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Questions tagged [expired-bounty]

Use this tag for questions involving the expiration of bounties.

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Bounty wrongly assigned to my answer

It seems OP accepted the valid answer which solved his problem after bounty has been assigned to my answer. Here is the post: consuming xml webservice using retrofit Parameter `soap12:Body` does not ...
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New contributors don't get the most out of Bounty offers (due to premature awarding)

Abstract: I believe there's a recent push from StackExchange to make it easier for New contributors to successfully join the community, and I think the Bounty functionality leaves a lot of room for ...
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What should I do when the bounty expired but none of the answers really solves the problem?

I have this question on Stack Overflow with a bounty that expired a few hours ago: WCAG: Firefox and Edge don't show outline on focussed input elements when styles are applied Currently there are ...
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How do I ensure a poor answer doesn't get bounty if it's the only answer? [duplicate]

I feel like someone made a comment as an answer on a question with a bounty just so they could reap the "auto bounty" since they are the only answer on it. I've flagged the bad/useless answer (as a ...
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Automatic bounty awarding - votes count up to which point considered? [duplicate]

In the accepted answer to the question How does the bounty system work? it says, If the author offered the bounty, and accepted an answer that was posted during the bounty period, that answer is ...
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Is it legit to delete and repost a question that gets no answers?

Is it legit to delete and repost a question that gets no answers, even if the bounty has expired and no one answered, although there were comments before the bounty? I have one such question. I am ...
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Total 24 hours, Bounty ended 22hours ago, grace period ends in 1 hour, why 1 hour gone? [duplicate]

Why the total hours is 23 hours not 24 hours? how does this calculation done?
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My bounty expired with no answers, how can I raise the bounty? [duplicate]

I asked a question on Stack Overflow (How to update the deprecated python zipline.transforms module?) but received no answers. I offered a bounty of 50 reputation but still received no answers. I ...
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Remove notification that triggers upon final bounty expiration

Bounties automatically trigger four notifications, one when three days of advertising remain, one when only one is left, a third when the grace period begins as the last chance to manually award the ...
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Bounty created to reward existing answer, only one answer exists, bounty expired

First time I ever did this. I asked a question, there was only one answer, and it was exemplary. I accepted it as the correct answer. (Did I mention it was the only answer?) Because it was SO good ...
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I got a bounty I didn't deserve — why?

Recently, I received an automatic bounty for this question on AskUbuntu, but there's no way I could have deserved the award. As per the help center: If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (...
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Show an icon on questions that had an unawarded bounty

Wouldn't it be interesting and handy to see an icon on questions that once had an unawarded bounty? I've been requesting the Stack Exchange team add this in surveys for several years now and thought ...
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What happens to a bounty if an answer is accepted during the grace period?

I answered a question that had a bounty. It wasn't accepted by the OP until just after (< 1 hr) the bounty period expired and had entered the 24 hr "grace period". Assuming the OP doesn't manually ...
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Should I answer a bounty'd question if more information is required from the OP?

What should I do if I have commented on a bounty'd question asking for more information, the OP has not responded, and the bounty is about to run out? I am specifically referring to this question, ...
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Removing bounty from answers that are not worthy? [duplicate]

I have created a bounty on a question. None of the answers I believe are adequate because they do not address my questions. My problem has been asked many times before so I was kind enough to link ALL ...
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Why does a second bounty have to be double the amount of the first one?

I asked a question which got very little attention due to its specific topic, so I offered a 100 rep bounty for it. After the bounty being set, this one guy was spending a lot of time helping me, and ...
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Questions with ended bounties are not being removed from the “featured” tab

According to How does the bounty system work?, questions with bounties are removed from the "featured" tab once the bounty ends: Questions with an active bounty appear with a special icon in all ...
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Why is my bounty not being awarded according to the rules?

This is the original question for which I attached a 100 rep bounty. The only person to answer it, besides me, was Timo. I wasn't entirely happy about his answer (which is why I answered the ...
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When a bounty expires, why is it not awarded to the best answer?

It seems weird that it's only awarded to answers posted after the bounty was posted, regardless of the overall quality of answers. If there's already an answer before the bounty is posted and in the ...
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How can I find a list of questions that used to have a bounty, i.e. the bounty has been awarded?

How can I find a list of questions that used to have a bounty, i.e., the bounty has been awarded (within a particular Stack Exchange site)?
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How does automatic bouties work after deadline? [duplicate]

I read the guide for bounties and it is stated that after 24 hours of deadline to the bounty, if the answer is not selected, it will be awarded automatically. But there was no explanation of how it ...
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There should always be a way to intervene and stop a bounty from being auto-awarded [duplicate]

Auto-selecting answer for rewards is really annoying This question had no good answers so I set a bounty on it. It received one new answer that was completely irrelevant, and that was auto-selected. ...
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Bounty expiration problem. Why only seven days?

What exactly is the hurry on bounties? Why only seven days? Sure, let new bounties replace old bounties as far as showing up at the top of the stack. Seven days of extra exposure is plenty. Let's ...
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Why can't I finish awarding bounty after grace period?

