration (without remaining featured, of course) When the bounty period expires, half the bounty points are automatically ...
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66answers
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The second draft of our Code of Conduct is available for feedback and review

You provided us with some really helpful feedback on our first draft attempt to expand our 'Be nice' policy into a formal code of conduct, and we're extremely grateful for your time, patience and ...
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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Notify question OP (and those who marked it a favourite) if an answer has been modified

Seriously, I had not noticed e.g. Jeff's edit here had he not also retagged my question.
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1answer
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Bounty auto-awarded after 6 days

I set a bounty on this question (on French L&U). According to both the recorded history and my memory, the bounty was set on 2011-08-27 14:09:30Z and awarded (for half the amount) on 2011-09-02 13:...
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1answer
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Are answers posted during the grace period eligible for bounties?

The FAQ on bounties: The bounty period lasts 7 days. Bounties must have a minimum duration of at least 1 day. After the bounty ends, there is a grace period of 24 hours to manually award the ...
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2answers
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Bounty expired before the expiry time?

I had posted a question and offered bounty of +50 on it. I guess it was around 7 hours left for the bounty to expire, and I received an answer. This was the only answer for the question, and the ...
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4answers
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I want to set a default winner for a bounty

I don't want that default to be visible to anybody but me. I just want to set who gets the bounty when it expires if I don't change my mind. Currently the system picks a winner if you don't pick one ...
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2answers
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Add an HTML5 offline fallback page

I request that Stack Exchange sites add an HTML cache manifest with a fallback error page for when the site or the user is offline. CACHE MANIFEST FALLBACK: * offline.html This would allow people to ...
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1answer
165 views

Where has the bounty gone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disappearing bounty on a question This question had a +200 bounty and I see that bounty rules report the following text: If you do not award your bounty within 7 days, the ...
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2answers
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Bounty not removed after time expired and no answers

I placed a bounty on a question of mine, and got no answers. Instead of the bounty going away when it expired, it's still hanging out there. I don't need the rep back, I just want to create another ...

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