I put a bounty on this question How to get style attribute value before IE9 strips it And didn't get back to award it fast enough so it auto awarded half. I want to award the rest though. I put it ...
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Expired and awarded bounties on the same question were awarded to another user

I posted two bounties on one of my questions (Should the questions about the API be posted only on Stackapps (and not MSE)?): the first one was started in July with 50 points and was lost (not ...
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Invest unused rep from previous unawarded bounty into a subsequent bounty

Wouldn't it make sense if the 'invested' reputation into a bounty would next be added to the new bounty? So if for example I would post a bounty of +100 during the grace period and had a bounty of +50 ...
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Allow reposting a bounty during the grace period

I posted a bounty on this question, which despite the bounty got no (serious) attention. I am now seriously considering putting up another bounty for the coming week and noticed I have to wait for 24 ...
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Can a user award half their bounty after being AWOL?

Scenario: A user fixes a sizeable bounty on a question, then after a couple of days real life intervenes and that user is absent for a week or more. At the end of the bounty period the system kicks ...
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How does deletion affect previous unawarded bounties?

I see When a question that had bounties is deleted, are they automatically refunded? is very similar, but this is discussing bounties that expired and were awarded and may have been refunded by a ...
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Do not expire bounties which failed to attract any (good) answers

As this question did not yield any answer as to why bounties which have failed to attract auto-awardable answers – i.e., answered by somebody who did not start the bounty, answered after the bounty ...
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Full bounty incorrectly awarded

Related: Debate about the correct answer (large bounty involved) This question had a bounty added by someone who is not the question owner. asked Feb 20 at 23:13 deandob Bounty Started ...
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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 ...
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Existing answers should be eligible for bounty auto-award when the reason for bounty is to reward an existing answer

Let it be stated upfront that I am not asking to remove the 24-hour waiting period for reward-type bounties. I am not asking for the ability to pre-select the winning answer, either. My request is ...
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Offering a bounty on a low score question, no new answers

I recently placed my first bounty on the following question (from someone else): How to segment part of moving image based on details from fixed image in MATLAB? hoping that a 100 rep reward (which, ...
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Can a bounty be split in the case of an expired bounty?

Firstly, I understand why Accept Multiple Answers or Split Bounty among Several Users was declined, and I even personally agree with the decision: there should be one best answer, and the system ...
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Bounty reward for co-winner [duplicate]

I was participating to a bounty with another user. we both have 2 upvote and 0 downvote. Sadly none of us find a solution. According to bounty documentation: the highest voted answer created ...
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I want my baby back bounty or my bounty back baby [duplicate]

So I put a bounty on something. Then I figured it out. Can I just wait the next 7 days for it to expire and then get my points back? Is there any way to salvage them? Please, people, I'm desperate for ...
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My bountied question is likely not to have a answer that works. But there is an upvoted answer that doesn't actually answer the question

How could Visual Studio 2012 be set to use a custom tool to customise the Reading/writing of existing editors? I don't care if the bounty disappears as what I want is a working answer. Since it's ...
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Request to Modify Bounty Timing

I realize this has been requested before, but people tend to miss a compelling point: I've spent the past several weeks googling for an answer. I'm finally at the point where I've concluded that ...
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Second bounty should be doubled the amount only if there is an awarded bounty in the question

I've offered a +500 bounty in this question, and it has not been awarded to any answer. However, I would like to offer another +50 bounty to award one answer, but the system only allows me to award +...
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What happens if you answered your own bountied question, and the bounty expires? [duplicate]

What happens if I answered my own bounty, and no one else's answer fit my question? When the bounty expires, I can't award it to anyone. What will happen?
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where is my bounty gone? [duplicate]

I had assigned a bounty of +50 to my question on SO. Later on many efforts I got solution and I posted it as answer to my bounty question. I know that one can't get bounty points on his own question. ...
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Regarding the awarding of half the bounty amount for bounties not awarded within stipulated time

I have read the bounty documentation but my concern is regarding this. If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty ...
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About the bounties of an unanswered question

After setting bounty to a question, if the question remains unanswered till the end of the bounty period. Why the bounties are not refunded as there is no one to award? Or why there is not a ...
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After Bounty, my question did not get a satisfactory answer. What next? [duplicate]

I am really confused about this. My question didn't get much attention even after offering the bounty. What will happen to my bounty now? Will I be getting it back or is there any way to increase its ...
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Change the text in revisions page when bounty ends with no winning answer

When a bounty is over with no winning answer (example) the text is: Bounty Ended with no winning answer by Community♦ While as a programmer I can see the reason behind this, removing my programmer ...
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Bounty expired before I could assign it to answer: punish me, not my answerer!

I asked a question which didn't get an answer, so I assigned it a bounty. There was still no activity on my question for most of the bounty period, but then near the end of the period, a correct ...
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Bounty not applied to accepted answer but question owner did not post the bounty

The Bounty disappeared post sort of addresses my question but not completely. Open Source Linux Acrobat Javascript Editor had a bounty assigned to it, not by the question owner, but by another user ...
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Self earned bounty on another posters question

I recently wished to learn about assembly redirects for unsigned assemblies in .Net. I found that someone had asked the exact question that I wished to be answered on SO, however this question had ...
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My question gets no answers, what happens to the bounty when exceeding the grace period? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? My bounty is for the question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13772554/toad-problems-with-comments But no gets answers, only comments. ...